K-12 education in Kansas City is transforming at its urban core. From welcoming innovative school models to investing in educators who can close the achievement gap for low-income children, this city is embarking on system-wide change at all levels.
We need passionate leaders with great vision to raise the education standards in Kansas City. Inspired innovators who want to write the course of change. Pioneers who want to catalyze historic reform.
Kansas City is large enough to be a great place to live and small enough for you to make a real difference. The Kauffman Foundation is collaborating with organizations, educators, and community members to build a system of high-performing urban schools in Kansas City staffed by highly effective teachers and leaders. Our ultimate goal: Increase the percentage of students reaching academic and life outcomes that prepare them for success after high school
Kansas City Teacher Residency (KCTR) is accepting new applicants to join the 2019-2020 cohort and make a significant impact in children's lives.
Some of the nation's most dynamic and diverse schools, located in Kansas City, have been looking for a teacher like you. Bring your skills – your unique experiences – into the classroom to change lives forever. You get to mold the future of America one student at a time.
Whether you just completed your degree or are looking for a new challenge, Kansas City offers multiple pathways to give all children the quality education they deserve.