Job Description

Home Instruction Teacher

Rate: $33.00/hour, paid by timesheet

Maximum of 18 hours/week instruction time

(12 hours/week for full-time teachers)


Purpose Statement:

The home instruction visiting teacher provides instructional services in the homes of students enrolled in the Paradise Valley Unified School District as either Homebound or AHAP (Alternative Home Administrative Placement). Homebound students are unable to attend school due to medical conditions that prevent them from attending a school. AHAP students are placed in the program by either the Director of Student Services or the Director of Special Education.  A flexible work schedule is required for teachers in this program.  The teacher is paid by the hour through submission of timesheets and contact logs.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required.  The information contained in this job description is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.

Essential Duties:

Delivers instructional services to eligible students, working collaboratively with faculty and staff to ensure that students are successfully progressing through the program

Meets regularly with assigned students on a regular basis as outlined in the teaching assignment

Develops a working relationship with students' parents/guardians, providing a primary point of contact

Receives teaching support materials delivering them to assigned students

Prepares, implements, and evaluates an educational plan for each student, including alignment to IEP objectives when appropriate

Provides appropriate accommodations and modifications to student programs based on individual student need

Utilizes, maintains, and stays current with knowledge and skills of the student information system

Maintains, submits, and/or retrieves accurate student records to include academic progress and student contact time

Completes student progress and grade reports in accordance with district requirements

Participates in Individualized Education Planning (IEP) meetings

Works effectively with peers, parents, administrators and others, maintaining confidentiality requirements

Assists with proctoring state assessments, midterms and final exams at predetermined district and/or home sites

Participates in professional development and trainings related to home instruction responsibilities

Meets established deadlines for required paperwork.

Drives to and from district sites, students' homes and other agencies to provide services

Other Functions

Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

SKILLS are required to perform multiple, highly complex, technical tasks with a need to periodically upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: applying assessment instruments; operating standard office equipment including using pertinent software applications; teaching Arizona State recognized standards; preparing and maintaining accurate records.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform algebra and/or geometry; read technical information, compose a variety of documents, and/or facilitate group discussions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: appropriate codes, policies, regulations and/or laws; age appropriate activities; lesson plan requirements; stages of child development.

ABILITY is required to gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use job- related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with a variety of data; and utilize specific, job-related equipment. Problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data frequently requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is moderate. Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: establishing and maintaining constructive relationships; adapting to changing work priorities; maintaining confidentiality; exhibiting tact and patience; working flexible hours.

Responsibility

Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods; directing other persons within a small work unit; utilization of resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions. There is some opportunity to significantly impact the organization’s services.

Work Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, significant stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 80% sitting, 10% walking, and 10% standing.

Experience:   Job related experience is desired.

Education:    Bachelors degree in job-related area.

Equivalency

Required Testing                           Certificates and Licenses                  

                                                   Arizona Teaching Certificate

                                                   Appropriately Certified in Core Content Area

                                                   SEI Endorsement Required

Continuing Educ./Training               Clearances

                                                     Criminal Background Clearance

                                                     Valid Arizona IVP Fingerprint Clearance

FLSA Status - Exempt



Primary Location: PVOnline

Shift Type: 1.0 FTE

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Applications will be accepted beginning
Friday, May 11, 2018 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)

Application Instructions

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