2018-2019 1.0FTE 3rd Grade Teacher - Hopi ES

Scottsdale Unified School District Scottsdale, AZ
PAY GRADE: Certified Salary Schedule

FLSA STATUS: Exempt

POSITION OBJECTIVE:

The job of Teacher (K-12) is done for the purpose/s of planning, organizing and implementing an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)

* Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences

* Develop schemes of work and lesson plans

* Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities

* Prepare classroom for class activities

* Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities

* Identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet students' varying needs

* Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment

* Use relevant technology to support instruction

* Observe and evaluate students' performance and development

* Assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments

* Provide appropriate feedback on work

* Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students

* Maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development

* Update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by laws, district policies and school regulations

* Prepare required reports on students and activities

* Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures

* Maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school

* Apply appropriate disciplinary measures where necessary

* Perform certain pastoral duties but not limited to student support, counseling students with academic problems and providing student encouragement

* Participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations

* Participate in department and school meetings, parent meetings

* Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs

* Keep up to date with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities

* Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (positions in this class typically require):

* Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution

* Meet professional teacher education requirements of school, district and state

* Single subject teaching credential or certification if teaching a specialized subject

* State certification

* Relevant teaching experience

* Knowledge of relevant technology

KEY COMPETENCIES (position requirements at entry):

* Self-motivation

* High energy level

* Verbal and written communication skills

* Attention to detail

* High work standards

* Problem solving

* Decision making

* Organizing and planning

* Learning orientation

* Critical thinking

* Stress tolerance

* Flexibility

* Adaptability

* Initiative

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Positions in this class typically require: stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.

Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, odors, chemicals, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, workspace restrictions, and intense noises.

NOTE:

The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.