“Dedicated to the well-being and educational success of EVERY child.”
As a KCC Elementary Professor you will surround yourself with fellow educators, leadership and support staff who pursue our mission of serving EVERY student with caring hearts, subject area expertise, and a passion to nurture our students to becoming lifelong learners.
In a time when so many students feel like they are just a number, our small campus setting offers KCC Professors the opportunity to have a true, positive impact on the elementary school experience of our students.
We are a family… faculty, students, parents, administration and our local community. We work together to help our students to recognize and reach their full potential through a strong foundation emphasizing character and values.
Professors will deliver instructional and developmental services in: related academic subject matter; social, behavioral, and other educational skill areas; planning, developing, organizing and conducting a comprehensive, high quality educational program for elementary school level students; assisting students in areas of personal and individual development; and assisting students in making appropriate life style adjustments, and in the determination of career and vocational choices.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Instructional Planning- Teach and instruct in Kid’s Community College; approved subject matter areas for comprehensive elementary school education program.
Develop Lesson Plans that allow and ensure attainment of Florida Next Generation Sunshine State Standards on grade level and beyond.
Individualize and adapt educational processes and procedures to enhance pupil educational opportunities.
Incorporate thematic units as developed school-wide.
Coordinate Lesson Plans with other Professors to maximize possibilities for teaching similar topics in the same general time frame, thus reinforcing student knowledge on an interdisciplinary basis.
Use interventions and strategies in their teaching/instruction to close the academic achievement gap for students performing below grade level.
Utilize an adopted core course of study, instructional program guidelines, and other materials in planning and developing lesson plans and teaching outlines.
Review, analyze and evaluate pupil academic, social, and emotional growth.
Prepare, administer, score, record, and report the results of criterion referenced tests, and administer, scores, records and report the results of group standardized tests in evaluating pupil growth and progress.
Minimum of a Bachelors degree with emphasis in education or the specific subject area being taught.
Valid Florida Teaching Certificate , K-3, K-6 or eligibility for Temporary or Professional Certification in subject area as required by the Florida Course Code Directory.
Expertise in subject being taught as evidenced by personal skills and knowledge, an undergraduate major or minor or graduate degree in the subject they will teach, or direct subject-area teaching experience.
Understanding of academic, social, and behavioral needs and characteristics of elementary pupils.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Principles, theories, methods, techniques, and strategies pertaining to teaching and instruction of elementary school level pupils.
Educational curriculum and instructional goals and objectives, and educational trends and research findings pertaining to comprehensive elementary school programming.
Behavior management and behavior shaping strategies, techniques and methods, and conflict resolution procedures.
Socio-economic and cultural background differences of the school.