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High School Teacher (Special Education)

Southern Arizona Community Academy
Phoenix, AZ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Southern Arizona Community Academy, a small alternative charter high school, is seeking a dynamic, student centered, High School SPED Director/Teacher to join our SACA team to serve both:

· An established brick and mortar school setting (SACA Onsite) and its dedicated faculty

· SACA Eagles Online School

This position offers an amazing opportunity for growth and continued development of this steadfast institution through:

· Leadership of a passionate principal whose personal goal is to maintain an educational environment in which students and teachers thrive, lives are changed, and individuals are prepared for success in their future.

The SACA paradigm is designed to meet the unique academic and personal needs of alternative students; our purpose is to foster their achievement and growth.

  • This position is Located in Tucson, AZ.

Benefits:

· Competitive $38,000 starting salary for a 12-month position

· Premiums for Medical and Dental insurance covered 100% for employee and family

· Participation in Arizona State Retirement

· Employee life insurance policy

Responsibilities:

• Coordinate and run IEP and 504 meetings

• Schedule annual and tri-annual review meeting for each special education student.

• Plan and implement instructional skill development in assisting students according to each IEP.

• Work collaboratively with classroom teachers to modify curriculum as needed and provide motivation and assistance to students.

• Must have keen awareness of accommodations, intersessions, and modification options.

• Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing and report each semester to parents.

• Teach in an Alternative Charter School in a library setting

• Work one-on-one with students in individualized/personalized instruction

• Use the digital curriculum created by Schools Personalized Learning Platform (SchoolsPLP) or a printed version with teacher input/design

• Be passionate about teaching Reading, Literature, and Writing

• Develop and Maintain positive relationships with students, parents, staff, and administration

• Assume leadership/sponsorship of at least one student activity/club/sport

• Maintain the health and safety of all students

Qualifications/Expectations:

· Organization skills are a must as the successful candidate will be managing multiple and theirs IEPs or 504s and have the capacity to maintain full compliance with state and federal regulations in all aspects of IDEA, Section 504 and ADA is vital to the position.

· Leadership ability to fully implement and coordinate the IEP process is critical to the position. The candidate must be able to manage multiple students, IEPS, parents and staff. Experience in the classroom/group setting.

· Current Fingerprint Clearance Card (IVP)

· Team player with colleagues, administration, staff, and parents

· Adhere to SACA Mission, established curriculum, procedures, and grading policies

· Understanding of the academic and personal needs of alternative students or willingness to learn

· Motivated to create and present engaging lessons/activities to supplement established digital curriculum

· Strong classroom management skills

· Ability to build rapport with students

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills

· Strong leadership qualities

Company Description
Southern Arizona Community Academy (SACA), a small alternative charter high school, which provides an educational environment in which students and teachers thrive, lives are changed, and individuals are prepared for success in their future.
SACA Mission: This academy is an alternative school whose mission is to provide diverse/multifaceted opportunities for each of our students to engage in personalized learning experiences, thereby, preparing these students for success in:
LIFE Occupation College/Career
The SACA paradigm is designed to meet the unique academic and personal needs of alternative students; our purpose is to foster their growth and achievement.
This is who we are:
Highly Qualified, highly motivated teachers who have an understanding of the academic and personal needs of alternative students and are personally committed to SACA students and the SACA paradigm.
Exemplary, supportive, capable administrative staff
Each student has a personalized Academic & Graduation plan.
Flexible, non-traditional hours and scheduling
School Hours: Monday - Thursday, open 7:00 am to 5:00 pm; Friday open 7:00am to 1:00pm
Faculty Hours: 8.5 hours (includes 30 minutes for lunch with staggered shifts); Faculty meeting Friday 1:30 – 3:30 pm
Open enrollment
Individualized instruction and attention: One-on-one interactions
Self-paced, work at pace appropriate for student
Use of Blended Learning
Onsite and Online: Schools PLP (Personalized Learning Platform) digital curriculum and teacher selected or created hands on projects/curriculum and alternative assignments
Credit Recovery Courses available
Dual Enrollment College classes at Pima Community College available to eligible students; tuition and books paid for by SACA for eligible students
Creating Your Future class- get ready for a job, college, career, LIFE via personal inventories and research, field trips, career shadowing and internships, vocational skill development and employee training
Students take and focus on fewer classes at a time
Able to finish courses early, no waiting for other students to finish
Students are able to graduate early or go beyond the traditional 4-year graduation window
Promotion of individual responsibility and integrity as well as team building opportunities
Promotion of student involvement in high interest activities: sports teams (the SACA Eagles), music, art club, media production club, math club, creative writing club, reading club, Science and tech club, strategic partnership of student involvement with local dog rescue: The Sanctuary Project.
Involvement with community members as mentors or volunteers

Southern Arizona Community Academy

Southern Arizona Community Academy (SACA), a small alternative charter high school, which provides an educational environment in which students and teachers thrive, lives are changed, and individuals are prepared for success in their future. SACA Mission: This academy is an alternative school whose mission is to provide diverse/multifaceted opportunities for each of our students to engage in personalized learning experiences, thereby, preparing these students for success in: LIFE Occupation College/Career The SACA paradigm is designed to meet the unique academic and personal needs of alternative students; our purpose is to foster their growth and achievement. This is who we are: Highly Qualified, highly motivated teachers who have an understanding of the academic and personal needs of alternative students and are personally committed to SACA students and the SACA paradigm. Exemplary, supportive, capable administrative staff Each student has a personalized Academic & Graduation plan. Flexible, non-traditional hours and scheduling School Hours: Monday - Thursday, open 7:00 am to 5:00 pm; Friday open 7:00am to 1:00pm Faculty Hours: 8.5 hours (includes 30 minutes for lunch with staggered shifts); Faculty meeting Friday 1:30 – 3:30 pm Open enrollment Individualized instruction and attention: One-on-one interactions Self-paced, work at pace appropriate for student Use of Blended Learning Onsite and Online: Schools PLP (Personalized Learning Platform) digital curriculum and teacher selected or created hands on projects/curriculum and alternative assignments Credit Recovery Courses available Dual Enrollment College classes at Pima Community College available to eligible students; tuition and books paid for by SACA for eligible students Creating Your Future class- get ready for a job, college, career, LIFE via personal inventories and research, field trips, career shadowing and internships, vocational skill development and employee training Students take and focus on fewer classes at a time Able to finish courses early, no waiting for other students to finish Students are able to graduate early or go beyond the traditional 4-year graduation window Promotion of individual responsibility and integrity as well as team building opportunities Promotion of student involvement in high interest activities: sports teams (the SACA Eagles), music, art club, media production club, math club, creative writing club, reading club, Science and tech club, strategic partnership of student involvement with local dog rescue: The Sanctuary Project. Involvement with community members as mentors or volunteers

Address

2470 N Tucson Blvd

Phoenix, AZ
USA

Industry

Education

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