Junior High Science Teacher- Surprise- 2020-2021 School Year
Legacy Traditional Schools
 Chandler, AZ

General Position Information

Position Title: Junior High General Science Teacher

Classification: Exempt

Position Department/Campus: Any LTS Campus

Reports To: Campus Principal

Our Mission and Purpose: Legacy Traditional schools is dedicated to providing motivated students with the opportunity to achieve academic excellence in an accelerated, back-to-basics, safe learning environment taught by caring, knowledgeable, and highly effective educators in cooperation with supportive, involved parents.

Position Overview

Position is responsible for providing direct instruction using a Back-to-Basics curriculum related to life, physical, Earth and space sciences.

Essential Duties & Accountabilities

  • Teaches content related to life, physical, Earth and space sciences.
  • Serve as the Science and Engineering Fair Coordinator.
  • Follows lesson plans and instructional materials and provides direct instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
  • Provides a safe structured environment, focusing on Patriotism and Character Building, using a Positive Discipline Program.
  • Evaluates students' academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records, and prepares progress reports.
  • Communicates with parents through conferences and other means to discuss students' progress and interpret the school curriculum.
  • Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
  • Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities.
  • Participates cooperatively with the appropriate administrator to develop the method by which the teacher will be evaluated in conformance with guidelines.
  • Administers group standardized tests in accordance with state testing program.
  • Participates in curriculum development programs as required.
  • Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities.

Competencies

  • Positively interact with all students.
  • Create a safe learning environment that is conducive to learning.
  • Capable of designing lesson plans to meet student needs and school & state requirements.
  • Able to employ varied teaching strategies and best practices that effectively teaches the curriculum.
  • Ability to identify individual student needs.
  • Good communication skills with, students, coworkers, administration and parents.
  • Ability to collaborate with other teachers and school staff.
  • Ability to maintain a professional appearance.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the teaching profession by utilizing resources for professional development therefore, improving the education that is provided.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Education
  • Arizona Employees:
  • Arizona Department of Public Safety Level One IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Arizona Teaching Certificate (with appropriate certification for grade or subject)
  • Nevada Employees:
  • NV Fingerprint Background Check
  • NV Teaching License (with appropriate certification for grade or subject)
  • Appropriately Certified in grade or subject according to ESSA requirements and Department of Education
  • The incumbent in this position will be required to pass a criminal history background check.
  • Must possess strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Must demonstrate initiative and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Work Environment and 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 essential functions. Duties are performed typically in school and/or office settings throughout the division. May include frequent walking, standing, stooping, lifting up to approximately 25 pounds and occasional lifting of equipment and/or materials weighing up to approximately 40 pounds may be required.
  • Must have the ability to stand for extended periods of time in front of the classroom; see and read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids; hear and understand speech at normal levels and on the telephone; speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly in person and on the telephone; and the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

Base $36,900.00

• DOE

We are also hiring the following positions for the 2019-2020 School Year:

Preschool Teachers

Kindergarten Teachers

1-3rd Grade Teachers

4th Grade Teachers

5th Grade Teachers

6th Grade Teachers

Junior High Teachers:

7th Grade Teachers

8th Grade Teachers

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