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Special Education Teacher for Autism School 22/23 School Year

Company: Victory Autism Academy
Location: Goodyear
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Victory Autism Academy is hiring Special Education Teachers for the 22/23 School Year. This posting starts at $55,000 depending on experience and includes a $2,500 signing bonus, that will be paid out in two installments. Victory Autism Academy- Special Education Teacher Position Title: Certified Teacher, Special Education Supervisor: Principal Term of Employment: 9 months Salary Classification: Teacher Salary Schedule Job Summary: This person in this role will create a classroom environment that meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of Special Education Students - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Teachers will help students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and responsible men and women. Essential Functions: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include, but are not limited to, the following tasks, duties, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by the teacher. Essential Duties and Responsibilities generally include the following. Other duties may be assigned: Provides case management services for students with a disability including all requirements related to IEP development, provision, and compliance to state and federal regulations. Provides direct services to students with a disability per agreement on the IEP. Maintains all aspects and provisions of confidentiality to (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) FERPA. Meets and instructs assigned classes per the schedule. Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning appropriate to the maturity and skill level of the students. Plans and prepares lessons to provide the students with the opportunity to meet and/or exceed standards as outlined by state standards. Sets and maintains standards of classroom behavior. Employs a variety of instructional techniques consistent with the needs and capabilities of the students. Guides the learning process, through the use of clearly established goals and objectives to meet the student and VAA goals and objectives. Maintains accurate and complete records that meet the required federal, state, and VAA regulations/requirements. Assesses the accomplishments of students as required by policy and regulation and assist student growth through meaningful feedback. Attends staff meetings as required. Plan and supervise support staff. Takes all reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities. Performs other duties as assigned or required. Knowledge and Skills: Knowledge of applicable VAA policies and procedures. Knowledge of variety teaching methods and techniques to promote student growth. Facilitation of successful meetings to accomplish all IEP responsibilities. A working knowledge of accommodations and modifications to appropriately meet students--- needs. Knowledge of principles of record, file, and database management. Knowledge of principles of basic non-typical child development stages, and non-typical developmental delays. Demonstrates flexibility, common sense, and good judgment. Skill in following oral and written directions. Skill in identifying, preventing, and de-escalating negative behaviors. Skill in instructing and assisting students in self-help living skills. Skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with co-workers, vendors, students, parents, the general public, and others having business with VAA. Skill in operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of software applications. Minimum Qualifications: A current special education teaching certificate with appropriate endorsement(s) at the Arizona Department of Education. Other Requirements: Must be Highly Qualified according to state and federal standards to fill the position. Must be able to pass a fingerprint and background clearance check. Must be able to obtain and maintain an Arizona driver---s license. May be required to lift and carry heavy, bulky supplies and materials weighing up to 20 pounds. May be required to lift students weighing up to 60 pounds. Must be able to complete training in CPR, First Aid, Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (CPI), and specialized training for students with disabilities. Must be able to physically restrain a student utilizing the CPI holds; must be able to run after students who are at risk of fleeing from a safe location. May be required to work outside normal working hours. May be required to travel to perform work functions. Company Description Victory Autism Academy specializes in providing education to students with autism, Kindergarten to 12th Grade. We have a low classroom, staff to student ratios which are maintained to maximize individual instruction and address the needs of each student. Each classroom has 12-15 students where students are grouped based on ability and needs. At any one time, you will see 3-6 staff in a classroom. The overall staff to student ratio is 3 to 1. Our program offers a multi-sensory, hands-on approach to learning with real world experiences. We look at what motivates our students and use those things to teach new skills and improve academic and behavioral success. The ultimate goal is to foster the skills needed to live a full, happy, productive life and prepare them for future success. At Victory Autism Academy, your child will learn academic content along with music, art, PE, life skills, social skills, yoga, and technology.

Keywords: Victory Autism Academy, Goodyear , Special Education Teacher for Autism School 22/23 School Year, Education / Teaching , Goodyear, Arizona

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