Special Education Teacher NEEDED Arizona

Schools - Special Education Teacher 5 days ago Surprise, AZ

Primary Purpose: Provide students with disabilities appropriate learning activities and experiences designed to help them achieve educational progress related to their intellectual, communication, emotional, social, physical, and self-help skills. Develop modified curricula and other instructional materials to address each student's ability level.
Minimum Education/Certification:
Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
Valid Arizona teaching certificate with required special education endorsements for assignments


Major Responsibilities and Duties:


  • Collaborate with students, parents, and other members of staff to develop IEP through the ARD Committee process for each student assigned.
  • Implement accommodations through the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework.
  • Implement evidence-based strategies across school settings to address academic, social, or behavioral needs of student.
  • Update documentation for data tracking, IEP goals, and minutes.
  • Design instruction to meet individual needs based on data analysis.
  • Employ a variety of instructional techniques and media to meet the needs and capabilities of each student assigned.
  • Implement district approved curriculum across school settings.
  • Implement co-teaching models across school settings when serving in general education settings.
  • Conduct ongoing assessments of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
  • Engage students in data conversations on their progress.


  • Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for physical, social, and emotional development of students.
  • Manage student behavior and administer discipline. This includes intervening in crisis situations and physically restraining students as necessary according to IEP.
  • Consult with classroom teachers regarding management of student behavior according to IEP.
  • Provide flexible academic and behavioral supports in multiple classrooms, in multiple subject areas, and for multiple students.


  • Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers.
  • Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and community members.
  • Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.


  • Follow Special Education Program Guide based on your assigned teaching position.
  • Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
  • Keep informed of and comply with federal, state, district, and school regulations and policies and standards for professional conduct for special education teachers.
  • Respect cultural and linguistic diversity.
  • Attend and participate in faculty meetings and district teacher professional learning opportunities.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Plan and supervise assignments for teacher aide(s)

Mental Demands:

  • Maintain emotional control under stress.

Physical Demands:

  • Constant hearing, seeing, and speaking
  • Frequent standing, walking, and sitting
  • Occasional bending, pushing, reaching, climbing, and lifting


The director is ready to review resumes and interview candidates, apply today for immediate consideration. Applications can be submitted below, or for a quick response, email your resume directly to Cirene Fuentes, Recruitment Manager.

Cirene Fuentes – Recruitment Manager
E-mail: [email protected]
Phone: 678-710-7699

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