Good Shepherd School for Children is an equal opportunity employer, and we strive to provide a rewarding work experience for individuals who are positive, creative, and have a passion for working with children.


We provide benefits including paid time off, sick time, medical and dental options (for full-time employees), paid training, and more. 

Employment Application
Individuals interested in applying for a teaching, part-time teaching, and/or therapist position, please email completed application along with your resume to goodshepherd@goodss.org.
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Available Positions:

Teaching Assistants

Full and part-time teaching assistant positions available immediately.

Full time positions = 30-40 hours per week; Part-time positions = 20-25 hours per week.

Salary commiserate with experience, but starting salaries above minimum wage.


Work hours can vary weekly within 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. hours of operations


NO phone inquiries!


Assistants work with a lead teacher to:

  • Implement lesson plans prepared by the teacher
  • Supervise children in the classroom and on the playground through positive reinforcement. Classrooms are for groups of infants, groups of toddlers and groups of preschoolers. All children served in-center are under age six.
  • Monitor student progress and assist with evaluations
  • Maintain the routines and schedules related to meals, naps and diaper changes/bathroom breaks
  • Follow state licensing requirements for classroom and policies of Good Shepherd 

Qualifications include:

  • Experience working with children. Minimum one year for part-time and two years for fulltime assistants
  • Ability to relate to children with special needs and typically developing chidlren
  • Must demonstrate positive, caring personality
  • High energy
  • Preference given to applicants working towards a bachelor or associate degree in early childhood, education or special education. 

Email employment application or qualifications to msimpson@goodss.org

Physical Therapist (part-time)

Good Shepherd is seeking physical therapists with experience in pediatric therapy for the following opportunities:

1) Daytime support for outpatient or children in our early learning center. Hours are flexible, but must be able to meet needs of families.

2) Flexible hours 9am-12pm Monday-Friday and 3pm-6pm Monday-Friday.

3) Potential First Steps provider in community-based setting.


Therapist have the opportunity to serve children with develpomental delays, physical disabilities, autistic spectrum,  down syndrome, cerebral palsy, spina bifida,  sensory motor delays and genetic/neurological disorders.



Minimum of three years pediatric experience.  Licensed in the state of Missouri. 


To apply, fill out the Employment Application (available on this page) and email to gsstherapy@gmail.com

We are always accepting applications for Part-Time PRN Therapists in the following areas:

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Speech Therapy