Job Description

Openings as of 4/8/2020
High School Teaching

  • Special Ed/ Behavior (ED) Manson Mesa HS JobID: 424
  • Position Type:
    High School Teaching/SPED Self Contained

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Manson Mesa High School
    (High-Needs School)

  • Date Available:
    2020/21 SY

  • Closing Date:
    Open Unitl Filled

  •   Job Title: HS ED Resource Classroom Teacher

    Salary: ED/Cross Categorical (Mild Moderate), AZ certified (Stepless Salary schedule)

    Job Summary:
    Develop, access and implement the following supports according to federal, state and district policies:
    -Emotionally Disabled Resource Program
    -School site based resource behavior support program
    -Outside agency collaborations (therapeutic group homes, outpatient/inpatient mental health, etc.)
    • Develop and implement academic services and curriculum; therapeutic services and Curriculum; security protocol; crisis intervention; transportation; and staff training for ED/ Behavior Program with ED Services Director/Site Principals.
    • Implement PBIS/ ABA instructional strategies and data collection procedures
    • Ensure staff training, implementation, and supervision of classroom management and behavioral components of school site based resource support programs.
    • Provide parent and student support, coordination of services and implementation of IEP throughout the alternative placement process; referral, pre-care, placement, treatment, reintegration, and aftercare.
    • Assist with the completion of all mandated ADE reports related to ED-P placements, including but not limited to: Multidisciplinary Evaluation Team Reports, Individualized Education Program, Behavioral Contracts, data collection procedures, student point system.
    • Develop and maintain records on all students in placements in compliance with IDEA regulations including obtaining and coordinating records between agencies, when necessary.
    • Advocate and act as liaison between school, students, families and outside service agencies to facilitate most effective treatment outcomes and enhance cultural ties via student IEP process.
    • Coordinate monthly inter agency meetings between school, students, families and outside agencies, or as needed.
    • Recommend ongoing professional development to district certified and classified staff, students, and parents in related areas as needed.
    • Acts as delegated LEA district representative and conduct IEP team meetings
    • Consult and coordinate with ESS Director on a regular basis regarding program implementation, trainings, and crisis management etc.
    • Maintain positive, professional relationships with staff, students, parents, and outside agencies.
    • Handles crisis in a professional and calm manner following established safety protocols and intervention procedures.
    • Performs other work related duties as assigned.
    • Bachelor's Degree in Special Education, Counseling, Psychology or related field
    • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Credentials preferred
    • Valid Arizona Special Education, Emotional Disabilities, Cross Categorical Teaching Certificate/ Mild Moderate Certificate with additional training in the areas of Emotional Disabilities (20 hrs);
    • Training in Crisis Intervention strategies, desirable
    • Experience with development of data collection sheets/ charting behavior
    • Three (3) years of Special Education teaching experience preferred
    • Two (2) years of working with behavior designated students preferred
    • Experience with group therapy, individual counseling, and behavioral support, intervention techniques, and safety procedures and protocol preferred
    • Experience collaborating with local service agencies preferred
    • Demonstrate strong leadership skills, communication and mediation skills, documentation skills, writing skills, and the ability to self-direct and self-monitor.
    • Current Arizona Fingerprint clearance card
    • Pass a Universal Background check
    Working Conditions:
    • Work where others play. Page, AZ. is a small, progressive community located 130 miles north of Flagstaff, AZ. on a high plateau between the Navajo Nation and spectacular Lake Powell, near the Grand Canyon. A School district of about 2,500 students of which 78% are Native Americans, we offer manageable caseload size, substantial clerical support and online IEP's. The community is very supportive of the school system and Page, AZ. is a wonderful, beautiful safe place to raise a family.
    • Moderate Physical activity and normal classroom work, normal classroom conditions. Some travel required to local and statewide service agencies. Must be physically capable of implementing crisis intervention techniques.

    Application Procedure:
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