Education America Network Jobs RSS Feed http://www.educationamerica.net Education America Network RSS Feed en-us Transportation Positions at Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484066 Kansas City Kansas Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Transportation Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484066 Substitute Teacher at Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484065 Kansas City Kansas Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Substitute Teacher Location: TBDJob Goal: In the absence of the classroom teacher, the substitute teacher enables each student to pursue his or her education as smoothly and completely as possible by providing instruction, encouraging student progress and managing the learning environmentEssential Functions: - Excellent human relations skills.- Ability to implement 21st Century Skills into the curriculum.- Skilled and effective in oral and written communication.- Ability to plan and implement lessons based on substitute plans and the needs and abilities of students.- Performs all duties assigned to the absent teacher unless excused by the building administrator.- Maintains, as fully as possible, the established routines and procedures of the school and classroom to which assigned.- Ability to move around the room in order to effectively monitor student work and behavior.- Manages the learning environment by handling non-instructional tasks efficiently, using instructional time appropriately, maintaining an effective physical setting for instruction and maintaining appropriate student behavior in the classroom.- Physical and emotional ability and dexterity to perform required work and move about as needed in the fast-paced, high-intensive work environment.- Possess the patience, caring and desire needed to work with the students to see that each student has the opportunity to succeed.- Take attendance and keep attendance registers for regular classroom teacher.- Maintains accurate, complete and appropriate records and files.- Conducts assigned classes at the times scheduled.- Teaches the lesson as prepared by the absent teacher.- If a physical education teacher, some assignments may require working outdoors in conditions which are moderately comfortable and require adaptation of clothes and dress to the conditions or the use of "sun blockers." - If a resource teacher, assist teachers upon their request in the locations assigned.- If teaching chemistry or certain science classes, ability to use appropriate masks and filters or protective clothing as protections from harmful liquids or fumes.- Consults with a building administrator or grade level teacher, before initiating any teaching or other procedure not specified.- Assumes responsibility for overseeing pupil behavior in class and all other areas of the buildings and grounds, as necessary.- Enforces regulations concerning student conduct and discipline consistent with the Student Code of Conduct Booklet.- Reports in writing the day's activities at conclusion of the teaching day.- Provide supervision of students at all times.- Adheres to all district rules, regulations and policies.- Reports all student injuries, accidents, illnesses and discipline problems to the appropriate authority immediately, or as soon as is reasonably possible.- Participates in professional growth and development activities including staff meetings, and in-service and staff development activities as required or assigned.- Good knowledge of student growth and development applicable to the grade assigned.- Ability to work a full duty day in the location or locations assigned.- Other duties as assigned.Expectations: - Knowledge of district's mission, goals and organization.- If teaching physical education, must possess sufficient strength, dexterity, endurance, agility and skill to carry out the program of studies for the activities to which assigned.- Dresses in a manner consistent with school policies.- Reports to the school office upon arrival and performs all check-in procedures as required.- Follows all district and school policies, rules and procedures to which regular teachers are subject to and what good teaching practice dictates.- Returns instructional materials, equipment and keys to proper place.- Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, records, equipment, and materials.- Assists in the documentation of student progress by efficiently maintaining and submitting appropriate records and reports, as required- Adheres to good safety practices.- Be courteous and professional at all times.Qualifications: Successful completion of all KCKPS training to be prepared as a substitute teacherMinimum of 60 college credit hours, Bachelor degree in any area, or higher degreeMeets the employment qualifications set forth by the Kansas City Kansas Board of Education and the Kansas State Department of EducationPossess a standard substitute license, full teaching license, or emergency sub teaching license issued by the Kansas State Department of EducationCommunication: 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.Organization: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 formLanguage 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.Terms of Employment: At-will Salary: Based on the KCKPS salary schedule for substitute teachers Reports To: Human Resources Substitute Teacher Administrator and Building Principal Evaluation: Performance will be evaluated in accordance with established procedure approved by the Board Primary Location: TBD (to be determined) Salary Range: Per Day Shift Type: Part-Time http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484065 Middle School Special Education Teacher at Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484064 Kansas City Kansas Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Middle School Special Education Teacher Location: TBDJob Goal: To provide students with the ability to obtain knowledge, information, skills and to have a sense of self-worth and dignity that will help them be successful as they transition from high school to the communityEssential Functions: - To advocate for the rights of students with special needs.- To develop and maintain a positive professional working relationship with student, parents, teachers, administrators and other service providers.- To be responsible for planning instructional programs for the classroom This includes, but is not limited to, individual plans as outlined on students' Individual Education Programs.- To serve as a liaison between the school and the community.- Establish I.E.P./annual review meetings, affording parents' and student's right to input and notifying all service providers per local guidelines.- To serve as an active member on the I.E.Pteam for students, served yet not on the caseload.- Develop and maintain all I.E.P.'s in accordance with federal, state and local guidelines.- Maintain close communication with mainstream teachers and other service providers, keeping them fully informed of student progress.- To carry out other responsibilities as assigned by the building administrator or special education administrator.- Perform additional duties which will provide a positive role model for the student to follow both in the classroom and outside of the classroom setting.- Evaluate student performance by performing diagnostic testing necessary in preparing for annual reviews and eligibility staffings, as well as quarterly updates on the I.E.P.- Monitor student progress in mainstreamed classes.- Assist in establishing class schedules.- Supervise, evaluate and help train paraprofessionals as assigned.- Request equipment and supplies as necessary to meet objectives as outlined on individual student's I.E.P.s- Demonstrate curriculum knowledge and teaching strategies.- Implement behavioral intervention plans, as necessary- To be responsible for other duties deemed necessary and appropriate as outlined in federal, state and local guidelines and students' Individual Educational Program.- Ability to work a full duty day in the location or locations assigned by the supervisor.- Physical and emotional ability to perform required work and move about as needed in the fast-paced, highly intensive school environment.- Maintain a neat and appropriate appearance- Other duties as assignedCommunication: 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.Organization: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.Qualifications: Meet the employment qualifications set forth by the Kansas City, Kansas Board of Education and the Kansas State Department of Education.Hold or be eligible for Kansas certification appropriate for the positionMust be tolerant and understanding of students with special needs.Show initiative, creativity, self-motivation and good judgment.Demonstrate good judgment, adaptability and flexibility.Respect confidentiality.Excellent interpersonal skills, professional judgment, oral and written communicationBe efficient and organized in "paper management"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 formLanguage 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.Terms of Employment: 186 days Salary: Based on KCKPS Salary Schedule FLSA Status: EXEMPT Reports To: Principal Evaluation: Performance will be evaluated in accordance with Board of Education Primary Location: TBD Salary Range: Per Year Shift Type: Full-Time http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484064 Middle School Special Education - Emotional Disturbance at Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484063 Kansas City Kansas Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Middle School Special Education - Emotional Disturbance Location: TBDJob Goal: To provide students with the ability to obtain knowledge, information, skills and to have a sense of self-worth and dignity that will help them be successful as they transition from high school to the communityEssential Functions: - To advocate for the rights of students with special needs.- To develop and maintain a positive professional working relationship with student, parents, teachers, administrators and other service providers.- To be responsible for planning instructional programs for the classroom This includes, but is not limited to, individual plans as outlined on students' Individual Education Programs.- To serve as a liaison between the school and the community.- Establish I.E.P./annual review meetings, affording parents' and student's right to input and notifying all service providers per local guidelines.- To serve as an active member on the I.E.Pteam for students, served yet not on the caseload.- Develop and maintain all I.E.P.'s in accordance with federal, state and local guidelines.- Maintain close communication with mainstream teachers and other service providers, keeping them fully informed of student progress.