Desert Choice Schools- K-12 Certified Private Day School is looking for a Special Education Teacher or Teaching Intern enrolled into a Special Education Master's program- Immediate Hire or the next school year in Yuma, AZ. Very competitive compensation, great benefits, tuition reimbursement ($ 2000 per year), paid time off and unique approach for teaching special needs children. HUMAN NEEDS, NOT JUST SPECIAL NEEDS Being a special educator with Desert Choice Schools is unlike any other opportunity. Here, you’ll explore your passion for education while being a part of a small classroom culture where students learn "personal empowerment, self-determination and resiliency through a mind-frame of personal accountability." You’ll be a part of an organization that assists students with REAL, LASTING, LIFE-CHANGING experiences. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree and teaching experience preferred Valid State of Arizona "IVP" Fingerprint Clearance Card Any of the following: Valid State of Arizona Special Education Certification (Cross Categorical or Mild/Moderate) Valid State of Arizona Teaching Intern Certificate About Desert Choice Schools Desert Choice Schools is a state-approved private therapeutic day school. We utilize a highly-structured, school-wide Positive Behavioral Supports program that teaches students Academic, Social, Emotional, Functional, Adaptive, and Problem-Solving skills. All DCS teachers and support staff are trained in a unique methodology that assists students with the development and maintenance of these skills. We are a tight-knit team that values colleagues who exhibit collaboration, integrity and the desire to make a difference in the lives of students who struggle, and who share a passion to help children and their families. Learn It Systems/Desert Choice Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates must be presently eligible to work in the United States.