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Special Education Teacher Phoenix **Sign-On Bonus for Certified SpEd*

The Menta Group Special Education Services Phoenix, AZ
  • Expired: 8 hours ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

**Sign-On Bonus Negotiable for Certified Special Education Teachers**

Special Education Teacher
Southwest Academy
4018 N. 67th Ave
Phoenix, AZ. 85033

  • Due to significant increased student enrollment, we are currently seeking Special Education Teachers at our Southwest Academy in Phoenix.
  • Positions are permanent, full-time teaching positions with benefits
  • 10 Month position, 12 Month paychecks
  • Year over year, marked organizational growth with professional development and upward mobility opportunities

Southwest Academy is a private, therapeutic day school. We provide extensive professional development to aide our teaching staff in achieving goals. Our teachers work collaboratively with the other members of the educational team to provide students with a rigorous education that prepares them to take their position in post secondary life.

As a Special Education Teacher at Southwest Academy, you will:

  • Teach in a self-contained, small classroom environment
  • Teach multiple subjects/life-skills
  • Use ABA
  • Provide a social-emotional learning environment
  • Have the backing and support of a well-trained Paraprofessional Staff
  • Have the resources needed to teach students with ED/LD/BD/OHI including but not limited to; consult with curriculum coordinators, BCBA's, therapeutic and social-work staff, and administrators.
  • Enjoy opportunities for upward mobility within a growing organization.


  • Valid Special Education Teaching Certificate (Cross Categorical)
  • Or Valid AZ Teaching Certificate with the ability and willingness to get Cross-Categorical Certification
  • Valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card (Menta will assist in application)
  • Experience with working with students with a range of special education disabilities including but not limited to emotional disturbance, autism, cognitive and/or developmental disabilities.
  • Ability to think outside of the box and problem solve.
  • Excellent work ethic and dedication to the children and families we serve.
  • Energetic
  • Well organized, able to multi task and think beyond the classroom walls.
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves with a "can-do" attitude.

Pay and Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary in-keeping with area standards.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Generous Paid Benefit Time-Off for Full-Time Employees
  • 403 (b) Retirement Plan
  • 10 Month Position with 12 Month Pay

More About Menta:

The Menta Group employs forward thinking, innovative personnel in our network of therapeutic day schools. Menta is a provider of special education programming with a proven track record for providing professionals the tools needed to provide a high quality education for children with disabilities. With over 40 years of experience in private special education, our organization has helped thousands of students who others have given up on to realize their full potential.

How To Apply:
Submit Application for Job ID 1050 at: Click the "Apply" Button to the right of Job ID 1050

Inquiries may be directed to Heather Bakken
O: (630) 906-7765
C: (630) 207-5296
F: (630) 907-0197

The Menta Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Menta Group ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or disability. The District has a policy of active recruitment of qualified minority teachers and non-certified employees. Any individual needing assistance in making application for any opening should contact the district office.

The Menta Group Special Education Services

Why Work Here?

Have the freedom and ability to be creative in education. Great life-work balance. Job growth opportunities within the organization!

The Menta Group, Special Education Services (Est. 1973) is a network of non-public and some public-private partnership therapeutic day schools, meeting the social-emotional needs of students PK-Age 22. Programming from location to location varies in special education focus and grade level. Our accredited therapeutic day schools are in Illinois and Arizona and we are growing!


4018 N. 67th Ave Phoenix, AZ. 85033
Phoenix, AZ