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The Kansas City region boasts some of the most unique and diverse school models in the nation. Kansas City is even home to the highest-performing school in the state of Missouri. Join talented colleagues, make your mark and get paid for it.
Kansas City offers the challenges of a large urban area but, at its core, is a community that embraces change and strives for excellence. There is a secure future for anyone working in the classroom here, especially for STEM teachers. Are you ready to empower students to navigate and thrive in a changing world? Get to know your future coworkers.
If you like a challenge, and daily gratification that what you're doing matters, teaching could be your calling. You bring unique skills and personal history to any job you take—but leading a classroom takes full advantage of both. In this career, you'll work hard while building skills that set you up to succeed no matter where your professional life takes you.
There are many pathways to becoming a teacher that you can take advantage of. From traditional educator preparation programs to alternative certification, anyone with the drive and skills to lead a classroom can find a way to licensure. We break it down in just a few steps. Get started by checking out our overview.
If the word “requirement” scares you, you’ll like our resource on understanding certification. Once you get to know which subject, specialty and grade level are for you, next steps just fall into place. Get a head start by getting to know certification in Kansas City.
Once you're certified to teach, you'll probably want a job. (Give a mouse a cookie...) We've partnered with 8 school districts in the Kansas City area to bring you the nitty-gritty details about what working as a teacher here is like. Hear directly from your future colleagues and see what job openings might be up your alley.
Kansas City Public Schools superintendent and senior program officer for Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation visited the FOX 4 studios to talk about their campaign with TEACH Kansas City to recruit more teachers.
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