1St Grade Teacher(District Wide), Creighton Elementary School District

1St Grade Teacher(District Wide)



Job ID:

East Maricopa

April 12, 2024

Contact Information:
Creighton Elementary School District
2702 E Flower St
Phoenix, Arizona 85016
District Website

Human Resources
Phone: 602-381-6000
District Email

Job Description:

This is a professional level classification responsible for teaching grades and subjects asassigned, excluding STEM and Special or Gifted Education. Provides motivation; establishes rapport with students; teaches District-approved curriculum; instructs students in basic subjectmatter and citizenship; develops lesson plans and instructional materials; provides individual and group instruction. 


The following are intended to describe core work functions of this classification. While the level and broad nature of essential duties may not change, specific work tasks will vary over time depending on the District’s needs.

* In-person attendance is an essential function of this classification unless assigned to virtual school

• Based upon assignment, prepares and delivers instruction appropriate to the student population including differentiated curriculum to address learning styles, behavior problems, and students with special needs; determines instruction techniques, strategies, and methods; schedules activities;

• Develops and implements curriculum including determination of instructional resource use and delivery; and/or functions as a Teacher Specialist serving as a dedicated resource for addressing specialized needs in areas such as math, literacy, technology, prevention, curriculum, and library management;

• Based upon assignment, develops specialized curriculum across the District and/or plans for differentiated curriculum for and instruction of special needs students across content areas including making adaptations and determining instructional strategies with collaboration of other teachers, sign language, and other interpreters, administrators and allied health providers; and writes and modifies curriculum content within the context of both classroom teaching and dedicated services provided by Teacher Specialists;

• As assigned, develops, reviews, revises and implements Individual Education Plans (I.E.P.s); evaluates student behavior and performance including attendance and other record keeping; supervises students in school settings and provides feedback to parents, counselors, administrators, and health providers; plans and shares curriculum; and designs and delivers in-service training; 

• As assigned, performs clerical duties such as copying, cutting, laminating, filing, word processing, data entry, and ordering and delivering materials and assists with hygiene needs of students;

• As assigned, prepares classrooms and other educational settings for instruction and coaching including creating bulletin boards, storing materials and disassembling and cleaning as necessary; coordinates technology and equipment including troubleshooting problems and cleaning equipment; and prepares brochures and other written material to support program implementation, student learning and/or staff development;

• As assigned, reviews and researches curricula; designed staff development programs; develops and manages budgets and expenditures; and coordinates special peer coaching and mentoring programs;

• As assigned, participates in school and learning-related extracurricular activities; assists in

the review, adoption and maintenance of District materials; trains staff on the use of programs, models, technologies, and other materials; and coordinates career ladder programs and evaluation; and,

• Performs related work as assigned. 


• Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, rules, regulations, recommendations, and statutes.

• District policies, procedures, organization structure and school requirements.

• Subject matter expertise in area of assignment.

• Behavior management techniques.

• Teaching principles and practices.

• Individual Educations Plans (I.E.P.s) and assessment tools.

• Child development.

• Safety procedures.


• Working under pressure to meet timelines and handling multiple and changing priorities.

• Teaching, designing instructional curriculum and materials and providing educational leadership.

• Managing behavioral problems.

• Communicating effectively, both orally and in writing.

• Customer service and public relations.

• Counseling, conflict resolution and problem solving.

• Interpreting and applying laws, regulations, codes, and policies.

• Use of a variety of computer-based technologies and other equipment.

• Establishing and maintaining harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; demonstrating tact, diplomacy and patience. 

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in education and/or field of teaching expertise; or an equivalent combination of directly-related education and experience.

Required Certifications/Licenses:

• Valid Arizona Teaching Certificate and appropriate endorsements for content or grade level of instruction.

• Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card (FPCC).


Our Beliefs: A Guide for Our Actions

·         We Believe In:

·         Loving each child as our own.

·         Mindful, curious, and adventurous learning.

·         Safe schools that nurture mind, body, and spirit.

·         High expectations that promote academic growth.

·         The strength that comes from the diversity of our community.

·         Our Vision: Creighton neighborhood schools inspire adventurous thinkers, collaborative learners, and kind-hearted leaders.