2022-23 SPED ESY Teacher - Multi-Handicap, Functional
Extended School Year Special Education Teacher
Location: Sunset Canyon Elementary School
Set Up Date: 6/2/23
Program Dates: 6/5/23 - 6/29/23 (Monday - Thursday)
22 Positions Available
The job of the ESY Summer School Special Ed Multi-Handicap, Functional Teacher is done for the purpose/s of providing support to the instructional process by serving as an high school teacher with specific responsibilities for developing student success in academics (e.g. Reading, writing, language, math, etc.) or skills (e.g. Art, music, physical education, etc.); supervising students within the classroom, on-line lab and other assigned areas; developing lesson plans and delivering group and individual student instruction within established curriculum pvOnline guidelines and schedule; collaborating with other teachers, other professional staff, and administrators in addressing instructional and/or classroom issues; and responding to a wide range of inquiries from students' parents or guardians regarding instructional program and student progress. Blended learning teachers are responsible for providing quality on-line and face-to-face instruction.
This job reports to Site Administrator
Administers subject specific assessments and tests for the purpose of assessing the level of students' competencies. Assists with proctoring final exams.
Advises parents and/or legal guardians of student progress for the purpose of communicating expectations; student achievements; developing methods for improvement and/or reinforcing classroom goals in the home environment.
Monitors, motivates and assesses student progress for assigned course work towards objectives, expectations, and/or goals for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents and administration.
Collaborates with instructional staff, school personnel, parents for the purpose of improving the overall quality of student outcomes, achieving established classroom objectives to ensure that all students are successfully progressing through the program.
Counsels students or refers student to appropriate school personnel for the purpose of improving performance, health status, problem solving techniques and a variety of personal issues.
Demonstrates pedagogical approaches that engage learners for the purpose of providing an effective program that addressing individual student requirements.
Differentiates classroom work for the purpose of providing students with instructional materials that address individualized learning within established lesson plans.
Directs student teachers, instructional assistants, volunteers and/or student workers for the purpose of providing an effective classroom program and addressing the needs of individual students.
Instructs students for the purpose of improving their success in academics through a defined course of study.
Motivates students to actively participate in all aspects of the blended learning process.
Provides face-to-face instruction as appropriate for student progress.
Manages student behavior for the purpose of providing a safe and optimal learning environment.
Monitors students in a variety of educational environments (e.g. classroom, campus, field trips, on-line lab, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment.
Participates in a variety of meetings (e.g. district, staff, departmental, etc.) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions.
Prepares a variety of written materials (e.g. grades, attendance, anecdotal records, etc.) for the purpose of documenting student progress and meeting mandated requirements. This includes student log-in times.
Reports health and safety issues to assigned administrator and appropriate agencies (e.g. fights, suspected child or substance abuse, inappropriate social behaviors, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining students' personal safety, a positive learning environment and complying with regulatory requirements and established guidelines.
Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution.
Responds to inquires from a variety of sources (e.g. other teachers, parents, administrators, etc.) for the purpose of resolving issues, providing information and/or direction.
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. Maintain and stay current with the knowledge and skills of the online management systems and resources and student information systems. 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; and preparing and maintaining accurate records; applying curriculum and instructional techniques; demonstrating knowledge of computers and network.
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; and behavioral management strategies; assessment instruments and techniques; methods of instruction. Operational knowledge of the Internet and web-related technologies is required.
ABILITY is required to schedule activities, meetings, and/or events; gather, collate, and/or classify data; use job- related equipment and work a flexible schedule as approved by the Summer Session Administrator. 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; troubleshooting possible pvOnline issues; maintaining confidentiality; exhibiting tact and patience; working flexible hours; meeting deadlines and schedules; working as part of a team; working independently; adhering to all district polices and procedures. Teacher must be accountable, responsible and self-motivated as well as display effective prioritizing, organizing and time management skills.
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 10% sitting, 40% walking, and 50% standing. The job is performed under some temperature extremes and under conditions with some exposure to risk of injury and/or illness.
Experience: Job related experience is desired. Knowledge of the district developed pvOnline curriculum and student management system is beneficial.
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 Card
QBS Certified Preferred
FLSA Status - Exempt
Paradise Valley Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex or disability, in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning the School's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), or Title II of the Genetic Information NonDiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) may contact the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources.
Job Contact Information
Friday, January 6, 2023 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)