Scottsdale Unified School District 48
POSITION OBJECTIVE: The job of Teacher (K-12) is done for the purpose\/s of planning, organizing and implementing an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.) Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences Develop schemes of work and lesson plans Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities Prepare classroom for class activities Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities Identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet students\u2019 varying needs Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment Use relevant technology to support instruction Observe and evaluate students\u2019 performance and development Assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments Provide appropriate feedback on work Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students Maintain accurate and complete records of students\u2019 progress and development Update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by laws, district policies and school regulations Prepare required reports on students and activities Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures Maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school Apply appropriate disciplinary measures where necessary Perform certain pastoral duties but not limited to student support, counseling students with academic problems and providing student encouragement Participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations Participate in department and school meetings, parent meetings Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs Keep up to date with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities Other duties as assigned EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (positions in this class typically require): Bachelor\u2019s degree or higher from an accredited institution Meet professional teacher education requirements of school, district and state Single subject teaching credential or certification if teaching a specialized subject State certification Relevant teaching experience Knowledge of relevant technology KEY COMPETENCIES (position requirements at entry): Self-motivation High energy level Verbal and written communication skills Attention to detail High work standards Problem solving Decision making Organizing and planning Learning orientation Critical thinking Stress tolerance Flexibility Adaptability Initiative PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Positions in this class typically require: stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions. Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and\/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and\/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, odors, chemicals, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, workspace restrictions, and intense noises. NOTE: The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.
Scottsdale Unified School District 48