Job Description

Position Type: Middle School Teaching
Location: Estrella Middle School, 85033
Date Posted: 7/28/2020
Date Available: Immediately
Date Closing: Until Filled


To increase students understanding of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

  • Arizona certified elementary or secondary teacher
  • A minimum of 5 years of teaching experience with excellent evaluations
  • Must be appropriately certified in elementary, grades 1-8 or secondary, grades 6-12.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in teaching evidenced by principal’s evaluations and student achievement
  • Demonstrates knowledge of state and national standards and district adopted curriculum and instructional materials
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and works effectively in a professional learning community
  • Demonstrates knowledge of a wide range of assessments and use of data information systems
  • Views self as a learner and seeks professional challenges and demonstrates initiative
  • Demonstrates professional development skills and works effectively with adults
  • Demonstrates ability in working with diverse populations (ELL, Special Education)
  • Continues professional growth through participation in educational meetings and defined professional growth opportunities, reading professional literature, and exchanging ideas with colleagues
  • Continues professional development in the area of research-based exemplary practices in curriculum, instruction and assessment
  • Evidence of strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate in oral and written form
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Governing Board may find appropriate and acceptable
  • Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated
  • Plans a program of study that meets the individual needs of students
  • Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interest of the students
  • Prepares for classes assigned and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of the immediate supervisor
  • Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and in harmony with the goals, establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects to communicate these objectives to students
  • Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the physical limitations of the location provides and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved
  • Strives to implement by instruction and action the district’s philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives
  • Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required
  • Identifies the learning problems of students on a regular basis and seeks the assistance of specialists as required
  • Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities
  • Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulation
  • Assesses progress and preparation of students for all district and state assessments
  • Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct as well as develops reasonable rules for classroom behavior and procedures while maintaining order in the classroom in a fair and just manner
  • Makes provisions for being available to students and parents for educational related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms (Open House, Parent/Teacher conferences, etc.)
  • Strives to maintain and improve professional competence
  • Cooperates with the administration in planning and participating in appropriate in-service training programs at the school or district level
  • Shares responsibility during the school day for the supervision of all students in all areas of the school
  • Continues professional growth through attendance at workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced coursework at institutions of higher learning
  • Demonstrates awareness of Governing Board policies and State Statutes related to job responsibilities
  • Collaboratively partners with Technology teachers to integrate cross-curricular learning opportunities
  • Exhibits effective classroom management strategies and skills
  • Monitor, inventory, and organize a variety of classroom supplies, resources, and materials
  • Embraces new STEM programs that support department vision and goals
  • Delivers STEM oriented instruction through project based learning
  • Open to learning new and innovative strategies to prepare students for the 21st Century
  • Has experience with designing and executing lessons centered on STEM learning
  • Demonstrates knowledge and willingness to integrate STEM, Robotics, Coding, and additional 21st Century best practices to ensure students are college and career ready
  • Provides motivation for students to learn and engage in STEM careers
  • All other duties as assigned
  • Knowledge of applicable Federal, state, county and city statutes, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of applicable Cartwright School District and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Positions in this class typically require: stooping, reaching, pulling, lifting, 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.

REPORTS TO: Site Administrator
LOCATION: Estrella Middle School
CALENDAR: Per contract
BENEFITS: As approved by the Governing Board

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