Job Title: Elementary Teacher Math Tutor Department: Anya Itpak Elementary School
Reports to: Principal Employment Status: Full Time
Salary: DOE Driving Classification: Driver’s license
Summary: The elementary math tutor teacher is responsible for educating and supplementing students in Math to be ready to successfully transition to the next educational level. This is accomplished through curriculum designed to follow Arizona State Standards, as well as incorporating Mojave Indian language and culture components.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Plans, organizes and implements a variety of learning experiences to meet stated curriculum objectives and individual student needs.
• Knows and understands grade level curriculum content and assists when necessary in design or revision of that curriculum.
• Knowledge of the Galileo Digital Curriculum platform, with student diagnostic assessment aligned with Arizona State Standards (reading, language arts and math).
• Knows, understands and uses educational technology, as appropriate.
• Provides interdisciplinary individual and group experiences for students.
• Works in direct contact with students a minimum of 30 hours per week.
• Fosters in students a positive attitude toward all curriculum areas.
• Helps students become aware of how Math surrounds them and enhances their life.
• Creates a healthy, safe, welcoming and comfortable learning environment that supports students’ growth and development.
• Create and maintain a respectful and caring classroom climate among all students and between students and adults
• Works with students to help them learn and monitors the progress of each student against pre-determined requirements.
• Keep records pertaining to student growth and prepares student progress reports for interpretation of learning to parents and students.
• Completes on-going student assessments and presents at parent conferences.
• Will be expected to teach based on the Arizona state standards. Student achievement levels will be tested and monitored yearly through the use of standardized diagnostic tests.
• Observes students regularly and makes modifications in individualized plans to ensure success for all students.
• Identifies special needs of students and seeks assistance of specialists to help meet those needs.
• Promotes and maintains appropriate behavior in classroom.
• Incorporates Mojave culture and language lessons throughout multiple subject disciplines
• Develops a positive relationship with parents by establishing and maintaining open communication.
• Encourages parents to volunteer.
• Conducts parent meetings and individual parent conferences with all parents two times a year.
• Participates in planning and attends parent activity nights.
• Maintains the documentation and reporting requirements of the school.
• Direct supervisor of assistant teachers and aides.
• Maintains and improves professional competence by participating in faculty meetings, team meetings as a member and facilitator, in-service training, staff committees and other appropriate professional activities.
• Reasoning ability skill in analyzing problems, ability to exercise judgement projecting consequences, identifying solutions, and implementing recommendations, skill in administering disciplinary rules to children, and resolving situational conflicts among students.
• Loves young people, can whole-heartedly engage in working with and for them.
• Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and licensed teacher.
• Willingness to maintain a high level of competence, exercise discreet judgment and honor confidentiality.
• Ability to interact with and maintain positive working relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds.
• Compliance with Fort Mojave Indian Tribe drug and alcohol policy.
• Compliance with federal background check.
• Must satisfy health requirements as defined by the Tribe/state/federal program standards for care of children:
1. Successfully pass a pre-employment drug test, upon hire.
2. Successfully pass a physical exam, upon hire, to meet the physical demands required in the position.
3. Successfully pass a tuberculosis test, upon hire.
4. Current immunization verification upon hire see attached immunization requirement (see attached immunization requirements Caring for our Children: Health & Safety Performance Standards).
The Indian Preference Act will be enforced. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with it. The Fort Mojave Indian Tribe reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs.