Teacher, 2nd Grade

Augusta USD 402 • www.usd402.com

SUMMARY:     This position creates a flexible elementary program and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth; establishes effective rapport with pupils to motivate them to develop the skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for elementary education in accordance with each pupils ability; and to establish good relationships with parents and other staff members.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:     Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Teaches district approved curriculum.
  2. Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning through functional and attractive displays, interest centers, and exhibits of students work.
  3. Instructs pupils in citizenship and subject matter specified in state law and district policies.
  4. Develop lesson plans and instructional material to provide individualized and small group instruction, adapting the curriculum to meet each pupils needs.
  5. Uses developmentally appropriate learning experiences.
  6. Communicates regularly with parents by means of newsletters, notes, phone calls, conferences, etc.
  7. Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior to achieve an effective learning atmosphere.
  8. Evaluates pupils academic and social growth, keeping appropriate records and preparing progress reports.
  9. Identifies pupil needs and makes referrals and develops strategies for individual education plans.
  10. Is available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day.
  11. Plans and coordinates the work of paraeducators and volunteers in the classroom and on field trips.
  12. Maintains confidentiality of student information.

Benefits Information

A single, district-paid health insurance premium is included.  Other benefits such as dental and vision insurance as well as cafeteria plans/tax sheltered annuities are available at the employee's expense.

Salary Information

Starting salary $45,000 with a bachelor's degree based upon the 2023-34 salary schedule, higher depending upon experience, graduate hours, and FTE.  New teachers will be paid $100 per day to attend up to four (4) new teacher orientation days.

Employer Information

Augusta USD 402

Augusta USD 402 believes that Student Success is #1. Augusta USD 402 is a 4A school district located 15 minutes east of Wichita.  We enjoy the advantages of a small town and as well as the opportunities available to us being in close proximity to Wichita.

USD 402 currently educates around 1,900 students in three elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. We offer several pre-k/preschool programs, all day kindergarten, special education services, and a wide variety academic and athletic courses/activities .

Augusta Public Schools is the right place for your professional career. The District offers licensed staff::

  • Competitive Salary
  • Additional Compensation for Supplemental Duties Added to Teaching Assignments
  • Tax-deferred Annuity Program (optional)
  • Direct Payroll Deposit
  • Comprehensive Insurance Program
  • Universal Leave (per negotiated agreement)
  • Sick Leave Bank Option (per negotiated agreement)

In addition, Augusta teachers are encouraged to grow professionally through a variety of professional learning activities and through a salary step program that provides compensation for additional college credits and/or impact level points. Instructors also enjoy state-of-the-art facilities, small class sizes, strong parental involvement, and a BOE that advocates for students and professional growth.

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2345 Greyhound Dr.
Augusta, KS 67010

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