Classroom Teacher - St. Joseph School District
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Job Title: Family & Consumer Teacher - LHS - 2020-2021
Job Location: St. Joseph, MO School District
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: St. Joseph School District
St. Joseph, MO 64501
Telephone: 816-671-4000 EXT 172
Job Description:
The St. Joseph, MO School District is currently accepting applications for a Family & Consumer Teacher for the 2020-2021 school year.  This position is located at Lafayette High School.
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Required: Bachelor’s degree in Family and Consumer Science. 1 to 3 years of relevant work experience, preferably in educational settings. Long-term substitute certification required. 
Purpose:  Teaches classes focusing on family relationships, child growth and education, family dynamics, how to be a community leader, and exploration of career opportunities.
Essential Job Functions:
  • Attend work in a regular, reliable and punctual manner.
  • Teach classes to prepare students for life after high school, ensuring students learn skills necessary to succeed within family, work, and community environments.
  • Create and lead courses within the Family and Consumer Science curriculum such as Child Development, Family Living, Career and Family Leadership, Family Foods and Nutrition, Fashion and Fabrics, and Interior Design.
  • Modify lesson plans for students on 504’s and IEP’s; attend IEP meetings.
  • Supervise students during detention and provide assistance with homework.
  • Manage a “play school”, a hands-on preschool-like environment used to interact with and teach young students.
  • Attend professional development sessions to learn new strategies and incorporate information into building relationships with students and colleagues.
  • Develop policies and procedures used to create and maintain a safe, comfortable learning environment for all students.
  • Assist students with researching, collecting, and completing scholarship applications.
  • Edit, update, and distribute completed scholarship packets by set due dates.
  • Other assigned duties.
Employee Behavior and Conduct:
District employees shall conduct themselves in a professional manner and shall exhibit and extend such professional conduct appropriate for the circumstances to those with whom they come into contact, both internally and externally during the performance of their duties. Examples of professional conduct include, but are not limited to, being communicative, informative, fair, honest, and respectful.

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