Special Education Teacher $2,000 sign-on bonus! - Tucson Primary, BASIS ed

Special Education Teacher $2,000 sign-on bonus! - Tucson Primary



Job ID:


February 23, 2022

Contact Information:
7975 N Hayden Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
District Website

Claire Lovering
Phone: 480-289-2088
District Email

Job Description:

BASIS Tucson Primary is currently seeking a Special Education Teacher to start ASAP! 

BASIS.ed offers an incredible opportunity to be deeply involved in an academic community that is dynamic, exciting and unpredictable. You'll join others in a highly social, supportive and collaborative environment. 

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in Special Education, Master’s preferred 

  • Valid State Cross-Categorical or Mild/Moderate Certification  

  • A valid fingerprint clearance  

Preferred Qualifications

  • Specializes in autistic support  

  • Demonstrate knowledge and credibility to parents, students, staff, supervisors, and outside agencies through oral and written communication that is timely, confident, and articulate 

  • Experience working with children, ability to perform tasks with precision (attention to detail, adherence to timelines) 

  • Excellent organizational skills and facility with office technology 

Benefits and Salary: The pay for this position is competitive and dependent on education and experience. BASIS.ed offers a comprehensive benefits package. 

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Work with students with special needs in general education settings 

  • Assist student with staying on task during classwork and class activities 

  • Encourage student's social and emotional development 

  • Reinforce positive behavior 

  • Liaise with the SPED coordinator, parents and other stakeholders 

  • Support the learning expert teacher and the subject expert teachers in the classroom 

  • Maintain confidentiality of student records and progress information 

  • Ability to assist with adaptive technology 

  • Enthusiastic about working with students with special needs 

  • Perform other duties as requested 

Required Experience

  • Experience working with children, especially children with special needs such as spectrum disorders or behavior issues 

  • Experience with teaching and/or tutoring 

  • Understanding of behavior support/modification 

  • Familiarity with inclusion of special needs students within the general education setting 

  • Open to new ideas in education 

NOTE: All employees of BASIS.ed are required to obtain and maintain a valid fingerprint clearance. 

Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act and applicable state law, BASIS* does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or any other classification protected by law in any of its business activities, including its educational programs and activities which comply fully with the requirements of state and federal law and Title IX. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding BASIS’ non-discrimination policies: Beverly Traver, Compliance and Equity Investigator, BASIS Educational Group, LLC., 7975 N. Hayden Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85258, (480) 289-2088. 

*As used in this policy, the term "BASIS" refers to: BASIS Educational Group, LLC, BASIS Charter Schools, Inc., BTX Schools, Inc., BDC, A Public School, Inc., BBR Schools, Inc., and all affiliated entities.