- To carry out other responsibilities as assigned by the building administrator or special education administrator.- Perform additional duties which will provide a positive role model for the student to follow both in the classroom and outside of the classroom setting.- Evaluate student performance by performing diagnostic testing necessary in preparing for annual reviews and eligibility staffings, as well as quarterly updates on the I.E.P.- Monitor student progress in mainstreamed classes.- Assist in establishing class schedules.- Supervise, evaluate and help train paraprofessionals as assigned.- Request equipment and supplies as necessary to meet objectives as outlined on individual student's I.E.P.s- Demonstrate curriculum knowledge and teaching strategies.- Implement behavioral intervention plans, as necessary- To be responsible for other duties deemed necessary and appropriate as outlined in federal, state and local guidelines and students' Individual Educational Program.- Ability to work a full duty day in the location or locations assigned by the supervisor.- Physical and emotional ability to perform required work and move about as needed in the fast-paced, highly intensive school environment.- Maintain a neat and appropriate appearance- Other duties as assignedCommunication: 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.Organization: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.Qualifications: Meet the employment qualifications set forth by the Kansas City, Kansas Board of Education and the Kansas State Department of Education.Hold or be eligible for Kansas certification appropriate for the positionMust be tolerant and understanding of students with special needs.Show initiative, creativity, self-motivation and good judgment.Demonstrate good judgment, adaptability and flexibility.Respect confidentiality.Excellent interpersonal skills, professional judgment, oral and written communicationBe efficient and organized in "paper management"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 formLanguage 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.Terms of Employment: 186 days Salary: Based on KCKPS Salary Schedule FLSA Status: EXEMPT Reports To: Principal Evaluation: Performance will be evaluated in accordance with Board of Education Primary Location: Northwest Magnet Middle Salary Range: Per Year Shift Type: Full-Time http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484063 High School Special Education Teacher at Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484062 Kansas City Kansas Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): High School Special Education Teacher Location: TBDJob Goal: To provide students with the ability to obtain knowledge, information, skills and to have a sense of self-worth and dignity that will help them be successful as they transition from high school to the communityEssential Functions: - To advocate for the rights of students with special needs.- To develop and maintain a positive professional working relationship with student, parents, teachers, administrators and other service providers.- To be responsible for planning instructional programs for the classroom This includes, but is not limited to, individual plans as outlined on students' Individual Education Programs.- To serve as a liaison between the school and the community.- Establish I.E.P./annual review meetings, affording parents' and student's right to input and notifying all service providers per local guidelines.- To serve as an active member on the I.E.Pteam for students, served yet not on the caseload.- Develop and maintain all I.E.P.'s in accordance with federal, state and local guidelines.- Maintain close communication with mainstream teachers and other service providers, keeping them fully informed of student progress.- To carry out other responsibilities as assigned by the building administrator or special education administrator.- Perform additional duties which will provide a positive role model for the student to follow both in the classroom and outside of the classroom setting.- Evaluate student performance by performing diagnostic testing necessary in preparing for annual reviews and eligibility staffings, as well as quarterly updates on the I.E.P.- Monitor student progress in mainstreamed classes.- Assist in establishing class schedules.- Supervise, evaluate and help train paraprofessionals as assigned.- Request equipment and supplies as necessary to meet objectives as outlined on individual student's I.E.P.s- Demonstrate curriculum knowledge and teaching strategies.- Implement behavioral intervention plans, as necessary- To be responsible for other duties deemed necessary and appropriate as outlined in federal, state and local guidelines and students' Individual Educational Program.- Ability to work a full duty day in the location or locations assigned by the supervisor.- Physical and emotional ability to perform required work and move about as needed in the fast-paced, highly intensive school environment.- Maintain a neat and appropriate appearance- Other duties as assignedCommunication: 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.Organization: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.Qualifications: Meet the employment qualifications set forth by the Kansas City, Kansas Board of Education and the Kansas State Department of Education.Hold or be eligible for Kansas certification appropriate for the positionMust be tolerant and understanding of students with special needs.Show initiative, creativity, self-motivation and good judgment.Demonstrate good judgment, adaptability and flexibility.Respect confidentiality.Excellent interpersonal skills, professional judgment, oral and written communicationBe efficient and organized in "paper management"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 formLanguage 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.Terms of Employment: 186 days Salary: Based on KCKPS Salary Schedule FLSA Status: EXEMPT Reports To: Principal Evaluation: Performance will be evaluated in accordance with Board of Education Primary Location: TBD (to be determined) Salary Range: Per Year Shift Type: Full-Time http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484062 Special Education Teacher - Special Day School at Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484061 Kansas City Kansas Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher - Special Day School Location: TBDJob Goal: To teach academic and behavioral skills that will enable students to reach their potential in school and community Essential Functions: - Advocate for the rights of students with emotional disorders, behavior disorders and mental health needs- Develop and maintain a positive professional working relationship with students, parents, teachers, staff, administrators and other service providers- Develop relationships with students who have emotional disorders, behavior disorders and mental health needs- Collaborate with others and maintain communication with those who work with studentsImplement building management plan- Plan, implement, and monitor classroom management plan including structure (expectations, routines and procedures), motivation, natural consequences, and recognition of desired behavior- Plan, implement, and monitor instructional programs for the classroom including project based learning, differentiation, and meeting individual student needs as outlined in the IEP- Plan, implement, and monitor behavior intervention plans- Plan, implement, and monitor social skills instruction based on individual student need- Plan, implement, and monitor specially designed instruction to meet the needs of students with a range of learning needs- Adapt and respond in the moment to individual student need related to mental health and behavior- Reflect on and adapt instructional and behavioral practices to proactively meet student needs- Contribute to a supportive, caring, and accepting emotional climate- Develop and maintain all I.E.P's in accordance with federal, state and local guidelines- Monitor student progress on a daily basis and evaluate student performance in preparation for IEP meetings, and quarterly progress reports- Supervise, evaluate, and train paraprofessionals as assigned- Request equipment and supplies as necessary to meet student need- Demonstrate curriculum knowledge and teaching strategies- Carry out other responsibilities as assigned by the building administrator or special education administrator.Qualifications: - 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- Experience with, or willingness to be trained in trauma informed care, de-escalation techniques, conflict resolution, and other best practices to serve students with emotional disorder, behavior disorder or mental health need- English as a Second Language endorsement preferred or be committed to obtaining that endorsement.Communication: 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.Organization: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 formLanguage 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.Terms of Employment: 186 days Salary: Based on KCKPS Salary Schedule FLSA Status: EXEMPT Reports To: Principal Evaluation: Performance will be evaluated in accordance with Board of Education Primary Location: Fairfax/Bridges Salary Range: Per Year Shift Type: Full-Time http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484061 Food Service Positions at Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484060 Kansas City Kansas Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Food Service Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484060 Elementary Special Education Teacher - Emotional Disturbance at Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484059 Kansas City Kansas Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Elementary Special Education Teacher - Emotional Disturbance Location: TBDJob Goal: To provide students with the ability to obtain knowledge, information, skills and to have a sense of self-worth and dignity that will help them be successful as they transition from high school to the communityEssential Functions: To advocate for the rights of students with special needs.To develop and maintain a positive professional working relationship with student, parents, teachers, administrators and other service providers.To be responsible for planning instructional programs for the classroom This includes, but is not limited to, individual plans as outlined on students' Individual Education Programs.To serve as a liaison between the school and the community.Establish I.E.P./annual review meetings, affording parents' and student's right to input and notifying all service providers per local guidelines.To serve as an active member on the I.E.Pteam for