High School Teacher History / ELA - 22/23 School Year

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Why Choose Peoria Unified: Since 1889, Peoria Unified School District has grown to serve over 37,000 students and nearly 4,000 employees as one of Arizona’s largest districts.  We cater to the unique learning style of every student, from preschool through high school.  Our District prides itself on excelling schools, award-winning teachers, high test scores, career and technical education programs, specialized Choice Programs, free all-day kindergarten, and championship athletic programs.  We have a 95% high school graduation rate and are proud to be the first district in the state to receive the prestigious AdvancED Accreditation.  And, although we are quite a large district, we still maintain that family-feel.  Sound like a team you want to join?  Then read on!
Position Title:  Certified Teacher                                                                  
Supervisor:      Principal at assigned location 
Term of Employment:  9 months         
Salary Classification:   Teacher Salary Schedule         
Job Summary:  Become a difference maker and bring your creativity and innovation to the classroom!  Our teachers help students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and responsible men and women prepared to shape tomorrow.  
Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
The following responsibilities tie into our strategic plan to include Student Success, Safety and Wellbeing, Stewardship of Community Resources, and Community Connection.  We believe these four areas help us remain focused on Peoria Unified’s vision: Every Student, Every Day, Prepared to Shape Tomorrow.

Student Success – Manage and educate students while helping them discover and fulfill their potential

Develop and implement creative and engaging lesson plans
Document and share student grades and evaluations
Safety and Well-Being - Cultivate a creative learning environment and maintain a safe, inviting, and nurturing space for students, staff, and the community

Set and maintain standards of classroom behavior and uphold District discipline policies
Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities
Community Connection – Enhance Peoria Unified’s culture which encourages and strengthens parent and community partnerships

Available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the regular instructional day when required or requested under reasonable terms
Foster positive relationships with students, teachers, parents, and community members
Stewardship of Community Resources – Adheres to effective policies, practices, and accountability of District resources

Maintain accurate and complete records required by law, District policy, and administrative regulation
Strive to maintain and improve professional competence
Other duties as assigned
Requirements:  A valid intern, provisional, or standard Arizona Teaching Certificate; or possess the necessary qualifications to become certified in the state of Arizona.  Must possess or obtain an Arizona IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card.
Other Requirements:  

Specialized teaching assignments may require additional training and/or certification 
Must be able to pass a fingerprint and background clearance check
Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid government issued ID
May be required to lift and carry heavy, bulky supplies and materials weighing up to 20 pounds
May be required to lift students weighing up to 60 pounds
May be required to work outside normal working hours
May be required to travel to perform work functions

What We Offer:  Peoria Unified School District offers a robust benefits package that can help increase your financial security, advance professionally, and promote a healthy, fulfilling life. We also participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).  Some of the benefits offered include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Employee Assistance Program, Flexible Spending Accounts, Life Insurance, a Wellness Program, Paid Time Off, and discounts on many other services. 

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The Peoria Unified School District recognizes that academic excellence is enhanced when students are exposed to a broad range of ideas, individuals and experiences. It is therefore committed to a fundamental policy of providing equal opportunity for persons to seek, obtain, hold and be equally compensated for employment regardless of race, religion, age, color, sex, disability, political affiliation or national origin.

Peoria Unified School District #11
6330 W. Thunderbird Road
Glendale, AZ 85306

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6330 W. Thunderbird Road , Glendale, AZ 85306

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