Special Education Teachers
Must hold a certificate issued by Arizona State Department of Education.
The certificate position area must be in one of the following areas: Autism, Deaf-Blind, Early Intervention Specialist, Educational Diagnostician, Emotional Behavior Disabilities, Hearing Impairment, Intellectual Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Mild/Moderate Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, Severe/Profound Disabilities, Special Education (General), Traumatic Brain Injury, Visual Impairment.
The certificate must be in one of the following grades: Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th.
The certificate status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.
SUMMARY: Through the use of data and assessments, work to develop and deliver meaningful instruction interventions in collaboration with classroom teachers based upon student need.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Work with students to increase student achievement 2. Organize and work with intervention groups 3. Participate collaboratively in PLC to analyze, problem solve and make instructional decisions based on data 4. Ability to provide staff development on interventions and other related topics 5. Tracking individual student growth 6. Organize assessments and input data 7. Supervise, train, and schedule instructional assistants 8. Perform such other duties and assumes such other responsibilities as may be assigned by the Superintendent/Designee
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED: Skills required, but not limited to, for this position include: • Ability to interpret and apply special education law, policies and procedures and provide information to school staff • In-depth understanding of special education teaching methods and techniques • Coordinate the implementation of special education programs with the maximum consideration of inclusion and least restrictive environment • Assist in difficult situations with students by facilitating meetings and problem resolutions with parents as well as staff • Conduct observations in order to aid in the diagnosis as well as the development of programming and instructional strategies • Develops and implements training opportunities and in-services for education staff, parents and administrators • Extensive knowledge in the primary disability category supporting • Well developed understanding of the special education process