Classroom Teacher - University Academy Charter School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Reading
Job Title: Title 1 Reading Teacher
Job Location: University Academy Charter School
Beginning: Aug 01, 2017
Deadline: May 31, 2017**
Certificate: Special Reading, K-12
Certificate: Early Childhood
Certificate: Elementary Education
District: University Academy Charter School
Kansas City, MO 64131
Telephone: 816-412-5900
Job Description:
NOTE: All interested applicants are required to visit our website at and complete an online application for employment in order to be considered for the position. 

: Provide effective instruction to students in all areas.  Work effectively with all school personnel, students, parents and community members, and be cognizant of all state and district requirements in serving the needs of students.   
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (other duties may be assigned):
  • Qualify students based on test scores/teacher recommendation/SRI Scores for small group reading groups.
  • Chair the book fair in the spring semester
  • Pull small groups of students weekly for reading instruction  
  • Meet with teachers at weekly grade level meetings to drive instruction
  • Attend Parent Involvement Meeting/Workshops (2 per year)
  • Provide Monthly Newsletters/activities for families to do at home
  • Coordinate literacy program with KCPT
  • Attend SST Team meetings when needed
  • Research topics and share with teachers when asked
  • Supplement reading materials with what is being taught in classrooms
  • Assist with MAP and SAT 10 testing
  • Assist with Running Records/Individual Reading Assessments
  • Attend Parent Conferences for students who attend Title One
  • Serve as a members of Parent Advisory Board
  • Meet with Human Resources Director to be sure federal guidelines are being met
  • Maintain Title One classroom website
  • Elementary teaching certificate
  • Masters in Reading
REPORTS TO: Building Principal
Benefits: Retirement Program, Health, Dental, and Life Insurance are provided. 

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