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KCA Employment Opportunities 

Kansas City Academy has a strong commitment to our school's core values.  At KCA we strive to create a safe and caring community that provides a creative, flexible, and intellectually stimulating learning environment where learners prepare for responsible participation in their society. Therefore we seek employees from diverse backgrounds who can inspire our students. 

6th and 7th Grade ELA/SS Teacher


We are seeking a dynamic and innovative educator to join our team as a 6th and 7th grade ELA/SS teacher. The ideal candidate will have a passion for teaching middle school students and a deep understanding of the ELA and Social Studies curriculum.


  • Create and implement lesson plans that align with research-based standards for ELA and Social Studies.

  • Design and administer assessments to monitor student progress and adjust instruction as needed.

  • Provide feedback and support to students to help them reach their academic goals.

  • Foster a positive and inclusive classroom environment that supports the diverse learning needs of all students.

  • Collaborate with other teachers and staff to develop and implement school-wide initiatives.

  • Communicate regularly with parents and guardians to keep them informed of their child's progress and any concerns.

  • Participate in professional development opportunities to stay up-to-date with best practices in ELA and Social Studies Education



  • Bachelor's degree in Education or related field (Master's degree preferred)

  • Valid teaching certification in ELA and Social Studies

  • Familiarity with educational standards for ELA and Social Studies

  • Strong organizational and communication skills

  • Ability to work collaboratively with other teachers and staff

  • Commitment to creating an inclusive and supportive learning environment for all students.


If you are a passionate educator who is committed to helping students succeed, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity to join our team as a 6th and 7th-grade ELA/SS teacher.


If you are interested in this opportunity, please send a letter of introduction and resume to Brian McDavitt at or call KCA at 816-444-5225.

Part-Time Bookkeeper


The Part-time Accountant is responsible for running and recording monthly payroll, processing, and recording accounts payable activity, and maintaining the accuracy of fiscal tracking documents and files. This position provides bookkeeping tasks to ensure that KCA adheres to best practices and requirements for non-profit business operations and reporting. Confidentiality, efficient time management, excellent organizational skills, and attention to accuracy are essential qualifications for this position. This part-time position, a maximum of 20 hours per week, will report to the Principal.



  • Provides financial information to the Principal by researching and analyzing accounting data and preparing reports.

  • Documents financial transactions by entering account information.

  • Recommends financial actions by analyzing accounting options.

  • Summarizes current financial status by collecting information and preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statements, and other reports.

  • Prepares special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.

  • Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents.

  • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.

  • Secures financial information by maintaining 3 days of QuickBooks backups.

  • Maintains financial security by following internal controls.

  • Prepares payments by verifying documentation

  • Complies with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements and advising management on needed actions.

  • Protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.

  • Responsible for essential tasks relating to Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable as directed by the Principal and in accordance with KCA’s accounting policies and procedures.

  • Responsible for maintaining the general ledger in QuickBooks.

  • Other duties as assigned.




  • Education: Bachelor’s degree required.

  • 3-4 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Windows, Word, and Excel.

  • Experience with accounting software. Experience with QuickBooks is a plus.

  • Experience with payroll systems.

  • Experience with accounting software, experience with QuickBooks a plus.

  • Balance sheet reconciliations

  • Experience and comfort with the use of telephone, computer systems and software, and office equipment.

  • Attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Good organizational skills with the ability to comfortably multi-task

  • Ability, focus, and discipline to work with minimal direct supervision

  • Ability to interact with staff, students, parents, and visitors at school while remaining professional, polite, and courteous.

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities effectively

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send a letter of introduction and resume to Brian McDavitt at or call KCA at 816-444-5225.

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