students, served yet not on the caseload.Develop and maintain all I.E.P.'s in accordance with federal, state and local guidelines.Maintain close communication with mainstream teachers and other service providers, keeping them fully informed of student progress.To carry out other responsibilities as assigned by the building administrator or special education administrator.Perform additional duties which will provide a positive role model for the student to follow both in the classroom and outside of the classroom setting.Evaluate student performance by performing diagnostic testing necessary in preparing for annual reviews and eligibility staffing, as well as quarterly updates on the I.E.P.Monitor student progress in mainstreamed classes.Assist in establishing class schedules.Supervise, evaluate and help train paraprofessionals as assigned.Request equipment and supplies as necessary to meet objectives as outlined on individual student's I.E.P.sDemonstrate curriculum knowledge and teaching strategies.Implement behavioral intervention plans, as necessaryTo be responsible for other duties deemed necessary and appropriate as outlined in federal, state and local guidelines and students' Individual Educational Program.Ability to work a full duty day in the location or locations assigned by the supervisor.Physical and emotional ability to perform required work and move about as needed in the fast-paced, highly intensive school environmentMaintain a neat and appropriate appearanceOther duties as assignedQualifications: Meet the employment qualifications set forth by the Kansas City, Kansas Board of Education and the Kansas State Department of Education.Hold or be eligible for Kansas certification appropriate for the positionMust be tolerant and understanding of students with special needs.Show initiative, creativity, self-motivation and good judgment.Demonstrate good judgment, adaptability and flexibility.Respect confidentiality.Excellent interpersonal skills, professional judgment, oral and written communicationBe efficient and organized in "paper management"Communication: 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 Organization: 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 formLanguage 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.Terms of Employment: 186 days Salary: Based on KCKPS Salary Schedule FLSA Status: EXEMPT Reports To: Principal Evaluation: Performance will be evaluated in accordance with Board of Education Primary Location: TBD (to be determined) Salary Range: Per Year Shift Type: Full-Time http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484059 Elementary Special Education Teacher - Life Skills/Low Incidence at Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484058 Kansas City Kansas Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Elementary Special Education Teacher - Life Skills/Low Incidence Location: TBDJob Goal: To provide students with the ability to obtain knowledge, information, skills and to have a sense of self-worth and dignity that will help them be successfulEssential Duties: Plans Instruction:- To advocate for the rights of students with special needs.- Schedules and attends IEP meetings; works with multi-disciplinary team to diagnose needs, structure, develop and implement IEP for each student identified.- Defines, structures and communicates daily expectations according to IEP including but not limited to course goals, objectives, learning methods and activities.- Communicates with team members on instructional and behavioral strategies and objectives, students' grasp of material and their outcomes, and perspectives for applications of materials learned.- Develops positive professional working relationships with student, parents, teachers, administrators and other service providers.Delivers Instruction:- Controls classroom and individual behavior; adapts and adjusts course content and reading levels to specific skills to be taught; discerns means of building memory and study skills; and, assists individual students in achieving learning objectives by working with them individually and in small groups.- Delivers instruction geared toward the Common Core Essential Elements and assess students using the Dynamic Learning Maps Assessment.- Prepares displays, events, and reinforcement activities which encourage participation in the classroom and community settings.Evaluates and Communicates:- Plans assessments for evaluation to include but not limited to various diagnostic techniques: standardized survey and criterion-referenced tests; teacher developed oral and written assessments; student personal indices (effort, potential, interests, and memory).- Designs subject-based reinforcement to follow assessments and students' learning objectives (computer, lab activities, working independently or on group projects, field/community reinforcement).- Collects and enters data in computer, on charts, from observations and reports progress in growth and development and results regularly as required.Manages the Classroom: - Designs classroom rules for student interaction (courtesy and respect for belongings, space and ideas), self-control, working independently, appropriately gaining the floor, and accepting reminders from teacher; designs systems for handling all behavior (from simple infractions to severe behavior).- Prepares physical condition of classroom to reflect subject matter to facilitate student learning.- Keeps daily records on but not limited to student attendance, learning and social needs, assignments, assessments and discipline; supervises paraprofessional(s).- Manages all job duties with the mobility, agility, dexterity and focused observation to meet job standards of performance.Other Duties: (Others may be assigned)- Participates in teacher committee work and attends teacher meetings and professional development- Daily lunch count and lunchroom duty as assigned.- Supervision of paraprofessionals as assigned- Prepares and/or escorts students to travel to special classes.- Supervises bus loading and unloading as required.- Attends programs and events related to school.- Attends to student's personal care needsQualifications: Certified by Kansas State Department of Education and holds current license in Low Incidence/Functional Special Education.Performance Standards: - Must support district mission, goals and objectives.- Must demonstrate knowledge of appropriate instructional practices for students with low-incidence disabilities; course content; classroom management; appropriate discipline techniques; ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams.- Must demonstrate ability to use audio and visual and regular classroom equipment any applicable adaptive equipment.- Must demonstrate skills and abilities in leadership, planning, communication, coordination, decision-making, handling emergency situations, patience, imagination, organization.- Must achieve objectives in the IEP for students' needs and as projected to assist in curriculum and performance outcomes.- Must have a plan for personal professional growth activities including but not limited to those supplied by the district; professional growth activities will be evidenced by recorded efforts to improve classroom management and student achievement.- Must meet all district safety requirements- Performance evaluation performed annually by Supervisor.Attendance Requirements: As required in policy.Organizational Relationship: The Special Education Classroom teacher will be under the immediate supervision of the Principal of the building to which assigned.Communication: 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.Organization: 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.Terms of Employment: 186 days Salary: Based on KCKPS Salary Schedule FLSA Status: EXEMPT Reports To: Special Education Administration/Principal Evaluation: Performance will be evaluated in accordance with Board of Education policy Primary Location: TBD Salary Range: Per Year Shift Type: Full-Time http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484058 Early Childhood Special Education Teacher at Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484057 Kansas City Kansas Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Early Childhood Special Education Teacher Location: TBDJob Goal: To facilitate student comprehension and application of concepts, skills and behaviors that contribute to the development of mature, able and responsible member of societyTo 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 successEssential Functions: - Ability to implement 21st Century Skills into the curriculum.- Ability to work a full duty day in the location or locations assigned.- In order to maximize student achievement, teachers should be able to assess student abilities as related to desired educational goals, objective, student outcomes and Head Start Performance Standards.- Plans and employs a variety of appropriate instruction/learning strategies and activities which are compatible with the physical facility but serve the needs and capabilities of the students.- In order to provide a general environment conducive to the learning process, the teacher should be able to manage the behavior of learners in the classroom and participate in the management of student behavior in other parts of the site.- Continually communicates to students and parents (either in writing or verbally) instructional expectations, student progress or lack of progress.- Continually assesses the student achievement and maintains appropriate assessment and evaluation documentation for institutions and individual reporting purposes.- Actively participates in and works with other program personnel in planning effective instructional goals, objectives, methods and curriculum.- Participates in professional growth and development activities including staff meetings, and in-service and staff development activities as required or assigned.- Assists in the documentation of student progress by efficiently maintaining and submitting appropriate records and reports.- Ensures that the classroom and/or instructional environment is attractive, healthful, safe and conducive to learning.- Actively participates in extra curricular activities as requested by the principal.- Participate as a regular teacher in IEP meetings for IDEA students.- Good knowledge of content, curriculum, methods, materials and equipment of instructional specialty to which assigned.- Good knowledge of student growth and development applicable to the grade assigned.- Good knowledge of early childhood program of studies related to mission, goals and organization.- Continually study and learn current research and theory.- Ability to plan and implement lessons based on curriculum objectives and the needs and abilities of students.- Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, parents and peers, including serving as a family advocate in the district-wide Family Advocate System and participation in home visits.- Skilled and effective in oral and written communication.- Excellent human relations skills.- Physical and emotional ability and dexterity to perform required work and move about as needed in the fast-paced, high-intensive work environment.- Ability to move around the room in order to effectively monitor student work and behavior.- Possess the patience, caring and desire needed to work with the students and parents to see that each student has the opportunity to succeed.- Take attendance and keep attendance registers, according to Board policy.- Know and follow Section 504 and IDEA amendments.- Be courteous and professional at all times.- Maintain a neat and professional appearance.- Other duties as assignedQualifications: 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 early childhood education, early childhood unified, early childhood special education or early childhood endorsement.English as a Second Language endorsement preferred or be committed to obtaining that endorsement.Communication: Maintains communication with teachers, other program personnel, and parents/guardians to enhance cooperative action that 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.Teacher Organization: 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 formLanguage 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 jobReasonable 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 hearThe 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 jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually loud and is a standard acceptable level for this environmentIs 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: 186 days This is a Grant Funded position Hire and contract renewal is contingent upon the grant/fund source and KCKPS Board of Education approvalSalary: Based on KCKPS Salary Schedule FLSA Status: EXEMPT Reports To: Special Education Administration/Principal Evaluation: Performance will be evaluated in accordance with Board of Education Primary Location: TBD (to be determined) Salary Range: Per Year Shift Type: Full-Time http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484057 Paraprofessional Positions at Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484047 Kansas City Kansas Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraprofessional Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484047 Custodian Positions at Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484045 Kansas City Kansas Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Custodian Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484045 Instructional Aide Positions at Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484043 Kansas City Kansas Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Instructional Aide Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484043 Law Enforcement Office Positions at Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484055 Kansas City Kansas Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Law Enforcement Office Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484055 Maintenance Positions at Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484056 Kansas City Kansas Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Maintenance Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484056 Liaison / Facilitator Positions at Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484054 Kansas City Kansas Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Liaison / Facilitator Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484054 Technician Positions at Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484053 Kansas City Kansas Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Technician Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484053 Coach Positions at Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484051 Kansas City Kansas Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Coach Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484051 Lunchroom Monitor Positions at Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484049 Kansas City Kansas Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Lunchroom Monitor Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484049 Specialist Positions at Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484044 Kansas City Kansas Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Specialist Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484044 Secretary Positions at Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484042 Kansas City Kansas Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Secretary Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484042 Speech Language Pathologist at Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484039 Kansas City Kansas Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Speech Language Pathologist Location: TBD Job Goal: The job of Speech and Language Pathologist is done for the purpose/s of identifying students with communication disabilities; planning and implementing appropriate treatment to minimize adverse impact on student success; recommending treatment plans; and providing direction to Communication Therapy AidesEssential Functions: - Assesses students' communication skills (e.gprogress reports, activity logs, billing information, treatment plans, required documentation, quarterly reports, screening results, etc.) for the purpose of identifying communication disorders, determining program eligibility and developing recommendations for treatment.- Collaborates with a variety of groups and/or individuals (e.gprogress reports, activity logs, billing information, treatment plans, required documentation, quarterly reports, screening result, etc.) for the purpose of communicating information, resolving issues and providing services in compliance with established guidelines.- Coordinates meetings and processes for eligible students (e.gtesting/screening, IEPs, parent conferences, pre-referral staffing, etc.) for the purpose of presenting evaluation results, developing treatment plans, and/or providing training to parents/students/staff.- Develops treatment plans, interventions and/or educational materials for the purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of communication disorders in compliance with state and federal regulations.- Instructs eligible students in the use of appropriate communication technologies (e.ghearing aids, FM systems, augmentative communication devices, etc.) for the purpose of minimizing the adverse educational impact of communication disorders in accordance with established guidelines and legal requirements.- Instructs assigned support staff for the purpose of providing information on communicative disorders, use of assistive devices and feeding techniques and/or implementing prescribed treatment plans.- Interprets medical reports within the scope of Speech/Language Pathologist's experience and goals for the purpose of providing information and/or ensuring that treatment/intervention plans are appropriate.- Maintains files and/or records (e.gprogress reports, activity logs, billing information, treatment plans, required documentation, quarterly reports, screening results, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the availability of information as required for reference and/or compliance.- Participates in meetings, workshops, and seminars (e.gprogress reports, activity logs, billing information, treatment plans, required documentation, quarterly reports, screening results, etc.) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information.- Prepares a wide variety of written materials (e.gactivity logs, correspondence, memos, treatment plans, Medicaid billings, reports, required documentation, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written reference, and/or conveying information.- Provides speech and language therapy to students for the purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of speech and language disorders on student success.- Researches resources and methods (e.gintervention and treatment techniques, assessment tools and methods, community resources, etc.) for the purpose of determining the appropriate approach for addressing students' needs.- Responds to inquiries (e.gparents, teachers, other school staff, students, etc.) for the purpose of providing information and/or referral as appropriate.- Transports supplies and equipment to a variety of sites for the purpose of ensuring the availability of items as needed.- Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.Qualifications: - Master's degree in Speech Language Pathology or related field- SLP Credential from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment- Certificate of Clinical Competence form the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association(CFY considered)- Evidence of successful experience in the evaluation and treatment of young children with communication needs.- Must possess a valid driver's license and reliable vehicle Communication / Organization: Maintains communication with school personnel, and parents/guardians to enhance cooperative action which will meet the educational needs of students.Utilizes existing technology effectively in the performance of duties.Performs other related work as requiredReasoning 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 formLanguage 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 jobReasonable 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 hearThe 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 perceptionWork Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually loud and is a standard acceptable level for this environmentIs directly responsible for students' safety, work output and well-beingOther 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: 186 days Salary: Based on KCKPS Salary Schedule FLSA Status: EXEMPT Reports To: Director of Special Education Evaluation: Performance will be evaluated in accordance with Board of Education policy Primary Location: TBD (to be determined) Salary Range: Per Year Shift Type: Full-Time http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484039 Substitute School Nurse, RN at Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484038 Kansas City Kansas Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Substitute School Nurse, RN Location: TBD Job Goal: To provide direct nursing services to students and staff members, and to maximize health and wellness in the school communityAll duties are performed in accordance with district/state board of education policies and procedures and state law regarding the Nurse Practice ActPosition will be considered for varied schedules, as needed, for Substitute School Nurse, RN positions Essential Functions: - Must possess sufficient strength, endurance, and skill to provide direct professional nursing services, first aid, illness, and emergency care to students and staff guided by the nursing process and in accordance with professional standards, school policy and procedures, and state and local mandates.