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The purpose of Kansas City Public Schools (KCPS) is to provide a quality education that prepares all of our students, regardless of background or circumstances, for success in college, career and life.

We will produce scholars who are high-achieving critical thinkers, prepared to succeed in a constantly changing world and engaged in the improvement of their communities.


Through an immersive language approach in Mandarin, teaches all 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.


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

  • Hold or be eligible for MO State Certification-Chinese Certification

  • Must be bilingual (Mandarin/English)


  • Demonstrated experience and/or training in current techniques and skills in teaching elementary 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. 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. Job requires the employee occasionally to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Visual ability requires mono and color vision, close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Length of work year: 8 hours per day; 5 days/week; 185 work days 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.

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter why you are interested in this position to quoting in subject line: ‘’Application for position as Elementary Classroom Teacher - grade 3 & 4 ’’ - REF:

Please also note that you will have to fill in an application form online for this specific position:

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