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The Guadalupe Centers has been around since 1919, it is the oldest serving agency of its kind in the U.S. It consists of many different programs and locations serving the community in the areas of Health and Social Services, Education, Youth Recreation, Cultural Events, Catering Services, Summer and After-School Programs. The mission of the Guadalupe Centers is to improve the quality of life for individuals in the Latino communities of greater Kansas City.

Guadalupe Centers through its subsidiary Guadalupe Educational Systems, is the proud home of Guadalupe Centers Charter Schools. Guadalupe Centers (GC) Charter Schools are a free, open enrollment, public charter school currently serving students in grades Pre-K and K–12 under the sponsorship of the University of Central Missouri. For GES positions scroll down.

GUADALUPE CENTERS conforms to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities’ individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family &Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise oppose discrimination.

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GES Elementary School Instructional Coach

  • Facilitate the intellectual and professional development of teachers with a focus on improving student achievement.
  • Communicate and demonstrate researched-based instructional practices that result in increased student performance.
  • React to change productively and handle other tasks as assigned.
  • Provide individualized, classroom-based coaching with participants to support them in implementing good instructional practices.
  • Provide organized, individual and/or group learning opportunities for teachers as needed.
  • Assist teachers with instructional decisions based on assessment data when requested.
  • Manage time and schedule flexibility to maximize teacher schedules and learning.
  • Work positively toward meeting identified district and building improvement goals.
  • Possess an understanding of when to contact administrators regarding issues of safety/ethics.
  • Participate fully in professional development for coaches, including peer observations, professional research and reading, and inquiry sessions.
  • Assist teachers in aligning their teaching with appropriate standards, curriculum and assessments.
  • Work collaboratively and collegially with other Instructional Coaches, Curriculum Specialists and District specialists.

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GES Elementary School ELL Paraprofessional

  • Works with individual students or small groups of students to reinforce learning of materials or skills initially introduced and outlined by certified staff.
  • Model appropriate behaviors for students.
  • Develop and maintain a professional rapport with classroom teacher and other staff.
  • Assist students at arrival and dismissal of school.
  • Assist in the supervision of students during lunch and recess periods.
  • Assist with grading and reviewing homework as instructed by the classroom teacher.
  • Assist teachers in monitoring, collecting data and maintaining records regarding student performance and progress.
  • Ability to perform routine classroom management and maintenance duties.
  • Performs assigned supervision of students during lunch periods and recess periods.
  • Ability to organize and retrieve materials and organize schedules according to guidelines.
  • Knowledge of computers with the ability to assist students with educational technology to include software.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisory personnel.

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GES Elementary School Bilingual Receptionist

  • Accurately and efficiently process the required paperwork in a timely and accurately manner.
  • Demonstrates strong customer service in order to serve visitors in a manner that is respectful.
  • Protects employee information by completing and maintaining documentation with strict confidentiality.
  • Compiles a wide variety of data, documents and correspondence for the purpose of disseminating information in compliance with program, district, state and/or federal requirements.
  • Answer the phone, receive messages, and respond to inquiries by staff, parents or community members.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, parents, colleagues and community members.
  • Serve as a positive role model for the purpose of demonstrating professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, colleagues and community members.
  • Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits and other related duties for the purpose of ensuring an effective work environment.
  • Perform various other duties as assigned for the purpose of serving clients, students and staff needs and ensuring the efficient functioning of programs.

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GES Elementary School Nurse

Manage and coordinate the assigned school’s health services program based on requirements established by school division policies, procedures, and protocols, and by local, state and national regulations and statues; maintain and operate the school clinic.

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GES High School Freshman/Junior Seminar Teacher

The Freshman/Junior Seminar position is a full-time teaching position at Guadalupe Centers Charter High School.

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GES Middle School ESL Instructional Coach

The ESL Instructional Coach will primarily work with classroom teachers to implement ESL strategies and scaffolding for student understanding (Listening and Reading), student interaction, and student production (Speaking and Writing) across all WIDA levels. He/She will ensure that GES programs and curricula are implemented in order to maximize student learning experiences and increase the achievement of English Language Learning (ELL) students.

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GES PreK Teacher Assistant

To assist with creating a quality program and a class environment conducive to learning and personal growth; to establish effective rapport with students; to establish good relationships with parents and other staff members.

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GES Middle School Math Teacher

Reports to Principal. Works closely with grade level team members, content teams and curriculum teams.

A Classroom Teacher must be goal-oriented, hardworking and enthusiastic about fostering children in their academic and social growth. The ideal candidate has a passion for working with children from diverse backgrounds in an urban setting.

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GES Middle School ELA Teacher

Reports to Principal. Works closely with grade level team members, content teams and curriculum teams.

A Classroom Teacher must be goal-oriented, hardworking and enthusiastic about fostering children in their academic and social growth. The ideal candidate has a passion for working with children from diverse backgrounds in an urban setting.

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GES High School Math Teacher

Reports to Principal. Works closely with grade level team members, content teams and curriculum teams.

A Classroom Teacher must be goal-oriented, hardworking and enthusiastic about fostering children in their academic and social growth. The ideal candidate has a passion for working with children from diverse backgrounds in an urban setting.

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GES Elementary School Reading Interventionist (PT)

  • Coordinate and facilitate the school’s literacy intervention program.
  • Collaborate with teachers individually to identify the literacy needs of students, to set learning goals and targets, and to problem solve with teachers to develop best practices for continuous academic growth of students in literacy.
  • Assist teachers with the collection of data, analysis of data results and supports the sharing of findings with all staff.
  • Review student achievement and assist with placing students in appropriate reading and writing intervention and support services.
  • Teach targeted literacy intervention to small groups of students daily using research-based strategies and resources.
  • Assist students using software and materials related to literacy programs.
  • Meet regularly with the classroom teacher to plan literacy instruction that correlates with the individual student’s needs or as requested by the classroom teacher.
  • Attend professional development to enhance knowledge of pedagogy and content, especially literacy.
  • Maintain and submit accurate and up-to-date management records of all students’ progress.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities related to literacy as assigned by supervisor.

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Interested applicants: In order to be considered for a position, we require the submission of a completed application. Please complete and submit an application for any open positions for which you are qualified in person or by email at opportunities@guadalupecenters.org Certain jobs require the submission of a résumé and cover letter.

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