Special Education Teacher - Essentials - KMS
Must hold a certificate issued by Arizona State Department of Education.
The certificate must be in Mild/Moderate Disabilities Certificate; K-12.
The certificate position area must be in one of the following areas: Mild/Moderate Disabilities, Special Education (General).
The certificate must be in one of the following grades: 6th, 7th, 8th.
The certificate status must be active.
Kingman Unified School District invites you to apply for this full-time teaching position for the 2022-23 school year! The position will commence July 13, 2022.
Unique Benefits of Being a KUSD Teacher
Four-day work week, Monday through Thursday Opportunity for work/life balance with 148-day employment contract Two-week breaks in the fall, winter and spring; one week off at Thanksgiving; six weeks off in the summer Arizona state pension Potential eligibility for student loan forgiveness under the Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program after teaching full time for five complete and consecutive academic years (Please note that eligibility is determined by the U.S. Department of Education) Job Information
School Year: 2022-2023
Teaching Assignment: Special Education Teacher - Essentials
Campus: Kingman Middle School
Bachelor's or more advanced degree from an accredited institution An Identity Verified Print (IVP) Fingerprint Clearance Card through Arizona Department of Public Safety, or ability to obtain prior to start date Required Arizona Teaching Certification: Special Education Teaching Certificate appropriate to the position or Standard Professional Teaching Certificate with a special education endorsement appropriate to the position SEI, ESL or Bilingual Endorsement issued by Arizona Department of Education Arizona offers an alternative path to certification for those with a Bachelor's or more advanced degree who would like to pursue a career in teaching. Individuals pursuing a teaching career through this alternative pathway must enroll in a teacher preparation program approved by the Arizona Department of Education and obtain an Alternative Teaching Certificate to be eligible for hire.
Salary and Benefits
The 2022-2023 salary range for teachers is $37,075-$48,975. In addition to base salary, teachers are eligible to earn approximately $6,000-$8,000 in 301 money.
Candidates offered and accepting critical needs teaching positions in math, science, and kindergarten may be eligible to receive a one-time $2,000 stipend. Candidates offered and accepting critical needs teaching positions in special education may be eligible to receive a one-time $5,000 stipend and are eligible for an additional case management stipend in FY 2022-23 of up to $4,000. All critical needs stipends are pending appropriate teaching certification.
*Subject to change for 2022-23 school year.
The District also offers generous benefits including options for medical, dental, vision and life insurance with no out-of-pocket premium costs.
Kingman is located in northwestern Arizona in the Hualapai Valley between the Cerbat and Hualapai Mountain ranges. Kingman is known as “The Heart of Historic Route 66” and is ideally situated between Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Phoenix, and the Grand Canyon. KUSD’s 2022-2023 school year for students begins July 13, 2022 and ends May 24, 2023.