Job Description

TEMPE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT

TITLE: STEM Teacher - Middle School

JOB DESCRIPTION:

To create a flexible 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. Arizona Elementary and/or Secondary Certification
2. Appropriately certified in Math, Science and/or STEM (prefer)
3. SEI or full Bilingual or ESL endorsement (prefer)

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:

- Provide support in the area of math, science, technology and engineering integration across the
curriculum.
- Develop curriculum for project based learning across the curriculum
- Participate in articulation with the high school district regarding math, science, technology
integration, engineering and project based learning.
- Assist in the analysis of math and science assessments.
- Demonstrate teaching skills and knowledge in assigned academic area, utilizing course of study
adopted by the Governing Board and other appropriate learning activities.
- Instruct pupils in subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and
procedures of the school district.
- 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.
- Evaluate pupil’s academic and social growth, keep appropriate records, and prepare progress
reports.
- Communicate with parents through conferences and other means to discuss pupil’s progress and
interpret the school program.
- Identify pupil needs and cooperate with other professional staff members in assessing and
helping pupils solve health, attitude and learning problems.
- Create an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, bulletin
boards and interest centers.
- Maintain professional competence through in-service professional development activities
provided by the district and/or self-selected professional growth activities.
- Select and requisition instructional aids and materials; maintain required inventory records.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

DEPARTMENT: Learning and Leadership

SALARY: Certified

WORK YEAR: Teacher Calendar

REPORTS TO: Principal or Department Head

EVALUATION: Teacher Evaluation

SUPERVISES:

REVISED: MAY 2020

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