Joel E Barber School adding teacher positions

The Laclede County C-5 School District is adding additional positions to meet increasing class sizes. During the most recent meeting, the School Board approved adding 2 elementary positions. School Superintendent Rachelle Jennings said they currently have 31 students in some of the classrooms, and they want to reduce that number to give the students a better learning experience….

The district will be adding a 4th and 5th grade teacher position. In addition to Board voted to add the position of Assistant Principal, which will be a new position in the Joel E Barber School. The Laclede County C5 School District is the largest K-8 school in the state, with 507 students.