Teacher Aide - Academy for Integrated Arts-Kansas City
Position: Teacher Aide
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Assistant Teacher-General Education or Special Education
Job Location: Academy for Integrated Arts
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Academy for Integrated Arts-Kansas City
Kansas City, MO 64131
Telephone: 816-444-1720
Job Description:
Academy for Integrated Arts
The Academy for Integrated Arts (AFIA) is an innovative, arts integrated school. Our school community is reflective, hard working 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 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. 
Job Description:
Teachers and Assistant Teachers of AFIA will:
  • Have a strong urban serving mission
  • Value the power of school in changing and improving children’s lives
  • 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, committed to continual growth as an assistant teacher
The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Assist teachers in planning and delivering differentiated instruction for students with an Individualized Education Plan/504 Plan 
  • Serve as an assistant teacher in a Pre-K/Kinder classroom
  • Provide instructional support within the special education and general education classroom as needed in order to meet students’ needs
  • Teach small groups of students who need extra academic support
  • Engage in powerful, productive partnerships with staff, families and students to ensure that instruction meets the needs of all students
Minimum Qualifications (Must meet ONE of the following)
  • 60 College Hours
  • Passed the Para Pro Assessment
  • Passed the Paraprofessional Assessment
Preferred Qualifications
The ideal applicant will have experience working with children in a school setting.  Ideally this candidate is working toward/holds Special Education certification.  

This position could be part-time or full time.
Start Date: ASAP
Job is open until filled.
To Apply:  Please submit resume, letter of interest, and three references via email to hr@afiakc.org. Your application is not considered complete until all of these items are submitted to hr@afiakc.org. 

 Compensation:  Commensurate with experience  

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