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Vernon Elementary School District Flagstaff, AZ
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $35,500 to $55,500 Annually
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Medical

The teacher will be responsible for presenting and explaining learning materials and educating students on new subjects. The teacher will communicate their subject matter by using lectures, printed, visual, audio and/or video materials. They must create a curriculum, form daily lesson plans, and prepare all lesson materials. In class, teachers may lecture on a specific subject and/or assign work, projects, and tests to help build knowledge and assess the students’ overall performance in a class. The teacher will also be responsible for maintaining and managing their classrooms and take disciplinary action when needed. In order to educate their class and ensure success, teachers should maintain a positive attitude, be energetic about the subjects they teach, and share a passion for learning themselves!

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Cultivate a hunger for knowledge among students and engage them to learn
  • Encourage curiosity and continued improvement
  • Help set goals for students and work with the class to help them attain these goals
  • Keep an organized and orderly classroom that promotes creativity and learning
  • Plan curriculum for the school year
  • Create and prepare daily lesson plans for appropriate age and learning skill level, making adjustments when needed
  • Create and/or print out instructional material for classroom use
  • Lead daily lesson plans, teaching the intended subject matter and answering any questions the students may have
  • Keep track of role and ensure students are attending and participating in class
  • Assign work by means of in-class worksheets, projects, homework, presentations, reports, etc.
  • Assess performance by grading work and giving tests
  • Keep grading book and submit at end of each term
  • Help students one-on-one who need extra assistance
  • Enforce administration and school-wide policies
  • Set classroom rules and expectations
  • Discipline students (according to school policy) when necessary
  • Be active in the school community and events
  • Participate in teaching training sessions and stay up to date with current teaching methods, practices and any new knowledge in your field
  • Report to school board committees
  • Set up and lead teacher/parent student-assessment conferences

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • A compassionate and confident leader
  • Very strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Clear, consistent and respectful communicator
  • Attentive listener
  • Creative and able to create a fun learning environment
  • High level of patience with experience as a mediator
  • Keeps a positive attitude and can control emotions
  • Efficient time management
  • Ability to take on many tasks at once and prioritize them by importance and relevance
  • Good at problem-solving quickly under pressure
  • Excellent collaborator
  • Strong disciplinarian
  • Outstanding critical thinking abilities
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Good classroom management
  • Proficient in the subject(s) you will be teaching
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Teaching, Education or related subject (for Kindergarten, Elementary and High Schools)
  • State-issued teaching certification
  • Relevant experience (student teaching)
  • Continued Education Programs (if required by state)
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience with web programs like Blackboard or other online course management, assignment-posting systems
  • Pass a state-enforced background check
  • Upstanding ethics and integrity
  • A passion for learning and sharing your knowledge with others

***Compensation is based on experience!

Vernon Elementary School District

Why Work Here?

Vernon Elementary School, Home of the Huskies!

Our mission is to provide all students with comprehensive, success-oriented, standards-based learning opportunities to develop their potential in the areas of academic success, career awareness, global/cultural appreciation, physical well-being, social development, and community contributions.


90 CRN 3139, Vernon, AZ 85940
Flagstaff, AZ


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