Teacher - 2nd Grade, Dual Language Immersion (DLI) - Guerrero Elementary 2024-2025 School Year, Mesa Public Schools

Teacher - 2nd Grade, Dual Language Immersion (DLI) - Guerrero Elementary 2024-2025 School Year



Job ID:

East Maricopa

April 10, 2024

Contact Information:
Mesa Public Schools
63 E Main S
Mesa, AZ 85201
District Website

Dana Yursi
Phone: 480-472-0463
District Email

Job Description:

Base Salary:


Performance Pay:

Available annually

New hire experience:

$500 for each full-time year of certified teaching

or verified like experience

New hire education:

$65/hour of graduate level credits: BA +45 hours max,

MA +60 hours max $1000 for advanced degrees


Certified Exempt, 187 workdays


Vacation, sick leave, holidays, matched retirement,

health, and life insurance


Candidates must complete an on-line application which requires appropriate Arizona certification, valid IVP Arizona fingerprint clearance card, evidence of highly qualified status, three letters of recommendation, and transcript of credits.



The Dual Language Immersion Program Kindergarten Teacher position will support an academic program developing second language Spanish proficiency through the instruction of academic content knowledge.  The classroom environment will focus on dual language communicative competence and academic performance in an interactive setting.  Teaching in a Dual Language Immersion setting will require a strong educational background and a firm understanding of the program’s instructional framework and most effective and current practices.  The candidate will also possess the ability to instruct students in the Spanish language. 



  • Possesses a valid Arizona Teaching Certificate
  • Evidence of Spanish language proficiency
  • Demonstrates knowledge of related subject matter, instructional skills, and resource materials.
  • Utilizes a variety of effective instructional and management techniques.
  • Utilizes a variety of techniques for teaching a second language.
  • Ability to develop and maintain cooperative and effective professional relationships with teachers, administrators, parents, students.
  • Ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written) with parents and school personnel at all levels.



  • Provide instruction in Spanish
  • Demonstrates knowledge of related subject matter, instructional skills, and resource materials
  • Utilizes a variety of effective instructional and management techniques
  • Utilizes strategies to help students develop language skills in all modes of communication
  • Considers the individual learning needs and abilities of students, as well as school and district learning goals, in preparation and utilization of lesson plans, instructional materials, and assessment documents
  • Utilizes district-adopted textbooks and curriculum guides in instructional planning and implementation
  • Incorporates higher level thinking strategies and real-life applications into lesson planning
  • Creates instructional and assessment materials that align with learning objectives and method of instruction
  • Uses available technology or instructional media to enhance the students’ learning experiences
  • Continuously and accurately collects student achievement data using a variety of tools (e.g., tests, projects, demonstrations, checklists). Utilizes this information to make instructional and management decisions that will positively impact student achievement
  • Establishes, supports, and administers positive classroom management in accordance with regulations
  • Establishes positive and appropriate relationships with students and maintains open lines of communication with students and parents concerning academic and behavioral progress
  • Works with parents and school personnel representatives to provide an appropriate education for each student
  • Produces, utilizes, and maintains student records that relate to student achievement, attendance and discipline
  • Provides a positive and safe environment that is conducive to learning
  • Takes an active role in establishing and supporting school goals and resolving school concerns
  • Communicates an expectation of success for all students


  • Adheres to established federal and state laws, board policies and regulations, and district procedures; supports the mission statement of the district and school.
  • Adheres to the Statement of Awareness/Understanding adopted by the MUSD Governing Board, and complies with the Meet and Confer Agreement
  • Accepts supervision and direction of the site administrator
  • Appropriately communicates and interacts with other staff in academic planning and school committee work
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings and extra-curricular/school-related activities and committees
  • Demonstrates a commitment to continuous professional growth
  • Maintains a professional appearance and demonstrates behavior that is conscientious and responsible
  • Does not engage in discriminatory practices on any basis, including race, origin, gender, socio-economic status, disability, religion or political beliefs
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned by the site administrator


Mesa Public Schools is an award-winning district and voted Best Place to Work in Mesa. With over 9,000 employees, we are the largest school district in Arizona. Families have sent generations of students through our schools, as we are the premier educational choice in Arizona.

REPORTS TO:   Site Principal

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY ORGANIZATION: The district does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex or gender, sexual orientation, disability, age or marital status.