Classroom Teacher - Brookside Charter School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Elementary School Classes
Job Title: Elementary Intermediate Teacher (4th Grade)
Job Location: Brookside Charter School
Beginning: Jul 01, 2024
Deadline: Jun 01, 2024**
Certificate: Elementary Education
District: Brookside Charter School
Kansas City, MO 64130
Telephone: 816-531-2192
Job Description:
Elementary Intermediate Teacher (3rd -4th )                         

Status                    Full-Time       Contract Days     10 Months
Classification       Exempt          Start Date    August 1st     End Date     May 31st
Reports to             Assistant Principal and Principal, Elementary School

Brookside Charter School is a tuition-free public charter school serving Pre-K through 8th-grade students in Kansas City Public School (KCPS) boundaries. We focus on rigorous academics, leadership skills, and the whole child to prepare students for success beyond our doors.

The Intermediate Teacher (3-4), having both content and instructional expertise, will work as a classroom teacher to support student learning. The Intermediate Teacher (3-4) will focus on individual and group professional learning that will emphasize and assist planning and classroom instruction; assessment of student progress; and advancement of Brookside Charter School mission, vision, and values.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. 

School Culture
  • Embrace and advance the mission and vision of Brookside Charter School to maximize students’ opportunities to learn, grow, and succeed.
  • Embody and demonstrate maturity, integrity, professionalism, self-improvement, motivation, and excellence.
  • Build and maintain relationships with teachers, administrators, and students’ families with an eye toward working cooperatively to help students meet academic and other goals.
Curriculum and Instruction 
  • Communicate and demonstrate researched-based instructional practices that result in increased student performance. 
  • Provide individualized, classroom-based learning by implementing instructional practices.
  • Prepare standards-based programs of study that meet the individual needs, interests, and abilities of students.
  • Guide the learning process toward the achievement of clear learning goals for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate these goals to students.
  • Employ a variety of instructional techniques, including media, consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
  • Create positive relationships with students, families, teachers and administrators. 
  • React to change productively and handle other tasks as assigned. 
  • Confer with and seek assistance from instructional coaches and school administrators regarding possible interventions for students who need additional support.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records as required by law, school policy, and administrative regulation.
*All requirements listed below are required unless otherwise designated as “preferred.”

Education and Certifications
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Missouri Teaching Certificate or eligible for certification.
  • Experience teaching in an urban school environment is preferred.
  • This position may require sitting, standing, and walking for intermittent periods,
  • This position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing, and speaking.
Brookside Charter School is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, and promote for all jobs on the basis of merit, qualifications, skills and competence. We do not discriminate on the basis of race,  color, national origin, marital status, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other protected status. 


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