PURPOSE OF JOB

Teaches one or more subjects to students in public secondary schools by performing the following duties.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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.

 

Assigns lesson and corrects homework.

 

Administers tests to evaluate pupil progress, records results, and issues reports to inform parents of progress.

 

Keeps an attendance record.

 

Maintains discipline in classroom.

 

Meets with parents to discuss student progress and problems.

 

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.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree in Secondary Education from four-year college or university

 

Missouri State Certification in Science (5-9) (9-12)

 

SUCCESS FACTORS

Demonstrated experience and/or training in current techniques and skills in teaching secondary level students.

 

Teaching experience in urban schools.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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.

 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

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.