IEP Teacher- 2803 Phoenix

Job | Posted 20 days ago
Position Areas
Special Education


Location: Phoenix
Employee Status: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Calendar: 10-Month
Pay Rate: $42,545-$81,447   
Other: ASL Preferred, Required 3+ years of teaching and IEP writing experience. 


The IEP Teacher manages planning and scheduling of all lEP and or MET meetings*, related reviews for compliance and completeness, amendment meetings and Special Education eligibility meetings as required and communicates schedules with staff, parents and school districts. Follows all state and federal requirements and ASDB procedures relating to meeting notification, prior written notice, and other documentation and requirements for IDEA. Ensures that the IEP is documenting goals and the level of completion, accuracy and compliance. Serves as the agency representative, representing its interest at IEP and or MET meetings.
Coordinates multi-discipline teams to ensure any intervention plans and assessments are compliant and reviewed regularly with progress noted. Where warranted ensures that billable time is documented and readied for reimbursement.
Communicates regularly to supervision and pertinent staff any changes in state or federal regulations and conducts in-service training on IEP issues. Assists with Extended School Year coordination.
If position is assigned to ELP responsible for oversight of preschool referrals/intakes and coordinates transition meetings.
Monitors all documentation for completion, accuracy and compliance related to IEP process. Facilitates IEP meetings and re-eligibility meetings. Coordinates follow-up of issues/concerns raised at IEP meetings.
*At this time MET meetings are not assigned to the PDSD EES.
  • Three years' experience working with children who are any of the following populations: deaf/hard of hearing, blind/visually impaired or deafblind
  • Relevant program related experience
  • Understanding and familiarity with all aspects of the IEP and MET process.
  • Must be able to pass FBI and State background check
  • Defensive Driver Training Program to be completed by all agency personnel that drive on state business
  • Certified or certifiable by Arizona Department of Education with related endorsement
  • Policies, procedures, and programs of the immediate work unit
  • Principles and practices of administration and management
  • Agency or program rules, regulations, and operating procedures
  • Records management, methods, procedures, and retention rules.
  • The pillars of IDEA
  • Arizona Academic Standards
  • Special needs of different sensory impairments
  • Communicate with varying audiences and with customer service focus
  • Organizes and executes cases and workload in a timely and efficient manner
  • Develops effective working relationships with parents, staff, and school districts
  • In the application, procedures, vehicles and best practices related to IDEA

Benefit eligible employees have a variety of choices for medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, supplemental and dependent life insurance.  Offered plans provide exceptional value to our employees and their eligible dependents.   Employees have a 31-day period from effective date of hire to elected coverage.  Elected benefits could start as early as 2 weeks after hire. 
Benefit eligible employees are automatically covered for basic life, non-smokers, accidental death and dismemberment and seat belt insurance
Benefit eligible employees are automatically enrolled in the State’s retirement plan and long-term disability (LTD) program.  Enrollment is mandatory and is subject to a 26-week waiting period before initial enrollment.  Employees may also choose to participate in a deferred compensation program to take advantage of tax-deferred retirement investments.  Benefit Options also offer Employee Self-Service, Wellness, Tuition Discount, Travel Reduction, Auto & Home Insurance and Purchase Discount Programs.  
For more information contact the Recruiter at:
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Recruiter. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

Posted By

AZ State School for the Deaf and Blind

PO Box 88510 , Tucson, AZ 85754

At the following locations

Early Learning Program

1200 West Speedway Boulevard , Tucson, AZ 85745