English Language Arts Teacher– Junior High, Naco Elementary School District

English Language Arts Teacher– Junior High



Job ID:


March 31, 2024

Contact Information:
Naco Elementary School District
1911 W. Valenzuela St
Naco, Arizona 85630
District Website

Rusty Taylor
Phone: 520-432-5060
District Email

Job Description:

Job Summary:

We are looking for an enthusiastic Junior High English Language Teacher to provide engaging and effective instruction to our students and our teachers. The ideal candidate will have a strong command of the English language, excellent communication skills, and a passion for teaching. As an English Language Arts Teacher at Naco Elementary, you will play a vital role in helping students develop their language skills.

Curriculum Planning and Implementation:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive and challenging math curriculum aligned with state and district standards.

  • Plan and deliver well-structured lessons that cater to diverse learning styles and abilities.

  • Utilize various instructional strategies, resources, and technology to enhance student understanding of ELA concepts.

Classroom Management:

  • Establish and maintain a positive and inclusive classroom environment conducive to learning.

  • Implement effective behavior management strategies to ensure a respectful and focused learning atmosphere.

  • Foster a sense of community and collaboration among students.


Assessment and Feedback:

  • Design and administer assessments to measure student progress and mastery of ELA concepts.

  • Provide timely and constructive feedback to students on their performance.

  • Analyze assessment data to adjust instructional strategies and differentiate instruction to meet individual student needs.


Parent and Community Engagement:

  • Communicate regularly with parents/guardians regarding student progress, behavior, and academic achievements.

  • Conduct parent-teacher conferences to discuss individual student performance and development.

  • Collaborate with colleagues, administrators, and community members to enhance the overall educational experience.


Professional Development:

  • Participate in ongoing professional development activities to stay informed about current educational trends, methodologies, and technology.

  • Engage in collaborative planning and professional learning communities to enhance teaching practices.


Record Keeping and Reporting:

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of student attendance, grades, and other relevant information.

  • Prepare and submit required reports in a timely manner.

School Culture and Professionalism:

  • Uphold and model high standards of professional conduct and ethics.

  • Actively contribute to a positive and collaborative school culture.

  • Attend staff meetings, in-service training, and other school events as required.



  • Bachelor's degree in Education, English, Education, or a related field  Bilingual Education, English as a Second Language(ESL), Structured English Immersion (SEI)

  • Proven experience in teaching English as a second language.

  • Strong command of the English language, including grammar and pronunciation.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Patience and a passion for teaching.

  • Ability to work effectively with diverse groups of students.

  • Tech-savvy with experience using educational technology and online teaching platforms.



  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience based on Salary Schedule– 10 years maximum given 

  • Professional development opportunities.

  • Supportive and collaborative work environment.

  • Access to teaching resources and materials.

  • Health and retirement benefits (if applicable).

  • EL  Stipend– $1,500.00

  • 301 Performance Pay: $5,200.00 base +  $500.00 possible additional Letter Grade stipend, if the goal met

  • 4 day work week 

How to Apply:

  • Complete our teacher application– application is located on our website: naco.k12.az.us. 

  • Cover letter, resume, three letters of reference, and supporting documents 

  • Email all documents to Rusty Taylor, Superintendent– rtaylor@naco.k12.az.us.   

Naco Elementary School District  is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates from all backgrounds to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.