Classroom Teacher - Lee A. Tolbert Community Academy
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Elementary School Classes
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Elementary Education
District: Lee A. Tolbert Community Academy
Kansas City, MO 64110
Telephone: 816-561-0114 EXT 103
Job Description:
Lee A. Tolbert Community Academy is a Kindergarten-8th Grade Public Charter School located at 3400 Paseo Blvd Kansas City, MO 64109

Elementary Teacher (2020-2021 SY)

The material herein is subject to change. All open positions offered by Lee A. Tolbert Community Academy are subject to specific job requirements. The Lee A. Tolbert Community Academy is an equal opportunity, and all hiring decisions are subject to federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations.

Teaches elementary school students academic, social, and motor skills in public schools by performing the following duties & responsibilities:
  • Prepares course objectives and outline for courses of study following curriculum guidelines and requirements of state and school
  • Teaches, demonstrates, and uses audiovisual teaching aides to present subject matter to students that exemplify 21st century teaching and learning skills
  • Prepares, administers, and corrects tests, and records as needed
  • Assigns lessons & provides feedback to scholars and parents
  • Counsels pupils' academic and behavioral attitudes and achievements with appropriate school personnel & parents
  • Keeps attendance and grade records up to date
  • Acts as a teammate with the entire school community
  • Practices home visits via the school's guidelines
  • Facilitates CARE TEAM meetings as scheduled
  • Actively participates in all scheduled meetings that are applicable
  • Acts as an advocate for the school community
  • Positively contributes to the school's culture
Qualified applicants possess the following:
  • Love for children
  • Belief that children can and will learn in his/her classroom
  • Belief that poverty can be eliminated through education and opportunity
  • Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from a four-year College or University
  • Missouri State Certification in Elementary Education
Characteristics of Success:
  • Demonstrated experience and/or training in current techniques and skills in teaching elementary level students
  • Teaching experience in urban schools
Physical Demands:
  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to use hands and feet. The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust vision. 
  • A full employee benefits package, including retirement, medical benefits, life insurance, and paid time off are available. 
Salary Range:
  • Teachers are paid according to experience and credentials.
  • Full-Time
Education and/or Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. 
  • Valid Educator Credentials from The MO Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Interested applicants should complete the following steps:
  • Complete the online application
  • Submit the required documents
Inquires can be made to the Principal:
LaQuanda Carpenter, Ed. D.


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