Job Description

TEMPE ELEMENTARY

TITLE: Teacher (Kindergarten) DEPARTMENT: Learning and
Leadership
WORK
YEAR: Teacher Calendar SALARY: Certified

JOB DESCRIPTION:

To create a flexible elementary and middle school grade program and a class environment favorable to
learning and personal growth; establish effective rapport with pupils; motivate pupils to develop skills,
attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation in accordance with each pupil’s ability;
establish good relationships with parents and with other staff members.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Bachelor Degree
2. Arizona Elementary Teacher certification w/ Early Childhood endorsement OR Early Childhood
certification (required)
3. SEI provisional or full ESL or Bilingual endorsement

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act,
may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This list is
ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all duties and responsibilities performed by
the incumbents of this class.)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Demonstrate teaching skills and knowledge in assigned academic area, utilizing course of study
adopted by the Governing Board and other appropriate learning activities.
2. Instruct pupils in subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and
procedures of the school district.
3. Develop lesson plans and instructional materials and provide individualized and small group
instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil.
4. Evaluate pupil's academic and social growth, keep appropriate records, and prepare progress
reports.
5. Communicate with parents through conferences and other means to discuss pupil's progress and
interpret the school program.
6. Identify pupil needs and cooperate with other professional staff members in assessing and
helping pupils solve health, attitude and learning problems.
7. Create an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, bulletin
boards and interest centers.
8. Maintain professional competence through in-service professional development activities
provided by the district and/or self-selected professional growth activities.
9. Select and requisition instructional aids and materials; maintain required inventory records.
10. Perform other duties as assigned.

Revised: January 2017 Page 1 of 2 TEMPE ELEMENTARY

TITLE: Teacher (Kindergarten) DEPARTMENT: Learning and
Leadership
WORK
YEAR: Teacher Calendar SALARY: Certified

REPORTS TO:
Principal or Department Head

EVALUATION:
Teacher Evaluation

SUPERVISES:
Instructional Assistant(s) (if applicable)

Revised: January 2017 Page 2 of 2

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