Online Science Teacher, Bench, Grades 6-12

PREP ASU Preparatory Academy
United States

Salary Range:

Please see Pay Rate Chart in Job Description

As part of Arizona State University’s charter to provide access and excellence, ASU Preparatory Academy (ASU Prep) shares this commitment by demonstrating all students can achieve at the highest levels, regardless of their background. To scale our current impact, ASU Prep is advancing a major expansion program taking fundamental responsibility for the communities we serve.

The Digital Adjunct Bench Teacher is responsible for making knowledge accessible to all students, developing student’s cognitive capacity and respect for learning, implementing ILP (Individual Learning Plans), fostering students’ self-esteem, motivation, and sense of civic responsibility and leadership, and for ongoing professional growth.

The Digital Adjunct Bench is a reserve of highly qualified teachers who can start immediately once a position becomes available. ASUPD continues adding to our bench of qualified adjuncts on a continual basis. Most employment opportunities, once available, are remote part-time W2 employees. Being on the bench does not guarantee immediate employment nor does it guarantee an appointment within a certain time period. Please note, the bench is an unpaid position that does not receive benefits.


  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Education or Post Bachelors in Education from an accredited college or university or meets Highly Qualified requirements per the Arizona Department of Education.
  • State Aligned Teaching Certificate required (appropriate endorsements may be required depending on the area of instruction or have passed appropriate AEPA or NES proficiency exams), AZ State Teaching Cert, preferred. 
  • Must hold an active Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card.
  • Professional verification of successful classroom teacher performance and/or student teaching experience
  • Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved. 



  • Delivers instruction in specified content area and determines instruction techniques, strategies, methods and adapts curriculum and learning styles to meet and assess student’s needs.
  • Maintains open lines of communication daily with parents/guardians about academic and discipline issues through various mediums including phone calls, notes, progress reports, etc.
  • Develops, analyzes, adjusts, and implements ILP for students to accommodate instruction based on assessment and determining correct assessment tool and appropriate level to use.
  • Helps to ensure that ASU Prep Digital follows guidelines outlined by the Arizona Department of Education meeting instructional hours per week.
  • Works collaboratively to achieve the overall purposes of the school program.
  • Maintains a classroom atmosphere conducive of learning.
  • Facilitates weekly Live Lessons in a Webinar-type setting to a specific grade level to showcase student work.
  • Additional duties may be assigned as necessary.



  • Ability to articulate, represent professional demeanor and ability to take initiative.
  • Command of theoretical knowledge of human behavior and learning including motivation, reinforcement, evaluation, and feedback techniques
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work with a wide-range of people including teachers, parents, and students.
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Effective problem solver and self-motivated learner
  • Ability to use instructional adaptive technology tools in online courses
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
  • Proficiency with technology, computers and Microsoft Office Suite.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit. The employee must use hands, arms and fingers to input data, handle, feel or reach. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 15 lbs such as boxes, supplies, etc. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus, close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.





Occasional travel may be required for site visits, meetings, trainings and/or conferences.



Compensation will be initially determined by student enrollments at the end of the third week of class, and will be measured on a monthly basis, according to the tiered pay scale below: 

Monthly Pay Rate based on Students per Section

  • 1-20 Students - $500.00
  • 21-40 Students - $802.00
  • 41-60 Students - $1,080.00
  • 61-85 Students - $1,334.00

*Please note, honors sections are not considered a separate section due to live lessons being combined

This job description is subject to change at any time.

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