KANSAS CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

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.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  include the following. 

 

  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.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  None

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

NOTE:  Possessing a language certification is not sufficient

 

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.

 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

 

 

 

Length of work year:  185 days

 

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

 

 

 

 

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