Classroom Teacher - Hogan Preparatory Academy Charter
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Elementary School Classes
Job Title: Kindergarten Teacher
Job Location: Hogan Preparatory Elementary
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Hogan Preparatory Academy Charter
Kansas City, MO 64110
Telephone: 816-444-3484 EXT 1400
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Job Description:
 Job Title:            Classroom Teacher
Reports To:         Principal
FLSA Status:       Exempt
Contract Days:    Ten Months (Academic School Year)
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Plan for and guide the learning process to help students achieve program objectives
  • Maintain a classroom atmosphere conducive to learning
  • Implement useful diagnostic and progress assessment measures
  • Select and utilize effective instructional methods and learning materials
  • Establish a cooperative relationship with all assigned students
  • Maintain open lines of communication with parents/guardians
  • Engage in professional growth activities through an ongoing program of job-related knowledge and skill development
  • Work collaboratively to achieve the overall purposes of the school program
  • Regular and dependable attendance
 NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Other duties as assigned
 
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
The classroom teacher will meet all qualifications and behavior standards as set by State of Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.  In accordance with certification requirements and the performance expectations of the Hogan Preparatory Academy, all classroom teachers shall meet the following employment criteria:
  • A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university.
  • A valid Missouri Teacher's Certificate (applicable level-area endorsements preferred)
  • A completed credential file that meets Hogan Preparatory Academy standards
  • Ability to pass an extensive background check
  • Professional verification of successful classroom teacher performance and/or student teaching experience
  • Evidence of the willingness and the ability to comply with the standards for ethical and professional performance established by the State Board of Education
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong PC skills including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Self-starter with ability to handle multiple tasks and frequent interruptions
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding staff and students
ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Make knowledge accessible to ALL students
  • Develop student’s cognitive capacity and respect for learning
  • Foster students' self-esteem, motivation, and sense of civic responsibility
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from parents and students
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to follow internal procedures to ensure internal controls are properly maintained 
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from students, administrators, staff, and the general public.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implement lessons based on division and school objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, peers, and parents; skill in oral and written communication. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Directors policies.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear, and sometimes walk and sit. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 50 lbs. such as boxes of books and AV/VCR carts.  
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud. Duties are performed indoors and occasionally outdoors.
 
 

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

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