2019-20 Home Instruction Special Education Teacher - PVOnline
Home Instruction Special Education Teacher
Rate: $33.00/hour, paid by timesheet
Maximum of 18 hours/week instruction time
(12 hours/week for full-time teachers)
Must be appropriately certified with SPED Certificate
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
Job Contact Information
Thursday, October 17, 2019 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)