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 Elementary Spanish Immersion-Bilingual (2022-2023) - Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Job information
Posted by: Kansas City Public Schools 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Other
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: Spanish - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 729865657 / Latpro-3852013 
Date posted: Jan-04-2022
State, Zip: Missouri, 64101


5th grade classroom teacher.


Job Description

Job Title: Foreign Language Teacher for Immersion/Dual Language Program

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:

PURPOSE OF JOB: Provides total immersion education and core language instruction.


  1. Teaches core subjects to students in a foreign language.
  2. Prepares course objectives and outline for course of study following curriculum guidelines or requirements of state and school.
  3. Prepares, administers and corrects tests; records results.
  4. Assigns lessons, corrects papers, and hears oral presentation.
  5. Maintains order in the classroom.
  6. Keeps attendance and grade records as required by the school.
  7. Counsels pupils when adjustment and academic problems arise.
  8. Discusses pupils' academic and behavioral attitudes and achievements with parents.
  9. Assist with the development and implementation of 2nd Language teaching curriculum.
  10. Attends on-going training and professional development to maintain success of program.
  11. Learns current teaching strategies and procedures to assure success of the foreign language program.
  12. Adheres to all district policies and procedures that pertain to KCMSD teacher employees.
  13. Assists Foreign Language Resource teacher as needed.
  14. Speaks English fluently.
  15. Other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor's degree (or in the case of a foreign transcript, the equivalent thereof) in Education from a 4-year college or university
  • Native or near native fluency in the language to be taught
  • Possess good skills in speaking and writing English.
  • Hold or be eligible for Elementary Education (1-6) Certification and/or Early Childhood (PK-3) Certification.

NOTE: Possessing a language certification is not sufficient

  • Must have a good command of academic, as well as conversational language in the target language
  • Demonstrated experience and/or training in current techniques and skills in teaching elementary level students
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication abilities

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.


Note: If brought to the US through Visa, paid for by the KCPS, cannot apply for transfer from the program for which they were hired for 10 years.

Length of work year: 205 days

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


Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education


Bachelor's Degree

Job type

Full time


See job description.


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