Job Description

SUMMARY
The Exceptional Education Teacher Assistant assists the Exceptional Education and General Education Teacher with instruction and medically relevant support for students with disabilities. This position assists with academic and functional curriculum. The Exceptional Education Teacher Assistant may provide adult support with daily living skills and enhancement of present levels of performance, behavioral support, reinforcement of therapy goals, and job skills.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
High School Diploma or G.E.D.
AND
Completion of an AZ Dept. of Education-approved Academic Assessment Test OR Associate’s (or higher) degree OR Two-years (60 Semester-Hour credits) of study at an institute of higher learning
Two years of experience working with youth or children
Computer skills, to include the ability to use email.
Verbal & written communication skills in English and a demonstrated ability to read and comprehend written/graphic and oral instructions
Any equivalent combination of experience, training, or education
Copy of diploma, transcripts or test results must be submitted at time of application

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Special Education experience
Experience working with children with disabilities
Experience working with children or adults in a vocational setting

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS AFTER HIRE
FBI fingerprint background check.
Proof of immunity to rubeola (measles) and rubella (German measles), or proof of MMR immunization
CPR and First Aid Certification - Certification must be maintained current during course of employment
Physical Examination with Lift Test to be done by one of the clinics with which the District contracts (Category B) and sign a Medical History form
Must complete Student Intervention Techniques (SIT) training within 6 months of hire
Must release Social Security Number to be eligible for [Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System] AHCCCS-Provider ID Number

COMMENTS

Effective: XXXX-XXXX SCHOOL YEAR
Location: Site - Intersections
Classification: White Collar – Grade: 5

FTE: 1.0 – 7.0 hours per day
Work Calendar: 9 month

This position is funded through the ESSER Grant. There is potential that this position may end when grant funding expires. The ESSER Grant is expected to last for three years.

Positions less than 30 hours per week are not eligible for district benefits.

Internal candidates will transfer at a rate commensurate with their bargaining unit language. For more information on salary schedule, please reference the Employee Agreements Webpage.

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Tucson Unified School District is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination based on disability, race, color, religion/religious beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or national origin.

Job Contact Information
Name Denise Saucedo
Title AP
Phone 520-731-5300
Email denise.saucedo@tusd1.org
Applications will be accepted
Monday, July 19, 2021 12:00 AM  -
Monday, August 2, 2021 11:59 PM
(Pacific Standard Time)

Application Instructions

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