Kansas City, MO School DistrictESL Teacher 870 (2019-2020)

Kansas City, MO School District

ESL Teacher 870 (2019-2020) (ESL Teacher 870 (2019-2020))

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Job Details

TitleESL Teacher 870 (2019-2020)
Posting IDESL Teacher 870 (2019-2020)


Teaches one or more subjects to English as a Second Language students in public schools by performing the following duties.



  • Instructs students by lecturing, demonstrating, and using audiovisual aids and other materials to supplement presentations.
  • Prepares course objectives and outline for course of study following curriculum guidelines or requirements of state and school.
  • Collaborates with mainstream teachers to link ESL and content instruction and provide support to English language learners.
  • Assigns lessons and corrects homework.
  • Adapts materials, assignments and assessments to meet the needs of English language learners.
  • Uses differentiated instruction and interventions to meet the needs of English language learners.
  • Administers tests to evaluate pupil progress, records results, and issues reports to inform parents of progress.
  • Keeps attendance records.
  • Maintains discipline in classroom.
  • Meets with parents to discuss student progress and problems.
  • Ensures that communications to parents are translated into parents’ home language whenever possible.
  • Participates in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops.
  • Performs related duties such as sponsoring one or more activities or student organizations, assisting pupils in selecting course of study, and counseling student in adjustment and academic problems.



  • Bachelor's degree in Education from four-year college or university
  • Valid Missouri State Certification in grade level or content area assigned
  • Valid Missouri State Certification in ESL (K-12) or ESL Endorsement 



  • Demonstrated experience and/or training in current techniques and skills in teaching English language learners.
  • Teaching experience in urban schools.



While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to sit.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.


Length of work year: 185 day calendar; 8hrs/day, 5 days/week

Benefits: Health and Dental Insurance are provided.
KCPS Defined Benefit Pension plan – mandatory 9% contribution is required from employee and matched by KCPS; Voluntary retirement savings plans are also available.

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangeSee Teacher Salary Schedule / Per Year
LocationVarious Locations-Language Services

Applications Accepted

Start Date10/09/2019
End Date12/31/2019

Job Contact

NameTitleHuman Resources