Job Description

21st CCLC CE Summer High School Teacher

Location:  North Canyon High School

Temporary Position

Session Dates:  6/3/2024 - 6/27/2024

Hours:  Monday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (In-Person)

Pay Rate:  Timesheet - $35 per hour

Purpose Statement

The job of a Substitute-Certified is to manage student learning in the absence of the regular teacher per the goals and directives of the District, either on a temporary or long-term basis.

This position reports to the Summer Site Administrator.

Essential Functions

Maintains a positive learning environment for all students and a professional relationship with all staff by district policy

Review all lesson plans, duties and schedules to be followed during the teaching day

Teaches the outlined lesson plan, and maintains as fully as possible the established routines and procedures of the school and classroom to which he/she is assigned

Assumes responsibility for managing student behavior to provide a safe and optimal learning environment

Reports health and safety issues to administration (e.g. fights, inappropriate social behaviors, etc.) to maintain students personal safety and a positive learning environment

Responds to emergencies to resolve immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution

Completes daily reports or evaluations to communicate any pertinent information to the teacher at the end of the day

Creates lesson plans, attends various meetings (parent, IEP, staff), and does grading if assigned to a long-term position

Job Requirements:  Minimum Qualifications

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

SKILLS are required to be a person fully qualified to instruct in our schools in the absence of a regular teacher.  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; teaching Arizona State-recognized standards; maintaining accurate records

KNOWLEDGE is required to read technical information and implement; 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 policies, regulations, and/or laws; lesson plan requirements; and behavioral management strategies.  

ABILITY is required to implement lesson plans and use job-related equipment.  Flexibility is required to work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; 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.   Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include:  establishing and maintaining constructive relationships; adapting to changing work priorities; maintaining confidentiality; and exhibiting tact and patience.


Responsibilities include:  working under limited supervision; fulfilling the responsibilities of the regular teacher as outlined in the lesson plans: and remaining in the assigned classroom until students have been dismissed for the day.

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 conditions with some exposure to the risk of injury and/or illness


Education:    Bachelors Degree


Required Testing                           Certificates and Licenses                  

                                                              Valid Arizona Substitute Certificate and/or

                                                              Arizona Teaching Certificate


Continuing Educ./Training               Clearances

                                                              Criminal Background Clearance       

                                                  Valid Arizona IVP Fingerprint                                                                 Clearance Card

Paradise Valley Unified School District does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, or disability, in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning the School's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), or Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) may contact the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources.

Primary Location: North Canyon HS

Shift Type: Time Sheet

Job Contact Information

Applications will be accepted beginning
Friday, March 29, 2024 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)

Application Instructions

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