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Alternative Education Teacher, $1,500 Sign-on bonus

Company: Desert Choice Schools
Location: Tempe
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewDesert Choice Schools is looking for a General Education Teacher (K-8)- for our Special Education Alternative Classroom in Tempe, AZ, for the 22/23 SY.

  • Classroom size of 12
  • 2 Behavior Technicians in each classroom
  • $1,500 Sign-on Bonus
  • Relocation Offered
  • 11 paid holidays and 6 days of paid time off
  • Professional Development opportunites
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401K
  • Starting salary of $50,000 plus experience -Desert Choice Schools, a Learn It Family of Companies division, is a certified K -12 Private Day School approved by the Arizona Department of Education to provide Special Education Services for the following disability categories: - Autism (A), Emotional Disability and Emotional Disability-Private (ED) (ED-P),Developmental Delay (DD), Mild Intellectual Disability (MIID), Moderate Intellectual Disability (MOID),Orthopedic Impairment (OI), Other Health Impaired (OHI), Specific Learning Disability (SLD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI),Visually Impaired (VI), and Speech-Language Impairment (SLI).ResponsibilitiesDesert Choice Schools utilizes a highly-structured, school-wide Positive Behavioral Supports program that teaches students Academic, Social/Emotional Problem-Solving and Strategies. All DCS teachers and support staff are trained in a unique methodology that assists students with maintaining Positive Choice-Making. -Education Teachers work in a school-based setting and are responsible for providing an educational atmosphere where students have the opportunity to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and psychological growth. This person is responsible for organizing and implementing an individual instructional program that will result in students achieving academic success in accordance with policies.
    • Develop and implement student Individual Education Plans.
    • Implement instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences. -
    • Identify, select, and modify instructional resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs.
    • Assist in assessing changing curricular needs and offers plans for improvement.
    • Provides a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process.QualificationsWhat Youll Need
      • Valid Arizona -General Education Certification (K-8) or dual certified preferred.
      • Valid Arizona DPS Fingerprint Card -with IVP status
      • Bachelors degree required
      • Spanish speaking a plus. - Not required.Desert Choice Schools offers a competitive compensation plan, comprehensive benefits and retirement plan, tuition assistance reimbursement, relocation assistance and travel reimbursement (for many on-site programs), referral bonuses. - We are most proud of Desert Choice Schools collaborative team approach, professional development, and structured, strong mentorship program. -Desert Choice Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. - Candidates must be presently eligible to work in the United StatesCOVID MessageThe health and well-being of our clients, staff, and community are of the utmost importance to LEARN Behavioral. With the continued presence of COVID-19, we are committed to providing our essential services to clients, while maintaining safety for everyone. - Please consider our practices on Face Coverings, Daily Health Screenings, and Employee Vaccinations below before applying for one of our open positions:
        • Face Coverings LEARN follows the CDCs guidance and in most locations, face coverings are optional. There are a few exceptions where continued use of face coverings, such as local county and/or payor mandates, is required. - Please note that as the CDC guidance changes, LEARNs face covering practices will also change. -
        • Daily Health Screenings We follow local county guidelines, and may adjust this practice as COVID-19 cases in your area increase/decrease. -
        • Employee Vaccination Employees are encouraged to be vaccinated against COVID-19, as vaccination may be a requirement in the future to comply with Executive and State/Local or Payor vaccination mandates.

Keywords: Desert Choice Schools, Tempe , Alternative Education Teacher, $1,500 Sign-on bonus, Education / Teaching , Tempe, Arizona

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