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  • Special Education Teacher - 2018/2019 School Year

    Job Location US-AZ-Phoenix
    Posted Date 3 months ago(2/15/2018 11:09 AM)
    Job ID
    Full-Time / Part-Time
    Regular / Temporary
  • Overview

    Desert Heights Academy, a rapidly growing private school organization, is currently seeking Special Education Teachers for grades K-12. Desert Heights is dedicated to providing a positive educational experience that teaches students the necessary skills to transition their lives towards success within their community. We are looking for an individual who is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of our students.


    At DHA, we believe that all students have a desire to succeed. For some students, success is right on the horizon, and for others, success may take a bit more time. We are looking for someone who is dedicated to promoting achievement in each student, even the hard to reach student. Making a positive difference in the lives of our students AND being part of an effective, AWESOME team are just a few of the benefits of working with our school.​ Additional benefits include signing bonus for certified teachers, salary paid over 12 months, fantastic work hours, PTO, and paid holidays.​ The company also offers health, dental, vision, life, long-term disability insurance and a 401k plan.​ We also will be offering a $3,000.00 sign on bonus for SpEd positions.


    The following is a snapshot of responsibilities that a Special Education Teacher may encounter throughout the week:

    • Attends training sessions, passes content assessment, and delivers designated instructional models for eligible students through utilization of DHA materials and educational strategies.
    • Identifies and enrolls eligible students through existing test scores, administering tests, and/or other acceptable methods as required by DHA, local, state, and/or federal agencies.
    • Develops and maintains individualized skill-appropriate lesson plans.
    • Ensures supervision of students at all times, including escorting students safely to and from DHAclassroom or to mobile/trailer classroom.
    • Establishes and maintains student forms and files as required by DHA, local, state, and/or federal agencies.
    • Establishes and maintains a positive customer relationship with classroom teachers and principals, including providing achievement objectives and updated approved schedules of services.
    • Attends and documents conferences/meetings/trainings with DHA Supervisors, classroom teachers, principals.
    • Conducts progress monitoring.
    • Write IEP’s and Implement accommodations and modifications in the classroom.
    • Conduct and participate in IEP Meeting.
    • Create weekly lesson plans that meet the needs of the students.
    • Maintains inventory of educational materials and supplies.
    • Must demonstrate positive and enthusiastic attitude towards staff and students.
    • Must be flexible as instruction and programming is individualized for all students.



    We are currently hiring for multiple locations throughout the Phoenix and Tempe area. Teachers must have a valid driver license, fingerprint clearance card, pass a mandatory drug screening, and hold a teaching certification in special education. If you are interested in the position, please respond with your resume attached.

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