HS Social Studies

Atchison County USD 377 • www.usd377.org

USD 377 Atchison County Community Schools is looking for a dynamic- energetic- and passionate HS Social Studies Instructor.

All applicants must complete an online application.

USD 377 Atchison County Community School District is located in Effingham- KS.  We are 40 minutes from Lawrence- 65 minutes from Kansas City- and 45 minutes east of Topeka.


Classroom Instructor Job DescriptionPurpose:  The Classroom Instructor creates a positive learning environment to facilitate the personal- social- and intellectual development of students.  In order to respond to the individnal needs and abilities of students- the Classroom Instructor must work closely with other staff and the administration of U.S.D. 377.Responsible to:  JSH PrincipalPayment rate:  According to negotiated agreement

  1. High school diploma or equivalent.
  2. Bachelors degree from an accredited college/university.
  3. Current Kansas State Teaching Certificate on file in the Central Office.
  4. Health and Inoculation Certificate on file in the Central Office.
  5. Desire to continue career improvement

Essential Functions:

  1. Facilitate the personal- social- and intellectual development of students.
  2. Establish a positive learning environment and respond to the individual needs of students.
  3. Ensure that all activities conform to district gnidelines.
  4. Communicate effectively with all members of the school district and community.
  5. Work effectively with community organizations.
  6. React to change productively and handle other tasks as assigned.
  7. Support the value of an education.
  8. Support the philosophy and mission of U.S.D. No. 377.

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

  1. Requires prolonged sitting or standing.
  2. Occasionally requires physical exertion to manually move- lift- carry- pull- or push heavy objects or materials.
  3. Occasional stooping- bending- and reaching.
  4. Must work indoors and outdoors year-round.
  5. Must work in noisy and crowded environments.

General Responsibilities:

  1. Plan and implement effective lessons- using time- materials and resources effectively.
  2. Motivate students through effective communication and evaluative feedback.
  3. Display a thorough knowledge of curriculum and subject matter.
  4. Demonstrate awareness of the needs of students and provide for individual differences.
  5. Set high expectations for student achievement and behavior.
  6. Demonstrate effective interpersonal relationships with others.
  7. Establish and maintain a positive climate for learning through appropriate classroom management.
  8. Maintain current curriculum and instructional practices.
  9. Coordinate and supervise field trips.
  10. Assist with the activities of student organizations.
  11. Attend and assist when necessary with school events such as musical programs- athletics- student recognition ceremonies- graduation- and open house.
  12. See that district policies are observed during all activities.
  13. Obtain advance approval of the Principal for all activities and expenditures.
  14. Adhere to all district health and safety policies- including all precautions and other Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan.
  15. Other duties as assigned by the Principal- or other Administrative Staff.


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Salary Information

$42,500 - base

Employer Information

Atchison County Community Schools is located in northeast Kansas.  The District includes the rural areas of Atchison County.  It is comprised of an Elementary School and a Junior-Senior High School.  The district is a 2A school located in Effingham, Kansas has a average enrollment of 500 students.

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306 Main Street
Effingham, KS 66023

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