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Middle School Special Education Teacher – Self-Contained (ASD), Avondale, Litchfield Park, Goodyear, AZ

Job title: Middle School Special Education Teacher – Self-Contained (ASD), Avondale, Litchfield Park, Goodyear, AZ


Job description: *** SIGNING BONUS UP TO $2,500!***Who We Are: Welcome to Foundations, a distinguished member of the Point Quest Group. Established by therapists with a passion for educational excellence, Foundations stands as a trusted resource within Arizona’s school districts. Our mission is clear: to forge enduring partnerships with educational institutions by seamlessly connecting them with rigorously vetted, certified therapy providers. Grounded in evidence-based practices, our dedicated team caters to the diverse needs of students while ensuring districts remain compliant with regulatory standards. We are driven by the belief that every student deserves access to top-tier support, fostering an environment conducive to growth and learning. If you share our commitment to empowering students and communities, we invite you to explore opportunities to join our dynamic team for the upcoming 2024-2025 school year. Let’s shape the future of education together.Purpose of the Position: Ensure that every child, regardless of their individual challenges, receives a tailored and inclusive education. This purpose extends far beyond traditional teaching duties, encompassing advocacy, support, and personalized instruction to meet the diverse needs of students with disabilities. Through collaboration with colleagues, parents, and specialists, they strive to create an atmosphere of acceptance and growth, where every student can thrive academically, socially, and emotionally.Job Group Classification: Foundations, a member of the Point Quest GroupOvertime Status: ExemptSalary Range: $65,000-$70,000 per yearWhy Should You Apply?:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Position Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Acts as classroom teacher providing support and/or monitoring all areas of the individualized education plan.
  • Administers, transfers, and interprets diagnostic data as appropriate to their area
  • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior to achieve a functional learning atmosphere.
  • Adapt the curriculum with individual plans and instructional materials to the needs of each student.
  • Evaluate student’s academic and social growth, keep appropriate records, and prepare progress reports.
  • Maintain a program inventory of materials and supplies
  • Submit budget request needs
  • Promote inclusion opportunities for students and collaborate with general education teachers as appropriate to student needs.
  • Maintain accurate and compliant paperwork for IEP caseload including quarterly progress reports.
  • Maintains open, professional communication with team members (e.g., teachers, principal, parents, related services personnel, etc.)
  • Supervise and direct classroom paraprofessionals

Minimum Skills or Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree (BA) in Education from four-year College or university
  • An appropriate and current Arizona Teaching Certificate in the field of Special Education (i.e., applicable to position seeking)
  • Hold a current AZ IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

  • Occasional exposure to dust, pollen, and fumes
  • Requires frequent reaching, handling, sitting, standing, walking, hearing, talking, stooping, bending, crouching, kneeling, running, carrying, and lifting 50 or more lbs.
  • Must be able to see and hear within normal range with or without correction.
  • The noise intensity level is moderate to high

*This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential job functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assignedPQG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all qualified applicants regardless of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or other classification protected by law.

Expected salary: $65000 – 70000 per year

Location: Avondale, AZ

Job date: Wed, 10 Jul 2024 07:40:34 GMT

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