Glendale Elementary School District #40

Glendale, AZ, United States


Posted over 1 month ago · Full time · $40,000.00 Annually

Job Description

**Teacher - required to be located and certified in the US.

Purpose Statement 

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.

Purpose Statement 

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. 

Essential Functions 

  • 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 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 the assistance of district specialists as required. 
  • Communicates objectives to students in a well-planned, organized manner using clear and precise language. ∙ 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. 
  • 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. 
  • Promotes and follows the adopted school district philosophy, policies, regulations, and administrative procedures. ∙ Communicates concerns and ideas with colleagues, students, parents, and the community in a positive, professional, and ethical manner. 
  • Opens lines of communication with students and parents on the academics and behavioral processes of students. ∙ 
  • Assumes legal responsibility for the supervision of students on school property or in attendance at school-sponsored activities. 
  • Maintains and strives to improve professional competence. 
  • Assumes individual responsibilities which may be assigned by the principal/supervisor and which may relate to committee work, student activities, student supervision, or other planning and professional assignments. 
  • Maintains accurate, complete, legible, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulation. 
  • Takes necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities. Cooperates with other members of the staff in planning instructional goals, objectives, methods, and in selecting materials. 
  • Is alert to hazardous or dangerous conditions that could threaten the safety of students and staff. 

Other Functions 

∙ Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit. 

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications 

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities 

SKILLS are required to perform multiple, highly complex, technical tasks with a need to periodically upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: applying assessment instruments; operating standard office equipment including using pertinent software applications; and preparing and maintaining accurate records. 

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; read technical information, compose a variety of documents, and/or facilitate group discussions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include appropriate codes, policies, regulations, and/or laws; age-appropriate activities; lesson plan requirements; stages of child development; and behavioral management strategies.

ABILITY is required to schedule activities, meetings, and/or events; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined but different processes, and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with a variety of data; and utilize specific, job-related equipment. Problem-solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem-solving with data frequently requires independent interpretation of guidelines, and problem-solving with equipment is moderate. Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: establishing and maintaining constructive relationships; adapting to changing work priorities; maintaining confidentiality; exhibiting tact and patience; and working flexible hours. 


Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods; directing other persons within a small work unit; tracking budget expenditures. Utilization of resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions. There is some opportunity to significantly impact the organization’s services. 

Work Environment 

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some climbing and balancing, frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling, and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally, the job requires 80% sitting, 10% walking, and 10% standing. The job is performed under minimal temperature variations and in a generally hazard-free environment. 

Experience: Evidence of a comprehensive background in child development, instructional strategies, classroom curricular implementation, learning theory and effective school research.  

Education: Bachelor’s degree or above from an accredited four-year college or university. 


Required Testing: Certificates and Licenses Valid Arizona teacher’s Certificate for the appropriate grade level and/or subject matter. 

Clearances IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card, Measles/Rubella Immunity/Vaccination, Valid form I-9 

FLSA Status Approval Date Salary Grade Exempt Certified 

**Must be Located in the USA.


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