Teacher for Visually Impaired

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Employment Type
Full-time
Grade Levels
10th
11th
12th
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
9th
Kindergarten
Preschool/Pre-K
Base Salary
$37,075 - $48,975 per YEAR
Benefits
Offers Pension
Start Date
Immediately
Position Areas
Special Education
Certification

Must hold a certificate issued by Arizona State Department of Education.
The certificate must be in Visually Impaired Special Education Certificate; Birth-Grade 12.
The certificate position area must be in Visual Impairment.
The certificate must be in one of the following grades: Preschool/Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
The certificate status must be active.

Description

School Year 2023-2024 Position

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 Pension through Arizona State Retirement System 301 money in addition to base salary Generous health insurance options

Job Information

School Year: 2023-2024

Teaching Assignment: Vision Impared Teacher

Campus: Districtwide

Minimum Qualifications

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: One of the following: • Visually Impaired, Birth-Grade 12 certificate • Standard Professional teaching certificate AND a Visually Impaired Birth-Grade 12 endorsement 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 2023-2024 salary range for teachers is $37,075-$48,975. In addition to base salary, teachers are eligible to earn $10,000 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 2023-24 of up to $4,000. All critical needs stipends are pending appropriate teaching certification.

The District also offers generous benefits including options for medical, dental, vision and life insurance with no out-of-pocket premium costs.

Community/Other Information

Kingman Unified School District serves over 7,000 students and families across 12 campuses and is dedicated to giving students the best education possible with an emphasis to excellent student academic growth. Staff believe in preparing students for prekindergarten through twelfth grade success, whether it is being college ready, technical school ready, and/or career ready. KUSD works to educate the whole child emphasizing the “Four As” – Academics, the Arts, Athletics, and Activities.

Kingman, Arizona 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. For those who enjoy small to mid town life, but like a big city nearby, Las Vegas is approximately an hour and a half northwest of Kingman which is great for day or weekend trips! For those who love fishing or water activities, Bullhead City is a short 30 minutes away and located on the Colorado River. If you like nature, you have the opportunity to enjoy the spring flowers just outside Oatman, AZ approximately 30 minutes west of Kingman and also get to experience forestry and wildlife year round - including snow in the winter - just 20 minutes away in the Hualapai Mountains. Also, Lake Havasu City, AZ is only one hour away from Kingman and is a hot spot for tourism and a popular location during Spring Break.

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION

Kingman Unified School District #20 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, religion, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, source of income, mental or physical disability, or any other status protected by local, state, or federal law, in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its educational programs and activities.

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Kingman Unified School District

3033 MacDonald Avenue , Kingman, AZ 86401
 

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KUSD District Office

3033 MacDonald Ave , Kingman, AZ 86401