GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: To lead students toward the fulfillment of their potential by translating the district curriculum goals and objectives into learning experiences for each individual student in the district. QUALIFICATIONS: Required: · Bachelor’s degree or above from an accredited four-year college or university. · Valid Arizona teacher’s Certificate for the appropriate grade level and/or subject matter. · Meet North Central Association requirements for subject area assigned. · Possess special area endorsements as required by state and/or federal regulations or District policy and procedures. · Ability to productively manage groups of students · Accountability for student growth in all areas consistent with District developed objectives. · Evidence of a comprehensive background in child development, instructional strategies, classroom curricular implementation, learning theory and effective school research.
Instructional · Plans and implements the District approved program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students with the district curriculum. Uses effective teaching techniques and materials to implement established curriculum goals and objectives and uses techniques and materials that motivate the desire to learn. · Prepares a weekly written lesson plan describing daily learning experiences. This weekly lesson plan is to be correlated with the aims and/or objectives in the curriculum guide and/or course outline. · Monitors and assesses student progress and communicates the same on a regular basis to students and their parents. · Diagnoses, instructs and evaluates specific student needs and seeks assistance of district specialists as required. · Communicates aims and/or objectives to students in a well-planned, organized manner using clear and precise language. Climate · Creates a classroom environment that is cognizant of the dignity of the teacher, students and other staff. · Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students. · Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing the development of proper student behavior. · Develops and implements reasonable classroom rules of behavior and procedure which are conducive to learning in a fair and just manner. Student Relationships · Creates educational experiences that provide each student the opportunity to develop his/her potential in the areas of personal-social adjustment, decision-making, positive self-image and other life skills. Professional · Promotes and follows the adopted school district philosophy, policies, regulations and administrative procedures. · Communicates concerns and ideas with colleagues, students, parents and community in a positive, professional and ethical manner. · Opens lines of communication with students and parents on the academics and behavioral processes of students. **Complete job description and online application available at: www.gesd40.org