- Must be able to perform CPR and use an AED (if available)- Administers medication with appropriate documentation.- Able to perform nursing procedures within their scope of practice.- Participates in maintaining accurate medical records to assure compliance with state mandates including immunizations, physical examinations, and medical conditions, and the related archival responsibilities.- Performs mandated screening procedures for vision and hearing.- Provides follow-up evaluations on students as required.- Makes appropriate assessment and referrals for suspected abuse/neglect as a mandated reporter.- Monitors compliance of school health program with federal, state and local laws, regulations and policies.- Manages health room efficiently.- Prepares health reports for supervisor and health department.- Collaborates with other agencies in designing and providing services to our students.- Collaborates with teachers regarding health education and the state curriculum (K-12).- Serves as a resource person on health issues.- Provides staff development on health-related topics for school staff.- Participates in the development of the school emergency health and crises plan.- Where applicable, delegating, monitoring and evaluating aides/assistants/staff members in assigned nursing procedures.- Identification of students with special health care needs.- Development of emergency action plans for students at risk of medical crises at school or during a school function.- Monitoring of individual health care plans (IHP) for students who need invasive procedures performed during the school day.- Provide health related consultation as a member of the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) team.- Ability to work an 8 hour duty day in the location or locations assigned by the supervisor.- Physical and emotional ability to perform required work and move about as needed in the fast-paced, highly intensive school environment.Qualifications: - Current Registered Nurse licensure in Kansas- Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation program completion- Maintain CPR status according to American Heart Association Guidelines.- Experience in school nursing preferred- Computer literacy and competency in use of existing technology preferred- AA degree, BS degree preferredCommunication: - 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. Organization: - 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 formLanguage Skills: Ability to read and analyze and interpret general professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations Ability to write reports, general school nurse correspondence, and protocols Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators, staff, parents, students, and the general publicPhysical 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 jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, walk, stand and talk or hearThe 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 ore 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 perceptionWork Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually loud and is a standard acceptable level for this environmentIs 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 communicationTerms of Employment: 186 days Salary: Based on KCKPS Salary Schedule FLSA Status: EXEMPT Reports To: Principal Evaluation: Performance will be evaluated in accordance with Board of Education policy Primary Location: TBD (to be determined) Salary Range: Per Year Shift Type: Full-Time http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484038 Title 1 Teacher at Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484035 Kansas City Kansas Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Title 1 Teacher - Part Time Location: Resurrection School (Title I Program)Job Goal: To facilitate student comprehension and application of concepts, skills and behaviors that contribute to the development of mature, able and responsible member of societyTo 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 successEssential Functions: - Ability to implement 21st Century Skills into the curriculum.- Ability to work a full duty day in the location or locations assigned.- In order to maximize student achievement, teachers should be able to assess student abilities as related to desired educational goals, objectives and student outcomes.- Plans and employs a variety of appropriate instruction/learning strategies and activities which are compatible with the physical facility but serve the needs and capabilities of the students.- In order to provide a general environment conducive to the learning process, the teacher should be able to manage the behavior of learners in the classroom and participate in the management of student behavior in other parts of the school.- Continually communicates to students and parents (either in writing or verbally) instructional expectations, student progress or lack of progress.- Continually assesses the student achievement and maintains appropriate assessment and evaluation documentation for institutions and individual reporting purposes.- Actively participates in and works with other school personnel in planning effective instructional goals, objectives, methods and curriculum.- Participates in professional growth and development activities including staff meetings, and in-service and staff development activities as required or assigned.- Assists in the documentation of student progress by efficiently maintaining and submitting appropriate records and reports.- Ensures that the classroom and/or instructional environment is attractive, healthful, safe and generally conducive to learning.- Actively participates in extra curricular activities as requested by the principal.- Participate as a regular teacher in IEP meetings for IDEA students.- Good knowledge of content, curriculum, methods, materials and equipment of instructional specialty to which assigned.- Good knowledge of student growth and development applicable to the grade assigned.- Good knowledge of school's program of studies related to mission, goals and organization.- Continually study and learn current research and theory.- Ability to plan and implement lessons based on curriculum objectives and the needs and abilities of students.- Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, parents and peers, including serving as a family advocate in the district-wide Family Advocate System.- Skilled and effective in oral and written communication.- Excellent human relations skills.- If teaching a foreign language, proficiency in oral and written communication in that language.- If teaching choral music, ability to demonstrate proper techniques (singing), proficiency in one or more musical instruments.- For both choral and instrumental music teachers, excellent hearing and ability to determine pitch and tone variations.- If teaching in vocational trade, including business trades, journey level proficiency in that trade is required with on-the-job journey, lead, or supervisory experience highly desirable.- If teaching chemistry or certain science classes, ability to use appropriate masks and filters or protective clothing as protections from harmful liquids or fumes.- If teaching physical education and unless assigned full time as health or classroom driver education teacher, must possess sufficient strength, dexterity, endurance, agility and skill to carry out the program of studies for the activities to which assigned.- If a physical education teacher, some assignments may require sufficient athletics skills to demonstrate and perform appropriate athletic techniques at both the beginning and advance levels.- If a physical education teacher, some assignments may require working outdoors in conditions which are moderately comfortable and require adaptation of clothes and dress to the conditions or the use of "sun blockers".- If a resource teacher, assist teachers upon their request in the locations, preparation and development of materials with emphasis on reading as it relates to literacy training; work daily with teachers and students as scheduled and approved by school administration.- Physical and emotional ability and dexterity to perform required work and move about as needed in the fast-paced, high-intensive work environment.- Ability to move around the room in order to effectively monitor student work and behavior.- Possess the patience, caring and desire needed to work with the students and parents to see that each student has the opportunity to succeed.- Take attendance and keep attendance registers, according to Board policy.- Know and follow Section 504 and IDEA amendments.- Be courteous and professional at all times.- Maintain a neat and professional appearance.- Other duties as assignedQualifications: - 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- English as a Second Language endorsement preferred or be committed to obtaining that endorsement.Communication: - 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 Organization: - 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 requiredReasoning 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 formLanguage 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.Terms of Employment: 186 days Salary: Based on KCKPS Salary Schedule FLSA Status: EXEMPT Reports To: Principal Evaluation: Performance will be evaluated in accordance with Board of Education Primary Location: Resurrection School (Title I Program) Salary Range: Salary Schedule / Per Year Shift Type: Part-Time http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484035 English Language Arts Teacher at Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484034 Kansas City Kansas Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): High School Teacher - English Language Arts (2018-2019) Location: Wyandotte, Harmon, WashingtonJob Goal: To facilitate student comprehension and application of concepts, skills and behaviors that contribute to the development of mature, able and responsible member of societyTo 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 successEssential Functions: - Ability to implement 21st Century Skills into the curriculum.- Ability to work a full duty day in the location or locations assigned.- In order to maximize student achievement, teachers should be able to assess student abilities as related to desired educational goals, objectives and student outcomes.