7-8th Grade Science Teacher

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Lead Teacher/Department Head



Position Type: Certified Teacher  
Term of Employment: 9 months Reports to:  Principal
Approved by: Sacaton Governing Board Location: Middle School
POSITION SUMMARY: Create a flexible learning environment conducive to teaching, learning, and personal growth. Establish effective rapport with students; to motivate students to develop skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed to provide a solid foundation in accordance with each student’s ability; to establish good relationships with parents/guardians and with other staff members; to work in a partnership with students, staff, families and the community in accordance with the district’s vision and mission to promote student achievement.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Valid Arizona Department of Education Teacher Certificate (K-8) (SEI endorsement preferred)
  • Must have valid Arizona Teaching Certificate and meet highly qualified requirements
  • Authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986
  • Obtain and maintain a valid Arizona Identity Verified Prints (IVP) Fingerprint Clearance Card (AZ IVP FPCC)
  • Teaching experience preferred


  • Adheres to the District vision, mission, core values and goals in collaboration with staff.
  • Demonstrates the ability and desire to provide outstanding service.
  • Demonstrates a high regard for confidential and sensitive information.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the curriculum, subject matter, and the developmental needs of students by providing relevant learning experiences.
  • Plans lessons using the state’s standards, the school’s curriculum, strategies, resources, and data to meet the needs of all students by differentiating instruction that provides individualized and small group instruction in order to meet student needs.
  • Engages students in learning by using a variety of instructional strategies to best utilize time for instruction.
  • Systematically gathers, analyzes, and uses all relevant data to measure student academic progress, guide instructional content and delivery methods, and provides timely feedback to both students and parents throughout the school year.
  • Uses resources, routines, and procedures to provide a respectful, safe, student-centered environment that is conducive to learning.
  • Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Maintains a commitment to professional ethics, communicates effectively, and takes responsibility for and participates in professional growth that results in enhanced student learning.
  • Monitors academic performance indicators (AzMerit, Web Math, DIBELS, etc.) in alignment with continuous improvement plans.
  • Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district
  • moreover, self-selected professional growth activities.
  • Maintains a commitment to professional ethics, communicates effectively, takes responsibility
  • for and participates in professional growth.
  • Requires students to demonstrate critical thinking, communication, collaboration, creativity, and technology in and outside of the classroom.
  • Communicates and works with families to encourage their engagement in school activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Provides support related to all initiatives related to curriculum.
  • Provides support as needed related to the implementation of reading initiatives.


  • Demonstrates the ability to work effectively and efficiently under time constraints.
  • Demonstrates a high regard for confidential and sensitive information.
  • Takes the initiative to be a self-starter.
  • Possesses excellent patience and can function well under stress.
  • Works independently with minimal supervision and assistance.
  • Demonstrates flexibility, common sense, and good judgment.
This job description is intended to be representative of the work performed by employees in this position and is not all-inclusive. The omission of a specific duty or responsibility will not preclude it from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical extension of position responsibilities as defined by the supervi

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Sacaton Elementary School District No. 18

150 Skill Center Dr , Sacaton, AZ 85147

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Sacaton Elementary School District No. 18

150 Skill Center Dr , Sacaton, AZ 85147