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Our team is dedicated to seeing equity in education become a reality.

The Educator Academy was founded in 2015 to accelerate student achievement in local public schools through the recruitment, preparation, and support of highly skilled and diverse new teachers. Our teacher preparation program stands out in the depth of support that we provide, our unique focus on the Kansas City education landscape, and our commitment to developing anti-racist educators.

Our desire for all students to have a quality education—regardless of their background, zip code, race, or their socioeconomic status—drives everything that we do.

If you want to join our team in preparing and developing equity minded teachers for the classroom, apply below! The Educator Academy offers team-centered education jobs near you, so your next career opportunity is never too far away.

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Company Values

The Educator Academy works to make an impact in the current education system, while also maintaining organizational and individual sustainability. This looks like inviting team members to give feedback and to reflect so we can adjust our practices as needed. We also intentionally take time to celebrate accomplishments. While there is a lot of work to be done, we also think it’s important to acknowledge and celebrate growth along the way.

As a staff, we work to build genuine relationships amongst ourselves and with our teachers to strengthen our collective impact. We strive to deepen our empathy and commitment to ourselves, our students, team, families, and community. We cultivate communities that ground each person in affirmation, value, support, and safety. Our organization’s core values direct how we approach our work. You can read more about our core values and what they mean to us.

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Hear what our staff has to say about working at The Educator Academy

 

“As a staff member, The Educator Academy is a workplace [that] stands out for how they treat their employees. They walk the walk when it comes to work life balance, and they engender loyalty to the company by way of empowering and trusting others to do their best the best way that THEY know how.”

“I love working for this organization– yes some days are hard, but we have a team that is collaborative, open, and dedicated to the people we partner with.”

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Company Benefits

The Educator Academy is committed to paying a living wage for all employees. According to researchers at MIT, a living wage is defined as “what one full-time worker must earn on an hourly basis to help cover the cost of their family’s minimum basic needs where they live while still being self-sufficient.” We have a salary floor of ($43,500), which is considered a living wage in Jackson County. We are a certified living wage company by the city of Kansas City. 

We also offer these other great benefits for all of our employees:

  • A 403(b) with a 2% match
  • 12 weeks of fully paid parental leave
  • Paid family leave
  • Fully covered health, dental, and vision insurance for the employee
  • A flexible PTO policy 
  • Short / Long Term Disability & Life Insurance
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Full office closure in late December to early January

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Open Positions

We currently have an opening for one contract based position. Read the description below and apply today!

Special Education Course Instructor

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The Educator Academy encourages applications for employment from people who are members of groups that have been traditionally underrepresented based on race, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability. If you feel that you would be a good fit for an open position, we encourage you to apply and detail the experiences that align to the role within your cover letter. 

If you would like to submit your resume for consideration for future roles, please send your information to info@educator-academy.org

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If you’re passionate about setting a higher standard for education, whether through applying, partnering, or donating, please contact The Educator Academy today at (816) 298-5660.

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