Page Unified School District has SPED Resource positions open at the middle school.
Deliver specialized instruction based on individual student needs
Participation in site established PLC Teams.
Guide the learning, interest and activities of each student by:
selecting objectives at the correct level of difficulty / based on assessment results
teaching to one sub-objective at a time
utilizing the principles of learning
assessing student performance and modifying instruction accordingly
Be familiar with law relating to teachers and students, policies, rules and regulations of the Page Unified School District #8 Governing Board, and with the courses of study and curriculum guides adopted for the work of their respective teaching assignments.
Be familiar with IDEA regulations
Access ‘Beyond Textbooks’ tool when determining essential standards to teach, as applicable
Spend such time in addition to the regular day as may be needed to fulfill satisfactorily the responsibilities of lesson planning, IEP development student and parent conferences, faculty meetings and other required tasks.
Track IEP goals, develop data sheets to track goal progress with data collection procedures
Direct, supervise and evaluate the learning experience of the students in both curricular and extra-curricular activities
Work in a collaborative team effort with other site based SPED teachers
Participate with the SPED team as an LEA, when needed
Plan and organize instruction to best meet the needs of each individual student
Make appropriate application of learning theory to meet the needs of students
Develop instructional plans
Use a variety of methods and materials to implement instructional plans
Manage the classroom to create optimal learning conditions
For high needs students, supervise and monitor and implement appropriate feeding techniques and physical positioning of students
Assist with feeding changing and behavior monitoring of all students
Provide guidance to students which will promote their welfare and proper educational development
Provide leadership to students & Para Pro’s by modeling good citizenship and a positive attitude toward learning
Insures the submission of MIP’s logs by their classroom para’s
Assess and report student progress in a timely manner according to IDEA
Initiate, plan and carry out parent conferences and IEP meetings
Maintain a professional relationship with parents related service providers and the community
Participate in professional development activities
Plan, coordinate and supervise the work of teacher aides
Supervise students in and out of the classroom while on duty
Initiate and maintain communication and a good working relationship with colleagues, students and parents
Participate in site based PLC teams and data meetings
Participate in support of district wide initiatives (PLC, PBIS, BT)
Attend meetings and serve on committees as requested
Maintain the necessary current records and reports as requested
Provide students and the school with the maximum return on all equipment, materials, supplies and utilities under the teacher's direction
Provide for the care and protection of school property
Perform other such duties as are assigned by the administration and the Governing Board
Meet Highly Qualified requirements for academic subjects per Federal Guidelines
Established curriculum and curriculum trends
Laws, rules, policies and trends in instruction
Common Core Standards
Human development and learning
Evidence-based practice for specially designed instruction
Develop appropriate lessons
Develop individual student IEP w/ FBA/BIP
Develop and implement Governing Board approved curriculum
Comply with laws, rules and policies
Assess student needs and progress
Make appropriate application of learning principles
Maintain acceptable student behavior
Communicate effectively with students, parents and peers
Participate in district professional development workshop
May perform duties such as feeding, changing, or positioning of high-needs students
May need to participate in CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) Training
Physical requirements: Good Health and able to lift 20 lbs
Completion of course works satisfying the requirements for issuance of an Arizona Teaching Certificate and all endorsements in the area(s) of assignment. Must be Highly Qualified and Properly Certified as out lined by NCLB in the area of assignment.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Salary placement on our salary schedule is determined by previous experience and education.
In addition to being surrounded by some of the most extraordinary scenic treasures anywhere in the world, we enjoy all the benefits of a supportive, rural community, progressive educational standards and state-of-the-art facilities. We hope you'll take some time to browse through our website and find out more about our district and what we have to offer our students, employees, and our community. ...If you have questions, we hope you'll contact us directly.Whether you need to know about student registration, employment opportunities, or some of our local scenic attractions, we're sure our website will provide you with the information you need. So, thanks for visiting Page Unified School District's website and enjoy your stay!Motto:“Providing Arizona’s Greatest Education by Working Together to Improve Student Achievement”Mission Statement:The mission of the Page Unified School District is to provide each student with a challenging academic education in a caring and safe environment.Vision Statement:A focused commitment to excellence: Inspiring present and future leaders. 09/07/10 board approved…Belief Statements: “Students First” is the guiding principle for every decision. The Arizona State Standards directs Page Unified School District curriculum and instruction. All students can learn and are held to high expectations. Parental involvement is important in improving student achievement. Communication between the community and the school is essential. A highly trained and caring staff will have a positive impact in every child’s life. All students are expected to become responsible and productive citizens who will develop into lifelong learners.