Job Description

    P/T Physical Education Teacher JobID: 2523
  • Position Type:
    Certified Teacher/Certified Teacher

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    John R. Davis Elementary

  • Closing Date:

  •   Additional Information:
    TITLE: Special Area Teacher


    REPORTS TO: School Administrator

    SUMMARY: 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
    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 activities.
    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 daily.
    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 classrooms.
    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 programs/workshops.
    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 behavior.
    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 Teaching Certification
    AZ Endorsement Subject Specific
    Highly Qualified in core academic subject
    Fingerprint Clearance Card



    The working environment is the normal classroom setting.

    TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Nine-month year, Certified Salary Schedule, employee benefits in accordance with Board policies.

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

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