Classroom Teacher - Brookside Charter School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Art
Job Title: Middle School Art Teacher
Job Location: Brookside Charter Middle School
Beginning: Jul 01, 2022
Deadline: Aug 15, 2022**
Certificate: Art
District: Brookside Charter School
Kansas City, MO 64130
Telephone: 816-531-2192
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JOB DESCRIPTION
Job Title: Middle School ART Teacher Contract Days: 10 month
Reports To: Assistant Principal and Principal, Middle School
Classification: Exempt Start Date: August 1st End Date: May 30th
POSITION SUMMARY
The Middle School ART Teacher, having both content and instructional expertise, will work as a classroom teacher to support student learning. The Middle School ART Teacher will focus on educating students in various art techniques, skills and history. Teaching 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
PRIMARY JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
*The duties and responsibilities described herein are not a comprehensive list, and additional tasks may be assigned to the employee from time to time, as necessitated by business demands.

School Culture
  • Embrace and advance the mission and vision of Brookside Charter School to maximize student's opportunities to learn, grow, and succeed.
  • Embody and demonstrate maturity, integrity, professionalism, self-improvement, motivation, and excellence.
  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to provide a safe environment for students.
  • Assist the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct in a fair and just manner.
  • 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 
  • Delivers ART-oriented instruction through Project-Based Learning methods. 
  • Teaches corporation-approved curriculum while creating a classroom and total school environment that is conducive to learning and is appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
  • Employs a variety of instructional techniques, instructional media, and performance assessments, which guide the learning process toward academic achievement and curriculum goals.
  •  Establishes clear objectives for all lessons, curricular units, and projects and communicates these objectives to the students.
  • Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, corporation policy, and administrative regulations.
  • Recognizes the special needs of students with learning disabilities, seeks the assistance of corporation specialists, as needed and/or required, and makes appropriate individualized physical and instructional accommodations within the classroom. 
  • May serve on building-level and corporation-wide committees, e.g., curriculum resource adoption, curriculum writing, and test analysis. 
  • Builds effective relationships with parents and students through regular communication and is available to students and parents for education-related purposes, e.g., open house, conferences, extra-curricular activities.
  • Teaches students to work collaboratively to solve problems and to think logically and creatively. Completes other duties as assigned. Maintains a strong, regular personal attendance record.
  • Maintain administrative regulation.
  • Be available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.
MINIMUM AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
*All requirements listed below are required unless otherwise designated as “preferred.”

Education and Certifications
  • Bachelor’s degree; advanced degree preferred.
  • Missouri Teaching Certificate or eligible for certification.
Experience
  • Experience teaching in an urban school environment preferred.
  • Experience teaching historically underachieving students with a record of positive academic improvement preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
  • This position may require sitting, standing, and walking for intermittent periods, as well as moderate dexterity in operating standard office equipment (e.g., computer, printer, copier). 
  • This position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing, and speaking.

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