Ex Ed Teacher Assistant (Effective 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR)

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SUMMARY
The Exceptional Education Teacher Assistant assists the Exceptional Education and General Education Teacher with instruction and medically relevant support for students with disabilities.  This position assists with academic and functional curriculum.  The Exceptional Education Teacher Assistant may provide adult support with daily living skills and enhancement of present levels of performance, behavioral support, reinforcement of therapy goals, and job skills.
 
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS 
High School Diploma or G.E.D.
AND
Completion of an AZ Dept. of Education-approved Academic Assessment Test OR Associate’s (or higher) degree OR Two-years (60 Semester-Hour credits) of study at an institute of higher learning
Two years of experience working with youth or children 
Computer skills, to include the ability to use email. 
Verbal & written communication skills in English and a demonstrated ability to read and comprehend written/graphic and oral instructions  
Any equivalent combination of experience, training, or education 
Copy of diploma, transcripts or test results must be submitted at time of application
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Special Education experience 
Experience working with children with disabilities 
Experience working with children or adults in a vocational setting 
 
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS AFTER HIRE
FBI fingerprint background check (at employee’s expense). 
Proof of immunity to rubeola (measles) and rubella (German measles), or proof of MMR immunization 
CPR and First Aid Certification - Certification must be maintained current during course of employment 
Physical Examination with Lift Test to be done by one of the clinics with which the District contracts (Category B) and sign a Medical History form 
Must complete Student Intervention Techniques (SIT) training within 6 months of hire 
Must release Social Security Number to be eligible for AHCCCS-Provider ID Number

COMMENTS
Effective 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR
LOCATION - Maldonado Elementary School - Valencia & Cardinal Area
White Collar - Grade 5
.75 FTE - 6 hours per day
9 month position
2 positions available

Internal candidates will transfer at a rate commensurate with their bargaining unit language.  
The hiring range for external candidates will be $12.00 per hour to $13.26 per hour, based on experience.

For more information on salary schedule, please visit the White Collar Agreement
http://tusd1.org/Departments/Human-Resources/Employee-Agreements

Positions less than 30 hours per week are not eligible for district benefits.

Tucson Unified School District is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination based on disability, race, color, religion/religious beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or national origin.

Posted By

Tucson Unified School District

3535 West Messala Way, Tucson, AZ 85746
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$7,328

State Average: $8,651

% ELL Students

6%

State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio

State Average: 23.13

% IEP Students

10%

State Average: 12%

FTE

State Average: 143