Culinary Arts Instructional Assistant

Position Title: Culinary Arts Instructional Assistant (2 positions)
Location: JTED at Mountain View (3901 W Linda Vista Blvd, Tucson, AZ
Location: JTED at Santa Rita 3951 S Pantano Rd., Tucson, AZ
Term of Employment: Part-time as needed/Up to 19.5 hours per week/Not benefits eligible
Salary Range: $11.00 – $15.50/hour DOE
Hours: Work hours may include some evenings

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.

  • Supervises high school students enrolled in the Culinary Arts classes
  • Offers suggestions in the planning and writing of lesson plans to the teacher
  • Organizes facilities, including equipment and supplies, and prepares materials for daily activities
  • Implements lesson plans as directed by the teacher
  • Provides information to parents regarding classroom procedures, activities, and curriculum
  • Utilizes and implements classroom management techniques to maintain organization, student safety and a productive learning environment at all times
  • Maintains confidentiality of student information
  • Performs other related duties as assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Qualifications/Education and/or Experience:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • High School Diploma or GED and; An Associate’s Degree or higher or; Passing score on a skills assessment
  • One year experience working with high school students in a formal school setting
  • ServSafe Certificate or be able to obtain one
  • Knowledge in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and Google Apps
  • Organized and able to perform duties in a timely and efficient manner
  • Proof of MMR immunization required unless born prior to January 1, 1957
  • Valid IVP fingerprint clearance card or be able to obtain one
  • Negative TB test within the last year

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to work well independently or in a group setting
  • Ability to operate a high volume copy machine and various office equipment
  • Utilizes sound judgement and decision-making skills
  • Ability to multi-task

Application Process:

Submit a signed cover letter, resume, three signed professional reference letters and a copy of current certificate(s) via mail, fax, hand deliver or Online Upload to Martha Martinez at the JTED District Office. Open until filled.

Pima County JTED • 2855 W. Master Pieces Drive • Tucson, AZ 85741
(520) 352-JTED (5833) • Fax (520) 352-5842

Pima County JTED #11 is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in relation to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, language of origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or marital status. Unless expressly superseded by controlling federal or state statutes, regulations or court decisions, this policy will prevail in all matters concerning staff members, students, the public, educational programs and services and individuals with whom the Joint Board does business.