Teacher: Grade K

Apache Junction Unified School District Apache Junction , AZ 85218

Posted 6 months ago

Apache Junction Unified School District

Job Title: Teacher - Primary Grades (Kindergarten)

Department: School Site

Reports To: Principal

FLSA Status: Exempt

Salary: $39,345 $53,318 (Depending upon educational level and years of experience. HR will make placement upon hiring.)

Position Status: Full Time Position

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor/s/Master's Degree

  • AZ Teaching Certificate

  • AZ IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card

  • Appropriately Certified

  • SEI Endorsement Preferred

Core Job Functions:

  • Establish a positive classroom environment conducive to effective instruction and learning

  • Provide learning experiences correlated with approved curriculum and State and District standards

  • Develop lesson plans and instructional materials that adapt the curriculum to meet the needs of each pupil

  • Communicate learning goals to students in a well-planned, organized manner using clear and precise language

  • Facilitate small and large group instruction based on current research-based best practices

  • Use available technology to enhance learning

  • Evaluate student growth

  • Maintain accurate and complete records as required by State/Federal law and District policy

  • Establish oral and/or written lines of communication with guardians to discuss pupil progress

  • Participate in team reviews concerning academic progress of low performing/at-risk students

  • Use site, District, and State assessment data to drive instruction and place students in appropriate instructional and/or intervention programs

  • Effectively implement Individual Education Plans

  • Assume responsibility for the supervision of students on school property or in attendance at school-sponsored activities

  • Take necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities

  • Participate in school-wide events, scheduled meetings, and conferences with guardians

  • Participate in school and District initiatives

  • Maintain professional competence through participation in District provided professional development sessions and/or self-selected professional growth activities

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the District or school site

Core Values/Professional Qualities:

  • Promote positive interactions with students, parents, and colleagues

  • Be responsible, reliable, and punctual

  • Be flexible and adaptable to change

  • Positively accept direction

  • Exercise positive problem solving behavior and conflict resolution skills

  • Adhere to the dress code appropriate to the site and position

  • Share sensitive student and staff information on a need to know basis

  • Be a positive role model to students

  • Adhere to District and school rules, procedures, and policies

Physical Requirements:

  • Teaching positions typically require: stooping, kneeling, crouching, fingering, standing, walking, pushing, reaching, lifting, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.

  • Employees may be subject to travel, body fluids, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation, workspace restrictions, variant temperatures, and intense noise.

  • Employees may be required to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pound of force constantly to move objects.

  • 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.

Notice of Non-Discrimination:

The Apache Junction Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including sexual preference/identity) or disability in its employment practices.


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