Special Education Strategist: PreK-12, Deer Valley Unified School District

Special Education Strategist: PreK-12


Job ID:

Northwest Maricopa

May 20, 2019

Contact Information:
Deer Valley Unified School District
20402 N. 15th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85027
District Website

Judi Williams
Phone: 623-445-5063
District Email

Job Description:
Assists staff in helping students with disabilities access the general curriculum. Provides guidance, support, and monitoring for administration and other personnel in determining the appropriate supports and services for students. Instructional Coaching--50%  Serves as a resource support and coach for instructional staff to implement innovative teaching techniques and behavioral classroom strategies based on student specific data, and recommends the use of available physical resources to meet students’ instructional and behavioral needs  Provides guidance and coaching re: accommodations and modifications with respect to various learning styles for students with IEPs; as well, assists with developing lesson plans to implement IEPs in adherence to grade level appropriate general education curriculum  Support teachers through observation and coaching for implementation and facilitation of instruction through: • Demonstration lessons with pre and post discussions and analysis • Formal and informal individual discussion and feedback  Assists teachers with data analysis and instructional planning District and Site Collaboration--50%  Collaborates with the Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Leadership Team and special education personnel to develop and deliver campus specific and district wide professional development; as well as, attends professional development that is conducive to their job duties.  Collaborates with campus administration and staff to ensure that students with IEPs are receiving general education instruction and specially designed instruction through the development of student-specific schedules in alignment with their IEPs. Must have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986. Must meet all Arizona Department of Education certification requirements. Valid certificate in Special Education (Reciprocal Provisional, Provisional, or Standard), required. Must attain SEI endorsement as required by Arizona Department of Education. Must obtain and maintain Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) certification. Must have 3-5 years successful classroom experience teaching students with disabilities. Must be experienced in professional and collaborative skills and IDEA. 9 month positions plus 5 additional days.

Certified Salary Schedule. Start Date: July 29, 2016. After completing an online application at www.dvusd.org, interested applicants must contact Jennifer Confer at 623-445-4943 to apply for the position.