Job Description

CE Summer High School Blended Teacher - Chemistry 2 - Session II - Community Education

Location:  Horizon High School

Temporary Position

**Internal Applicants Only**

Session I Dates: 6/19/23 - 7/7/23 (plus any additional required testing/training days)

Hours/Days: 7:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m., Monday - Friday (no school 7/4)

  • Teachers may teach multiple courses within a content area
  • Hired teachers are required to complete 3-4 hours of training that will take place outside of the school day and can be used for professional growth
  • Employment is dependent upon sufficient enrollment


  • $35.00/hour paid via timesheet submission
  • additional $100 per student when enrollment exceeds 26 students

1 position available

Purpose Statement

The job of the Summer School Blended Teacher is done for the purpose/s of providing support to the instructional process by serving as a high school teacher with specific responsibilities for developing student success in academics (e.g. Reading, writing, language, math, etc.) or skills (e.g. Art, music, physical education, etc.); supervising students within the classroom, on-line lab, and other assigned areas; developing lesson plans and delivering group and individual student instruction within established curriculum pvOnline guidelines and schedule; collaborating with other teachers, other professional staff, and administrators in addressing instructional and/or classroom issues; and responding to a wide range of inquiries from students' parents or guardians regarding the instructional program and student progress.  Blended learning teachers are responsible for providing quality online and face-to-face instruction.

This job reports to the Site Administrator

Essential Functions

Administers subject-specific assessments and tests for the purpose of assessing the level of students' competencies.  Assists with proctoring final exams.

Advises parents and/or legal guardians of student progress for the purpose of communicating expectations; student achievements; developing methods for improvement and/or reinforcing classroom goals in the home environment.

Monitors, motivates, and assesses student progress for assigned course work towards objectives, expectations, and/or goals for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents, and administration. 

Collaborates with instructional staff, school personnel, parents for the purpose of improving the overall quality of student outcomes, achieving established classroom objectives to ensure that all students are successfully progressing through the program.

Counsels students or refers students to appropriate school personnel for the purpose of improving performance, health status, problem-solving techniques, and a variety of personal issues.

Demonstrates pedagogical approaches that engage learners for the purpose of providing an effective program that addresses individual student requirements.

Differentiates classroom work for the purpose of providing students with instructional materials that address individualized learning within established lesson plans.

Directs student teachers, instructional assistants, volunteers, and/or student workers for the purpose of providing an effective classroom program and addressing the needs of individual students.

Instructs students for the purpose of improving their success in academics through a defined course of study.

Motivates students to actively participate in all aspects of the blended learning process.

Provides face-to-face instruction as appropriate for student progress.  

Manages student behavior for the purpose of providing a safe and optimal learning environment.

Monitors students in a variety of educational environments (e.g. classroom, campus, field trips, online lab, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment.

Participates in a variety of meetings (e.g. district, staff, departmental, etc.) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions.

Prepares a variety of written materials (e.g. grades, attendance, anecdotal records, etc.) for the purpose of documenting student progress and meeting mandated requirements.  This includes student log-in times.

Reports health and safety issues to assigned administrator and appropriate agencies (e.g. fights, suspected child or substance abuse, inappropriate social behaviors, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining students' personal safety, a positive learning environment, and complying with regulatory requirements and established guidelines.

Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution.

Responds to inquires from a variety of sources (e.g. other teachers, parents, administrators, etc.) for the purpose of resolving issues, providing information and/or direction.

Other Functions

Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

SKILLS are required to perform multiple, highly complex, technical tasks with a need to periodically upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Maintain and stay current with the knowledge and skills of the online management systems and resources and student information systems. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: applying assessment instruments; operating standard office equipment including using pertinent software applications; and preparing and maintaining accurate records; applying curriculum and instructional techniques; demonstrating knowledge of computers and networks.  

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform algebra and/or geometry; read technical information, compose a variety of documents, and/or facilitate group discussions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: appropriate codes, policies, regulations, and/or laws; age-appropriate activities; lesson plan requirements; stages of child development; and behavioral management strategies; assessment instruments and techniques; methods of instruction.  Operational knowledge of the Internet and web-related technologies is required. 

ABILITY is required to schedule activities, meetings, and/or events; gather, collate, and/or classify data; use job-related equipment, and work a flexible schedule as approved by the Summer Session Administrator.   Flexibility is required to work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with a variety of data; and utilize specific, job-related equipment. Problem-solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem-solving with data frequently requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem-solving with equipment is moderate. Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: establishing and maintaining constructive relationships; adapting to changing work priorities; troubleshooting possible pvOnline issues; maintaining confidentiality; exhibiting tact and patience; working flexible hours; meeting deadlines and schedules; working as part of a team; working independently; adhering to all district policies and procedures. The teacher must be accountable, responsible, and self-motivated as well as display effective prioritizing, organizing, and time management skills.


Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods; directing other persons within a small work unit; utilization of resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions. There is some opportunity to significantly impact the organization’s services.

Work Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, significant stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling, and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally, the job requires 10% sitting, 40% walking, and 50% standing. The job is performed under some temperature extremes and under conditions with some exposure to risk of injury and/or illness.

Experience: Job-related experience is desired. Knowledge of the district-developed pvOnline curriculum and student management system is beneficial.

Education:    Bachelors degree in job-related area.



Required Testing                          Certificates and Licenses                  

                                                     Arizona Teaching Certificate

                                                     Appropriately Certified in Core Content Area

                                                     SEI Endorsement Required


Continuing Educ./Training            Clearances

                                                      Criminal Background Clearance

                                                      Valid Arizona IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card

FLSA Status - Exempt

Primary Location: Community Education

Shift Type: Time Sheet

Job Contact Information

Applications will be accepted beginning
Tuesday, February 7, 2023 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)

Application Instructions

To apply directly to Paradise Valley Unified School District, please click the link below. Another window will open and allow you to apply online.

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