Substitute Teacher - Kansas City International Academy
Position: Substitute Teacher
Subject Area: Activities
Job Title: Building Substitute
Job Location: Kc International Academy
Beginning: Aug 08, 2024
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Substitute Certificate (Certificate to Substitute Teach)
District: Kansas City International Academy
Kansas City, MO 64125
Telephone: 816-242-4206
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Job Description:

Kansas City International Academy (KCIA) is a kindergarten through 8th grade charter school located in the Kansas City Missouri School District. KCIA's focus is creating a world class school with an international focus. Many of KCIA's students are members of families who have immigrated to Kansas City from more than 25 different countries. Approximately 60% of our students are English Language Learners, who speak over 15 different languages. 100% of our students receive free or reduced lunch. We embrace the diversity of our student body and we are honored to make a difference in the lives of our vibrant international community of students every day. 
KCIA has an extensive, rigorous, and robust K-8 English Language Program. We have highly trained and experienced English language development teachers/specialists equipped to support our students’ language needs. Translators support newcomer students who need enriched language instruction. 
All of us at KCIA are excited about the continual academic success of our students. KCIA is a very special place for our students and staff as we continue to become one of the state's exemplary charter schools. KCIA is a special place that offers a community of love and care to our students, and an adult culture of substantial, personalized instructional support. 
About the Position: 
A Substitute Teacher, or Sub, teaches and supervises students in the event that their regular teacher is unable to lead class 
Key Responsibilities: 
Duties include managing classroom behavior, interpreting lesson plans and creating reports to inform the students' permanent teacher of their success. 
Qualifications: 
? Minimum requirements include successful completion of 60 credits or more from an
accredited college or university. 
? Experience working with children. 
? Teaching experience, coaching, training or volunteering with youth preferred. ? Candidates should have, or be in the process of attaining, a valid Missouri Teacher Certificate or Substitute Certificate from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. 
A Note to Candidates: 
Studies have shown that, on average, women, people of color, and folks from other groups underrepresented in educational leadership are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they check all the boxes in a job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job. If you think you’re a good fit, we encourage you to apply, even if you don't meet every one of our qualifications. 
Compensation & Benefits: 
All KCIA employees are provided with a robust and competitive salary, compensation, and benefits package. 
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: 
At KCIA, diversity, equity, and inclusion are integral to our mission. 
We believe that our school should reflect the vast diversity of the community we serve, and that diverse voices should be elevated and intentionally integrated into our work. 
We are dedicated to creating an inclusive space for all our employees and extending this culture of inclusion into our work as educators. 
It is the policy of KC International Academy not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, or any other characteristic protected by law in its programs or employment practices as required by federal and state law. 
To Apply: 
If you’re interested in this position, please complete the Employment Application. 
Email your cover letter, resume, and application to Michelle Haynes-Winter at mhaynes-winter@kcia.us or mail it to Kansas City International Academy, 414 Wallace Ave., Kansas City, MO 64125.

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