Maricopa Unified School District #20

Human Resources
44150 West Maricopa/Casa Grande Highway
Maricopa, Arizona 85138
520.568.5100 - main number
520.568.5151 - fax number

 

POSITION:                           Special Education Teacher

CLASSIFICATION:              Exempt - 187 or 190 Day Contract

SALARY:                             Approved Certified Compensation Plan – Based on Education and Experience

REPORTS TO:                   School Principal or Administrative Designee

 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES: 

The Special Education Teacher provides services and support to students with special needs for the purpose/s of developing special education students' success in academics, interpersonal skills and  activities  of  daily  living  by  implementing  district  approved  curriculum;  documenting teaching and student progress/activities, outcomes; addressing students' specific needs; providing a safe and optimal learning environment; and providing feedback to students, parents and administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals. The Special Education Teacher must exhibit a strong working knowledge of the legal requirements associated with providing special education and related services and exhibit evidence of excellent organizational and time management skills.

 

 

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

 

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Able to perform the following physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodation:  critical sensory requirements include general vision, corrected to 20/20, hear or listen in the normal range (corrected) and speak and give directions clearly.  Able to walk, sit, stand, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, lift (exerting force up to 50 pounds), carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects up to 125 lbs. 

 

 

REQUIRED LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: 

A valid Arizona Department of Education Certification/Endorsement consistent with assignment and a valid Arizona DPS IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card

 

 

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:  The Maricopa Unified School District 20 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, or disability in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its educational programs or activities.  The MaricopaUnifiedSchool   District 20 is an equal opportunity employer in compliance with title IX of The Education Amendments of 1972 and Sec. 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

 

 

Applications are accessible on our website at www.maricopausd.org