Teacher-Special Education, Winslow USD

Teacher-Special Education



Job ID:


May 31, 2024

Contact Information:
Winslow USD
P.O. Box 580
Winslow, Arizona 86047
District Website

Jennifer Sanderlin
Phone: 928-288-8101
District Email

Job Description:


  • Bachelor’s degree from regionally accredited college or university

  • Valid Arizona Teacher Certification

  • Endorsement by the Arizona Department of Education in the subject and level to be taught


    OVERVIEW OF JOB DESCRIPTION:  To create a flexible program and an environment favorable to learning and personal growth for students; to motivate each student to develop skills, knowledge, and attitudes in accordance with ability; to develop the student’s special talents; to develop sound opinions based on facts; and to develop proficiency in inquiry skills and concepts.



  1. Follows local, state and federal law and adheres to State Department of Education and Local School Board Policy.

  2. Meets or exceeds the Arizona Professional Teacher Standards.

  3. Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated.

  4. Teaches skills, knowledge, and attitudes to students on a grade level in the curriculum area of assignment, utilizing courses of study prescribed by the District Governing Board or other appropriate agencies.

  5. Provides individual and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of students with varying intellectual abilities, attitudes, and cultural backgrounds.

  6. Provides instruction whereby students may develop concepts and appreciation for the course of study, enhancing their ability to make qualified judgments.

  7. Develops instructional plans and organizes class time to provide a balanced program of instruction, demonstration and work time.

  8. Develops students’ abilities for critical analysis and encourages independent thought and expression of original ideas.

  9. Evaluates and maintains an accurate written record of each student’s performance, growth skills and knowledge.

  10. Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.

  11. Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to provide an orderly and productive learning environment.

  12. Participates in curriculum planning and program development within the school of assignment, as well as on the district level.

  13. Confers, as needed, with parents to discuss the individual student’s progress.

  14. Selects and requisitions textbooks and instructional aids appropriate to the interest and maturity level of students.

  15. Follows the adopted district curriculum which is aligned with Arizona academic standards and state mandated testing.

  16. Supervises as assigned, student activities both in and out of the classroom during the regular work day.

  17. Assists in implementing all policies and regulations concerning the administration of the school.

  18. Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district, and/or in self selected professional growth activities.

  19. Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for paraprofessionals, when appropriate.

  20. Attends faculty meetings, participates on faculty committees, and sponsors student activities when assigned.

  21. Prepares reports and maintains required inventory records.

  22. Performs other job relevant duties as assigned.


    REPORTS TO: Principal


    TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Work year to be established by the Board.  Salary is determined by individual training and experience level on approved salary schedule.


    EVALUATION: Performance of this position will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Boards policy on evaluation of personnel.


    ADA accommodations:Decisions regarding appropriate and reasonable accommodation(s) will be based upon the merits of each situation.  The principle criteria will be that of effectiveness and safety.

    Board Approved: 7/8/05 REvised 6/18/07




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