Grand Canyon Unified School District #4 seeks qualified persons interested in an elementary teaching position at Grand Canyon School.
Bachelor's degree/Master's degree of related subject from accredited university
Meet the criteria for Highly Qualified Teacher in field of study
General knowledge of curriculum and instruction in content area
Ability to communicate effectively with students, school personnel, and parents, and an ability to work cooperatively with others
Ability to motivate students and get them excited about learning
REPORTS TO: Principal
JOB GOAL: To provide sound educational programs for all children.
To use effective leadership, supervisory and administrative skills to promote the educational development of each student.
To help students resolve academic problems as may interfere with them getting the greatest benefit from the school's educational opportunities, academic programs and related services.
Develops and implements plans for the curriculum program assigned and show written evidence of preparation as required
Prepares lessons that reflect accommodation for individual student differences
Presents the subject matter(s) according to guidelines established by Arizona Department of Education, board policies, and administrative regulations
Plans and uses appropriate instructional/learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect accommodation for individual needs of students assigned
Review data to make instructional decisions to address student weaknesses
Administer and interpret assessment data to determine adequate progress, determine those in need of supplemental or intensive intervention
Cooperates with other members of the staff in planning and implementing instructional goals, objectives, and methods
Plans and supervise purposeful assignments for teacher aide(s) and/or volunteer(s)
Uses technologies in the teaching/learning process
Assists students in analyzing and improving methods of study
Consistently assess student achievement through formal and informal testing
Assumes responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned and may sponsor outside activities approved by the school
Presents a positive role model for students that supports the mission of the school
Creates a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate to the physical, social, and emotional development of students
Manages student behavior in the classroom and administer discipline according to board policies, administrative regulations
Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities
Assists in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials
Establishes and maintains open lines of communication with students, parents, and community members
Uses acceptable communication skills to present information accurately and clearly
Attend and participate in staff meetings, committee meetings, and work sessions as required by the Principal
Exhibit professional judgment and responsibility at all times
Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible
Promote professional improvement through reading educational journals and books, exploring educational research, enrolling in college courses, participating in staff development activities, and membership in professional organizations
Follow all rules, regulations, and board policies approved by the Governing board and follow directives from superiors
Follow attendance policy as assigned by supervisor
Participates cooperatively with the Principal to develop the method by which the teacher will be evaluated in conformance with guidelines
Participates in curriculum development programs as required
Uphold and enforce school rules, administrative regulations, board policies, and present subject matter(s) according to established guidelines
Keep informed of and comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers
Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required
Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required
Supervises assigned teacher aide(s)
Supervises students in out-of-classroom activities during the school day
Administers group standardized tests in accordance with state testing program
Ability to communicate effectively (verbally and written); ability to instruct; interpret policy and maintain emotional control under stress
The administration has the right to add or change duties at any time
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Ten month school year, 4 Day work week. Salary will be based on the Certified Salary Schedule.
EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the Board policy on Evaluation of Professional Certified Personnel.
BENEFITS: Employer paid medical, dental, and vision insurance for employee, retirement in the Arizona State Retirement System, life insurance, long term disability insurance, undesignated leave days, and options coverage available at the employees expense. There is affordable housing available for this position.
Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the above mentioned tasks, knowledge, skills, and characteristics. This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive list of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this classification.
APPLICATION: Teacher applications available on the school web page at www.grandcanyonschool.org under employment vacancies. For questions please contact the District office at (928) 638-2461, ext. 400.
Grand Canyon Unified School District #4
100 Boulder Street
PO Box 519
Grand Canyon, AZ 86023
Applications will be accepted for this position until filled.
Grand Canyon Unified School District #4 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Grand Canyon School District