Classroom Teacher - Citizens of the World Charter Schools - Kansas Cit
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Physical Education
Job Title: Teacher - PE
Job Location: Citizens of the World Charter Schools - Kansas City
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Physical Education
District: Citizens of the World Charter Schools - Kansas Cit
Kansas City, MO 64111
Telephone: 816-550-5276
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Job Description:
Summary                                                          
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 www.cwckansascity.org.
Responsibilities
Responsibilities will include:
  • Develop curriculum, units of study, and lessons that meet or exceed requirements of the Missouri Learning Standards PE Grade-Level Expectations and reflect a commitment to integration across other areas of learning from the core and enrichment curriculum
  • Complete and submit lesson plans in a timely manner
  • Sustain an active and joyous learning culture in PE classes that reflects CWC Kansas City’s social-emotional learning focus and contributes to the broader school community.
  • Observe, reflect, and assess student growth and development, both individually and across grade levels, with two goals: 1) ensuring student awareness, skills development, and appreciation of PE, and 2) continually developing and improving the PE program.
  • Contribute to the completion of student progress reports in the fall and spring; assist with the scheduling changes throughout conference week.
  • Support school programming and processes as assigned.
  • Participate in professional development activities, both internal (led by the principal, lead teachers and visiting experts) and external (visiting other schools, attending conferences, and engaging in best practice sharing with others in the charter school community, etc.).
  • Maintain frequent, respectful, sensitive, and effective communication with students, students’ families, colleagues, and other school stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate a high-level of professionalism including meeting deadlines, and commitments to self, students, and the community.
Qualifications & Traits
The ideal teacher will have:
  • A bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) and appropriate Missouri PE Teacher Certification
  • Experience working with diverse populations, including English language learners and students with special needs
  • Experience organizing and managing a student-centered learning environment that includes age-appropriate, culturally-responsive management practices
  • An exhibited ability to work with children in a caring and respectful manner in order to create a joyful, caring classroom environment where instructional time includes community building, conflict resolution, skill-building, and empowering students to be peacemakers and agents for positive social change  
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills as well as a desire to collaborate with colleagues to help develop a strong school community
  • Willingness to explore additional school responsibilities (before/after school care and classes, committee involvement, etc.); stipends may be available for such responsibilities.
  • Maturity, humility, strong work ethic, sense of humor, and a can-­-do attitude
  • Fluency in Spanish is preferred
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.
Contact
Please apply online through the BambooHR Application Portal on our website at www.cwckansascity.org/employment.  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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