Aug 26, 2022

Vocational Education-Culinary Arts Teacher (Sign-On Bonus)

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

Job Description


Hopi Junior/Senior High School is accepting applications for Senior High School Teacher candidates for the 2021-2022 school year 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.



  • Designs and facilitates culturally appropriate instruction for Senior High School students (9th -12th grades) consistent with the Vision, Philosophy, and Student Outcomes established by the Hopi Junior Senior High School Governing Board.

  • 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.

  • Plans a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students. Focus lesson design requiring active student engagement (cooperative learning/small group/independent).

  • Provides opportunities for students to "showcase" their learning (i.e. theatre production, music shows, oratory presentations, speech contests, creative writing, collaborative learning projects, project-based learning exhibits).

  • Administers various types of 'authentic' assessments and evaluates students' academic and social growth, keeps ongoing appropriate records, and prepares quarterly progress reports.

  • Maintains a safe and supportive learning environment for students upholding high standards of classroom behavior fostering the academic, social, emotional, cultural and creative development of the whole student.

  • Regularly attends faculty meetings and professional development sessions.

  • Is available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day.

  • Adheres to local, state, and national testing procedures and standards.

  • 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.

  • Conducts communication regarding students under their immediate supervision and other students in accordance with Privacy Act, Confidentiality Act, and other regulatory provisions.

  • Serves as an active team member with staff, parents, and community members in continually strengthening the Senior High School (9th-12th grade) educational and educational support programs and services of Hopi Senior High School.

  • Ensures that ample and appropriate materials, supplies, equipment, and other resources are acquired for student learning.

  • 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.

  • Develops Tech-Prep. Student School to Work, and work experiences for 9th-12th grade students designed to provide them with an opportunity to apply learned skills in a workplace setting.

  • 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.

  • 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.


Knowledge of best practice teaching strategies.

Knowledge of best practices in classroom management.

Knowledge of data assessment and disaggregation.

Knowledge of general safety rules and techniques.

Knowledge of district rules of conduct and ethics.

Knowledge of relevant Governing Board Policies.

Skills in monitoring and correcting student behavior.

Skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with others.

Professional verbal and written communication skills; ability to instruct and maintain emotional control under stress.


  1. Valid Arizona teaching certificate.

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


Previous successful experience in serving as a Senior High School Teacher with a Grant or other Tribally Controlled School, or other BIE funded school.

Experience that demonstrates knowledge of and skills in effective learning styles and strategies, performance-based assessment, effective instructional methods, communications, learning methods (cooperative learning; experimental learning; active learning; other), and school climate development.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: School year contract; Salary and work year established by the Governing Board per administrative salary schedule.

INDIAN PREFERENCE POLICY: Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (Title 25, USC, Section 472). Verification Form BIA-4432 must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference. Indian preference eligible that are not currently employed in the Federal Service will be appointed under the Excepted Service Appointment Authority (Schedule A). Consideration will be given to Non-Indian applicants (status or reinstateable) in the absence of qualified Indian Preference eligible.

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 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
Job Categories :Career Education > Culinary Arts
Classroom Teacher > Art
Contact Information

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

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