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
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Job Description:
Art Teacher
School-Year 2024-2025
Full-time, 10- month positions
Start Date: August 7, 2024

Overview
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.

Reporting
The Art Teacher reports to their campus/building principal.

Responsibilities
  • 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
Qualifications
  • 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.