Job Description

    2024-25 SY High School Teacher-Medical Assisting JobID: 20149
  • Position Type:
    Teacher - High School

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Sunrise Mountain High School - Peoria, AZ

  • Date Available:
    August 2024

  • Closing Date:
    Until Filled

  •   Additional Information:
    Are you ready to invest in your future and share your healthcare expertise with the next generation? Our Career and Technical Education (CTE) team is on a mission to empower students to succeed academically and professionally by offering academic programs and industry-aligned with their goals in mind. Healthcare workers with five years of verified work experience and demonstration of expertise within the Healthcare field are eligible for certification through the Arizona Department of Education. In Peoria Unified, you will receive robust support and professional growth opportunities from day one.

    Ready to take the next step on your pathway to teaching? Read more below!

    Position Title: Certified Teacher
    Supervisor: Principal at assigned location
    Term of Employment: 9 months
    Salary Classification: Teacher Salary Schedule

    Job Summary: Become a difference maker and bring your creativity and innovation to the classroom! Our teachers help students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and responsible men and women prepared to shape tomorrow.

    Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    The following responsibilities tie into our strategic plan to include Student Success, Safety and Wellbeing, Stewardship of Community Resources, and Community Connection. We believe these four areas help us remain focused on Peoria Unified’s vision: Every Student, Every Day, Prepared to Shape Tomorrow.

    Student Success
    • Manage and educate students while helping them discover and fulfill their potential.
    • Develop and implement creative and engaging lesson plans.
    • Document and share student grades and evaluations.
    Safety and Well-Being
    • Cultivate a creative learning environment and maintain a safe, inviting, and nurturing space for students, staff, and the community.
    • Set and maintain standards of classroom behavior and uphold District discipline policies
      Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
    Community Connection
    • Enhance Peoria Unified’s culture which encourages and strengthens parent and community partnerships.
    • Available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the regular instructional day when required or requested under reasonable terms
      Foster positive relationships with students, teachers, parents, and community members.
    Stewardship of Community Resources
    • Adheres to effective policies, practices, and accountability of District resources.
    • Maintain accurate and complete records required by law, District policy, and administrative regulation.
    • Strive to maintain and improve professional competence.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Requirements: A valid Arizona Teaching Certificate; or possess the necessary qualifications to become certified in the state of Arizona. Must possess or obtain an Arizona IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card.

    Other Requirements:
    Specialized teaching assignments may require additional training and/or certification
    Must be able to pass a fingerprint and background clearance check
    Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid government issued ID
    May be required to lift and carry heavy, bulky supplies and materials weighing up to 20 pounds
    May be required to lift students weighing up to 60 pounds
    May be required to work outside normal working hours
    May be required to travel to perform work functions

    What We Offer: Peoria Unified School District offers a robust benefits package that can help increase your financial security, advance professionally, and promote a healthy, fulfilling life. We also participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). Some of the benefits offered include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Employee Assistance Program, Flexible Spending Accounts, Life Insurance, a Wellness Program, Paid Time Off, and discounts on many other services.


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