This job posting is only for Student Teachers or other Student Certified personnel who worked in the KCKPS School District for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Semesters.
Title: KCKPS STUDENT TEACHERS & KCKPS STUDENT CERTIFIED STAFF - Fall & Spring Semester 2020/2021
This job posting collects applications from our 2020 Fall semester and 2021 Spring semester student teachers and other student certified staff who are currently in our Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools completing their student teaching assignment or practicum assignments and wish to be considered for jobs in the 2021-2022 school year.
Please note - applications submitted on this posting from candidates not currently student teaching or student certified personnel(speech pathologists, counselors, social workers, school psychologist, occupational therapist, physical therapist) at a KCKPS school will need to complete other job postings.
When submitting your application, email addresses must be provided for all references. Two of your three references should be from persons with first-hand knowledge of your teaching ability including one supervisor and/or cooperating teacher. Standardized forms will be emailed to all references to complete. Please notify your references to expect these forms via email and promptly complete and return them.
If you have any questions, please contact Eric Tyler (913-219-5242) or Aaron Watkins (913-706-5283).
To facilitate student comprehension and application of concepts, skills and behaviors that contribute to the development of mature, able and responsible member of society. To ensure continuous improvement in state and national performance levels to prepare students for college and careers in a global society, and at every level, performance is
on-track and on-time for success.
Meets the employment qualifications set forth by the Kansas City, Kansas Board of Education and the Kansas State Department of Education.
Kansas teaching certificate in area of instructional responsibility. If not a teacher, then must have certification or license in area of specialization by date of graduation and in time for the August 2020 school year.
English as a Second Language endorsement preferred or be committed to obtaining that endorsement.
Maintains communication with teachers, other school personnel, and parents/guardians to enhance cooperative action which will meet the educational needs of students.
Provides health services, information, and counseling in an effective and positive manner to enhance the health and wellness of the school community.
Completes accident/incident reports for students/staff.
Compiles data for statistical purposes.
Maintains confidentiality regarding educational records.
Maintains a daily log of school/staff visits and documentation.
Maintains the daily environment of the health office facility and supplies.
Utilizes existing technology effectively in the performance of duties.
Performs other related work as required.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and analyze and interpret general professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, general curriculum and learning theories, correspondence, and protocols. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators, staff, parents, students, and the general public.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, walk, stand and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee must occasionally push items of 50 pounds such as pushing on a bike or wheelchair, or moving/rearranging furniture. While performing the duties of the job the employee occasionally may visit a child’s home. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and is a standard acceptable level for this environment. Is directly responsible for students’ safety, work output and well-being.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implement lessons based on division and school objectives and the needs and abilities of students. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, peers, parents and community; ability to speak clear and concisely in written or oral communication.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 189 days
SALARY: Based on KCKPS Salary Schedule
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
REPORT TO: Principal
EVALUATION: Performance will be evaluated in accordance with Board of Education policy