Classroom Teacher - Citizens of the World Charter Schools - Kansas Cit
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Foreign Languages
Job Title: Teacher - Spanish
Job Location: Citizens of the World Charter Schools - Kansas City
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Foreign Language - Spanish
Certificate: Elementary Education
District: Citizens of the World Charter Schools - Kansas Cit
Kansas City, MO 64111
Telephone: 816-550-5276
Job Description:
The mission of CWC Kansas City is to provide an excellent public education focused on developing and demonstrating understanding while building connections within a diverse community. 
CWC Kansas City teachers will implement a high-quality, challenging academic program that includes curriculum consistent with the constructivist learning theory, and developing project- based, interdisciplinary units that allow students to develop and then demonstrate their understanding actively and creatively. 
We are looking for candidates who have experience with similar models of instruction, working in diverse communities, and a solid understanding of supporting the academic, social, and emotional development of young children. 
This is a full-time position located in Kansas City, MO.  For more information on Citizens of the World Charter Schools – Kansas City, please visit
The K-5 Spanish Teacher will be responsible for teaching Spanish language and culture to students in Kindergarten through Fifth Grade.  The teacher will develop and implement engaging lesson plans, evaluate student progress, and communicate with parents and colleagues.
Responsibilities will include:
  • Develop and implement effective and engaging lesson plans that align with the school’s curriculum and meet the needs of all students.
  • Teaching in varying classrooms throughout the building, deliver curricular materials selected by CWC Kansas City within a safe, socially supportive, and inclusive classroom environment.
  • Utilize a variety of teaching strategies and resources to engage students in learning Spanish, including music, games, conversation, and cultural activities.
  • Provide regular feedback to students and parents on student progress through assessments, progress reports, and parent-teacher conferences.
  • Maintain a positive and inclusive classroom environment that encourages student participation and fosters a love of learning.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to align curriculum, share resources, and participate in professional development opportunities.
  • Attend and participate in faculty meetings, professional development opportunities, and other school events as required.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of student attendance, grades, and behavior.
  • Communicate regularly with parents regarding student progress, classroom events, and other relevant information.
  • Prepares a variety of written materials to document student progress and meeting mandated requirements. 
  • Participates in a variety of meetings for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform job functions. 
  • Takes part in a collaborative professional team environment, working with other teachers and administrators to develop, implement, and refine integrated, project-based curriculum.
  • Responds to inquiries from a variety of sources (e.g. other teachers, caregivers, administrators, etc.) in order to resolve issues, provide information and/or direction. 
Qualifications & Traits
The ideal teacher will have:
  • A bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) and appropriate Missouri Elementary Teacher Certification (“K-12 Spanish”)
  • Fluency in Spanish and English.
  • Experience (minimum two years preferred) teaching early elementary grades
  • Experience working with diverse populations, including English language learners and students with special needs
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement effective and engaging lesson plans
  • Strong classroom management skills and ability to create a positive and inclusive learning environment
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues
  • Familiarity with current best practices in Spanish language instruction and a willingness to continue to learn and grow as an educator
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills as well as a desire to collaborate with various stakeholders to help develop a strong school community
Compensation & Benefits
CWC Kansas City offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package.  CWC Kansas City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As an organization that values diversity and aims to serve a diverse group of students, we work to reflect this diversity in our staff as well.

Please apply online through the BambooHR Application Portal on our website at  No phone calls, please.

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