Hope Lutheran School in Shawnee, Kansas, is seeking a full-time Middle School Language Arts Teacher for grades 7-8, (plus grade 8 middle school homeroom) to begin the 2024-2025 school year.
Hope Lutheran is located in a lovely suburb of Kansas City, Missouri. Our church is a great support for our school, and it is growing! Come join the team!
Please email resumes to jankowski@hopelutheran.org.
The successful candidate will:
  • PREFERRED: Be eligible for a Call within the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, and become an active member of Hope Lutheran Church
  •  REQUIRED: Be a practicing, professing Christian, active in his or her own Christian congregation
  •  Deliver comprehensive math instruction, infusing classroom discussion with inquiry-based methods, using designed curriculum and assessments.
  •  Prove knowledge of middle school pedagogy and the developmental needs of early adolescents.
  •  Provide a motivating and stimulating learning environment for all students, embracing the necessary dynamics for differentiated learning.
  •  Understand and adapt to the range of student needs across a developmental spectrum with patience, flexibility, humor, and empathy.
  •  Build positive relationships with students while establishing and maintaining appropriate standards for behavior in class
  •  Build positive relationships with parents, keeping them updated on student academic and behavioral progress.
  •  Work in a team environment, and embrace the team concept within grade levels and departments to provide the most comprehensive and inclusive approach to student needs.
  •  Attend meetings regularly.
  •  Enter grades and complete grade reports in a timely fashion.
  •  Respond to electronic communication in a timely fashion.
  •  Organize, supervise, or coach selected student activities or elective classes, as is the practice in our school.
  •  Hold a current Kansas Teaching License, or in the case of out-of-state licensure, make an application to the State of Kansas at the time of hire.
The anticipated start date for this position is August 1st, 2024. 
In His Service,
Mrs. Nancy Jankowski, M.Ed.
Hope Lutheran Church and School 
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