Aug 26, 2022

High School Music/Band Teacher

  • TrulyHired
  • Keams Canyon, AZ 86034, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description



POSITION TITLE: Certified Teacher (HS)


CONTRACT TERM: Ten Months (10)

REPORTS TO: High School Principal

CATEGORY: Certified


JOB SUMMARY: High School Teacher candidates who are innovative, enthusiastic and looking for the opportunity to prepare students for a successful future. Hopi Junior/Senior High School is committed to helping all students develop skills in the areas of personal-social growth, educational planning and career and vocational development. (Math, English, Social Studies, Science, and Native American Studies)

  1. Designs and facilitates culturally appropriate instruction for High School students (9th -12th grades) consistent with the Vision, Philosophy, and Student Outcomes established by the Hopi Junior/Senior High School Governing Board.
  2. Instructs students and prepares academic lessons to use in class that effectively cover the material through lectures, discussions, visual aids, and other effective teaching methods for student comprehension and accommodating all student learning styles.
  3. Plans a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students. Focus lesson design requires active student engagement (cooperative learning/small group/independent).
  4. Provides opportunities for students to "showcase" their learning (i.e. theatre production, music shows, oratory presentations, speech contests, creative writing, collaborative learning projects, and project-based learning exhibits).
  5. Administers various types of 'authentic' assessments and evaluates students' academic and social growth, keeps ongoing appropriate records, and prepares quarterly progress reports.
  6. Maintains a safe and supportive learning environment for students upholding high standards of classroom behavior and fostering the academic, social, emotional, cultural and creative development of the whole student.
  7. Regularly attends faculty meetings and professional development sessions.
  8. Is available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day.
  9. Adheres to local, state, and national testing procedures and standards.
  10. Functions as an advocate for the students under their immediate supervision in communication with administrative and other staff, parents, and other community members or organizational representatives.
  11. Conducts communication regarding students under their immediate supervision and other students in accordance with Privacy Act, Confidentiality Act, and other regulatory provisions.
  12. Serves as an active team member with staff, parents, and community members in continually strengthening the High School (9th-12th grade) educational and educational support programs and services of Hopi Senior High School.
  13. Ensures that ample and appropriate materials, supplies, equipment, and other resources are acquired for student learning.
  14. Establishes and maintains positive methods and procedures for communicating consistently with the parents of students under their immediate supervision regarding individual student progress, needs, accomplishments, and other appropriate matters.
  15. Develops Tech-Prep. Student School to Work, and work experiences for 9th-12th grade students are designed to provide them with an opportunity to apply learned skills in a workplace setting.
  16. Coordinates expanded student leadership development opportunities, including working with the Tribal Council, Tribal Administration, Tribal Program/Services, or other resources on Hopi/Navajo to identify social and economic development initiatives and planning, and other leadership opportunities.
  17. Ensures personal endeavors are complimentary to the standards of the teaching profession, including the demonstration of positive behavior in the community, as well as in the school environment.
  18. Performs other duties as assigned.

  1. Knowledge of best practice teaching strategies.
  2. Knowledge of best practices in classroom management.
  3. Knowledge of data assessment and disaggregation.
  4. Knowledge of general safety rules and techniques.
  5. Knowledge of district rules of conduct and ethics.
  6. Skills in monitoring and correcting student behavior.
  7. Skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with others.
  8. Professional verbal and written communication skills; ability to instruct and maintain emotional control under stress.
  9. Knowledge of Governing Board rules of conduct and policy.
  10. Skill in communicating orally and in writing.
  11. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with others.

  1. Valid Arizona teaching certificate.
  2. Possess a valid Arizona Secondary Teaching Certificate at the appropriate level or ability to obtain the necessary certification to function in the capacity of a High School Teacher.
  3. Bachelor's degree with required certification (college transcripts required).

  1. Hopi/Indian Preference in employment considered.
  2. Valid State Driver Licenses.
  3. Valid Arizona Department of Public Safety Fingerprint Clearance Card.
  4. Must successfully pass employment background checks within the last five years which include state, federal and local tribe.

INDIAN PREFERENCE POLICY: Hopi/Indian preference in employment will be practiced, in accordance with the Hopi Tribe, "any person who is presently an enrolled member of the Hopi Tribe." Shall mean that in the selection process Indian candidates who meet or surpass qualifications for a position shall be given preference for positions established by the Governing Board.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Within the scope of Indian preference, all candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, national origin or other non-merit factors.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION LANGUAGE: This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify this agency. The decision in granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes to walk and sit. Occasionally the employee will bend or twist at the neck more than the average person. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 50 lbs., such as boxes of books and mobile carts.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. The employee is frequently required to interact with the public and other staff. The employee is directly responsible for the safety, well-being and work of students.

  • Position Type:Full-time
  • Positions Available:1
Job Categories :Career Education > Music
Classroom Teacher > Music Education
Classroom Teacher > Music: Instrumental
Job Requirements

  • No experience required

Contact Information

  • Dakota Francis
  • Hopi Junior/Senior High School PO Box 337
  • Keams Canyon,Arizona 86034
  • Email: click here

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