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Special Education Resource Teacher

Through the use of data and assessments, work to develop and deliver meaningful instruction interventions in collaboration with classroom teachers based upon student need.
  • Arizona certification in Cross Categorical OR
  • Arizona certification in Learning Disabilities with experience in working with children with disabilities in the area of Emotional Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Mild to Moderate Retardation, Other Health Impairments and Autism
  • Demonstrate success with researched based interventions and curriculum modification or adaptation
  • Skilled at working with others in a professional learning environment
  • Strong organizational skills and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrate skill with Microsoft office
  • Masters degree in Special Education or related field
  • Reading Endorsement  
  • Successful teaching experience at various grade levels
Such alternatives to the above required & preferred qualifications as the Superintendent/Designee may find appropriate and acceptable
  1. Work with students to increase student achievement
  2. Organize and work with intervention groups
  3. Participate collaboratively in PLC to analyze, problem solve and make instructional decisions based on data
  4. Ability to provide staff development on interventions and other related topics
  5. Tracking individual student growth
  6. Organize assessments and input data
  7. Supervise, train, and schedule instructional assistants
  8. Perform such other duties and assumes such other responsibilities as may be assigned by the Superintendent/Designee
Skills required, but not limited to, for this position include:
  • Ability to interpret and apply special education law, policies and procedures and provide information to school staff
  • In-depth understanding of special education teaching methods and techniques
  • Coordinate the implementation of special education programs with the maximum consideration of inclusion and least restrictive environment
  • Assist in difficult situations with students by facilitating meetings and problem resolutions with parents as well as staff
  • Conduct observations in order to aid in the diagnosis as well as the development of programming and instructional strategies
  • Develops and implements training opportunities and in-services for education staff, parents and administrators
  • Extensive knowledge in the primary disability category supporting
  • Well developed understanding of the special education process