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.
A Bachelor's degree in Special Education, Master’s preferred
Valid State Cross-Categorical or Mild/Moderate Certification
A valid fingerprint clearance
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
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.