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 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. 

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Positions

High School Math Teacher

 

Purpose of Position

We are seeking a dedicated and passionate educator to temporarily fill the position of High School Math Teacher for a duration of one quarter. The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in mathematics and pedagogy, with the ability to effectively teach a range of courses including pre-algebra, geometry, and calculus. This educator will be teaching students in grades 8-12th, with class sizes of 4-12 students.

Responsibilities

  • Plan and deliver engaging and rigorous lessons that cater to a diverse range of student abilities and learning styles.

  • Develop and implement a curriculum aligned with state standards and the school's educational objectives.

  • Utilize a variety of instructional strategies, resources, and technologies to enhance student understanding and engagement.

  • Assess student learning through formative and summative assessments, providing timely and constructive feedback to support student growth.

  • Foster a positive and inclusive classroom environment conducive to learning and academic success.

  • Collaborate with colleagues to share best practices, resources, and strategies for enhancing mathematics instruction.

  • Communicate regularly with students, parents, and administrators regarding student progress, academic concerns, and classroom activities.

 

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

  • Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Education, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).

  • In the process of getting a teaching certification or credential in secondary mathematics acceptable.

  • Prior experience teaching high school mathematics, preferably in pre-algebra, geometry, and calculus.

  • Strong knowledge of mathematical concepts and principles across multiple levels of proficiency.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage and motivate students.

  • Flexibility, adaptability, and a willingness to collaborate with colleagues to meet the diverse needs of students.

  • Commitment to fostering a positive and inclusive learning environment that values diversity and promotes equity.

 

Application Process

To apply for this position, please submit a resume, cover letter, and any supporting documents (such as transcripts, teaching certification, and letters of recommendation) to Brian McDavitt at bmcdavitt@kcacademy.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

 

Join our eclectic team of educators and make a meaningful impact on the lives of high school students as they explore their journey toward finding an acquired love (or tolerance) for mathematics. Plus, enjoy an amazing lunch prepared by culinary students!

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