Classroom Teacher - Hogan Preparatory Academy Charter
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Social Studies
Job Title: High School Social Studies Teacher 2020-2021 School Year
Job Location: Hogan Preparatory Academy
Beginning: Jul 27, 2020
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Social Studies
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-Social Studies 2020-2021
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 measure
    • Select and utilize effective instructional methods and learning materials
    • Establish a cooperative relationship with all assigned student
    • Maintain open lines of communication with parents/guardian
    • Engage in professional growth activities through an ongoing program of job-related knowledge and skill developmen
    • 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 responsibilit
  • 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.
 
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
 
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

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