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K-5 Elementary Teacher
Title:K-5 Elementary Teacher
Location:Phoenix AZ
Department:Academia Del Pueblo
Status:Full Time

Academia del Pueblo Elementary School (ADP) is currently seeking experienced and compassionate elementary school teachers for the 21/22 school year. ADP is looking for teachers with strong content knowledge, who can plan lessons with clear learning objectives that engage and inspire student learning.

About ADP:

Academia del Pueblo (ADP) is a non-profit K-8 public charter school which has operated since 1997, under the auspices of Friendly House, one of Arizona’s pioneer social service organizations since 1920.  ADP’s mission is to deliver broad-based education, youth development and academic enrichment programs in-school and out-of-school that address specific academic and youth development needs in order to provide students with the foundational academic skills and developmental assets needed to achieve success in high school, college, work and life. The academic enrichment opportunities are intended to help students understand the real-life applications of what they learn in the classroom (in all subject areas) and encourage them to develop their talents and skills in areas where they have the most interest and passion.

ADP offers:

  • Small Classroom Sizes (Average K-5 classroom size for the 19/20 school year was 19.3)
  • Apple Distinguished School with 1:1 Student Technology (iPads, Mac Books & Apple TVs)
  • Positive School Community Culture and Restorative Justice
  • Effective Instructional Practices and Opportunities to Collaborate
  • High Student Expectations and Low Student Disciplinary Incidences
  • Ongoing Professional Development and Classroom Support
  • Satisfied Parents and Steady Enrollment
  • Low Teacher Turnover (100% Teacher Retention for the 2020 School Year)
  • Competitive Salary and Additional Income Opportunities (After School Programs)
  • Excellent Company Benefits and generous PTO

Position Summary:

The Elementary Teacher K-5 position at Academia del Pueblo will carry out the professional duties as circumstances may require and in accordance with the school's policies under the direction of the Assistant Principal and Principal. We are looking for an effective professional who:

  • demonstrates thorough curriculum knowledge,
  • teaches and assesses students effectively,
  • pursues professional development,
  • inspires students to achieve and,
  • delivers the prescribed curriculum driven by the Arizona College and Career Ready Standards

 Position Qualifications

Minimum Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education; Highly Qualified qualification requirements

Preferred Education:  Master’s Degree in Elementary Education from an accredited university

Minimum Experience: 1-3 years as an elementary teacher

Preferred Experience: 3 + years as an elementary teacher

Required Certifications/Licensure: 

  • Arizona State Teaching Certificate
  • Highly Qualified qualification requirements                                                           
  • Fingerprint Clearance Card

Required Course(s) Training:   As required by the Arizona Department of Education

Preferred Certifications/Registration:  Arizona State Teaching Certificate

Special Skills:  

  • A thorough up to date knowledge of the range of teaching, learning and behavior management strategies and how to implement them effectively.
  • A thorough understanding of the national curriculum and a range of assessment requirements and arrangements.
  • Know how to use local, national and statistics to evaluate the effectiveness of teaching.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the implications of equal opportunities, multicultural education and inclusion.

Supervises:  No other employees



Primary Duties

(Are the essential job tasks or primary responsibilities that the individual who holds the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of an accommodations)


Provides instruction geared to students’ abilities to meet the Arizona Academic Standards and addresses the physical, mental, social, cultural and community differences among students.

  • Create instructional resources for use in the classroom.
  • Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities
  • Create positive educational climate for students to learn in.
  • Meet course and school-wide student performance goals.
  • Maintain grade books.
  • Grade papers and perform other administrative duties as needed.
  • Read and stay abreast of current topics in education.
  • Create lesson plans.
  • Utilize various curriculum resources.
  • Integrate competencies, goals, and objectives into lesson plans.
  • Develop incentives to keep participants in class.
  • Tutor students on an individual basis.
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
  • Prepare and distribute required reports.
  • Observe and evaluate student's performance.
  • Prepare, administer, and grade tests and assignments in order to evaluate students' progress.
  • Confer with parents or guardians, teachers, counselors, and administrators in order to resolve students' behavioral and academic problems.
  • Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress, and to determine their priorities for their children and their resource needs.
  • Uses effective classroom management skills that encourage students to demonstrate self- discipline and personal responsibility according to the direction provided by the Principal.


Provides appropriate supervision to all ADP students to include the playground, cafeteria, assemblies and educational field trips.


Participates in professional development trainings throughout the school year.


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