6th Grade Elementary Teacher (24-25 School Year), Thatcher Unified School District

6th Grade Elementary Teacher (24-25 School Year)



Job ID:


March 27, 2024

Contact Information:
Thatcher Unified School District
3490 West Main Street
Thatcher, AZ 85552
District Website

Michelle Ferrin
Phone: 928-348-7252
Fax: 928-348-7253
District Email

Job Description:


The general function of the Classroom Teacher is to work with students to increase their skills, knowledge, concepts and behaviors in both the cognitive and affective domains, consistent with district guidelines, goals and objectives.


  1. Appropriate Arizona teaching certificate including SEI endorsement.
  2. Physical and mental health which allows for proper discharge of job functions.
  3. Personal characteristics which allow for the establishment of good rapport with students.
  4. Willingness to update and improve job skills through continued formal education, inservice or other appropriate means.
  5. Willingness to devote sufficient time to preparation in order that stated objectives can be met.


  1. Create a climate in which students can interact with the teacher and each other for a reasonable percentage of the time.
  2. Plan curriculum, lessons and teaching methods.
  3. Develop or secure curriculum materials designed to increase specific student skills.
  4. Instruct individual and groups in special and general education skill areas.
  5. Apply classroom management techniques in order to achieve identified goals and objectives and to ensure that a proper physical environment is maintained.
  6. Monitor students in areas outside of the classroom.
  7. Keep appropriate records.
  8. Adhere to district policies and administrative regulations.
  9. Develop procedures which will foster good relations between the school and community and between the teacher and other district personnel.
  10. Perform other duties as assigned.


  1. Regular interaction with students and staff.
  2. Close vision and focusing requirements.
  3. Stooping, bending, climbing, turning, reaching, as necessary to access storage areas, file cabinets, etc.
  4. Lifting, maneuvering, placing loads (25-30 lb..) i.e., booklets, paper and supply items, A-V equipment, etc.
  5. Standing or sitting for extended periods of time, as in preparing/delivering instruction, assisting students, etc.
  6. Operating standard office machines.


Salary as determined by the Board of Education. Annual performance evaluation in accordance with Governing Board policy.

The Thatcher Unified School District #4 is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, race, color, sex, age, marital status, ethnicity, religion, gender or disability in its educational or employment opportunities. The information contained in this posting is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties may be assigned at the discretion of the Supervisor and/or Superintendent.


TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: Contracted 175 Days
COMPENSATION: $41,825 - $54,895
HOURS: Monday- Friday 40 hours per week
REPORTS TO: Building Principal
BENEFITS: As per District Policy
INCENTIVES: PGP, Summer Performance