Job Description

TEMPE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT

TITLE: Teacher - Native American Student Achievement

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Provide educational assistance to Native American students to enhance their cultural knowledge,
academic achievement, attendance and educational plan.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Arizona Elementary or Secondary Teacher certification
2. Native American (preferred)
3. Experience working with Native American communities
4. Experience collaborating with teachers and administrators
5. Background in the theory and practices of Multicultural Education (preferred)
6. Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with peers
7. Technologically literate
8. Knowledge or familiarity of Native American culture, history, issues, etc.
9. Flexible, well-organized, effective time manager.

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:

- Expose and educate students to Native American culture and values in an effort to increase self-
esteem and cultural pride by providing enrichment and leadership classes before, during, and/or
after school.
- Promote individual achievement and positive behavior of all Native American students by
monitoring grades, attendance, attitude and participation in school activities.
- Provide individual academic assistance to Native American students by collaborating with the
students’ teachers to coordinate a cohesive and rigorous educational program.
- Meet with teachers to identify students at-risk for mentoring, tutoring, and enrichment in cultural
components.
- Collect and monitor Native American students’ assessment, attendance data and grades.
- Disseminate information to parents, teachers, and administration.
- Assist with program compliance monitoring and assessments.
- Communicate with parents during regularly scheduled Native American Parent meetings,
conferences and other means to discuss student’s academic progress and interpret the Native
American Program goals and objectives.
- Obtain and organize external services to meet Title VII Program Goals.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

DEPARTMENT: Instructional Excellence

SALARY: Certified
WORK YEAR: Teacher Calendar

REPORTS TO: Principal and/or Indian Education Program Supervisor

EVALUATION: Teacher Evaluation

SUPERVISES: N/A

PREPARED: September 15, 2003

REVISED: April 4, 2012, May 25, 2016

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