Classroom Teacher - Lee A. Tolbert Community Academy
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Elementary School Classes
Job Title: Classroom Teacher
Job Location: Lee A. Tolbert Community
Beginning: Aug 01, 2021
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Elementary Education
Certificate: Early Childhood
Certificate: Middle School Education
District: Lee A. Tolbert Community Academy
Kansas City, MO 64110
Telephone: 816-561-0114 EXT 103
Job Description:
Classroom Teacher Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develops lesson plans which meet established school and national curriculum models
  • Adapts and reassesses lesson plans to meet specific student needs, comply with newly implemented guidelines or rules, and to update relevant information and include new developments in education
  • Manages the diverse ability levels of students
  • Adapts curriculum to fit student needs while maintaining overall class progress
  • Possesses and continually develops working knowledge of national curriculum programs and frameworks
  • Assesses and records student development, while identifying problem areas and areas which need attention and improvement
  • Provides a safe, positive learning environment for students
  • Communicates with any and all other staff members who engage with students
  • Communicates with parents as per school guidelines on a regular basis, including presenting student progress reports and informing parents of requisite student discipline
  • Maintains order and discipline among students while promoting safety and compliance with school rules and guidelines
  • Attends occasional continuing education seminars
  • Attends and takes part in school meetings on curriculum, organization, and guidelines
Skills and Competencies:
  • Interacting Well with Students - Educators must be able to positively interact with all students.
  • Creating a Learning Environment - Educators must set high expectations for student performance and behavior.
  • Good at Lesson Plan Design - Educators must be capable of designing lesson plans to meet student needs and cover the standards.
  • Able to Use Varied Teaching Strategies - Educators must be able to implement best practices and other appropriate teaching to effectively teach the curriculum.
  • Able to Assess - Educators must design or select and administer effective assessments.
  • Able to Identify Student Needs - Educators must be able to identify and address student needs.
  • Good at Communication - Educators must be able to communicate effectively with parents and other stakeholders in a child's education.
  • Able to Collaborate - Educators must be able to collaborate with other teachers and school staff.
  • Maintaining a Professional Appearance - Educators must be able to maintain a professional appearance at all times. 
  • Demonstrating a Commitment to the Profession

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree, completion of a teacher education program.  Must pass background check and state or local assessment.

Salary Range: Salary commensurate based on level of experience, education and certification.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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