Family Consumer Science Teacher 6th-12th USD 489

Posted: 02/17/2023

6-12 Family and Consumer Science Teacher USD 489

Are you looking to be part of a dynamic and innovative team of teachers who believe in their mission of serving every student, every day? USD 489 Hays is the place you want to be! We are looking for motivated educators who are goal-driven and steadfast in their approach to teaching content, but more importantly, in supporting each student to achieve their academic and personal goals. We offer the autonomy and support to be your best self.

Position Purpose 
-  Under the general supervision of the School Principal, to develop students' skills and competence in one or more fields of life skills, human services, human growth and development, culinary arts, and restaurant and event managament.

Essential Functions 
-Develop, implement, and evaluate a plan of work based on locally identified needs which will lead to improved quality of living for families and individuals.
-Develop, lead, and/or teach educational programs which focus on: 1) making healthy choices; 2) nuturing families; 3) embracing life as you age; 4) securing financial stability; 5) promoting healthy homes and communities; 6) consumer sciences programming areas including: food and nutrition; family resource management; human development and family relations; health, safety and wellness; leadership development; clothing and textiles; housing and the use of environment; home-based and micro business. 
-Use proven, research-based teaching methods to instruct community members on these curriculum areas.
-Implement educational programs which strengthen families and individuals.

Additional Duties 
-  Performs other related tasks as assigned by the principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent. 
Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

-  Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 
-  Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles. 
-  Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans. 
-  Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students. 
-  Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed. 
-  Ability to organize and coordinate work. 
-  Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents. 
-  Ability to engage in self-evaluation regarding performance and professional growth. 
-  Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work. 

Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards 
-  Works in standard office and school building environments. 

Qualifications Profile 
-  State Certification as a Family and Consumer Science Teacher or as required for position. 

-  Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment

Salary and Benefits:  Our District’s Certified Salary Schedule has 12 categories, with salaries ranging from $42,700 to $64,350.

·         Full District Paid Single Medical and Dental Coverage
·         Free Annual Eye Exams with Medical Coverage
·         Ancillary and Voluntary offerings include Vision Materials Coverage
·         District Paid Basic Life Insurance, Voluntary Life
·         Short Term Disability, Accident, Critical Illness, Identify Theft Insurance
·         Flexible Spending options for Medical Expenses and Dependent Day Care 
·         District contribution to Health Saving Account 
·         District contribution to 403b retirement plan in addition to KPERS - State of Kansas Retirement
·         Tuition Assistance partnership with FHSU 
·         Paid Time Off
·         Seasonal Breaks, Weekends, Holidays Off


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