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Rite of Passage Math Teacher-Canyon State Academy in Queen Creek, Arizona



  • Adheres to the facility, daily and school schedule.2. Delivers curriculum utilizing Target Teaching methodologies.3. Tracks student attendance and maintains and provides student grades (weekly and exit) for the purpose of providing documentation of student progress. 4. Adheres to school policies pertaining to grading, posting students’ grades and quarterly reports.5. Responds to the questions and needs of the students who have a variety of ability levels.6. Prepares in advance for each class with written lesson plans that adhere to Target Teaching.7. Develops and implements effective classroom management strategies for the purpose of ensuring safe and secure learning environment. Maintains a clean, positive and inviting learning environment.8. Conducts large and small group instruction as well as individual instruction when needed.9. Works collaboratively with all site staff on implementing a “team” based program and maintains effective working relationships with Case Management and Group Living staff to ensure accurate and timely communication of information.10. Maintains a three-day supply of emergency lesson plans that follow the clinical teaching format and define student learning objectives and evaluation procedures for the purpose of ensuring instructional continuity.11. Maintains a daily and monthly inventory of all supplies, materials and equipment to ensure all items are accounted for. Utilizes a safety data sheet when applicable.12. Handles the responsibility for all instruction, curriculum, tools, identification of Special Education students in each class, and levels of completion in compliance with city, county, state and federal law, licensing agency and Rite of Passage Rules and Regulations.14. Completes required reports and documentation in a timely manner, provides management with required reports and advises of any problematic situations.15. Complies with and implements the Rite of Passage Policies and Procedures as detailed in the appropriate manuals/handbooks. Provides input and submits proposals for the revision of existing and/or new policies and procedures. 16. Assists with and presents proposals to correct identified deficiencies and quality improvement efforts.17. Attends all required meetings. Is punctual and prepared to participate in all staff meetings and after-hour extracurricular program events for the purpose of receiving and/or providing information and supporting the program. 18. Reviews and analyzes current program elements, provides suggestions and direction to the Principal to ensure the highest standards are maintained to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct and to ensure the program remains in compliance with agency licensing and Rite of Passage policies and procedures. Supports the policies and procedures outlined in the Normative Culture program manual for the purpose of complying with the ROP educational guidelines.19. Commits to attending all training/staff development classes in order to ensure sufficient hours of training are completed on an annual basis. Notifies supervisor if annual training hours are deficient.20. Ability to work with, provide assistance, and support staff and students in a Residential Court School environment. 21. Provides encouragement, guidance and resources to staff and students.22. Ensures the safety, health and welfare of staff and students at all times.23. Models and ensures all program norms are upheld without compromise.24. Acts as a positive role model and mentor for both staff and students.25. Treats others with respect, confronts negative behavior and supports confrontation.26. Other duties as assigned, verbally or in written form.


  • Possesses a current and valid State teaching credential if required.2. Related experience working with at-risk youth.3. Three or more years of successful classroom teaching.

Rite of Passage is a leading national provider of programs and opportunities for troubled and at-risk youth from social services, welfare agencies and juvenile courts. For 35 years, we have developed and operated a continuum of programs based on the needs of youth and our placing agencies. With an emphasis on evidence-based practices and positive skill development, combined with our supportive and therapeutic approach, our organization is respected by industry experts as a highly effective solution for our youth. Since 1984, over 25,000 youths have entered and completed our programs. Rite of Passage has built its reputation on running life-changing educational treatment programs that positively contribute to the community.

Our employees are dedicated, passionate individuals that are committed to inspiring positive change in the lives of youth. Becoming a member of the Rite of Passage team is more than just a job, it’s an opportunity to create a meaningful career with a company driven by its powerful mission to make a difference.




  • Bachelors or better in Education

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  • Drivers License

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)