Job Description

    23/24 SY - ESS Teacher - Hearing Impaired JobID: 2378
  • Position Type:
    Student Support Services/Hearing Impaired

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Various Locations

  • Closing Date:

  •   Additional Information:

    TITLE: Teacher


    Director of ESS

    Teacher is expected to carry out duties and responsibilities under the
    supervision and guidance of the school principal, assistant principal and/or
    teacher on special assignment.


    A. Implementation of Instructional Program

    1. Teachers share primary responsibility for implementing the district's required
    curriculum, as set forth in the curriculum scope and sequence adopted by the
    Governing Board.
    2. Each teacher shall be provided with a copy of the curriculum scope and sequence at
    the beginning of each school year which shall include the key district policies and
    procedures relating to implementation of the instructional program.
    3. Teachers are expected to prepare and have available for review upon request weekly
    lesson plans.
    4. All teachers will be required to submit substitute lesson plans which will be updated
    quarterly or as needed.
    5. Teachers will assign mandatory homework in support of the instructional program.
    6. Teachers are expected to maintain up-to-date grade books which record student
    achievement on classroom assignments, tests, homework, projects and other assigned
    7. Teachers are expected to instruct and guide student achievement toward meeting the
    districted-mandated competencies in each content area.
    8. Teachers are expected to follow all state and district testing guidelines.
    9. Teachers will prepare and disseminate report cards according to district guidelines
    and procedures.
    10. All-day kindergartens and grades 1-8 will include at least one (1) special area class
    11. Teachers will complete and submit substitute evaluation forms through the principal
    to the Human Resources Department.

    B. Supervision of Students

    1. Teachers are expected to provide a classroom environment which protects the health,
    safety and welfare of all students.
    2. Teachers will implement the assertive discipline approach to student discipline in all
    3. Teachers will share with administrators the responsibility to provide adequate
    supervision of students.

    C. School Operations

    1. Teachers will assist in the maintenance of student records, including attendance
    accounting and cumulative folders.
    2. Teachers will share the responsibility for the care of equipment and instructional
    materials assigned or allocated to their classrooms and will assist administration in
    the maintenance of up-to-date inventory lists.

    D. Participation in In-Service Programs

    1. Each teacher may be required to participate in scheduled in-service workshops
    during the normal workday. Every effort will be made to have substitutes and/or
    administration supervise the classes of participating teachers.
    2. Any non-reimbursed in service program may not require teachers to stay past the
    normal workday.
    3. Each teacher is expected to attend and participate in scheduled meetings at the unit
    school, not to exceed two (2) hours per month beyond the scheduled workday.
    Meetings may not be scheduled for Friday afternoons except in emergencies.
    4. Teachers selected by the REA will participate yearly in the development of in-service

    E. Interaction with Parents

    1. Teachers are expected to maintain positive, professional relationships with parents,
    teachers are to communicate with parents regarding academic progress and student
    2. Teachers will be required to attend at least two (2) scheduled evening parent-teacher
    conferences at the unit school.
    3. Traveling special area teachers may only be required to attend one (1) evening
    parent-teacher conference per semester.
    4. Teachers will be expected to attend at least two (2) Parent-Teacher functions at the
    unit school in addition to the parent-teacher conferences (teachers are encouraged to
    attend all meetings and functions). Open House may count as one of the functions.

    F. Interaction with Staff

    1. Employees are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with the
    effective and orderly operation of the District.


    • Bachelor Degree or higher


    • A Valid Arizona Teacher Certification
    • Arizona Endorsement Subject Specific
    • Special Education Certification
    • Appropriately Certified
    • Fingerprint Clearance Card


    • One year experience teaching in a ESS classroom preferred.


    • The working environment is the normal classroom setting.


    • Nine-month year, Certified Salary Schedule, employee benefits in accordance with Board policies.


    • Performance to be evaluated in accordance with Board policy on evaluation of certified staff.

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