Openings at Summit School

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Fourth Grade Teacher

Start Date: July 7, 2018
Status: Full Time
Pay: Depends on Experience


    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

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education; Master’s Degree preferred
  • Arizona Teacher Certificate required
  • 2-3 years teaching experience required, fourth grade teaching experience preferred
  • Current IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Current First Aid/CPR certification
  • Aligns with Summit School’s mission, vision and values
  • Possesses exceptional verbal and written communication skills


    Dependent on training and experience, comparable to upper end of Arizona public school salary scales. 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 with a robust company match.

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

Interested in Joining the Summit Family?


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