KCKPS Teaching Fellows (2023-2024 School Year) – Kansas City, KS

KCKPS Teaching Fellows (2023-2024 School Year)

Kansas City Kansas Public Schools

Kansas City, KS


KCKPS Teaching Fellows Program – Teaching Opportunity for 2023-2024 School Year


Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools is actively recruiting career changers who have an accredited Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate degree in the following subjects: English, Math, Science, Engineering, Computer Technology/Information Systems, Accounting/Finance, Spanish, Business or other content areas to become teachers through the Kansas City Kansas Teaching Fellows program. The Kansas City Kansas Teaching Fellows program allows you to obtain a Masters of Science in Education from an accredited alternative certified program or to obtain a KCK Certificate that will allow you to teach within our school district in accordance with the rules established by the Kansas State Department of Education guidelines for alternative certification teaching programs. Continue reading for more information and/or attend one of our Information Sessions below.


Completed Applications, with all required documents, will be considered, from Monday, September 25, 2022 through Tuesday, March 21, 2023.


If you are interested in exploring your opportunities, you may attend one of the information sessions listed below and/or complete the application and attach all required documents.


Information Sessions:

  • Tuesday, November 8, 2022, 12 PM – 1 PM
  • Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 9 AM – 10 AM
  • Tuesday, February 7, 2023, 6 PM – 7 PM
  • Tuesday, March 14, 2023, 6 PM – 7 PM

Registration Link for Information Sessions:



Deadline for Receiving Applications – Tuesday, March 21, 2023


Mandatory Documents (applications will be incomplete and not considered until all documents are received) 

  1. Resume– covers your full and part-time employment.
  2. Purpose Letter– a minimum one-page document explaining (1) why you wish to teach a diverse student population and what makes you qualified to become a teacher. (2) Include any paid or volunteer opportunities you completed where you currently or previously worked with children in pre-school to high school. (3) Explain what you believe are some of the fundamental causes of racial disparities in education and (4) how you have or will seek opportunities to improve the learning environment to meet the needs of historically marginalized students. 
  3. Unofficial transcripts– from all colleges/universities you attended, including community colleges, will be considered with the initial application. 
  4. Complete the Consent to Release Information – This form gives FHSU permission to release your transcript analysis results with the alternative certification programs advisor with KCKPS. Form:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1YWCbD1sXyPxzGqHpZzXgKTsHzOfuoh4LQkxTHWMs47U/viewform?edit_requested=true 
  5. Documents:Attach your resume, purpose letter, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to your application – you will need three references, including at least one current or previous supervisor and two colleagues.

If you have any questions, please contact Kim Smith ([email protected] or 913-279-2359) and fill out the registration form to attend an information session. All information sessions are held at the KCKPS Central Office and Training Center, 2010 N. 59th Street, KC, KS 66104. Click on the registration link below to sign up for an informational session.


Registration Link for Information Sessions:



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