Job Description

Openings as of 8/4/2020
School Support Staff

  • Instructional Specialist - Transition School to Work Program (Effective 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR) JobID: 16891
  • Position Type:
    School Support Staff/Instructional Spec-Ex Ed

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Exceptional Education

  • Closing Date:

  • Hours Per Day:
    Certification Status:
    Instruct students or assist Teacher with instruction and medically relevant support for students with learning disabilities, emotional disabilities, physical handicaps and/or mental retardation. Assist with academic and functional curriculum. May provide adult support with daily living skills and enhancement of present levels of performance, behavioral support and reinforcement of therapy goals.

    High School Diploma or G.E.D. AND
    Associate’s (or higher) degree;
    Two-years (60 Semester-Hour credits) of study at an institute of higher learning;
    Successful completion of an AZ Department of Education-approved Academic Assessment Test.
    Two years of experience working with youth or children.
    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.

    Experience as a teacher aide is desirable.

    FBI fingerprint background check (at employee’s expense).
    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.
    Must release Social Security Number to be eligible for AHCCCS-Provider ID Number.
    Employees assigned to certain sites that are working towards or hold NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) accreditation, are required to have or be pursuing ECE (Early Childhood Education) certification; ECE Certification is required within two years of hire.

    Effective 2020- 2021 SCHOOL YEAR
    LOCATION - Ex Ed Department - various location throughout the district
    White Collar - Grade 6
    1.0 FTE - 8 hours per day
    9 months
    Position will be working in the TSW Program (Transition from School To Work Program)

    Internal candidates will transfer at a rate commensurate with their bargaining unit language.
    The hiring range for external candidates will be $12.58-$14.17, based on experience.

    For more information on salary schedule, please visit the White Collar Agreement at

    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.

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