Laveen Elementary School District #59

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Associate, Guest Teacher Instructional Bilingual (Paseo Pointe)

at Laveen Elementary School District #59

Posted: 9/1/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 4387
Keywords: professional

Job Description


Arizona Substitute Teacher Certification or Arizona Teacher Certification or ability to obtain an Emergency Substitute Certificate. Valid Arizona Department of Public Safety Fingerprint Clearance Card.




To assist professional staff members by performing a variety of tasks related to the operation of classrooms or other instructional areas. In the absence of the classroom teacher, the guest teacher provides instruction, encourages student progress, and manages the learning environment.


  1. Follows professional practices consistent with school district policies in working with students, students’ records, parents and colleagues.
  2. Maintains a discipline and classroom control that fosters a safe and positive environment for all students and staff in accordance with school district policies.
  3. Ensures the adequate supervision to assure health, welfare, and safety of all students.
  4. Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  5. Reports to office upon arrival at school; checks mailbox of absent teacher for materials requiring immediate attention; requests clarification of school rules and procedures, if necessary.
  6. Reports all student injuries, accidents, illnesses, and discipline problems to the appropriate authority immediately or as soon as is reasonably possible.
  7. Implements lesson plans, while ensuring the integrity of academic time and in a manner which motivates students to learn and participate.
  8. Assists the teacher with planned activities and instructional programs.
  9. Records and files statistical data, grades, and reports.
  10. Assists in supervising students in the classroom, lunchroom, and on the playground under the supervision of a district certified staff member.
  11. Presents subject matter to students, utilizing variety of methods and techniques such as lecture, discussion, and supervised role-playing, under the supervision of the teacher.
  12. Assists and/or proctors district and state bench mark assessments; such as but not limited to Galileo, AZELLA, AIMS and AIMS Web.
  13. Prepares, administers, and grades examinations.
  14. Assists students, individually or in groups, with lesson assignments to present or reinforce learning concepts.
  15. Performs other related duties as assigned by building administrator(s) in accordance with school/division policies and practices.
  16. Assists the front office staff with clerical work as needed with the public, filing, confidential files and phone calls.
  17. Performs other job related duties as assigned.


  1. Perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios.
  2. Read a variety of manuals; writes documents following prescribed formats, and/or present information to others.
  3. Understand complex, multi-step written and oral instructions.
  4. Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: accounting/bookkeeping principles; and office equipment/software.
  5. Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.
  6. Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional situations; Responds promptly to student, staff, and public needs.
  7. Interpersonal Skills - Maintains confidentiality; Creates and maintains a positive and conducive work environment.
  8. Oral Communication - Responds well to questions.
  9. Written Communication - Edits work for spelling and grammar.
  10. Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences.
  11. Ethics - Treats people with respect.
  12. Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures.
  13. Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful and positive manner.
  14. Safety and Security - Uses equipment and materials properly. 


  1. Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos.
  2. Ability to write correspondence.
  3. Ability to work with a variety of people and maintain confidentiality of information.


  1. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet and District software, and Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, and other appropriate technology software).
  2. Knowledge of appropriate business machines and telephones.
  3. Monitor special system(s), not limited to, including security and fire alarm systems.       


  1. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  2. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  3. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. In addition, some carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity.
  4. The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: requires sitting, walking, and standing.
  5. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.


  1. Ten-month, employee pay and benefits in accordance with Board policy.
  2. FLSA: Non-Exempt
  3. Full Time Employee Benefits in accordance with Board policy.


  1. Performance to be evaluated in accordance with the Board policy on evaluation of support personnel.

Primary Location: Paseo Pointe Elementary School

Shift Type: Full-Time (FTE .9375)

Job Contact Information

Applications will be accepted beginning
Monday, May 11, 2020 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)

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