- Plans and employs a variety of appropriate instruction/learning strategies and activities which are compatible with the physical facility but serve the needs and capabilities of the students.- In order to provide a general environment conducive to the learning process, the teacher should be able to manage the behavior of learners in the classroom and participate in the management of student behavior in other parts of the school.- Continually communicates to students and parents (either in writing or verbally) instructional expectations, student progress or lack of progress.- Continually assesses the student achievement and maintains appropriate assessment and evaluation documentation for institutions and individual reporting purposes.- Actively participates in and works with other school personnel in planning effective instructional goals, objectives, methods and curriculum.- Participates in professional growth and development activities including staff meetings, and in-service and staff development activities as required or assigned.- Assists in the documentation of student progress by efficiently maintaining and submitting appropriate records and reports.- Ensures that the classroom and/or instructional environment is attractive, healthful, safe and generally conducive to learning.- Actively participates in extra curricular activities as requested by the principal.- Participate as a regular teacher in IEP meetings for IDEA students.- Good knowledge of content, curriculum, methods, materials and equipment of instructional specialty to which assigned.- Good knowledge of student growth and development applicable to the grade assigned.- Good knowledge of school's program of studies related to mission, goals and organization.- Continually study and learn current research and theory.- Ability to plan and implement lessons based on curriculum objectives and the needs and abilities of students.- Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, parents and peers, including serving as a family advocate in the district-wide Family Advocate System.- Skilled and effective in oral and written communication.- Excellent human relations skills.- If teaching a foreign language, proficiency in oral and written communication in that language.- If teaching choral music, ability to demonstrate proper techniques (singing), proficiency in one or more musical instruments.- For both choral and instrumental music teachers, excellent hearing and ability to determine pitch and tone variations.- If teaching in vocational trade, including business trades, journey level proficiency in that trade is required with on-the-job journey, lead, or supervisory experience highly desirable.- If teaching chemistry or certain science classes, ability to use appropriate masks and filters or protective clothing as protections from harmful liquids or fumes.- If teaching physical education and unless assigned full time as health or classroom driver education teacher, must possess sufficient strength, dexterity, endurance, agility and skill to carry out the program of studies for the activities to which assigned.- If a physical education teacher, some assignments may require sufficient athletics skills to demonstrate and perform appropriate athletic techniques at both the beginning and advance levels.- If a physical education teacher, some assignments may require working outdoors in conditions which are moderately comfortable and require adaptation of clothes and dress to the conditions or the use of "sun blockers".- If a resource teacher, assist teachers upon their request in the locations, preparation and development of materials with emphasis on reading as it relates to literacy training; work daily with teachers and students as scheduled and approved by school administration.- Physical and emotional ability and dexterity to perform required work and move about as needed in the fast-paced, high-intensive work environment.- Ability to move around the room in order to effectively monitor student work and behavior.- Possess the patience, caring and desire needed to work with the students and parents to see that each student has the opportunity to succeed.- Take attendance and keep attendance registers, according to Board policy.- Know and follow Section 504 and IDEA amendments.- Be courteous and professional at all times.- Maintain a neat and professional appearance.- Other duties as assignedQualifications: 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 responsibilityEnglish as a Second Language endorsement preferred or be committed to obtaining that endorsement.Communication: - 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 Organization: - 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 requiredReasoning 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 formLanguage 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.Terms of Employment: 186 days Salary: Based on KCKPS Salary Schedule FLSA Status: EXEMPT Reports To: Principal Evaluation: Performance will be evaluated in accordance with Board of Education policy Primary Location: TBD Salary Range: Per Year Shift Type: Full-Time http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484034 School Nurse, RN at Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484033 Kansas City Kansas Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): School Nurse, RN - Anticipated Vacancy Location: TBDJob Goal: To provide direct nursing services to students and staff members, and to maximize health and wellness in the school communityAll duties are performed in accordance with district/state board of education policies and procedures and state law regarding the Nurse Practice Act Essential Functions: - Must possess sufficient strength, endurance, and skill to provide direct professional nursing services, first aid, illness, and emergency care to students and staff guided by the nursing process and in accordance with professional standards, school policy and procedures, and state and local mandates.- Must be able to perform CPR and use an AED (if available)- Administers medication with appropriate documentation.- Able to perform nursing procedures within their scope of practice.- Participates in maintaining accurate medical records to assure compliance with state mandates including immunizations, physical examinations, and medical conditions, and the related archival responsibilities.- Performs mandated screening procedures for vision and hearing.- Provides follow-up evaluations on students as required.- Makes appropriate assessment and referrals for suspected abuse/neglect as a mandated reporter.- Monitors compliance of school health program with federal, state and local laws, regulations and policies.- Manages health room efficiently.- Prepares health reports for supervisor and health department.- Collaborates with other agencies in designing and providing services to our students.- Collaborates with teachers regarding health education and the state curriculum (K-12).- Serves as a resource person on health issues.- Provides staff development on health-related topics for school staff.- Participates in the development of the school emergency health and crises plan.- Where applicable, delegating, monitoring and evaluating aides/assistants/staff members in assigned nursing procedures.- Identification of students with special health care needs.- Development of emergency action plans for students at risk of medical crises at school or during a school function.- Monitoring of individual health care plans (IHP) for students who need invasive procedures performed during the school day.- Provide health related consultation as a member of the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) team.- Ability to work an 8 hour duty day in the location or locations assigned by the supervisor.- Physical and emotional ability to perform required work and move about as needed in the fast-paced, highly intensive school environment.Qualifications: Current Registered Nurse licensure in KansasCurrent Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation program completionMaintain CPR status according to American Heart Association Guidelines.Experience in school nursing preferredComputer literacy and competency in use of existing technology preferredCommunication: 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.Organization: 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 formLanguage 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.Terms of Employment: 186 days Salary: Based on KCKPS Salary Schedule FLSA Status: EXEMPT Reports To: Principal Evaluation: Performance will be evaluated in accordance with Board of Education policy Primary Location: TBD (to be determined) Salary Range: Per Year Shift Type: Full-Time http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484033 Teacher of Visually Impaired at Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484032 Kansas City Kansas Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Teacher of Visually Impaired Location: TBDJob Goal: To provide direct instruction, technical support and skills; this includes providing appropriate tools, materials and curricular support as well as help in functional areas of daily living and vocational areasEssential Functions: - Has primary responsibility for specialized instruction and services required to meet the unique educational needs of students with visual impairments.- Possesses the skills and abilities necessary to provide and coordinate this specialized instruction.- Assists the student, parents, special and general education personnel, and the student's sighted peers in* understanding the unique educational needs and learning characteristics of students with visual impairments* becoming aware of services and support available from local programs for visually impaired students,* acquiring information regarding local, state, and national resources for the education of visually impaired students, and* interpreting the visually impaired student's specific eye condition, the educational implications of the visual impairment, and the results of functional vision and learning media assessments.- Consults regularly with the classroom teacher, other general and special education personnel, parents, and others to coordinate programs and services for the visually impaired student.- Assists the site administrator and teachers in making environmental adjustments for the student in the school.- Shares responsibility with classroom teachers in the identification of instructional areas in which students with visual impairments require assistance.- Assures that large-type or braille texts, testing materials, supplementary materials, educational, aids, and equipment needed by the visually impaired student, and the classroom teacher, are provided in a timely manner to ensure the student's maximum participation in all classroom activities (appropriate educational materials may be prepared or adapted by the VI teacher, or they may be obtained from educational, clerical, or transcriber services.)