Intermediate Elementary Teacher - Spring Semester 2024
Burlingame USD 454 • www.usd454.net
The Burlingame School District seeks to hire an elementary teacher. The candidate must possess strong instructional skills coupled with the ability to foster healthy working relationships with students, colleagues, and the community. Applicants need to embrace a positive and proactive classroom management style that recognizes students for their healthy contributions to school as well as the capacity to create a structured learning environment that is safe and secure. Technology skills are an essential attribute for all candidates. Each classroom is equipped with a Newline Interactive Board, and all students are issued a personal Chromebook.
District benefits include Single Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthcare/Dental Plan KPERS retirement tax sheltered annuities tuition reimbursement 10 days discretionary leave and Section 125 benefit options which include life insurance short term disability vision insurance medical reimbursement spending account and dependent care flex spending account. The district has a childcare center on site.
First year teaching salary is $43 000 plus benefits for the 2023-2024 school year. Salary is based upon additional learning and experience. Salary will be prorated for the balance of the school year. Supplemental coaching positions may be available.
SMALL TOWN ATMOSPHERE WITH THE CONVENIENCE OF A LARGE CITY!
Burlingame, USD 454 is located in northeast Kansas just south of Topeka, the state`s capitol. Burlingame is located within an hours driving distance of Topeka (20 miles), Lawrence (45 miles and home to The University of Kansas), Kansas City (60 miles), Manhattan (60 miles and home to Kansas State University), and Emporia (45 miles and home to Emporia State University).
The Burlingame School District offers a rigorous academic regimen for all students that is challenging and thought provoking thus preparing them for whatever career path they might choose whether it be the workforce, technical school, junior college or college. Secondary students have the opportunity to earn dual credits through Allen Community College as it is located on the Burlingame campus. Students also have the opportunity to attend and earn a technical degree from Washburn Technical School due to a partnership between the Burlingame School District and Washburn Technical School located in Topeka, Kansas.
The Burlingame community takes great pride in the school`s athletic programs. Students receive a well-rounded education as they are encouraged to participate in a vast variety of extra-curricular activities and are cheered on by generations of Burlingame graduates who often return to campus to support such activities. GO BEARCATS!
Instructionally, the Burlingame School District hires and maintains a staff of highly quality teachers and administrators. Class sizes are small ranging from ten to seventeen students, and students perform above the state average in the core areas of reading and math. The district offers a research-based and instructionally sound curriculum that challenges students to think and problem-solve at high levels.
Burlingame is a safe community and the school district offers a safe and orderly learning environment for its students. The climate of the school district is positive and proactive with the goal of assisting all students to achieve their greatest potential with cutting edge technology and current instructional resources.
BIG THINGS HAPPEN IN THIS SMALL TOWN!!