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Canyons School District Kindergarten Teacher 2022-23 - East Sandy Elementary in Sandy, Utah

Kindergarten Teacher 2022-23 - East Sandy Elementary

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Department:Canyons District


Location:East Sandy Elementary

Job Type:Full-Time

Pay Rate:Salary Schedules (

How to apply:

Go to ( to complete an application and video screening interview on Vidcruiter. When the application process is successfully completed, you will be entered into the Elementary candidate pool to be considered for current school year openings and openings for the 2023-24 school year. Read the interview next steps flyer ( for the full explanation of the candidate pool process.

**If you have not completed this process since November 1st, 2022 you are not currently in our candidate pool to be considered for job openings.

Questions about this process? Email for assistance.

Americans with Disability Act: If reasonable accommodations are needed to assist you with the application or hiring process please contact the Canyons School District office of Legal Services at 801-826-5061, Fax 801-826-5098 or mailing address 9361 S. 300 E., Sandy, UT 84070.

CANYONS SCHOOL DISTRICT is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered on the basis of employment qualifications without regard to race, color, political affiliation, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, medical condition or handicap. Inquiries regarding Canyons School District’s hiring practices may be addressed to: Director of Human Resources, Canyons School District, 9361 South 300 East, Sandy, UT 84070.

Job Description:

This position is an all day Kindergarten

Job Title: Classroom Teacher K-12

Department: School

Supervisor: Principal

Lane Placement: Licensed Salary Schedule 186

Schedule: Varies / 186 days Evaluation Group: CTESS

FLSA Classification: Exempt


The classroom teacher is responsible for creating a positive learning environment where students develop the skills to become critical thinkers, problem solvers, lifelong learners and productive citizens. Teachers maintain a safe environment; establish rapport with students, parents and colleagues; motivate pupils to develop attitudes and knowledge that will help them reach their potential and be prepared for higher levels of education. Teachers differentiate curriculum and use effective research-based methods of instruction.

  • Teach the core content area(s) outlined in the USBE’s Core Curriculum, and adopted by the Board of Education, correlated with other approved learning activities.

  • Instruct pupils in citizenship.

  • Meet regular, reliable, punctual and predictable attendance requirements.

  • Utilize CSD instructional framework to provide engaging instruction based on core standards.

  • Develop lesson plans and instructional materials and provide individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of the student.

  • Translate lesson plans into learning experiences to best utilize the available time for instruction.

  • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.

  • Evaluates student’s academic and social growth, maintains appropriate records, and prepare progress reports.

  • Communicate with parents through conferences, telephone calls, e-mails, student planners, school website, and other means, to discuss the student’s progress.

  • Identify student needs and cooperate with other professional staff members in helping students solve health, academic, social and psychological challenges.

  • Create an effective environment for learning through organization, functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards and interest centers.

  • Utilize computers and other technological classroom support equipment in student instruction.

  • Provide and maintain a safe and supportive environment in the classroom and on the school campus.

  • Maintain professional expertise through in-service education activities provided by the school district and self-selected professional growth activities.

  • Demonstrate professional ethics as outlined by the Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission.

  • Be a positive role model.

  • Participate in faculty meetings and instructional professional learning communities (PLCs) as required.

  • Administer appropriate student attendance policies and procedures.

  • Participate in appropriate educator evaluation procedures as per district guidelines and policy

  • Participate in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities.

  • Use approved books and instruction materials; maintain required inventory records.

  • Administer group standardized tests in accordance with state and district testing procedures.

  • Model professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers, and community.

  • Is responsible for understanding and adhering to laws, district policies, and procedures.

  • Requires strong oral and written communication skills with students, parents, and staff.

  • Requires strong computer and educational technological skills.

  • Requires effective problem solving, organizational, multi-tasking, and time management skills.

  • Requires the ability to implement effective teaching strategies.

  • Requires the ability to establish and maintain a positive learning environment.

  • Requires the ability to calmly handle classroom management issues.

  • Requires the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, parents, school staff, district staff, and patrons.

  • Requires the ability to work as a member of a team as well as the ability to work independently with little direct supervision.

  • Knowledge of State Core Curriculum and Board of Education adopted guidelines.

  • Predictable and reliable attendance.

  • During times of state or district emergency, all employees may be required to perform additional duties that are not required on a normal basis in support of educational and operational priorities. e.g. Performs general cleaning and sanitizing of work areas, provides remote assistance to students and staff, and any other reasonable duty as needed.


  • Other duties as assigned.

    • This description should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an employee assigned to this position.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • The requirements listed below are representative of the education, knowledge and experience requirements; the machines, tools and equipment used; background; and any licenses or certifications required.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.


  • Incumbent must be fingerprinted and clear a criminal backgrounds check.

  • Requires at least a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.

  • Requires a valid Associate or Professional Educator License for the State of Utah within the relevant “License Area of Concentration” and, if applicable, “Endorsement”.

    NOTE: The Administration reserves the right to require specific training for this position. However, depending upon the type and quality of prior work experience and availability of formal training programs, some exchanges can be made between training and experience.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS---Not limited to the following:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the teacher is regularly required to speak and/or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The teacher is occasionally required to use hands to handle or feel and must occasionally climb or balance.

  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Teachers in P.E., CTE, Theatre and/or Art may be required to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

  • Physical ability to perform the essential functions listed above with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Requires the ability to lift a minimum of ten (10) pounds.

  • Possess the physical, mental, and emotional stability to work under stressful conditions, including but not limited to: deadlines, contract requirements, inspection requirements, and interaction with critical personnel.

    Note: This list of essential and marginal functions and of physical requirements is not exhaustive and may be supplemented in accordance with the requirements of the job.

    All employees are required to participate in the District evaluation process.

    It is the employee’s responsibility to review and adhere to all district policies and procedures.

    This information may be reviewed at

Candidates must have an Elementary teaching license or Early Childhood K-3 license.

  • Expired licenses, out of state licenses, or University students that will graduate in August or December 2022 are also eligible to apply.

Don't have a professional teaching license? Follow one of these steps before applying:

  • To earn your license through the CSD Alternative Pathway to Professional Educator Licensing (APPEL) program ( , you will first apply for an Associate Educator License (AEL). Follow this link ( for information on how to apply for an AEL through the Utah State Board of Education (USBE).

  • Proof of an AEL or proof you submitted all the documentation correctly to USBE is required before you will be added to the candidate pool.