Classroom Teacher - Guadalupe Centers School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Mathematics
Job Title: Math Teacher
Job Location: Guadalupe Centers High School
Beginning: Aug 05, 2024
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Mathematics
District: Guadalupe Centers School
Kansas City, MO 64127
Telephone: 816-991-0313
Job Description:
The Math teacher will implement mathematical programs that build the knowledge and confidence of our students. This position will help students prepare for standardized tests and college entrance exams.
Reports To: Building Principal
  • Develops, implements, and refines Math Curriculum in collaboration with peers and administration.
  • Communicates regularly, both affirming and adjusting feedback to families about their student’s learning and goals.
  • Models the school’s values in all interactions with students, families, community members, and staff.
  • Builds strong relationships and positive rapport with students, families, and colleagues.
  • Enforces and upholds the school community’s values, policies, and culture.
  • Commits to an extended instructional day, Saturday enrichment classes, and professional development opportunities that fall outside of school hours.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of grade-level standards, benchmarks, and curriculum as well as proficiency in lesson planning and unit design.
  • Designs balanced assessments, uses formative data daily and weekly to drive instructional practices, and provides students with affirming and adjusting feedback on their progress.
  • Engages in structured and organic collaboration and communication with colleagues around lesson planning, instructional observations, and student data.
  • Performs clerical duties, as required, such as the ordering of instructional supplies, developing student report cards, logging student attendance, etc...
  • Actively participates in weekly staff development activities and meetings.
  • Attend all meetings with parents and give input concerning the creation of an Individual Education Plan or a 504 Plan
  • Ensure implementation of all modifications and accommodations for students with Special Needs (IEP/504)
  • Demonstrates a commitment to continuous improvement of professional practice, cultural competence, and ability to meet the specific instructional needs of culturally and linguistically diverse students.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned. 
Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a proven ability to maintain professionalism and tact in high-stress situations. 
  • Committed to working with under-served students. 
Experience and Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education.
  • Missouri State Certification in Secondary Education. 
  • Bilingual ability, English required and Spanish preferred.
  • Experience in an urban school setting is preferred. 
  • Highly Qualified Status (this status requires the following)… 
    • Bachelor’s Degree.
    • Appropriate certification for the course/grade level being taught.
    • Documentation of content expertise in the area being taught. 
Physical Requirements:  
  • Prolonged periods of standing and walking throughout school and classroom. 
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
  • Must be able to access and navigate all areas of the school and other facilities as needed.

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