Secondary Health Specialist

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Granite School District

Job Title Secondary Health Specialist
Department/Location Curriculum & Instruction
Supervisor Director of Curriculum & Instruction
Salary Schedule Teacher Salary Schedule
Lane Placement A-G (based on qualifications)
Contract Length 9 months (190 days) plus up to 10 days
FLSA Classification Exempt
Special Designations One-Year-Only Contract

If you have questions regarding this position please contact Noelle Converse  at (385)646-4543 or email

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily, with or without reasonable accommodations.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, training, education, responsibilities, abilities; the machines, tools and equipment used; background; and any licenses or certifications required.  Regular attendance and timeliness is an essential job function to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Job Summary:

The Secondary Health Specialist provides professional development, instructional strategies, differentiation ideas, and assessment support to health teachers throughout the district. This position is also responsible for creating and revising curriculum maps ad proficiency scales for health teachers in the district.  The specialist must have an understanding of Granite’s proficiency-based learning guiding principles, how to work within the CANVAS learning management system, and be prepared to support district-wide programs and interdepartmental initiatives.

Essential Functions:
- Design and update curriculum maps and proficiency scales for health teachers.
- Provide professional development, instructional strategies, differentiation, and assessment specific to the Utah core standards.
- Understand and implement Proficiency-Based Learning (PBL) guiding principles .
- Support district-wide and department programs and initiatives.
- Develop online class material.
- Oversee Botvin LifeSkills Training (LST) training for teachers and ordering of student workbooks.
- Chair the Human Sexuality Education Review Committee.
- Oversee district health teachers in Sex Education Law and Policy training.

Non-essential Functions:

- Other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

- Thorough understanding of the Utah State Core Health Education standards.
- Proficient in the use of the CANVAS software platform.
- Possess strong oral and written communication skills.
- Works as part of a team.
- Build collaborative partnerships with district departments and outside agencies.
- Problem solve and seek resources as needed.
- Display effective organizational, scheduling, and time management skills.
- Possess strong computer and educational technological skills.
- Work independently with little direct supervision.
- Accepts responsibility and is self-motivated.

Required Education and Qualifications:

- Requires a Utah State Board of Education (USBE) cleared criminal background check.
- Requires one of the following:

- a valid Professional Educator License issued by the Utah State Board of Education with a Secondary License Area of Concentration and Health Education endorsement; or
- an equivalent license in another state or country.

- A master's degree or higher from a regionally-accredited university is preferred.

Required Prior Experience:

- Requires a minimum of three (3) years of experience in a licensed educator position.

Assigned Decision Making:

- Not applicable

Non-supervisory Interaction:

- Strong interpersonal skills along with a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of people.
- Able to create and support a team-based environment within the program and department.
- Supports and provides professional learning for district Health Education teachers.

Supervisory Responsibility:

- Not applicable

Budget Responsibility:

- Not applicable

Working Environment:

- Work takes place in a typical office environment.
- Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation.

Physical Demands:
This list of essential and marginal functions and of physical requirements is not exhaustive and may be supplemented in accordance with the requirements of the job.

- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak and/or hear.
- The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, and crouch.
- The employee is occasionally required to use hands to handle or feel objects and must occasionally climb or balance.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
- The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

Posted By

Granite School District

2500 South State Street , Salt Lake City, UT 84115

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Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $7,571

% ELL Students


State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio

State Average: 22.85

% IEP Students


State Average: 12%


State Average: 338