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Teacher, Special Education Visually Impaired Specialist

at Queen Creek Unified School District

Posted: 9/26/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 1579
Keywords: teaching

Job Description

This position is for the 2018/2019 school year.

JOB GOAL:

To teach special education students in their least restrictive environment following their individualized instructional program by adapting the district curriculum goals and   objectives into learning experiences for each individual student.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Valid State of Arizona  Teaching Certificate
  2. Meets all certification requirements for the grade level/subject area
  3. Arizona fingerprint clearance
  4. Ability to bend and left 30 lbs., and sit, stand, stoop, and kneel for long periods of time

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

  1. Plan and implement a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests,   and abilities of students within the district curricula.
  2. Use effective teaching techniques and materials to implement established curriculum goals and objectives.
  3. Maintain and update IEPs for special education students using a computer-based system.
  4. Monitor and assess student progress in order to provide feedback on a regular basis   to students and parents.
  5. Diagnose, evaluate, and address specific student needs and seeks assistance of District   specialists as required.
  6. Communicate goals and/or objectives to students in a well-planned, organized manner using   clear and precise language.
  7. Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the   maturity and interests of students.
  8. Assist the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing the   development of proper student behavior.
  9. Create educational experiences that provide each student the opportunity to develop   his/her potential in the areas of personal-social adjustment,  decision-making, positive self-image, and other life skills.
  10. Promote and follow the adopted school district philosophy, policies, regulations, and   administrative procedures.
  11. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor and/or designee.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands and arms, stand, bend or stoop. The employee is frequently required to move about the campuses and to drive to the schools and departments in the District. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

TERM OF EMPLOYMENT:  10 month calendar

COMPENSATION:  Per Certified Salary Schedule

BENEFITS:  As per District policy

REPORTS TO:  Director of Special Education/Principal

EVALUATION:  Initial evaluation to be completed no later than ninety (90) days after first day of work; thereafter, annually by supervisor

HOURS:  10 hours per week

CLASSIFICATION:  Exempt

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Notice of Nondiscrimination

Queen Creek Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age or sexual orientation in admission and access to its programs, services, activities, or in any aspect of their operations and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Queen Creek Unified School District also does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices. The following employees have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Compliance Officer for Title IX, Assistant Superintendent of Support Services, 20217 E. Chandler Heights Rd., Queen Creek, AZ 85142, Phone 480- 987-7418 and Compliance Officer for Section 504/ADA, Director of Special Education, 20217 E. Chandler Heights Rd., Queen Creek, AZ 85142, Phone 480-987-5990.

El Districto Escolar Unificado de Queen Creek no discrimina en base a su raza, color, religión, origen nacional, sexo, discapacidad, edad, o la orientación sexual para la admisión y su acceso a sus programas, servicios, actividades, o en cualquier aspecto de sus operaciones y proporciona un acceso igualitario a los Boys Scouts y otro grupos de jóvenes designados. El Districto Escolar Unificado de Queen Creek tampoco discrimina en sus prácticas de empleo y contratación. Los siguientes empleados han sido designados para manejar las preguntas en cuanto a las pólizas de no discriminación: Funcionario de Cumplimiento de Título IX, Asistente del Superintendente de Servicios Auxiliares, 20217 E. Chandler Heights Rd., Queen Creek, AZ 85142, Phone 480-987-7418 and Funcionario de Cumplimiento para la Sección 504/ADA, Director de Educación Especial, 20217 E. Chandler Heights Rd., Queen Creek, AZ 85142, Phone 480-987-5990.



Primary Location: District Wide

Shift Type: Part-Time

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