Pacific Heritage Academy

Employment
Middle School English Language Arts Teacher

Organization:
Located in Salt Lake City, Utah, Pacific Heritage Academy is a tuition-free, public
school serving approximately 350 students in grades K-8. At Pacific Heritage
Academy, we use the power of education, the endurance of language and culture,
and the virtue of relationships and community to help young people on voyages of
discovery.
Through thoughtful inquiry, challenging curricula, rigorous requirements, and
compassionate service students learn who they are and what they can become. We
create learning experiences and students find their Roots…and their Wings.
We invite potential candidates for this position to learn more about Pacific Heritage
Academy by exploring our website, www.phlearning.org
Job Purpose: To plan, organize and present instruction and instructional
environments that help students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute
to their educational and social development.
Summary of Roles and Responsibilities:
The Teacher/Crew Leader will fulfill the following responsibilities:
Instruction:
 Prepare for and teach all scheduled classes as determined by the daily school
schedule and the Director and/or Head of School.
 Implement LEA chosen curriculum for ELA
 Submit weekly / daily lesson plans including learning targets, if asked by the
Director.
Curriculum:
 Ensure that standards, curriculum, instructional practices, assessment, and
curriculum are aligned to support the school mission and goals.
 Utilize the adopted curricula for reading, writing, math as the primary
structure for teaching those subjects.Assessment:
 Regularly track, document and communicate student
performance/achievement.
 Administer diagnostic assessments to identify specific areas of students’
need (i.e. literacy remediation, recovery and intervention.) Designate
targeted goals and objectives for student improvement in specified areas of
need.
 Complete quarterly report cards as determined by the annual school
calendar and in accordance with the template used by the school.
Communication:
 Be proactive in communicating with parents individually via meeting, phone,
or email.
 Develop and update a class website on Parent Square and/or other modes of
communication, as agreed upon by the Director.
 Support the messaging, vision, and marketing of PHA within the community,
country, and world.
Professionalism:
 Reflect upon your performance as a teacher using the teacher evaluation
rubric (Utah State Standards).
 Be punctual and diligent about fulfilling yard duty and other time-sensitive
obligations.
 Identify and regularly participate in professional development opportunities
that promote self-efficacy and the development of one’s skill set.
 Exhibit positivity about the School, Faculty, Staff, Parents and Students.
 Devote a reasonable amount of time to understanding internal processes and
procedures. Abide by PHA’s internal procedures including but not limited to
finance, transportation, HR, admissions, marketing, fundraising, etc.
 Attend Faculty/Staff Meetings, participate in school-wide events including
but not limited to: Heritage Days, Back to School Nights, Parent Action
Counsel, Student led conferences, Celebration of Learning, Graduation,
Internal and External Professional Development, etc.
 Devote a reasonable amount of time to completing additional duties as
assigned by the Director or designee, including but not limited to leading at
least one After School Club and an additional duty (i.e. committee
membership, program leadership, etc.)
 Agree to and abide by the expectations outlined in the Pacific Heritage
Academy Employee Handbook.
Minimum Qualifications Required to Perform Essential Job Functions:
o Certified Utah Educators License/ARL or related
o Teaching experience and/or related professional experience.
o Must be able to present Common Core-based curriculum.o Strong interpersonal skills.
o Ability to work well with a team and independently.
o Evidence of professional development in educational topics.
Physical Requirements:
 Must be able to use a variety of equipment and classroom tools such as
computers, copiers and equipment for children, etc. Must be able to exert a
negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or
otherwise move objects. Due to amount of time spent standing and/or
walking, physical requirements are consistent with those for Light Work.
To apply:
Submit resume and cover letter to: admin@phlearning.or

