KANSAS CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Job Title: Secondary Computer Science Teacher
Job Title Code: 00870
Salary Grade: T01-T06
Department: Career & Technical Education
Reports To: Director
FLSA Status: Exempt
Date Prepared: March 20, 2015 Revised: December 2019
PURPOSE OF JOB:
Under the direction of the director, plans and provides for
appropriate learning experiences for students. Instructs and
supervises students in a variety of school-related settings.
Monitors and evaluates student outcomes.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Meets and instructs assigned classes at designated locations
and times. Maintains a safe and orderly learning environment. *
Plans and implements instructional programs that adhere to system
wide goals and priorities and meet the needs, interests, and
abilities of students. * Prepares and documents appropriate lesson
plans, based upon adopted curricula, to teach instructional
objectives. * Creates an instructional environment that is
conducive to the intellectual, physical, social, and emotional
development of students. * Communicates standards, achievements,
and deficiencies to students and parents. Meets with students and
parents. * Maintains complete and accurate student academic,
attendance, and disciplinary records. Monitors and assesses
students' academic progress. * Oversees the appropriate use and
care of textbooks, instructional materials, facilities, and
equipment. * Collaborates with school administrators, other
teachers, para-educators, parents, and community members in the
education of students. * Attends staff meetings. Serves on various
committees. * Other duties may be assigned.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None
* Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
within the applicable field. * Possession of, or eligibility for, a
Missouri Certificate commensurate to the position is required. *
Knowledge of Computer Programming Languages, including JAVA,
principles and practices of pedagogy, curriculum, effective
instructional techniques, instructional materials and equipment.
Skills in instructing students. Skills in preparing and
implementing lesson plans. Skill in communicating with students,
their parents, administrators, and others. Technology competency.
Knowledge of and skill in the use of database, internet,
spreadsheet, word processing, and related applications. Ability to
properly maintain confidential information.
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. 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
Benefits: Health and Dental Insurance are provided.
KCPS Defined Benefit Pension plan - mandatory 9.0% contribution
is required from employee and matched by KCPS; Voluntary retirement
savings plans are also available.