Dorothy Stinson School
Based on the 2023-2024 Professional Staff Placement Schedule
Job Position Details:
JOB TITLE: Teacher
REPORTS TO: Principal
To provide instruction for students which is appropriate for their level of understanding and needs.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides for, directs, and evaluates instructional experiences for each student for whom given educational responsibilities.
Maintains lines of communication between students, staff, parents, and community.
Establishes and maintains professional working relationships.
Assumes responsibility for co-curricular and other duties beyond the regular teaching responsibilities as prescribed by policy.
Reports, in a timely manner, information relative to the progress and adjustment of students to parents.
Is responsible for pupil attendance accounting as prescribed by law and the building administrator.
Properly cares for school property.
Participates in planning and evaluating the school program.
Is involved in a process of self-evaluation and self-improvement.
Is knowledgeable of and adheres to existing District policies and procedures governing the contractual obligations of his employment.
Recognizes the student as an individual with full civil and human rights.
Is knowledgeable of and adheres to District Curriculum Scope and Sequence.
Keeps and makes use of appropriate records to enhance the educational development of students.
Avoids engaging in activities, which negatively affect classroom performance and other responsibilities of the teacher.
Assists in the supervision and evaluation of assigned teacher aide, as applicable.
Makes referrals to appropriate personnel to address needs of students.
Performs other duties that may be assigned by the Principal.
To help handicapped and exceptional students obtain maximum benefit from the educational program by providing appropriate individualized or small group instruction, and providing support for those handicapped and exceptional students in the regular classroom. To provide opportunities for academic, social, emotional, and physical growth, as appropriate.
Teach and case manage students that qualify for special education services by providing support in the general education classroom, providing direct instruction in small group or individual settings, managing all related services and added instructional assistants, develop individual education plans, implement plans, and oversee special education process per student on caseload. In addition, coordinate academic instruction with general education teacher(s), establish and maintain behavior plans per individual student needs, and supervise/evaluate instructional assistants.
To be considered for this position, individuals should Apply Online. Please upload a copy of any certificates or endorsements held.
Applicants must be or be able to become an Appropriately Certified Special Education Teacher and must hold or be eligible for an Arizona Special Education Teaching Certificate.
District Hiring Policies:
Successful candidates must be fingerprinted and are responsible for the cost of the background checks.
The Safford Unified School District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, race, creed, color, sex, age, marital status, or handicapping condition in its educational or employment opportunities.