Classroom Teacher - Kansas City 33
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: English as a Second Language (ESL)
Job Title: English Second Language (ESL) Teacher 870 (2020-2021)
Job Location: Kansas City Public Schools
Beginning: Aug 01, 2020
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: English for Speakers of Other Langs(ESOL)
District: Kansas City 33
Kansas City, MO 64106
Telephone: 816-418-7000
Job Description:
Job Description 
Job Title:            English as a Second Language Teacher 
Job Title Code:    870
Salary Grade:      T01 –T06
Department:        Curriculum, Instruction and Professional Development
Reports To:          Building Principal & ESOL Director
FLSA Status:        Exempt
Date Prepared:    November 2017 - Reviewed 2019
Teaches one or more subjects to English as a Second Language students in public schools by performing the following duties.
  • Instructs students by lecturing, demonstrating, and using audiovisual aids and other materials to supplement presentations.
  • Prepares course objectives and outline for course of study following curriculum guidelines or requirements of state and school.
  • Collaborates with mainstream teachers to link ESL and content instruction and provide support to English language learners.
  • Assigns lessons and corrects homework.
  • Adapts materials, assignments and assessments to meet the needs of English language learners.
  • Uses differentiated instruction and interventions to meet the needs of English language learners.
  • Administers tests to evaluate pupil progress, records results, and issues reports to inform parents of progress.
  • Keeps attendance records.
  • Maintains discipline in classroom.
  • Meets with parents to discuss student progress and problems.
  • Ensures that communications to parents are translated into parents’ home language whenever possible.
  • Participates in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops.
  • Performs related duties such as sponsoring one or more activities or student organizations, assisting pupils in selecting course of study, and counseling student in adjustment and academic problems.
  • Bachelor's degree in Education from four-year college or university
  • Valid Missouri State Certification in grade level or content area assigned
  • Valid Missouri State Certification in ESL (K-12) or ESL Endorsement 
  • Demonstrated experience and/or training in current techniques and skills in teaching English language learners.
  • Teaching experience in urban schools.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to sit.  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 ability to adjust focus.
Length of work year: 8 hours per day; 5 days/week; 185 work days
Benefits: Health and Dental Insurance are provided.
KCPS Defined Benefit Pension plan – mandatory 9% contribution is required from employee and matched by KCPS; Voluntary retirement savings plans are also available.

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