Kansas City, MO School District2019-20 Elementary Teacher - Foreign Language Academy (Spanish Immersion)

Kansas City, MO School District

2019-20 Elementary Teacher - Foreign Language Academy (Spanish Immersion) (2019-20 Elementary Teacher - Foreign Language Academy (Spanish Immersion))

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Title2019-20 Elementary Teacher - Foreign Language Academy (Spanish Immersion)
Posting ID2019-20 Elementary Teacher - Foreign Language Academy (Spanish Immersion)


Job Description 


Job Title:              Foreign Language Academy Elementary Teacher (Spanish/English)              

Job Title Code:    1390

Salary Grade:      TC01 – T06 (see Teacher Salary Schedule)

Department:         Curriculum & Instruction

Reports To:          Principal

FLSA Status:        Exempt

Date Prepared:    July 2010               Revised:  April 2018                


PURPOSE OF JOB:  Provides total immersion education and core language instruction.




  1. Teaches English Language Arts 
  2. Teaches other core subjects to students in a foreign language (Spanish). 
  3. Prepares course objectives and outline for course of study following curriculum guidelines or requirements of state and school.
  4. Prepares, administers and corrects tests; records results.
  5. Assigns lessons, corrects papers, and hears oral presentation.
  6. Maintains order in the classroom.
  7. Keeps attendance and grade records as required by the school.
  8. Counsels pupils when adjustment and academic problems arise.
  9. Discusses pupils’ academic and behavioral attitudes and achievements with parents.
  10. Assist with the development and implementation of 2nd Language and IB teaching curriculum.
  11. Attends on-going training and professional development to maintain success of program.
  12. Learns current teaching strategies and procedures to assure success of the foreign language program.
  13. Adheres to all district policies and procedures that pertain to KCMSD teacher employees.
  14. Speaks English and Spanish fluently.
  15. Other duties as assigned.





  • Bachelor’s degree (or in the case of a foreign transcript, the equivalent thereof)  in Education from a 4-year college or university
  • Native or near native fluency in the language to be taught
  • Possess good skills in speaking and writing English.
  • Hold or be eligible for Elementary Education (1-6) Certification and/or Early Childhood (PK-3) Certification.

NOTE:  Possessing a language certification is not sufficient

  • IB (International Baccalaureate) expereience is preferred, but not required.
  • Must have a good command of academic, as well as conversational language in the target language
  • Demonstrated experience and/or training in current techniques and skills in teaching elementary level students
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication abilities


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


This job requires that the employee be able to: sit, stand, walk, speak, hear, use hands, fingers, reach with hands and fingers; bend, stoop, lift objects of at least ten pounds; visual ability requires mono and color vision.






Length of work year:  185 days


Benefits:  Retirement Programs, Health and  Dental Insurance are provided.





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Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Rangesee teacher salary schedule / Per Year
LocationForeign Language Academy

Applications Accepted

Start Date06/24/2019

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