- Provides instruction in the development and maintenance of skills to meet the student's unique educational needs in the following areas, as indicated in the IEP:* low vision & visual efficiency skills,* concept development & academic skills,* daily living skills,* career & vocational education skills,* communication skills (these skills include braille reading and writing as appropriate),* social/emotional skills and abilities, & sensory motor skills.- Prepares sequential and meaningful instruction geared to the student's assessed needs, IEP goals and objectives, functioning, and motivational levels This instruction should be reflected in weekly or monthly lesson plans, as appropriate.- Provides assistance to the classroom teacher in academic subjects and activities of the classroom that, as a direct result of the student's visual impairment, require adaptation for the student.- Provides initial and ongoing assessment:* consults with assessment team to determine appropriate testing materials and modifications needed,* assists with assessments when needed,* Interprets assessment results when needed.- Conducts functional vision/learning media assessments and produces written reports.- Attends IEP meetings for students with visual impairments.- Schedules time efficiently for assessment, instruction, planning, preparation of materials, travel, and conferences with relevant school and other key individuals.- Maintains ongoing contact with parents to assist them in the development of a realistic understanding of their child's abilities, progress, and future goals.- Provides in-service training programs for school personnel and students and education for parents regarding the needs of visually impaired students and adaptations, programs, and services for these students.- Makes available pamphlets, films, and other public information materials that may be useful in developing realistic and unprejudiced attitudes toward visually impaired students.- Coordinates with other personnel, such as transcribers, readers, counselors, O&M specialists, career/vocational education staff, and rehabilitation counselors.- Maintains a current reference library of professional materials and resources.- Acquires information and training about current research, development, and technology.- Maintain adequate record of all assessments, IEPs, FVA, LMA, progress reports, and eye examinations.Other Duties: (Other duties as assigned.)- Participates in teacher committee work and attends teacher meetings and professional development- Supervision of paraprofessionals as assigned- Prepares and/or escorts students to travel to special classes.- Attends programs and events related to school.- Attends to student's personal care needsQualifications: Meet the employment qualifications set forth by the Kansas City, Kansas Board of Education and the Kansas State Department of EducationObtain Kansas State Licensure for Teacher of the Visually ImpairedCertification of Contracted Braille, required within three (3) years from the date of hireFamiliar with Expanded Core Curriculum.Comfort and skill in teaching functional daily living experiencesFamiliarity with low vision tools and Electronic devices such as Braille and other specialized note takersFamiliar with instructional practices that enhance student engagementAbility to work well with general education teachers and related service providersFlexible work styleCommunication / Organization: - Maintains communication with school personnel, and parents/guardians to enhance cooperative action which will meet the educational needs of students.- Utilizes existing technology effectively in the performance of dutiesReasoning 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 formLanguage Skills: functions of the job include: pertinent laws, codes, policies, and/or regulations; personnel processes; curriculum adoption process; program planning and development; and adult learning styles and curriculum modelsABILITY is required to schedule a number of activities, meetings, and/or events; often gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use job-related equipmentFlexibility is required to independently work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; analyze data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using standardized methodsAbility is also required to work with a significant diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with data of widely varied types and/or purposes; and utilize a variety of job-related equipmentIndependent problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plansProblem solving with data frequently requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is moderate to significant Salary: Based on KCKPS Salary Schedule FLSA Status: EXEMPT Reports To: Special Education Coordinator Evaluation: Performance will be evaluated in accordance with Board of Education policy Primary Location: TBD (to be determined) Salary Range: Per Year Shift Type: Full-Time http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484032 School Psychologist - All Levels (Special Education) at Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484031 Kansas City Kansas Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): School Psychologist - All Levels (Special Education) Location: Central Office and Training CenterJob Goal: The job of School Psychologist is done for the purpose/s of measuring and interpreting the intellectual, adaptive, academic, social and emotional development of children; interpreting results of psychological studies; interpreting and applying state and federal policies/regulations; and developing strategies and interventions to address the needs of studentsEssential Functions: - Administers standardized and/or informal assessments for the purpose of measuring the intellectual, adaptive, academic, social and emotional development of children and/or determining eligibility for services in compliance with state and federal requirements.- Assesses students' functional capabilities and home and/or classroom environment for the purpose of determining student's functional level and developing recommendations and/or placement.- Communicates with students, parents, teachers, other personnel, and outside agencies for the purpose of evaluating situations, solving problems and/or resolving conflicts, providing requested information and developing plans for services.- Compiles information from a variety of sources (e.gschool personnel, parents and guardians, medical personnel, social service and mental health agencies, etc.) for the purpose of producing a comprehensive evaluation report in compliance with established guidelines.- Coordinates with community agencies including medical, social service and mental health services for the purpose of determining appropriate interventions to meet the needs of specific students.- Counsels students, parents and/or guardians regarding students' progress in relation to established objectives for the purpose of providing feedback to gain support in enhancing student success with school and home environment.- Develops behavior plans and curriculum modifications for the purpose of meeting the educational needs of students.- Facilitates meetings and processes for the purpose of ensuring that state and federal guidelines are followed.- Intervenes in occurrences of inappropriate behavior of students for the purpose of assisting students in modifying such behavior and developing successful interpersonal skills.- Participates in meetings, workshops and seminars as assigned for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions.- Prepares a wide variety of written materials (e.gstudent evaluations; various correspondence, memos, behavior plans, Medicaid billings, IEP plan recommendations, progress notes, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written reference, and/or conveying information.- Researches resources and methods (e.gintervention techniques, assessment tools and methods, community resources, etc.) for the purpose of determining the appropriate approach for addressing students' goals.- Supervises interns, practicum students and others for the purpose of monitoring performance, providing for professional growth and achieving overall objectives of school's curriculum.- Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the organization.Qualifications: Meets the employment qualifications set forth by the Kansas City, Kansas Board of Education and the Kansas State Department of Education.Maintain a professional attitude with families and staffValid Kansas Master's level certificationExcellent interpersonal skills and professional judgmentDemonstrated collaborative and consultative skillsCommunication / Organization: Maintains communication with school personnel, and parents/guardians to enhance cooperative action which will meet the educational needs of students.Utilizes existing technology effectively in the performance of duties.Performs other related work as requiredReasoning 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 formLanguage 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.Terms of Employment: 186 days Salary: Based on KCKPS Salary Schedule FLSA Status: EXEMPT Reports To: Director of Special EducationEvaluation: Performance will be evaluated in accordance with Board of Education policy Primary Location: Central Office and Training Center Salary Range: Per Year Shift Type: Full-Time http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484031 Middle School English Language Arts Teacher at Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484030 Kansas City Kansas Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Middle School English Language Arts Teacher (2018-2019) Location: TBDJob Goal: To facilitate student comprehension and application of concepts, skills and behaviorsthat contribute to the development of mature, able and responsible member of societyTo 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.Essential Functions: - Ability to implement 21st Century Skills into the curriculum.- Ability to work a full duty day in the location or locations assigned.- In order to maximize student achievement, teachers should be able to assess student abilities as related to desired educational goals, objectives and student outcomes.- Plans and employs a variety of appropriate instruction/learning strategies and activities which are compatible with the physical facility but serve the needs and capabilities of the students.- In order to provide a general environment conducive to the learning process, the teacher should be able to manage the behavior of learners in the classroom and participate in the management of student behavior in other parts of the school.