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English and Social Studies Instructor

Brightmont Academy Phoenix, AZ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

            Our campuses follow COVID 19 guidlines and we offer one student to one teacher instruction

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English and Social Studies Instructor 

We are hiring dedicated, energetic English and historian experts with a passion for making a positive difference for 6th - 12th-grade students who haven’t had success in traditional classroom settings. Our customized one-teacher-to-one-student approach provides an opportunity to meet each student’s learning style within an accredited curricula program making a real difference one student, one class at a time. 

Students attend Brightmont Academy campuses for multiple reasons including; social and learning challenges with learning disabilities, attention deficits, emotional issues, health concerns or other individual special needs. Our students look to our instructors for better learning strategies needed for school and career success. 

Our instructors are trained to teach with a gradual release approach that allows them to meet students where they are and gently lead students to their fullest potential. Our philosophy is an approach that balances students' academic, social, and life skills goals while keeping them on track to graduation. 

Essential Instructor responsibilities: 

  • Demonstrate “whole student” pedagogy demonstrating awareness of student’s learning style, interests, and special needs and the ability to coach students for success
  • Employ advanced instructional methods and adjust instructional strategies based on assessments, standards, and goals to meet each student’s learning needs
  • Cultivate a learning relationship that encourages student growth by offering positive, effective ways to encourage and motivate each student
  • Demonstrate self-initiative creative thinking to make instruction fun
  • Connect prior and new ideas helping students view the whole picture
  • Increase students’ academic confidence and engagement through positive interactions
  • Be “part of the team” and create an organizational culture that promotes learning as an exciting and enjoyable experience for students
  • Demonstrate proactive leadership skills by evaluating students’ goals every step of the way and adjust instruction as needed
  • Demonstrate an understanding of teaching objectives and core concepts 
  • Demonstrate professionalism in all communications on campus
  • Seek feedback from director and colleagues; escalate concerns appropriately and timely 
  • Respect student confidentiality at all times
  • Other duties as needed

Essential experiences and skills: 

  • Enjoys the challenges of teaching and meeting the individual needs of students
  • 4 year Bachelor’s degree; preferred master’s degree
  • Demonstrates proficiency of technology resources, tools, and curricula
  • Experience using G-Suite and Chromebooks 
  • Administrative skills for lesson coverage, grades and pacing progress
  • Positive professional communication skills; written, verbal, and non-verbal 
  • Able to provide quality and effective instructional strategies
  • Able to provide fingerprints (AZ, WA, only) and pass a federal background screening

Must possess a personal presence that is characterized by a sense of honesty, integrity and caring with the ability to inspire and promote the philosophy, mission, and pillars of Brightmont Academy.

​Physical presence on the campus and/or corporate office is required as it is part of the essential function of the job. The particular job duties of this position may change based upon the needs of Brightmont Academy. Additional administrative duties may be assigned at the discretion of the supervisor. Brightmont Academy reserves the right to amend and change the responsibilities to meet its operational needs.

Brightmont Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Our intent is to recruit, hire, and train all persons in all job groups in accordance with the law, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, national origin, sexual preference, or any other protected status.

Keywords: English / Language Arts / History / World History / Government / Economic / Composition / Writing / Teacher / Tutor / Professor / Instructor 


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Brightmont Academy


Phoenix, AZ
85027 USA