Classroom Teacher - Academy for Integrated Arts-Kansas City
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Elementary School Classes
Job Title: Classroom Teacher
Job Location: 7910 Troost
Beginning: Aug 01, 2022
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Early Childhood
Certificate: Elementary Education
District: Academy for Integrated Arts-Kansas City
Kansas City, MO 64131
Telephone: 816-444-1720
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To apply, please go to: https://afiakc.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=39

The Academy for Integrated Arts (AFIA) is an innovative, arts integrated school. Our school community is reflective, dedicated and caring. The unique vision of AFIA embraces arts instruction integrated into the core curriculum as a meaningful part of what students do every day. Additionally, instruction is from a strong constructivist viewpoint and is delivered with developmentally appropriate practices. We are a growing school; thus, we must hire new teachers each year. AFIA is a fantastic community in which to work with an emphasis on teacher leadership. AFIA is a true learning community, as everyone in the building, from students to staff engage in reflective, meaningful learning on a daily basis. To learn more, go to www.afiakc.org. 

Qualifications
Teachers of AFIA will:
  • Demonstrate a commitment to teaching students who are traditionally underserved
  • Value the power of school in changing and improving children’s lives by constructing student-centered learning opportunities
  • Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and an ability to create a classroom environment in which all students and community members feel a sense of belonging
  • Have a strong understanding of and ability to implement constructivism
  • Value the presence and the voice of students’ families as partners in the school
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be able to work collaboratively with others in a team environment
  • Be a reflective practitioner with a strong personal commitment to ongoing learning and growth
  • Be willing to grow in his/her ability to implement the arts throughout the curriculum
  • Plan and deliver differentiated instruction in whole classroom settings, as well as in small groups, based on continual student assessment and specific students’ needs
  • Collaborate with the art/music teachers and community partners to integrate arts across the curriculum
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior, including understanding the importance of confidentiality of information about students and teachers in the school environment and community.
  • Engage in powerful, productive partnerships with families and students to ensure that instruction meets the needs of all students
  • Demonstrate an understanding and ability to implement inquiry-based, project learning
  • Participate in continual, intensive job-embedded professional development
  • Demonstrate an excellent work ethic, flexibility and positive attitude
  • Hold or be eligible to hold the appropriate certification (Early Childhood or Elementary Missouri Certification) 
Start Date: August, 2022
Application Deadline:  The position will remain open until filled.
To Apply:  Submit resume or curriculum vitae, brief cover letter and 3 references to https://afiakc.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=39
Questions about the position can be directed to the Executive Director, Tricia DeGraff at tricia.degraff@afiakc.org. 
Compensation:  Commensurate with experience, Competitive salary with benefits package
 

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