2022-2023 1.0FTE Social Studies Teacher - Mohave MS - #2647058

Scotsdale Unified School District


Date: 23/06/2022
City: Scottsdale, AZ
Contract type: Full time
Scotsdale Unified School District

The job of Teacher (K-12) is done for the purpose/s of planning, organizing and implementing an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential.


DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)


  • Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences
  • Develop schemes of work and lesson plans
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities
  • Prepare classroom for class activities
  • Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities
  • Identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet students’ varying needs
  • Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment
  • Use relevant technology to support instruction
  • Observe and evaluate students’ performance and development
  • Assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments
  • Provide appropriate feedback on work
  • Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of students’ progress and development
  • Update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by laws, district policies and school regulations
  • Prepare required reports on students and activities
  • Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures
  • Maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school
  • Apply appropriate disciplinary measures where necessary
  • Perform certain pastoral duties but not limited to student support, counseling students with academic problems and providing student encouragement
  • Participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations
  • Participate in department and school meetings, parent meetings
  • Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs
  • Keep up to date with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities
  • Other duties as assigned


EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (positions in this class typically require):


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Meet professional teacher education requirements of school, district and state
  • Single subject teaching credential or certification if teaching a specialized subject
  • State certification
  • Relevant teaching experience
  • Knowledge of relevant technology
  • SEI Endorsement required


KEY COMPETENCIES (position requirements at entry):


  • Self-motivation
  • High energy level
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • High work standards
  • Problem solving
  • Decision making
  • Organizing and planning
  • Learning orientation
  • Critical thinking
  • Stress tolerance
  • Flexibility
  • Adaptability
  • Initiative


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:


Positions in this class typically require: stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.


Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, odors, chemicals, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, workspace restrictions, and intense noises.


NOTE:


The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.

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