After School (ACE) Teacher

· Kansas City, Missouri
Employment Type Part-Time - Hourly
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Summary                                                          

The mission of CWC Kansas City is to provide an excellent public education focused on developing and demonstrating understanding while building connections within a diverse community. 

 

CWC Kansas City faculty will implement a high-quality, challenging academic program that includes curriculum consistent with the constructivist learning theory, and developing project- based, interdisciplinary units that allow students to develop and then demonstrate their understanding actively and creatively.

This is a part-time position located in Kansas City, MO.  For more information on Citizens of the World Charter Schools – Kansas City, please visit www.cwckansascity.org.

 

Position Overview

The After School Teacher position works to extend the school day through our After Class Enrichment (ACE) program.  The ACE program offers three levels of programming to serve our students:  Care (free play, snack time, homework help, units/lessons linked to the school day), Clubs, and Enrichments. The Teacher position offers collaborative oversight of the after-school learning environment.  

We are looking for candidates who have experience with similar models of instruction, working in diverse communities, and a solid understanding of supporting the academic, social, and emotional development of elementary-aged children. 

Hours are Monday-Friday between 3:15pm – 6:00pm and may be staggered across multiple teachers.  Each position will be 10-15 hours per week.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • Learning the CWCKC values, mission, and model and carrying them out across all responsibilities.
  • Participating in 6 Professional Development days (same basic hours as the normal work schedule) on non-school days to prepare for and hone skills for working with students, delivering our curriculum, and maintaining the culture of the school throughout the afterschool program.

 

  • Implementing the active, fun, appropriate lessons and activities that are provided by the ACE program with students in Kindergarten through 8th grade including games, arts and crafts, pretend play opportunities, science projects, exploratory play, and more.
  • Working collaboratively with school and after-school teachers and supervisors to carry out behavior management strategies to support all learners transitioning from the school day.
  • Carrying out the clean-up process after the end of each school day so that classrooms are prepared for the teacher the following morning.
  • Serve, supervise, and assist students in eating and cleaning up their after-school snack.
  • Taking part in a collaborative professional team environment, working with other teachers and administrators to deliver a smooth transition from the school day to the after-school experience.
  • Maintaining attendance and snack data in the system provided with 100% accuracy.
  • Participating in regular observations, feedback, evaluation, and learning opportunities as needed to ensure excellent performance.
  • Maintaining frequent, respectful, sensitive, and effective communication with students, students’ families, colleagues, and other school stakeholders.

 

 

Qualifications & Traits

The ideal teacher will have:

  • An associate’s degree or two years of college level work (bachelor’s preferred) 
  • Experience (minimum two years preferred) working with young children in learning and/or camp environments 
  • Experience working with diverse populations, including English language learners and students with special needs 
  • Experience developing and delivering curriculum that engages young children in healthy, active, exploratory play 
  • Experience communicating with children using academic language, respectful tones, and styles that support emotional health and well being while maintaining an orderly environment  
  • Comfort with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Gmail.
  • Maturity, humility, strong work ethic, sense of humor, and a can-do attitude 
  • Fluency in Spanish is preferred.

 

 

 

 

 

Compensation & Benefits

CWC Kansas City offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package.  CWC Kansas City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As an organization that values diversity and aims to serve a diverse group of students, we work to reflect this diversity in our staff as well.

 

Contact

Please apply online through the BambooHR Application Portal on our website at www.cwckansascity.org/employment.  No phone calls, please.

 

 

 

 

 


Employee Value Proposition

Who We Are

Who You Are

We are an intentionally diverse and welcoming community.

CWCKC was founded on a belief that we live in a richly diverse world and that diversity makes our experience better.

●        You value diversity in all its dimensions and are excited to be part of a school community where that diversity is authentically encouraged and celebrated.

●     You understand that identity is an important part of who we are - for both adults and students.

We believe education is about more than test scores.

Student learning matters and goes beyond just academics. Our teachers focus on the whole child by building our students’ socio-emotional skills and helping them develop a deeper understanding of themselves.

●        You know that academic learning is important and have experience helping students develop their socio-emotional skills.

●     You understand how to balance academic rigor with the development of the whole child.

Our teaching approach centers students’ interests and needs within projects and real-world experiences.

We strive to provide learning experiences that are meaningful and make a difference in our school and community. Our teachers engage students in projects based on their interests and individual learning needs.

●        You are excited about designing project-based learning experiences for students grounded in their interests, experiences, and identity.

●     You value students constructing their own learning to develop a deeper understanding of the world around them.

●     You embrace creativity and risk- taking in lesson planning.


 

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  • Location
    Kansas City, Missouri
  • Employment Type
    Part-Time - Hourly
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level