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Special Education Preschool Teacher 2023-2024 (8699)

Company: Queen Creek Unified School District
Location: Mesa
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

JOB TITLE:--Special Education Preschool Teacher-- --JOB GOAL:--To create an individualized instructional program that leads students toward the fulfillment of their greatest potential by adapting the district curriculum goals and objectives into learning experiences for each individual student. --QUALIFICATIONS:--------------------

  • Valid State of Arizona Special Education Teaching Certificate
  • Early Childhood Endorsement or Certificate
  • Meets all certification requirements for the grade level/subject area
  • Fingerprint clearance for State of Arizona TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:-- --195 days (10 Months)--COMPENSATION:-- $53,000 - $80,000REPORTS TO:----Building Principal and Director of Special EducationHOURS:----40 hours per week and may require longer hoursCLASSIFICATION:-- Exempt-- --PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
  • Supports the strategic plan of QCUSD
  • Plans and implements a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students within the district curriculum
  • Uses effective teaching techniques and materials to implement established curriculum goals and objectives
  • Maintains and updates IEPs for special education students using a computer-based system
  • Monitors and assesses student progress in order to provide feedback on a regular basis to students and their parents
  • Diagnoses, instructs and evaluates specific student needs and seeks assistance of district specialists as required
  • Communicates goals and/or objectives to students in a well-planned, organized manner using clear and precise language,--reporting on quarterly goals, and manage and update Teaching Strategies Goal
  • Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students
  • Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing the development of proper student behavior
  • Creates 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
  • Promotes and follows the adopted school district philosophy, policies, regulations and administrative procedures
  • Communicates concerns and ideas with colleagues, students, parents and community in a positive, professional and ethical manner
  • Strives to maintain and improve professional competence
  • Assumes individual responsibilities which may be assigned by the principal/supervisor and which may relate to committee work, student activities, student supervision or other planning and other duties as assigned
  • Takes necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities
  • Completes three-year-evaluations in communications with School Psychologists and related personnel
  • Creates schedule of delivery in collaboration with general education teachers and site administrators --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 and walk for extended periods of time, as well as to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to apply physical exertion including running, jumping, climbing, tugging, lifting, pulling, and restraining. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. -- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, outside weather conditions and extreme heat or cold. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 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, religi--n, origen nacional, sexo, discapacidad, edad, o la orientaci--n sexual para la admisi--n 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 j--venes designados. El Districto Escolar Unificado de Queen Creek tampoco discrimina en sus pr--cticas de empleo y contrataci--n. Los siguientes empleados han sido designados para manejar las preguntas en cuanto a las p--lizas de no discriminaci--n: Funcionario de Cumplimiento de T--tulo 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 Secci--n 504/ADA, Director de Educaci--n Especial, 20217 E. Chandler Heights Rd., Queen Creek, AZ 85142, Phone --480-987-5990.

Keywords: Queen Creek Unified School District, Mesa , Special Education Preschool Teacher 2023-2024 (8699), Education / Teaching , Mesa, Arizona

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