Job: Middle School Teacher 8th Grade - Language Arts

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Job Description

POSTING DATE:  04/27/2017
LOCATION:  Casa Grande Middle School
POSITION TITLE:   Middle School Teacher 8th Grade - Language Arts

Individual must possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university.  Must have a valid teaching certificate or proof of eligibility.  Ability to fulfill requirements to be Highly Qualified under NCLB. General knowledge of curriculum and instruction.  Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.  Must be able to work cooperatively with all members of the staff and communicate effectively with parents. 


Purpose: The teacher creates a positive learning environment to facilitate the personal, social, and intellectual development of students. In order to respond to the individual needs and abilities of students, the teacher must work closely with other staff, the administration, and other programs of the school district. The teacher is responsible to the building principal.   Essential Functions: 1) Facilitate the personal, social, and intellectual development of students. 2) Establish a positive learning environment and respond to the individual needs of students. 3) Ensure that all activities conform to district guidelines. 4). React to change productively and handle other tasks as assigned. 5). Support the value of an education. 6) Support the philosophy and mission of the Casa Grande Elementary School District.


1) Plan and implement effective lessons, using time, materials and resources effectively. 2) Motivate students through effective communication and evaluative feedback. 3) Display a thorough knowledge of curriculum and subject matter. 4) Demonstrate awareness of the needs of students and provide for individual differences. 5) Set high expectations for student achievement and behavior. 6) Demonstrate effective interpersonal relationships with others. 7) Establish and maintain a positive climate for learning through appropriate classroom management. 8) Maintain current curriculum and instructional practices.  9) Attend and assist, when necessary, with school events such as musical programs, student recognition ceremonies, and open house.  10) See that district policies are observed during all activities. 11) Adhere to all district health and safety policies, including all precautions of the Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan. 12) Other duties as assigned by the Principal or other administrative staff.


At least one year of field experience (student teaching) or approved internship.

OTHER INFORMATION:  Performance of this job will be evaluated by the building principal in accordance to the District Certified Staff Evaluation Policy.
APPLY TO:  Casa Grande Elementary Schools 220 W. Kortsen Road Casa Grande, AZ 85122
SALARY:  Based on degree level and years of experience.
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