Ruth Powell School
Based on the 2022-2023 Professional Staff Placement Schedule
Job Position Details:
Early Childhood Special Education Teacher: Assesses student for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents and administration regarding students' progress, expectations, goals, and initial placement in special education. Collaborates with school personnel, parents and various community agencies for the purpose of improving the quality of student outcomes, developing solutions and planning curriculum. Directs instructional assistants for the purpose of providing an effective school program and addressing the needs of individual students. Instructs students for the purpose of improving their success in academic, interpersonal and daily living skills through a defined course of study. Monitors student activities (e.g. classroom, school grounds, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and optimal learning environment. Prepares teaching materials and reports (e.g. attendance, anecdotal records, IEPs, etc.) for the purpose of implementing lesson plans and providing documentation of teacher and student progress, including student IEP goals and progress with data collection procedures. Reports incidents (e.g. fights, suspected child abuse, suspected substance abuse, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining personal safety of students, providing a positive learning environment and adhering to Education Code, district and/or school policies. Maintain the necessary current records and reports as requested. Participates in various meetings (e.g. parent conferences, in-service training, site meetings, faculty meetings etc.) for the purpose of receiving and/or providing information and/or meeting credential requirements. Initiate, plan and carry out parent conferences and IEP meetings. May perform duties such as feeding, changing, or positioning high-needs students. Perform other such duties as assigned by the administration and the Governing Board.
EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION: Bachelors or Masters Degree in Special Education or equivalent / Valid Arizona Early Childhood Special Education Certificate
To be considered for this position, individuals should Apply Online. Please upload a copy of any certificates or endorsements held.
District Hiring Policies:
Successful candidates must be fingerprinted and are responsible for the cost of the background checks.
The Safford Unified School District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, race, creed, color, sex, age, marital status, or handicapping condition in its educational or employment opportunities.