Providence School of Arts (PSA) private urban Christian Fine & Performing Arts School located in the heart of the Kansas City Metropolitan area. PSA exists to empower children from all back-grounds to discover their value and pursue their purpose through holistic education opportunities.
Classroom Teacher (Kindergarten & 1st Grade)
For the 2020-2021 Academic Year
The Vision – EVERY CHILD IN KANSAS CITY EMPOWERED TO FLOURISH.
That’s the dream that fuels us. We long to see a diverse student population, ethnically and socioeconomically, learning together. To see every child discovering their value and pursuing their purpose. To see the gospel of Jesus bringing reconciliation and restoration to our city through our children. In short, we long to see a city transformed.
What We Do
- We give children access to a quality education and to the performing arts. All of our programs offer scholarships, and tuition is income-based, making them accessible to a wide demographic regardless of background, ethnicity, or socioeconomic status.
- Our elementary school offers a holistic, gospel-centered education that includes an enriching academic curriculum, visual & performing arts classes, and individualized learning pathways.
- Our summer camps offer an affordable introduction to the arts, including theater, dance, music, and visual art. Children ages 3-11 express and develop their God-given creativity while developing basic skills.
- Our enrichment program offers performing arts classes during school hours for homeschoolers and after school hours. Our teachers are highly qualified professionals who teach the true art form and develop the whole child.
Our goal is that every student who walks through our doors will flourish!
Brief Job Description
Classroom Teachers are responsible for establishing an engaging elementary classroom and class environment favorable to learning and students’ personal growth. Personal and professional skill sets enable teachers to build a positive rapport with students, parents and staff members, to guide students’ motivations for learning, and to empower students to be proficient at academic standards for success in future grade levels in accordance with each student’s abilities.
Bachelor’s Degree or higher
2+ years experience working with children
MDOE Teaching Certification preferred but not required.
Strong commitment to school philosophy
Passion for working with children/youth
Outstanding interpersonal, oral, and written skills
Strong organizational skills
Willingness to be a “team-player”
Key Job Responsibilities
Provide strong instructional program for assigned grade level
Demonstrate sound teaching and classroom management skills
Demonstrate knowledge of grade level curriculum
Promote positive school climate and support efforts of the Executive Director
Assists in assessing changing curricular needs and offers plans for improvement
Interested applicants may apply by submitting a cover letter, resume and application to: firstname.lastname@example.org (subject line: Classroom Teacher)