Glendale Elementary School District #40

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TEACHER - 6TH GRADE (2017-18 SY)

at Glendale Elementary School District #40

Posted: 11/17/2017
Job Reference #: 002460
Keywords: teacher, teaching

Job Description

POSTING DATE:  12/01/2016


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.





  • 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.

  • and/or any other qualifications the Board deems appropriate




  • 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.


  • 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.


Continuation of Duties and Responsibilities:


  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Plans and supervises assignments and activities for teacher assistant or volunteer.

  • Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees as required.

  • Performs other related duties as may be assigned.

  • Treats the public courteously.

  • Is alert to hazardous or dangerous conditions that could threaten the safety of students and staff.


  • Maintains consistent and punctual attendance.

  • Conducts one's self in a business like and/or task oriented manner.

  • Makes provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the regular instructional day when such encounters are required or requested under reasonable terms.

  • Good employee as well as an effective teacher.

  • Maintains a positive solution seeking manner in actions with others and is efficient and effective in duties despite stressful and/or contentious situations.

  • Must be able to work effectively with people, individually and in groups, must be able to provide cooperation with groups, work through disputes and develop consensus.

  • Must be alert, aware and focused while on duty, free from alcohol or illegal drugs during the working day or if outside the normal working day while on duty.

  • Refrain from possessing or consuming alcohol or illegal drugs on district property, at school events or while on duty.



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FTE: 1.0

Evaluation: At least annually by the Principal in accordance with the policy of the Governing Board.

Supervised By: Principal

Supervises: Given to Students, Teacher Aides, Student Teachers and Volunteers as assigned



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