Classroom Teacher - Academie Lafayette
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Activities
Job Title: Elementary French Immersion Art Teacher
Job Location: Academie Lafayette Oak Campus
Beginning: Aug 07, 2024
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Art
Certificate: Foreign Language
Certificate: Elementary Education
District: Academie Lafayette
Kansas City, MO 64113
Telephone: 816-800-8771
Job Description:
Art Teacher
School-Year 2024-2025
Full-time, 10- month positions
Start Date: August 7, 2024

Implement the curriculum, keep accurate records, work cooperatively with other teachers and adapt materials to the French immersion theme. Teachers are responsible for managing behavior and maintaining a positive classroom climate. Candidates must be eager to work with students of all abilities in a French immersion public school and have a deep enough command of French, English, and their content area to adapt instruction to students’ interests and needs. Instructors will be recruited from a variety of French-speaking countries to represent the broad reach of the French language around the world. International candidates must have a minimum of 2 years of teaching experience and a teaching degree.

Status of Position
This is a full-time position with Académie Lafayette.  This is an exempt position pursuant to the U.S. Department of Labor.

The Art Teacher reports to their campus/building principal.

  • Participate in curriculum planning
  • Lesson planning and implementation of the immersion model
  • Classroom management
  • Communicate with peers and parents
  • Maintain accurate grades, documentation of report cards, and attendance records
  • Participate in all mandatory training and professional development, as required
  • Engage in school-wide activities
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Hold or be eligible for Missouri Teaching Certificate or equivalent in home country
  • Native or near-native fluency in French
  • Proven experience as a teacher; international candidates must have a minimum of 2 years of teaching experience
  • Excellent communication, organization, and interpersonal skills necessary for working in a multicultural environment
  • The ability to manage multiple projects efficiently and to meet deadlines
  • Ability to integrate technology into the classroom
Other Requirements
  • Be willing to provide information for background check clearance.

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