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Junior High Latin Teacher

Heritage Academy Inc Mesa, AZ

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Position Summary

To plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in a secondary learning environment that guides and encourages scholars to develop and fulfill their academic potential. Work is performed under the supervision of the Principal. 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plan, prepare, and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate active learning.
  • Develops schemes of work, lesson plans, and tests that are in accordance with established procedures.
  • Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment.
  • Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction.
  • Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures.
  • Maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school.
  • Provide appropriate feedback on work.
  • Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students and use information to adjust teaching strategies. 
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of students’ progress and development.
  • Update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by laws, district policies, and school regulations.
  • Prepare required reports on students and activities.
  • Participate in department, school, district, and parent meetings.
  • Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues, and parents regarding student progress and student needs.
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
  • Prepare classroom for class activities.
  • Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities.
  • Observe and evaluate student’s performance and development.
  • Assign and grade class work, homework, tests, and assignments. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications, Competencies & Strengths 

Education: Bachelor’s degree required; Graduate degree preferred

Experience: 3-5 years of experience as a teacher preferred

Special Skills: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis in classical languages is preferred to teach junior high school Latin courses. 
  • Ability to enforce high standards of behavior, dress, and character in oneself and with students.
  • Excellent communication and organization skills.
  • Professional and friendly disposition
  • Proficient with computers and software applications including Microsoft Office tools. 

Type of fingerprint clearance: Shall be fingerprint checked pursuant to A.R.S 15-512

Physical functions: Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, and operate a computer, hand-held learning devices and other office equipment. Reach with hands and arms, and must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 

Equipment used: Frequent computer use is expected.  

Work Environment: Typical office environment is expected; occasional exposure to outdoor weather. 

Heritage Academy Inc


Mesa, AZ
85210 USA
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