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Guest Teacher- East Tucson Campus

Department: Guest Teacher
Location: Tucson, AZ

The Substitute (Guest) Teacher is responsible for instructing scholars using the classical model of learning.

Line of Authority/Reports to: Guest Teachers shall be directly responsible to the Assistant Principal.

Works with: Vice Principal, Principal, Head of School's, Faculty, Department Heads, Office Staff, Health Services Coordinator, Families and Scholars of Leman Academy.

Qualifications/Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree and passing scores on the appropriate Arizona Educator Proficiency Assessments -or- an Arizona or other state Teaching Certificate.  Preference is that applicants hold an Arizona Teaching Certificate.

  • DPS Fingerprint Clearance Card / Background and Criminal History Clearance.

  • First Aid and CPR Certification.

  • Working knowledge and understanding of the Common Core Standards (Arizona College and Career Ready Standards) -OR- a willingness to learn such standards.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with scholars, parents, co-workers.

  • Strong commitment to providing leadership in promoting health and safety, including a healthy environment.

  • Ability to operate office equipment as required on assignment; i.e. fax machine, copier, computer, etc.

Duties and Areas of Responsibility:

  • Establish and enforce rules and procedures for responsible behavior, maintaining order among the scholars for whom you are responsible.

  • Observe and evaluate scholars' academic performance, behavior, and social development.

  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet scholars' varying needs and interests.

  • Conduct scholar activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, questions, and work time that provides scholars with opportunities to observe, question, discover, and investigate in order to engage all scholars in learning rigorous academic content.

  • Instruct scholars using the whole class approach, small, leveled groups and individually using various teaching techniques and methods such as EEI, Direct Instruction, Socratic Teaching, Cooperative Learning, Inquiry-Based Learning, and Discovery Learning.

  • Provide disabled scholars with assistive devices, supportive technology, and daily living skills.

  • Read books to entire classes or small groups.

  • Prepare scholars for later grades by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.

  • Guide and counsel scholars with social adjustment and/or academic problems, or special academic interests.

  • Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play.

  • Enforce administration policies and rules governing scholars.

  • Use computers, audiovisual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations.

  • Instruct and monitor scholars in the use and care of equipment and materials, in order to prevent injuries and damage.

  • Organize and lead activities designed to promote physical, mental and social development, such as games (when appropriate), arts and crafts, music, narration and storytelling.

  • Perform duties such as assisting in hall and cafeteria monitoring, and supervision of drop-off and pick-up of scholars.

  • Maintain confidentiality per FERPA.

 Work Habits and Attitudes:

  • Be a self-starter with an ownership attitude.

  • Demonstrates a strong sense of drive to meet goals.

  • Shows initiative and resourcefulness.

  • Performs accurate work in a timely manner.

  • Meets deadlines and sets priorities.

  • Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability.

  • Works well with minimum supervision.

  • Is dependable and accepts responsibility.

  • Shows sensitivity and tact in dealing with others.

  • Accepts direction and constructive criticism.

  • Cooperates with fellow workers and other departments.

  • Follows school policies and safety rules.

  • Demonstrates a professional appearance on a daily basis.

  • Demonstrates a willingness to work as a team player.

  • Embraces collaboration with other professionals.

  • Excellent organization, time management and follow-up skills.

  • Maintains a professional environment at all times

Position Type: Part Time (As needed)

Campus: East Tucson

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