2024-2025 Lower School Teachers, Grades 1-5

The Barstow School seeks to hire dynamic teachers for lower school grades 1-5.  

Exemplary teachers are Barstow’s greatest asset.  Candidates must exhibit pride in their profession and competency in their subject matter.  In all aspects of life, candidates must be conscious of their position as role models for students.
Successful candidates will combine a caring and understanding attitude with consistency, fairness, and creativity.  Ever conscious of the child’s self-esteem, they should be generous with praise and demonstrate an awareness of the developmental stages of their students, thus fostering mutual respect.
Candidates should be proficient in utilizing technology in the classroom and promote student use of a variety of resources, realizing that these play an integral part in instruction.
The ideal candidate for this position will possess:
●     A bachelor’s degree in education.
●     At least two years teaching, preferably in an independent school setting.
●     A high degree of comfort using technology to inform instruction.
●     Excellent organization, communication, and teambuilding skills.
●     Expertise and/or experience in curriculum planning.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and a Barstow Employment Application to Todd Nelson, Director of Lower School, at todd.nelson@Barstowschool.org.
Located in Kansas City, Missouri and founded in 1884, The Barstow School is a co-educational school where students in preschool through twelfth grade develop in a challenging educational community.  As originally stated by Mary Louise Barstow, the objective of the school remains “to promote sound scholarship and to give symmetrical development to mind, body and character.”
The Barstow School admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law in the administration of its educational and admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, or athletic and other school-administered programs.
This policy of nondiscrimination governs the hiring of employees as well and includes the administration of all benefits and policies throughout the term of employment.
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