Teacher - English

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Start Date
Position Areas
English/Reading/Language Arts


Title:   Teacher

Contract Terms:   10 Months 

Salary Classification:   Certified Salary Determination Chart

General Statement of Responsibilities:

Develops and implements a curriculum program consistent with district educational goals and objectives.

Essential Functions:
Essential functions, as defined under the American with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics.  This list is illustrative only, and is not a complete listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this job class.

  • Observes and monitors control of students’ behavior in the classroom, playground, field trips, lunchroom, library, school buses, and other areas.
  • Establishes, maintains, and promotes a classroom atmosphere that ensures the emotional and physical safety and well-being of students and emphasizes mutual respect, self-worth, self-discipline, cooperation, consideration, and responsibility.
  • Assesses student needs, develops, implements, and evaluates daily lesson plans for students to include scheduled activities and materials.  Modifies instruction of program to meet the needs of each child.
  • Plans, organizes, and displays classroom materials, space, and time appropriate to curricular activities.
  • Utilizes and implements classroom management techniques to maintain organization, orderliness and student safety, and a productive learning environment.  Utilizes positive reinforcement to maximize desired behavior and educational outcomes.
  • Plans instruction to achieve specific objectives based upon student need and established curriculum.  Implements instructional techniques to encourage and motivate students.
  • Evaluates written materials to include written assignments and tests.  Analyzes and evaluates student progress and course curriculum.
  • Evaluates the performance of students regarding achievements in curriculum and activities and makes necessary provisions to meet learning needs.  Ensures parents and students are informed of methods of evaluation utilized in the classroom.
  • Informs parents of student progress.  Advises parents of instructional methods that may assist student.  Informs parents of school activities.
  • Participates as a member of an instructional team to promote learning activities for students consistent with district and school education objectives.
  • Notifies site administrator of the special needs of students who display characteristics that vary from the norm.  Collaborates with specialists to assist students.
  • May monitor the activities of a teacher assistant and classroom volunteers.
  • Orders classroom supplies and instructional materials.
  • And other duties as assigned.
  • Valid Arizona teaching certification;
  • Highly Qualified, as defined by Federal Standards, in the subject in which you are to teach;
  • Any equivalent combination of training, education, or experience that meets the minimum qualifications and state certification requirements will be accepted.
  •  Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, feel and type; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
    • Willingness to perform as an integral member of a successful team;
    • Dedication to providing the highest level of service;
    • Willingness to adhere to policies and procedures. 

A.  LANGUAGE:  Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively to employees of the organization;
B.  MATHEMATICS:  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
C.  REASONING:  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions   furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
D.  LEVEL OF RESPONSIBILITY:  Must use sound judgment in performing work.
EVALUATION PROCEDURE:  In accordance with provisions specified in Governing
Board policy.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED  Reports to school/site administration

PUBLIC NOTIFICATION OF NON-DISCRIMINATION: Sahuarita Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, sexual orientation, age, sex or disability in admission or access to , or treatment or employment in, its educational programs or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.


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Sahuarita Unified School District

350 W. Sahuarita Road Building 10, Sahuarita, AZ 85629

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Sahuarita High School

350 W. Sahuarita Road Building 9, Sahuarita, AZ 85629