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Second Grade Teacher 2022/2023 School Year

Heritage Academy Inc Queen Creek, AZ

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Position Summary

To plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in a 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

  • Support the mission, vision, and goals of Heritage Academy.
  • Promote and adhere to Heritage Academy policies and procedures.
  • Invest in the scholars’ well-being, health, and safety physically/socially/emotionally for ultimate academic excellence.
  • Create a learning environment that is engaging and conducive to effective instruction; maintain standards of scholar behavior.
  • Maintain a growth mindset toward scholar learning, teaching practice, and personal/collective professional development.
  • Plan, prepare, and deliver lessons and instructional materials that facilitate active learning.
  • Provide direct instruction using a traditional curriculum.
  • Instruct and monitor scholars in the use of learning materials and equipment.
  • Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction.
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
  • Observe and evaluate scholars’ performance and development.
  • Assign and grade class work, homework, tests, and assignments.
  • Provide appropriate feedback on work.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of scholars’ progress and development.
  • Update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by laws, policies, and regulations.
  • Communicate necessary information regularly to scholars, colleagues, and parents regarding scholar progress and needs.
  • Assume responsibility for meeting classroom and school-wide scholar performance goals.
  • Reflect on teaching practices and strive to improve professional competence and scholar proficiency.
  • Participate in department, school, and parent meetings.
  • 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: 


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field.
  • Teaching certificate preferred. 
  • 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 and Google Suite. 


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. 


This description reflects management’s assignment of essential function; it does not exclude or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. 

Heritage Academy Inc


Queen Creek, AZ
85142 USA



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