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High School English Language Arts

Desert Marigold School

Phoenix, AZ, USA

Full time

High School


May 4

Desert Marigold School 

High School Language Arts Teacher 

Job Description 

Job Purpose Statement: As a member of the faculty at Desert Marigold School, the Language Arts Teacher is responsible for English, Reading and Writing Skills support for high school in grades 9-12. 

Salary: $40.000-50,.000 plus experience and certificates 

Hours: Full time position 7:30-3:30 

Reports to: Executive Director and Director of Curriculum and Instruction 

To Apply: Send Resume to fmirizio@desertmarigold.org


● Teaching experience in classroom/group settings. 

● Willingness to learn about Waldorf education and incorporate Waldorf principles of child development into teaching. 

● AZ DPS Fingerprint Clearance Card 

● Meet Arizona’s Standards for highly qualified teacher in subject area being taught. ● Must have a valid AZ DPS Level One fingerprint clearance card to be considered for employment. 

Essential Job Functions: 

● Develops performance objectives and lesson plans that reflect the rhythm, timing and activities consistent with Waldorf methods and are consistent with established Arizona State Standards. 

● Maintains a behavioral climate in his or her classroom conducive to learning and assists in maintaining acceptable student behavior in school. 

● Identifies and attempts to meet special needs of individual students, and initiates referrals to student support services as necessary. 

● Communicates with students and parents regarding the educational and progress. Prepares formal progress reports. 

● Maintains plans and instructional materials in such a way that they can be utilized by substitute teaching personnel when the need arises. 

● Works cooperatively with administrators, supervisors and colleagues in planning and implementing the educational programs of the school. 

● Attends faculty meetings and serves on at least one committee. Attends other meetings as necessary, as well as required in service training. 

Experience Requirements: Prior classroom teaching preferred. 

Skills, Knowledge, and/or Abilities Required: 


● Exemplary classroom management and discipline. 

● Strong fiscal and administrative responsibilities, listening, verbal, written and interpersonal communication. 


● Knowledge of Waldorf education and public school operations. 


● Relate to, motivate, and challenge children and staff. Leadership in working with students, staff, parents and the community. Commitment to the concept of 

collaborative decision making. 

● Ability to collaborate with other faculty on curriculum and performances. ● Ability to communicate effectively with students, colleagues, and parents. 

Physical Demands: 

Frequent: Standing, walking 

Occasional: Sitting, lifting and carrying 

Education required: Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Preferred 

Licenses, Certifications, Bonding and/or Testing Required: AZ DPS Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card, Clear TB Test

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