ESS Teacher (Resource) Grade PreK-2

Baboquivari Unified School District #40 - Sells, AZ

Full-timeEstimated: $38,000 - $48,000 a year
SkillsBenefits
Baboquivari Unified School District serves students with Individual Educational Plans. These plans are monitored and services may be provided by our Exceptional Education Services teachers and grade level services may vary on the students served.

SUMMARY:
Plan and instruct students in special classes and/or plan and modify instruction for student in general education classes. Evaluate and monitor student progress on a regular on-going basis.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Valid Arizona Special Education Cross Categorical Certificate is required. Structured English Immersion (SEI) endorsement posted on certificate. Valid Arizona IVP Fingerprint Card. Valid Arizona driver’s license in good standing (For homebound services, if needed).

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Special Education Certification. Excellent interpersonal skills. Effective behavior management skills. Ability to effectively use computer, e-mail, word, excel, web based programs, and use of educational classroom technology.

PREFERRED:
Experience with the Tohono O’odham Culture.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
THE LIST OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS IS NOT EXHAUSTIVE AND MAY BE SUPPLEMENTED.

Provide individualized instruction in accordance to student IEPs
Work with and train general education teachers and staff to implement IEPs.
Schedule and attend all IEP and MET meetings
Assess students, gather and report data for IEP and MET determinations
Develop and implement IEP services in conformity with state and federal laws
Ensure implementation of IEP including accommodations and behavior plans in the general education program
Effective monitoring of your case load to ensure overall compliance for IEPs and METs
Monitor students progress in the general education program and make referrals and recommendations as needed
Complete all IEPs, PWNs, meeting notices, meeting notes, and any other required documents for ESS students; submit in a timely manner to be filed in student’s permanent file
Promote communication and rapport with parents, students, staff and administration
Attend staff meetings, and professional development
Other duties as assigned by supervisor
MENTAL TASKS

Communicates well verbally and in writing. Reads. Analyze and evaluate student progress and course curriculum. Develop, implement and evaluate plans. Manages classroom. Promotes learning and ensures safety. Performs functions from written and oral instructions, and from observing and listening to others. Evaluate written materials to include written assignments and tests. Is able to effectively synthesize information.

PHYSICAL TASKS

Work involves the performance of duties where physical exertion is not normally required to perform all aspects of the job. Assistance is available as required to perform physically demanding tasks. Work involves sitting for extended periods of time, requires moving from one location to another, reaching, stooping, bending, and holding and grasping objects. Visual weakness must not prohibit the performance of assigned duties. Verbal communicative ability may be required of public contact positions.

EQUIPMENT, AIDS, TOOLS, MATERIALS

Uses office equipment, such as telephone, copier, fax-machine, computer; instructional and associated technology.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Indoor - classroom environment. Outdoor environment - all weather conditions and temperatures. Contact with the students, parents/guardians, school staff, and the public.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:
Employee will have the opportunity to attend workshops, conferences, and utilize other professional development opportunities to improve his/her skills.

CONTROL, SUPERVISION

Monitor control of students, volunteers and/or assistants in the classroom, outdoor areas, field-trips, lunchroom, library, school buses and other areas.

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS

Commuter Bus w/WiFi
New Teacher Induction Program
Affordable teacher housing, if available
100% Employee Medical Insurance
Differentiated Professional Development
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