High School Social Studies Teacher
Company: ASU Preparatory Academy
Location: casa grande
Posted on: May 3, 2021
The Secondary Social Studies Teacher is responsible for making
knowledge accessible to all students, developing students cognitive
capacity and respect for learning, implementing ILP (Individual
Learning Plans); fostering students self-esteem, motivation, and
sense of civic responsibility and leadership, ongoing professional
growth, development of a variety of teaching and instruction
materials and strategies, planning for instructional assistants and
parental volunteers in classroom management, implementing school
policies, communication with parents about students academic as
well as discipline issues. Due to the nature of this position,
working around and with students, employee will be subject to
random drug testing in accordance with the school policy and
Minimum Bachelors Degree in Education or Post Bachelors in
Education from an accredited college or university
Meets at least one of the Highly Qualified requirements determined
by the Arizona Department of Education
o HQ Teacher Reciprocity (out-of-state reciprocal exam), OR
o Passing score of appropriate AEPA /NES Subject Knowledge Test,
o Major/24 Credit hours in core academic subject area, OR
o Holds advanced degree in core academic subject area, OR
o Holds National Board Certification in core academic subject area,
o Earned minimum 100 points on AZ HOUSSE, completed no later than
June 30, 2007
State of Arizona Teaching Certificate.
Active AZ Department of Public Safety (DPS) IVP Fingerprint
Regular and predictable attendance is essential.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Delivers instruction in specified content area. Determines
instruction techniques, strategies, methods and adapts curriculum
and learning styles to meet and assess students needs.
Performs clerical duties including attendance record keeping,
copying, cutting, filing, ordering of supplies, and the like as
well as computer software skills.
Maintains open lines of communication with parents/guardians about
academic and discipline issues through various mediums including
phone calls, notes, progress reports, etc.
Meets regular and predictable attendance requirements.
Developing and creating classroom displays, storing materials,
cleaning and organizing of tables and shelves, disassembling of
classroom at the end of the school year.
Developing activities and resources, strategies and methods for a
variety of teaching, creating lesson plans and substitute teaching
plans that are aligned learning objectives with the school
Develops, analyzes, adjusts, and implements ILP for students to
accommodate instruction based on assessment and determining correct
assessment tool and appropriate level to use.
Supervision of students during emergency drills, assemblies,
recreation periods, lunch periods, play periods, and field trips to
include resolving conflicts.
Assess and evaluates performance, behavior, and progress of
students in grades, progress reports and assessing comprehension of
Participates in extra-curricular activities such as Meet the
Teacher, ILPs Summatives, evening performances, Spring Fling or
preparations and coordinating of any other aspect of public
demonstration of student learning.
Maintaining confidentiality of protected student and staff member
information even after no longer employed or enrolled.
Organizes and plans fieldtrips, class parties.
Assisting in the well-being of students the fundamental value in
all decision making.
Contributes to professional growth of self and colleagues including
sharing and planning curriculum, staying current with educational
trends, and continuing professional growth to meet the state and
school requirements including current teaching certificates.
Works collaboratively to achieve the overall purposes of the school
Maintains a classroom atmosphere conducive of learning.
Performs other duties of a similar nature or level as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Strong written and spoken communication skills.
Demonstrated skill in working in a classroom setting.
Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work with a wide-range
of people including teachers, support staff, and students.
Proficiency with technology, computers and Microsoft Office
Ability and skill in collaborating with teachers, staff, students
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
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently
required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit. The
employee must use hands, arms and fingers to input data, handle,
feel or reach. While performing the duties of this job, the
employee may occasionally push or lift up to 50 lbs. such as boxes,
supplies, etc. Specific vision abilities required by this job
include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material,
and the ability to adjust focus, close vision, distance vision,
color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
The employee shall work in non-hostile work environment. That is,
the employee is expected not to engage in any activity that
unreasonable interferes with performance of any other student,
staff, and parents, such as sexual harassment, unlawful
discrimination or any other behavior that unduly demeans or
intimidates another person. The employee must be able to handle
stress satisfactorily and maintain courteous and appropriate
relationships with student, staff, parents, and customers at all
NOTE : The statements herein are intended to describe the general
nature and level of work. The intention is not an exhaustive list
of responsibilities, duties, and skill required. This job
description is subject to change at any time.
ASU Preparatory Academy offers competitive salary, generous
benefits, PTO and paid holidays, professional development
opportunities, and a collaborative environment that drives
innovation. ASU Preparatory Academy is an Equal Opportunity
Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.
Keywords: ASU Preparatory Academy, Casa Grande , High School Social Studies Teacher, Other , casa grande, Arizona
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