Teacher Aide - Academy for Integrated Arts-Kansas City
Position: Teacher Aide
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Assistant Teacher/Aftercare Teacher
Job Location: Academy for Integrated Arts
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Academy for Integrated Arts-Kansas City
Kansas City, MO 64110
Telephone: 816-444-1720
Job Description:
Part-time or Full Time Position
We specifically have a need for extended day teachers (7:15 - 8:30 AM and 4:00 - 6:00 PM) and individuals who are interested in working a few days a week. This position is great for college students in education related fields (teaching, counseling, social work, etc). 

Academy for Integrated Arts
The Academy for Integrated Arts (AFIA) is an innovative, arts integrated school. Our school community is reflective, hard working and caring.  The unique vision of AFIA embraces arts instruction integrated into the core curriculum as a meaningful part of what students do every day. Additionally, instruction is from a strong constructivist viewpoint and is delivered with developmentally appropriate practices. We are growing school, thus we must hire new teachers each year.  AFIA is a fantastic community in which to work with an emphasis on teacher leadership. AFIA is a true learning community, as everyone in the building, from students to staff engage in reflective, meaningful learning on a daily basis. To learn more go to www.afiakc.org. 
Job Description:
Teachers and assistant teachers of AFIA will:
  • Have a strong urban serving mission
  • Value the power of school in changing and improving children’s lives
  • Have a strong understanding of and ability to implement constructivism
  • Value the presence and the voice of students’ families as partners in the school
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be able to work collaboratively with others in a team environment
  • Be a reflective practitioner, committed to continual growth as an assistant teacher
The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Assist teachers in planning and delivering differentiated instruction based on continual student assessment and specific students’ needs
  • Teach small groups of students who need extra academic support
  • Coach and assist students who have Social Emotional needs
  • Collaborate with the arts coordinator and teachers to support arts integration across the curriculum
  • Participate in continual, intensive job-embedded professional development 
  • Collaborate in the professional learning environment of the school, with students, families and the community
  • Engage in powerful, productive partnerships with families and students to ensure that instruction meets the needs of all students
Preferred Qualifications 
  • 60 College Hours (this qualification can be waived for extended day teachers) 
  • Passed the Para Pro Assessment
  • Passed the Paraprofessional Assessment
Preferred Qualifications
The ideal applicant will have experience working with children in a school setting.

This position could be part-time or full time.
Start Date: August 12, 2019 or as soon as possible 
Job is open until filled.
To Apply:  Please submit resume, letter of interest, and three references via email to hr@afiakc.org. Your application is not considered complete until all of these items are submitted to hr@afiakc.org. 

 Compensation:  Commensurate with experience  ($12-15/hour for part-time)

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