Special Education Teacher Openings, Special Education Inclusion Assistant Opening

Posted by: CITY Center for Collaborative Learning

Tucson, AZ, US

Job Posting Announcement – Special Education Teacher Openings and Special Education Inclusion Assistant Position Opening

About CITY Center for Collaborative Learning

CITY Center for Collaborative Learning designs, implements, and advances innovations in teaching and learning that transform the lives of young people and their educators. The Tucson-based nonprofit offers professional development and community engagement experiences for educators and education advocates, while leading three small secondary schools that serve as demonstration sites.

1. Special Education Teacher Position

We are seeking a special education teacher to support students with individualized education plans (IEPs) to ensure academic success in general education classrooms. The position will serve as an inclusion specialist, working school-wide to support students and teachers. There are two openings for this position, one at Paulo Freire Freedom School-Downtown (grades 6-8) and one at City High School (grades 9-12)

Specific functions include:

  • Help with and ensure implementation of IEP goals and accommodations
  • Collect data on student goals
  • Support all students in general education settings through co-planning and co-instructing and co-assessing with general education and special education teachers
  • Supervise and collaborate with the special education assistant (City High School position only)
  • Provide support to students in ‘study skills’ electives class
  • Utilize positive behavioral support strategies
  • Participate with teaching staff in collaborative professional development
  • Serve as an advisor to mix-grade level students (with and without IEPs)

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) required
  • Special education teacher certification preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years experience teaching or working in a school, supporting student academic success
  • Demonstrated success as a collaborative professional
  • Strong work ethic
  • Demonstrated ability to independently manage high-quality reports and compliance deadlines

Details

  • Job Type: Full time
  • Salary: Competitive annual teacher salary, approximately $40,000 per year
  • Benefits: Competitive health insurance benefits; Arizona State Retirement System participation
  • Work Year: Based on the approved school-year calendar, approximately August 1-June 1
  • Location: Downtown Tucson, AZ
  • Search is open and ongoing until position is filled. Start date approximately August 1, 2017.

CITY Center for Collaborative Learning seeks to have a teaching staff that reflects the diversity of its student population. Minority and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

2. Job Posting Announcement – Special Education Inclusion Assistant

Special Education Inclusion Assistant Summary

We are seeking an inclusion assistant to support students with individualized education plans (IEPs) to ensure academic success. Provide inclusive support for students in general education classrooms. Work in close collaboration with the certified special education teacher and general education teachers to differentiate instruction.

Specific functions include:

  • Provide support to students in ‘study skills’ electives class
  • Implement IEP goals and accommodations
  • Collect data on student goals
  • Support all students in general education settings through co-planning and co-instructing and co-assessing with general education and special education teachers
  • Utilize positive behavioral support strategies
  • Participate with instructional staff in collaborative professional development
  • Serve as an advisor to mix-grade level students (with and without IEPs)

Qualifications

  • Associates degree (or higher) required
  • Experience in working with children in school or non-school settings
  • Demonstrated success as a reliable and collaborative employee
  • Strong work ethic, interpersonal skills, initiative and independence

Details

Job Type: Full time

Salary: Competitive annual paraprofessional salary, approximately $28,000 per year

Benefits: Competitive health insurance benefits; Arizona State Retirement System participation

Work Year: Based on the approved school-year calendar, approximately August 1-June 1

Location: Downtown Tucson, AZ

Search is open and ongoing until position is filled. Start date approximately August 1, 2017.

CITY Center for Collaborative Learning seeks to have a teaching staff that reflects the diversity of its student population. Minority and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

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