Culinary Arts Teacher - Tolleson, AZ, Full-Time

Culinary Arts Teacher - Tolleson, AZ, Full-Time

Culinary Arts Teacher - Tolleson, AZ

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Job Description

We are currently seeking individuals for our High School Culinary Arts Teaching position for the Southwest Academy (Tolleson, AZ). We are seeking culinary arts teacher with the ability to provide direct instructional support to students in a responsive and engaging learning environment in order to help students improve on their overall vocational and behavioral achievement. The teaching candidate will be expected to instruct students with varied ability levels in subjects that will prepare students for postsecondary success based on their individual needs within the classroom.

The selected candidate would be able to collaborate with the clinical staff and other members of the academic team in creating and implementing classroom interventions in order to meet the individual academic and social/emotional needs of the students. We are a fast pace environment that values collaboration, innovation, and teamwork where the best interest of our students always comes first.


Current State of Arizona Certificates that can be considered as possible to meet the requirements for this position:

* A Standard State Teaching Certificate, Vocational Certificate, State Provisional Vocational, and Substitute Teaching Certificate; Food Handler and Sanitation Certification is preferable

* Minimum of 2 years commercial food service and preparation experience

* Knowledge of National School Lunch Program

* Order and maintain inventory of culinary program supplies

* Ability to work a regular school day and with special needs, at-risk and high-risk students


Valid Arizona fingerprint clearance card

Knowledge of Common Core Standards (preferred)

Provide positive behavioral support to students in group and individual setting

Implement and maintain consistent and clear classroom expectations for students to follow

Utilize a variety of instructional strategies to meet individual needs of all students

Provide students with superior instruction in areas of academic curriculum and socially acceptable behaviors

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with demonstrated ability to speak and write clearly and persuasively

Ability to learn quickly and to be effective in a fast-paced, dynamic, and team focused environment

This position offers access to medical, dental, vision plans, 403(b), sick pay, holiday pay, and personal/vacation days. The salary range is competitive and depends on certification and qualifications.

How to apply: Send resume to: 


Fax: (623) 478-5026