Openings at Summit School

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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. 


  • 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


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


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.



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).


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


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

Middle School English Language Arts (ELA) Teacher

Start Date: July 29, 2019 (2019/2020 School Year)
Work Hours: Full-time
Rate of Pay: Depending on experience and education 

Job Description:
Middle School Teachers are responsible for the measurable progress of students in
their assigned subject areas for sixth through eighth grades, and collaborating
extensively with the Middle School team. Additional areas of responsibility include
creating 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

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Integrate educational technology in teaching
  • 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 paperwork on a timely basis, including
    quarterly and/or semi-annual progress reports
  • Conduct formal parent conferences twice a year and informal conferences as
  • Maintain positive, professional relationships with students, parents, and
  • Communicate proactively with parents about academic progress and student
    behavior on a regular basis
  • Implement the school’s character education program
  • 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
    Participate in student recruitment and retention events
  • Maintain expertise in specific subject area(s) taught: language arts, including
    writing, grammar, and vocabulary, as well as in-depth teaching of various and
    multiple advanced genres of literature
  • Model excellent teaching practices to all stakeholders
  • Participate in an off-campus overnight trip
  • Teach an elective class


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or subject area; Master’s Degree preferred
  • Arizona Teacher Certificate required
  • Minimum of 2-3 years teaching experience required, middle school teaching
    experience preferred
  • Current IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Current First Aid/CPR certification

Salary is dependent on education and experience. Summit School offers a
comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, and Long and short
term disability for the individual employee. After one year of employment, employees
are eligible to enroll in our 401K Plan, which includes an Employer match.

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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