TITLE:          Teacher

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Valid Emergency, Elementary or Secondary Arizona teaching certificate and appropriate endorsements as required.

 

REPORTS TO:

Building Principal

JOB GOAL: To help students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and responsible men and women.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.         Meets and instructs assigned classes at designated locations and specific times.

2.         Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students.

3.         Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.

4.         Prepares for assigned classes, and shows written evidence of preparation upon the request of immediate superior.

5.         Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.

6.         Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and--in harmony with the goals--establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects and the like. Communicates these objectives to students.

7.        Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media; consistent with the physical limitations of the provided location and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.

8.         Strives to implement, by instruction and action, the district's philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.

9.         Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.

10.       Recognizes and evaluates the learning and other disabilities of students on a regular basis;  seeks the assistance or referral of district specialists as required.

11.       Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.

12.       Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulation.

13.       Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct; and, for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.

14. Makes provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.

15.       Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s).

16.       Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.

17.       Attends requisite staff meetings and serves on staff committees as needed.

18.       Performs other necessary duties as assigned.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Teacher's contract.  Salary and benefits as established by the Board.

EVALUATION: Evaluation of this position will be performed by the principal/qualified evaluator in accordance with the Board's policy on evaluation of certified personnel.