JobID 507 : 7/8 Grade Math Teacher (#1909395)

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                                                                                                                                            Job Description
                                                                                                              Union Elementary School District - AZ
                                                                             Math Teacher
  Purpose Statement
         The job of Math Teacher is done for the purpose/s of providing support to the educational process with
         specific responsibilities for providing support to the educational process with specific responsibilities for
         developing student success in mathematics; supervising students within the classroom and other assigned
          areas; developing lesson plans and delivering group an individual student instruction within established
         curriculum guidelines; collaborating with other teachers, other professional staff, and administrators in
         addressing instructional and/or classroom issues; and responding to a wide range of inquiries from
         students' parents or guardians regarding instructional program and student progress.
         This job reports to Assigned Administrator
  Essential Functions
        Adapts classroom work for the purpose of providing students with instructional materials that address
        individualized learning plans within established lesson plans for math embedding ELA when applicable.
        Administers tests and learning assessments (e.g. standardized testing and individual testing, etc.) for the
        purpose of ensuring adequate and assessment in accordance with District testing programs.
        Advises parents and/or legal guardians of student progress for the purpose of communicating
        expectations and student's achievements, developing methods for improvement, and reinforcing
        classroom goals in the home environment.
        Assesses student progress towards objectives, expectations, and goals (e.g. curriculum testing covering
        writing, science, math, history, communication; modification of instructional methods to fit individual
        student needs, including students with special needs; counseling students; individual instruction and
        small group instruction, etc.) for the purpose of improving performance, problem solving techniques and a
         variety of personal issues.
        Circulates throughout the classroom for the purpose of monitoring student progress/performance.
        Collaborates with other elementary instructional staff, other school personnel, parents and a variety of
        community resources (e.g. committee meetings, departmental meetings, etc.) for the purpose of
        improving the overall quality of student outcomes, ensuring effective parental communication, and
        achieving established classroom objectives in support of the school improvement plan.
        Demonstrates methods required to perform classroom and/or subject specific assignments for the
        purpose of providing an effective program that addressing individual student learning requirements.
        Develops elementary public-school curriculum and lesson plans focusing on all content (e.g. lesson
        plans that meet state required standards and create a foundation for General Education learning goals,
        etc.) for the purpose of ensuring student learning.
        Directs student teachers, paraprofessionals, volunteers and student workers for the purpose of providing
        an effective classroom program and addressing the needs of individual students.
        Manages student behavior (e.g. classroom, playground, field trips, school transportation, etc.) for the
        purpose of ensuring conformance with school standards and District policies, providing a safe and
        optimal learning environment.
        Monitors students in a variety of educational environments (e.g. classroom, playground, field trips, school
        transportation, small group activities, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning
        environment demonstrating best practices

        Oversees additional instructional programs (e.g. after school processes, summer school program, etc.)
        for the purpose of managing scheduled student learning programs.
        Participates in professional development and a variety of meetings (e.g. subject matter committee,
        department meetings, meetings with Governing Board, etc.) for the purpose of learning of current
        developments in the educational field.
        Prepares a variety of written materials (e.g. grades, attendance, anecdotal records, etc.) for the purpose of
        documenting student progress and meeting mandated requirements.
        Promotes critical and creative thinking and analysis (e.g. all appropriate fields of mathematics, etc.) for the
         purpose of providing students with instructional materials that address individualized learning.
        Reports incidents (e.g. suspected child abuse, suspected substance abuse, etc.) for the purpose of
        maintaining personal safety of students, providing a positive learning environment and adhering to
        Education Code and school policies.
        Responds to inquiries from a variety of sources (e.g. other teachers, parents, administrators, etc.) for the
        purpose of resolving issues, providing information and direction.
        Teaches students (e.g. principles of responsible citizenship and other core subjects specified in
        applicable laws, and District regulations and procedures, daily classroom learning activities, textbooks
        homework, etc.) for the purpose of improving student learning through a defined course of study.
  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, including data information systems; organizing and coordinating instructional work;
     and preparing and maintaining accurate records.
     KNOWLEDGE is required to perform advanced math; 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; current teaching methods and educational pedagogy; age appropriate activities;
     differentiated instruction for student learning styles; 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 a variety of 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; engaging in self-evaluation; working cooperatively with other staff; communicating
     effectively; adapting to changing work priorities; maintaining confidentiality; exhibiting tact and patience; and working
     flexible hours.
     Responsibility
     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 40% sitting, 30% walking,
     and 30% standing.  The job is performed under minimal temperature variations and in a generally hazard free
     environment.
     Experience:           Job related experience is required.
     Education:            Bachelors degree in job-related area.
     Equivalency:         Enrollment in Educator Prep Program with Alternative Teaching Certificate.
    Certificates and Licenses
    Appropriate Arizona Teaching Credential
     Continuing Educ. / Training:                                              Clearances
     Maintains Certificates and/or Licenses                                  Criminal Background Clearance/Fingerprint Clearance
                                                                                               MMR
   FLSA Status                                               Approval Date                                            Salary Grade
   Exempt                                                                                                                         Governing Board Approved
                                                                                                                                       Certified Salary Placement
                                                                                                                                       Schedule
 

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Union Elementary District

3834 S. 91st Ave, Tolleson, AZ 85353
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$5,833 (USD)

State Average: $8,651 (USD)

% ELL Students

16%

State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio

24.40

State Average: 23.13

% IEP Students

13%

State Average: 12%

FTE

164

State Average: 143