Job Description

Home Instruction Teacher

Location: PVOnline

FTE: 1.0

Non-Interim Position

Start Date: 7/28/2022

Purpose Statement

The home instruction visiting teacher provides instructional services in the homes of students enrolled in the Paradise Valley Unified School District for students who qualify as Homebound students.  Homebound students who qualify are unable to attend school due to medical conditions which prohibit them from attending a brick and mortar school. A flexible work schedule is required. This position is salaried. 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

Must be detail oriented and self-motivated

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

Provides timely feedback to both student and parent throughout the year


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 (including related service personnel)  maintaining confidentiality requirements


Administers state assessments, midterms and final exams at predetermined district and/or home sites


Participates in professional development and trainings related to home instruction responsibilities

Utilizes Google Classroom and technology 

Assists in student-re-entry to the home school campus


Meets established deadlines for required paperwork

Ability to work in various settings and flexibility with hours 


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.



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.



Job related experience is desired.


Bachelor's degree in a job-related area.



Required Testing                        Certificates and Licenses                  

                                                   Arizona Teaching Certificate in Special Education

                                                   SEI Endorsement Required 


Continuing Educ./Training           Clearances

                                                     Criminal Background Clearance

                                                     Valid Arizona IVP Fingerprint Clearance


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.

Primary Location: PVOnline

Shift Type: 1.0 FTE

Job Contact Information

Applications will be accepted beginning
Thursday, May 26, 2022 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)

Application Instructions

To apply directly to Paradise Valley Unified School District, please click the link below. Another window will open and allow you to apply online.

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