Job Description


Instruct students or assist Teachers with instruction and medically relevant support for students with learning disabilities, emotional disabilities, physical disabilities and/or intellectual disabilities. Assist with the 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. The TSW Instructional Specialist collaborates with TSW Coordinator to plan, develop, implement TSW enhanced transition services as outlined in the TSW Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA)

High School Diploma or G.E.D.
Associate’s (or higher) degree, or two-years (60 Semester-Hour credits) of study at an institute of higher learning
Completion of an AZ Department of Education-approved Academic Assessment Test.
Copy of diploma, transcripts or test results must be submitted at time of hire.
Two years of experience (*department must provide subject(s) before advertisement).
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.
Bilingual in English and Spanish

FBI fingerprint background check.
Proof of immunity to rubeola (measles) and rubella (German measles), or proof of MMR immunization.
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: 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR
Location: Exceptional Education - multiple locations
Classification: White Collar

FTE: 1.0 – 8.0 hours per day
Work Calendar: 9.0 month

Multiple positions available

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 Maggie Gedebou
Title Senior Program Coordinator
Phone 520-232-8430
Applications will be accepted beginning
Thursday, September 16, 2021 12:00 AM
(Pacific Standard Time)

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