Be part of something special.


    What Makes SSD Special - PEOPLE

    Our people are our most valued resource, bringing an unmatched depth and range of talent and experience to their work. As an SSD team member, you will improve the lives of over 25,000 special education and career and technical education students in St. Louis County. You will be part of a highly collaborative and communicative group, working together to realize our mission of ensuring all students excel to their greatest potential. Our environment is rich in comprehensive resources, making our staff highly trusted and recognized for their care and commitment.

    What Makes SSD Special - CULTURE

    SSD's core values of equity, collaboration, and commitment are at the heart of every action we take as a District. Our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility team is regionally and nationally recognized for the inclusive culture we continue to build, not only in our schools but throughout our county. We are dedicated to building a community of belonging for you, your colleagues, and your students, ensuring everyone feels engaged and valued.

    What Makes SSD Special - WELLNESS

    SSD offers generous compensation (check out our salary structures to the right) and benefits that begin on your first day of employment, along with tuition reimbursement, professional development, PTO, DailyPay, and more to support the financial, physical, and mental well-being of our employees.  You will have an HR success manager ready to help you navigate everything from onboarding to retirement. Our wellness program will offer you a wide variety of free courses from movement to mindfulness and is consistently recognized as one of the best in St. Louis.