Elementary - SPED (S/P) Small Group Autism - UVU location

Job | Posted a month ago
Start Date
Position Areas
Special Education


Position starting: 8/12/2021
FTE: 1.0 

Hiring Manager: Kelli Eisenhart
email: keisenhart@alpinedistrict.org
phone: 801-610-8208

This is a 1st / 2nd grade special class - Autism.  This class is located at UVU under the supervision of Orem Elementary.
The job of a Autsim Teacher was established for the purpose/s of providing support to the instructional process by serving as a teacher with specific responsibility for supervising students,  who have special needs, within the classroom and other assigned areas; developing lesson plans and delivering group and individual student instruction within established curriculum guidelines; and responding to a wide range of inquiries from students’ parents or guardians regarding instructional program and student progress. 

Essential Functions

  • Organizes and facilitates developmentally appropriate learning opportunities for the purpose of ensuring student participation and improving the student academic success. 
  • Adapts classroom work for the purpose of providing students with instructional materials that address individualized learning within established curriculum guidelines.
  • Assesses student progress toward objectives, expectations, and/or goals for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents, and administration.
  • Advises parents and/or legal guardians of student progress for the purpose of communicating expectations, student’s achievements, and developing methods of improvement and/or reinforcing classroom goals in the home environment.
  • Directs paraeducators, volunteers, and/or student workers for the purpose of providing an effective classroom program and addressing the needs of individual students.
  • Collaborates effectively with related servers, instructional coach, and other colleagues for the purpose of providing appropriate services to all students as outlined in the IEP.
  • Manages student behavior for the purpose of providing a safe and optimal learning environment.
  • Monitors students in a variety of educational environments for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment.
  • Models conversation, manners, clean up activities, listening skills, etc. for the purpose of demonstrating appropriate social and interpersonal behavior.
  • Prepares a variety of written materials (e.g. weekly newsletters, assessment reports, lesson plans, etc.) for the purpose of communicating with parents, documenting student progress and meeting mandated requirements.
  • Serves as case manager 
  • Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to the appropriate personnel for resolution. 
  • Administers first aid and/or dispenses medications for the purpose of meeting immediate health care needs.
  • Responds to inquiries from a variety of sources (e.g. other teachers, parents, administrators, etc.) for the purpose of resolving issues, providing information, and/or direction.
  • Participates in a variety of meetings for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit


  • SPED license is required
  • Experience working with students on the Autism spectrum is required
  • Must be able to work independently

SPED (S/P) Small Group Autism

Posted By

Alpine School District

575 N. 100 E , American Fork, UT 84003

At the following locations

Orem Elementary

450 W 400 S , Orem, UT 84057