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JROTC Senior Army Instructor (SAI) 002218

Kansas City Public Schools
Raytown, MO
Closing date
Jun 20, 2024

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Job Title: JROTC Senior Army Instructor (SAI)

Job Title Code: 02218

Salary Grade: T01 - T06

Department: Education

Reports To: Principal

FLSA Status: Exempt

Date Prepared: June 2021


The SAI is the department chairperson and chief instructor of the JROTC unit. The SAI performs the functions of a DAI in a single unit and is therefore responsible for the overall management of the JROTC unit at the school. The SAI is responsible for coordinating with senior school officials, key district personnel and the 3rd Brigade JROTC Directorate to establish procedures relating to the administration, control, and education of students enrolled in the Junior ROTC program.


* Manage and conduct the JROTC unit according to school rules, regulations, and policies.
* Advise school authorities on policy and regulation changes within CCR 145-2.
* Maintain good relations with school authorities, faculty, and the student body.
* Conduct public affairs efforts in the local area middle and elementary schools, among school and community officials, civic groups, parent-teacher groups and other individuals or groups, designed to further the understanding of JROTC, the school and the Army.
* Enroll students in JROTC and support school officials while executing the curriculum and the integrated extra-curricular activities.
* Prepare weekly training schedules.
* Maintain contact with parents of all Cadets experiencing academic or behavioral problems.
* Ensure JROTC unit areas are neat and orderly; current chain of command photos, Cadet Creed, Core Abilities and Mission Statement are present; and all sensitive items are secured.
* Ensure instructors share teaching responsibilities. No instructor is exempt from teaching a fair-share of the LET POI. Instructors should teach by expertise and preference in subject areas, rather than strictly by LET levels. All instructors (SAI/AIs) are responsible for teaching the JROTC curriculum.
* Maintain a current copy of DA Form 3126 and/or DA Form 3126-1, a completed service-learning checklist/rubric, a current copy of a bond/insurance certificate, and required JUMS reports.
* Maintain accountability of all equipment, IAW AR 710-2, including items requiring formal accountability (i.e., air rifles), informal accountability (i.e., clothing) and durable items costing $5,000 or less (i.e., automation, computers, audiovisual), but still requiring property accountability. Failure to properly account for government property could result in pecuniary liability or adverse action. If negligence is probable, the instructor must initiate a DD Form 200, Financial Liability Investigation of Property Loss (FLIPL). Refer to AR 735-5 for instructions.


* Performs other duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator.
* Complies with all regulatory guidelines outlined in Cadet Command Regulation 14-2, JROTC Program Organization, Administration, Operation, Training and Support and Cadet Command Regulation 145-8-3, Organizational Inspection Program.



* JROTC certification; Bachelor's Degree.
* Experience working with youth and culturally diverse groups.
* Ability to apply critical thinking skills in rendering solutions to various issues.
* Must be able to collaborate effectively with district personnel, the general public, and work with diverse groups of people.
* Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
* Excellent organizational and leadership skills.
* May require work in inclement weather.
* Physical Demands: Must meet physical standards outlined in Cadet Command Regulation 145-2. Must be honorably retired not more than three years (waivers may be granted for hard to fill vacancies) from the United States Army in the grade of 0-3 thru 0-6. Warrant Officers may serve as SAIs if they have their 4-year degrees.
* Must be pre-screened and certified by US Army Cadet Command prior to applying for this position.
* Must be able to pass a national background check, to include fingerprinting and have no history of violence towards children.


* Master's Degree.
* Teaching experience in an urban setting.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job requires that the employee be able to: sit, stand, walk, speak, hear, use hands, fingers, and reach with hands and fingers; bend, stoop, and lift objects of at least fifty pounds.


Applicants must contact: JROTC 3rd Brigade POC Ms. Melissa Moore at

Length of work year: 11-month calendar

Benefits: Health and Dental Insurance are provided.

KCPS Defined Benefit Pension plan - mandatory 9.0% contribution is required from employee and matched by KCPS; Voluntary retirement savings plans are also available.

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