- Continually communicates to students and parents (either in writing or verbally) instructional expectations, student progress or lack of progress.- Continually assesses the student achievement and maintains appropriate assessment and evaluation documentation for institutions and individual reporting purposes.- Actively participates in and works with other school personnel in planning effective instructional goals, objectives, methods and curriculum.- Participates in professional growth and development activities including staff meetings, and in-service and staff development activities as required or assigned.- Assists in the documentation of student progress by efficiently maintaining and submitting appropriate records and reports.- Ensures that the classroom and/or instructional environment is attractive, healthful, safe and generally conducive to learning.- Actively participates in extra curricular activities as requested by the principal.- Participate as a regular teacher in IEP meetings for IDEA students.- Good knowledge of content, curriculum, methods, materials and equipment of instructional specialty to which assigned.- Good knowledge of student growth and development applicable to the grade assigned.- Good knowledge of school's program of studies related to mission, goals and organization.- Continually study and learn current research and theory.- Ability to plan and implement lessons based on curriculum objectives and the needs and abilities of students.- Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, parents and peers, including serving as a family advocate in the district-wide Family Advocate System.- Skilled and effective in oral and written communication.- Excellent human relations skills.- If teaching a foreign language, proficiency in oral and written communication in that language.- If teaching choral music, ability to demonstrate proper techniques (singing), proficiency in one or more musical instruments.- For both choral and instrumental music teachers, excellent hearing and ability to determine pitch and tone variations.- If teaching in vocational trade, including business trades, journey level proficiency in that trade is required with on-the-job journey, lead, or supervisory experience highly desirable.- If teaching chemistry or certain science classes, ability to use appropriate masks and filters or protective clothing as protections from harmful liquids or fumes.- If teaching physical education and unless assigned full time as health or classroom driver education teacher, must possess sufficient strength, dexterity, endurance, agility and skill to carry out the program of studies for the activities to which assigned.- If a physical education teacher, some assignments may require sufficient athletics skills to demonstrate and perform appropriate athletic techniques at both the beginning and advance levels.- If a physical education teacher, some assignments may require working outdoors in conditions which are moderately comfortable and require adaptation of clothes and dress to the conditions or the use of "sun blockers".- If a resource teacher, assist teachers upon their request in the locations, preparation and development of materials with emphasis on reading as it relates to literacy training; work daily with teachers and students as scheduled and approved by school administration.- Physical and emotional ability and dexterity to perform required work and move about as needed in the fast-paced, high-intensive work environment.- Ability to move around the room in order to effectively monitor student work and behavior.- Possess the patience, caring and desire needed to work with the students and parents to see that each student has the opportunity to succeed.- Take attendance and keep attendance registers, according to Board policy.- Know and follow Section 504 and IDEA amendments.- Be courteous and professional at all times.- Maintain a neat and professional appearance.- Other duties as assignedQualifications: 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 responsibilityEnglish as a Second Language endorsement preferred or be committed to obtaining that endorsement.Communication: - 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 Organization: - 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 requiredReasoning 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 formLanguage 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.Terms of Employment: 186 days Salary: Based on KCKPS Salary Schedule FLSA Status: EXEMPT Reports To: Principal Evaluation: Performance will be evaluated in accordance with Board of Education policy Primary Location: TBD Salary Range: Per Year Shift Type: Full-Time http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484030 Title 1 Teacher at Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484029 Kansas City Kansas Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Title 1 Teacher (Holy Name School) Location: Holy Name SchoolJob Goal: To facilitate student comprehension and application of concepts, skills and behaviors that contribute to the development of mature, able and responsible member of societyTo 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 successEssential Functions: - Ability to implement 21st Century Skills into the curriculum.- Ability to work a full duty day in the location or locations assigned.- In order to maximize student achievement, teachers should be able to assess student abilities as related to desired educational goals, objectives and student outcomes.- Plans and employs a variety of appropriate instruction/learning strategies and activities which are compatible with the physical facility but serve the needs and capabilities of the students.- In order to provide a general environment conducive to the learning process, the teacher should be able to manage the behavior of learners in the classroom and participate in the management of student behavior in other parts of the school.- Continually communicates to students and parents (either in writing or verbally) instructional expectations, student progress or lack of progress.- Continually assesses the student achievement and maintains appropriate assessment and evaluation documentation for institutions and individual reporting purposes.- Actively participates in and works with other school personnel in planning effective instructional goals, objectives, methods and curriculum.- Participates in professional growth and development activities including staff meetings, and in-service and staff development activities as required or assigned.- Assists in the documentation of student progress by efficiently maintaining and submitting appropriate records and reports.- Ensures that the classroom and/or instructional environment is attractive, healthful, safe and generally conducive to learning.- Actively participates in extra curricular activities as requested by the principal.- Participate as a regular teacher in IEP meetings for IDEA students.- Good knowledge of content, curriculum, methods, materials and equipment of instructional specialty to which assigned.- Good knowledge of student growth and development applicable to the grade assigned.- Good knowledge of school's program of studies related to mission, goals and organization.- Continually study and learn current research and theory.- Ability to plan and implement lessons based on curriculum objectives and the needs and abilities of students.- Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, parents and peers, including serving as a family advocate in the district-wide Family Advocate System.- Skilled and effective in oral and written communication.- Excellent human relations skills.- If teaching a foreign language, proficiency in oral and written communication in that language.- If teaching choral music, ability to demonstrate proper techniques (singing), proficiency in one or more musical instruments.- For both choral and instrumental music teachers, excellent hearing and ability to determine pitch and tone variations.- If teaching in vocational trade, including business trades, journey level proficiency in that trade is required with on-the-job journey, lead, or supervisory experience highly desirable.- If teaching chemistry or certain science classes, ability to use appropriate masks and filters or protective clothing as protections from harmful liquids or fumes.- If teaching physical education and unless assigned full time as health or classroom driver education teacher, must possess sufficient strength, dexterity, endurance, agility and skill to carry out the program of studies for the activities to which assigned.- If a physical education teacher, some assignments may require sufficient athletics skills to demonstrate and perform appropriate athletic techniques at both the beginning and advance levels.- If a physical education teacher, some assignments may require working outdoors in conditions which are moderately comfortable and require adaptation of clothes and dress to the conditions or the use of "sun blockers".- If a resource teacher, assist teachers upon their request in the locations, preparation and development of materials with emphasis on reading as it relates to literacy training; work daily with teachers and students as scheduled and approved by school administration.- Physical and emotional ability and dexterity to perform required work and move about as needed in the fast-paced, high-intensive work environment.- Ability to move around the room in order to effectively monitor student work and behavior.- Possess the patience, caring and desire needed to work with the students and parents to see that each student has the opportunity to succeed.- Take attendance and keep attendance registers, according to Board policy.- Know and follow Section 504 and IDEA amendments.- Be courteous and professional at all times.- Maintain a neat and professional appearance.- Other duties as assignedQualifications: 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 responsibilityEnglish as a Second Language endorsement preferred or be committed to obtaining that endorsement.Communication: 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. Organization: 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 requiredReasoning 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 formLanguage 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.Terms of Employment: 186 days Salary: Based on KCKPS Salary Schedule FLSA Status: EXEMPT Reports To: Principal Evaluation: Performance will be evaluated in accordance with the KCKPS Board of Education policy. Primary Location: Holy Name School Salary Range: Per Year Shift Type: Part-Time http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2484029 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!