Special Education Teacher

Organization:
Pacific Heritage Academy is a K-8 free public charter school in the Salt Lake area. Pacific
Heritage Academy is currently looking to hire a full time Special Education teacher for
grades K-8.
We invite potential candidates for this position to learn more about Pacific Heritage
Academy by exploring our website, www.phlearning.org
Responsibilities include:
 Supporting the vision of Pacific Heritage Academy
 Conducting and implementing student IEP’s
 Maintaining compliance with Special Education regulations
 Managing and coordinating a team of Special Education support staff
 Providing and overseeing instruction that supports the state core standards, in a
manner supportive of evidence-based curriculum that is used
 Working cooperatively with the school team in all areas of instruction, assessment,
documentation, parent involvement, and classroom management
 Participating in regular and ongoing professional development efforts to strive for
excellence in education
Communication:
 Be proactive in communicating with parents individually via meeting, phone, or
email.
 Support the messaging, vision, and marketing of PHA within the community,
country, and world.
Professionalism:
 Reflect upon your performance as a teacher using the teacher evaluation rubric
(Utah State Standards).
 Be punctual and diligent about fulfilling yard duty and other time-sensitive
obligations. Identify and regularly participate in professional development opportunities that
promote self-efficacy and the development of one’s skill set.
 Exhibit positivity about the School, Faculty, Staff, Parents and Students.
 Devote a reasonable amount of time to understanding internal processes and
procedures. Abide by PHA’s internal procedures including but not limited to finance,
transportation, HR, admissions, marketing, fundraising, etc.
 Attend Faculty/Staff Meetings, participate in school-wide events including but not
limited to: Heritage Days, Back to School Nights, Parent Action Counsel, Student led
conferences, Celebration of Learning, Graduation, Internal and External Professional
Development, etc.
 Devote a reasonable amount of time to completing additional duties as assigned by
the Director or designee, including but not limited to leading at least one After
School Club and an additional duty (i.e. committee membership, program
leadership, etc.)
 Agree to and abide by the expectations outlined in the Pacific Heritage Academy
Employee Handbook.
Minimum Qualifications:
 Special Education teaching endorsement.
 A valid Utah Educator’s license preferred.
 Experience in the related field.
 Ability to work collaboratively with staff, parents, and community members.
 Ability to be creative, resourceful, and reflective.
 Commitment to educational excellence.
If interested, please contact:
Leah Elam
Special Education Director
801-363-1892
Leah.elam@phlearning.org

Kitchen Aide

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Performs routine manual work in connection with the kitchen operations of the National School Lunch program. Does related work as required.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Illustrative Only) Preparation of food Loads, operates and unloads dishes and hand washes food preparation and serving equipment, utensils, pots, pans, etc.; Delivers and stores clean dishes and utensils to proper storage area; Cleans kitchen area, tables, cabinets, equipment, etc.; Disposes of trash and garbage; Brings food deliveries to storage area(s); Assists in loading food trays on carts or trucks for delivery; Maintains and cleans storage area and assists cook in maintaining inventory control sheet; Assists cook(s) in moving/lifting bulk food items, stockpots, trays, etc.; Performs related kitchen duties as required and assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND ATTRIBUTES: Familiarity with sanitary cleaning practices, supplies and equipment; ability to use cleaning supplies and equipment; ability to understand and follow simple oral and written instructions; ability to read and understand English; ability to get along well with others; willingness to perform manual tasks; tact; physical condition commensurate with the duties of the position.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Ability to take the Food Handlers test Preferred 6 month or more kitchen experience

Substitute Teacher

Job Summary: Looking for an energetic and motivated substitute teacher to work with students at all levels from Kindergarten to Middle School.

Summary of Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Follow regular teacher’s lesson plans in a way that ensures consistency and optimal learning, and that encourages students to participate
  • Assign classwork and homework as necessary, according to lesson plans
  • Modify teaching styles to fit the learning styles of various students
  • Maintain a well-managed classroom and positive learning environment
  • Supervise students out of class such as in the hallways and in the cafeteria
  • Create lesson plans, grade classwork, h0omework and tests and attend student-led conferences (only for long term subs) Minimum Qualifications Required to Perform Essential Job Functions:
  • Bachelor’s degree (or some college)
  •  Strong command of English language
  • Above-average competency in at least two subject areas (such as math and social studies); overall average competency in most or all subjects
  • Ability to remember many names
  • Pass background check
  • Flexible, friendly and good at establishing quick rapport with students
  • Setting the proper tone from the beginning for classroom management

Physical Requirements:  Must be able to use a variety of equipment and classroom tools such as computers, copiers and equipment for children, etc. Must be able to exert a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Due to amount of time spent standing and/or walking, physical requirements are consistent with those for Light Work.