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VisionQuest Lead Teacher in Benson, Arizona

VisionQuest is hiring a Lead Bilingual Teacher for a residential program for Spanish speaking youth in Benson, AZ. This is a full time position that comes with employer paid benefits which include medical, dental, vision, paid time off and sick time. Come be part of a great team and make a difference today!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead teacher will be in charge of the Educational department, two teachers, teacher assistants, and staff.

  • Demonstrate effective planning skills by preparing lessons designed to implement and achieve academic goals and objectives.

  • Demonstrate competence in teaching by demonstrating current, thorough knowledge of the academic curriculum as specified, and be able to communicate effectively with students; be able to organize classroom learning and materials to maximize student time on tasks as well as motivate student learning

  • Develop and use effective methods of evaluation that are directly related to curriculum objectives and to concepts and skills taught; consistently, clearly, and effectively evaluate student progress

  • Establish a consistent disciplinary approach which promotes self-direction and positive self-image; set high standards for student behavior and manage inappropriate behavior effectively

  • Maintain a functional and pleasant learning environment

  • Cooperate with the student's clinical team; work effectively with all staff members to promote positive relationships with students. Specific attention will be given toward prompt attendance at scheduled meetings

  • At all times demonstrate professional responsibility in enforcing VisionQuest policies and regulations

  • Maintain confidentiality of information; display sound judgment in dress and general behavior. Specifically, Teacher will follow VisionQuest dress code standards

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications/ Requirments:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited Institution

  • Certified by the State of Arizona as a Teacher

  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish)

Job ID: 2020-1162

External Company URL:

Street: 621 E Commerce Dr