Middle School Teacher- Language Arts 7Th Grade

Florence Unified School District Florence , AZ 85132

Posted 2 months ago

Summary To develop in each pupil skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing that are fundamental to good communication.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Teaches content and skills in English language, literature, composition, reading and journalism to secondary pupils, utilizing course of study adopted by the Board of Education and other appropriate learning activities.

  • Instructs pupils in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district.

  • Adapts English material and methods to develop relevant sequential assignments that guide and challenge pupils.

  • Selects and requisitions books and instructional aids appropriate to the interest and maturity level of pupils; maintains required inventory records.

  • Provides opportunities when needed for individualized and small-group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil.

  • Develops standards for critical analysis through group discussions based on a variety of mass media and classical and contemporary literature.

  • Encourages pupils to think independently and to express original ideas.

  • Evaluates each pupil's progress in English skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing)..

  • Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive classroom environment.

  • Identifies pupil needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping pupils solve health, attitude and learning problems.

  • Supervises pupils in out of classroom activities during the assigned work day.

  • Communicates with parents and school counselors on pupil progress.

  • Administers or monitors group tests

  • Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs.

  • Shares in the sponsorship of student activities such as English teams, and participates in faculty committees.

  • Maintains professional growth competence through in-service or self-selected professional growth activities.

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university. One to two years related experience preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Valid AZ teaching certificate with appropriate approved area or endorsement, provisional or full SEI endorsement required.

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Clearances

Criminal Justice/Fingerprint Clearance Card

Measles/Mumps/Rubella Immunity/Vaccination

Valid I-9 form

Notice of Nondiscrimination

The Florence Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability in admission or access to or treatment or employment in its policies, procedures or practices, in compliance with Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Section 504 and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Florence Unified School District Career and Technical Education Department does not discriminate in enrollment or access to any of the programs available Accounting, Audio/Visual, Bio Science, Business Management, Business Operations, Construction, Culinary Arts, Education Professions, Fire Science, Hospitality Management, Law Enforcement, Massage Therapy, Medical Assistant, Nursing Assistant, and Veterinary Assistant. The lack of English language skills shall not be a barrier to admission or participation in the district's activities and programs. The Florence Unified School District also does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices.

This notice is provided as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information regarding these laws may be forwarded to the designated compliance coordinator(s). Tony Jimenez, Title IX Coordinator, Florence Unified School District-1000 South Main Street, Florence, Arizona 85132 (520)-866-3526 or Dawn Winsor, 504 Coordinator, 1000 South Main Street, Florence, Arizona. (520) 866-3500.


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