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Elementary School Teacher—Kindergarten

Start Date: July 27, 2020 (2020-21 School Year)
Work Hours: Full-time; Monday – Friday
Reports To: Assistant Head of School

Summary:

The Elementary School Teacher is responsible providing exceptional instruction to support the measurable progress of students in their core subject areas.  Summit School teachers create an innovative and active learning environment, designing instructional units using Arizona State Standards, incorporating 21st century learning strategies, personalizing the curriculum to meet the needs of the students, integrating technology into the classrooms; and partnering with administration, faculty, staff, students, and parents.

Responsibilities and Duties:   

  • Integrate education technology in support of learning goals
  • Embrace and practice 21st Century teaching and learning pedagogy
  • Follow the Summit philosophy of learning and development
  • Plan develop, and implement Summit curriculum with excellence
  • Increase student achievement as measured by ongoing assessments
  • Maintain accurate documentation of daily lesson plans and all student progress
  • Complete all required record keeping and progress reporting
  • Conduct formal parent conferences twice a year and informally as needed
  • Maintain positive, professional relationships with parents and colleagues
  • Communicate proactively with parents about academic progress and student behavior on a regular basis or as determined by Head of School
  • Implement the school’s social-emotional and character education
  • Plan, develop and create hands-on learning experiences that ignite students’ desire to learn
  • Differentiate instruction to ensure that various student learning needs are met
  • Provide a safe, clean, and healthy learning environment
  • Participate in events to attract and retain students that are a good fit for the school
  • Maintain a commitment to continuous professional learning and growth
  • Maintain expertise in specific subject area(s) taught
  • Model excellent teaching practices to all stakeholders
  • Create and maintain a professional portfolio

Qualifications:

  • Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education; Master’s Degree preferred
  • Arizona Teacher Certificate required
  • 2-3 years teaching experience required, first grade teaching experience preferred
  • Current IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Current First Aid/CPR certification
  • Possesses exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Shows drive, initiative, work ethic, and commitment to school improvement

Compensation:

Dependent on training and experience.  Summit School offers a comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, and Long and Short Term disability.   After one year of employment, employees are eligible to enroll in our 401K Plan with a robust company match.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Preschool Support Staff

Start Date: ASAP
Work Hours: Part Time; Monday – Friday; 15-20 hours per week
Rate of Pay: $12-$13/hr
Reports To: Assistant Head of School

Summary:

This person is responsible for supporting classroom preschool teachers and the classroom learning environment. This position is part-time (15-20 hours per week).

Responsibilities: 

  • Supervising children in the classroom, specials classes and on the playground to maintain ratios when one of the teachers is at lunch
  • Sustaining activities that are ongoing in the classroom during work time or outside as directed by the teacher
  • Supervising classrooms when children are napping and the teaching team is planning
  • Daily playground set-up following monthly curriculum map provided for each month

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 2 years experience with preschool aged children
  • Current Pediatric First Aid and CPR certification
  • Current Arizona issued Fingerprint Clearance card
  • Food Handler’s Card or certificate

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Front Desk Assistant

Start Date: ASAP
Work Hours: Part Time; 15-20 hours per week
Rate of Pay: $12-$13/hr
Reports To: Front Office Manager

Summary:

This person is the first point of contact for Summit School. Confidentiality is essential to this role, as it includes access to student, family and employee information.  This position assists the Front Office Manager.

Responsibilities: 

  • Meeting/Greeting students, parents and other visitors to the school
  • Health Office
    • Taking care of sick or injured students
    • Check-in all medications at the start of the school year
    • Checkout all medications at the end of the school year
    • Medication distribution
    • Lice checks
  • Filing
  • Answer phones
  • Arizona Department of Health
    • AZDHS forms
    • Submitting annual immunization report
  • Any other items requested or needed, at request of the Front Office Manager or Head of School

Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Office management and clerical skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication and organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification
  • Defibrillator training
  • Current Fingerprint Clearance Card

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Custodian

Start Date: ASAP
Work Hours: Part Time
Rate of Pay: $12/hr
Reports To: Facilities Manager

SUMMARY: Performs routine daily tasks that occur during the school day to include but not limited to cleaning, disinfecting and light maintenance. Other duties as assigned. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Inspect and clean all access points and walkways for safe and clear passage
  • Respond to immediate cleaning requirements DURING the school day
  • Performs minor maintenance throughout the school
  • Wipe down counters and desks
  • Restock paper towels in classrooms
  • Sweep, mop, and polish floors
  • Vacuum and clean carpets
  • Move furniture and equipment
  • Sweep walkways, pick up paper and trash
  • Secure rooms upon completion of work
  • Detailed summer cleaning
  • Empty and clean all trash and recycle containers
  • Set up furniture and equipment needed for special events, meetings, and classes
  • Clean and restock restrooms

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Maintenance and/or custodial experience preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.

SALARY:

$12.00/hr

Substitute Teacher – Preschool through 8th Grade

Start Date: School Year – Ongoing
Work Hours: As scheduled by school
Rate of Pay: $100 (School Day of 7 hours or more) or $12.50 per hour

Job Description

We are seeking dynamic and experienced Substitute Teachers to join our unique Summit community! We also have opportunities for substitute teaching in our specials classes; Spanish, Physical Education, Science, Technology, Art, Music and Library (Knowledge Center).

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree (Preferred in Education) or specific to Special Area of Class
  • Two years teaching experience (preferred)

Licensing/Certifications:

  • Arizona State Teaching Certificate or Substitute Teaching certificate
  • Current IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification

Interested in Joining the Summit Family?

If you are interested in pursuing a career at Summit, please submit your cover letter and resume to Cassandra Cutright.

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