Classroom Teacher - Guadalupe Centers School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Science
Job Title: High School Chemistry Teacher
Job Location: Guadalupe Centers Charter Schools
Beginning: May 29, 2019
Deadline: Jun 17, 2019**
Certificate: Science, Chemistry
District: Guadalupe Centers School
Kansas City, MO 64108
Telephone: 816-421-1015
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Job Description:
School Background: Guadalupe Centers Schools is a free, open enrollment, public charter school currently serving students in grades Pre-K-12. Guadalupe Centers Schools is part of the Guadalupe Education System (GES) under Guadalupe Centers, Inc. It is sponsored by the University of Central Missouri. The vision of GES is to empower students to succeed in college and their chosen professions by providing a rigorous and enriching learning experience that develops highly educated, socially conscious, culturally competent, contributing members of society.
Summary: The chemistry teacher serves as an instructional leader in the planning, coordination and administration of instructional programming as well as, school activities and programs including progress monitoring, goal setting, student conduct, attendance, and extracurricular programs.
Reports To: The School Principal
Essential duties and responsibilities: Other duties may be assigned.
  • Develops, implements, and refines Chemistry 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 uphold school community’s values, policies, and culture.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Bachelor’s degree from a college or university having a teacher education program approved by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education;
  • Certified by the state of Missouri or working towards the certification
  • Committed to working with under-served students.
  • Highly Qualified Status : this status requires a bachelor’s degree, the appropriate certification for the course/grade level they are teaching, and documentation of content expertise in the area they are teaching.
  • Experience in urban school setting (preferred).
Application Process: If you are interested in applying complete an application on moreap.org and send your resume and letter of interest with your educator ID to opportunities@guadalupecenters.org. If you would like to learn more about the schools before applying please visit us at http://www.guadalupecenters.org.
GUADALUPE CENTERS, INC. conforms to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities’ individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise oppose discrimination.

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