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SPED Teacher, Grades K-5

Job Category: Special Education Teacher, Grades K-5

Posted on August 13, 2017


Our public charter school is looking for a Special Education Teacher to join our team of dedicated educators in Yuma, AZ. Are you passionate about helping all students reach their potential? Do you love working in a bright, active, positive environment? Are you interested in joining a team devoted to helping all children succeed? If so, we want to hear from you. We have received praise for our implementation of the inclusion model for special education, and we take our commitment to our students seriously.

Teacher will:

  • Create and execute individual education plans for each of the students in your care
  • Communicate with other staff and family members about each student's progress and struggles
  • Prepare detailed lesson plans and submit them to administrators for approval
  • Participate in IEP (individual education plan) meetings as scheduled
  • Use individualized reinforcement techniques to keep each student on the path toward greatness
  • Invite family members to participate in each student's educational progress
  • Create and distribute progress reports quarterly
  • Confer with admin over disciplinary and behavioral issues with students
  • Create a safe, productive classroom environment


  • Degree in Special Education required
  • Experience working with multiple disabilities, including autism spectrum, ADD and ADHD, learning disabilities, developmental delays and abuse/neglect issues
  • Ability to obtain a Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Positive, compassionate personality
  • Excellent communication and teaching skills
  • Confident in utilizing technology


Salary dependent on experience. Full benefits included.


Debra Weigel, Principal
Desert View Academy
3777 W 16th Street
Yuma, Az 85364

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