Classroom Teacher Position

Teacher Job Responsibilities: The following duties and job description are not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of an employee

  • Guide instruction in a whole and small group setting
  • Implement the educational program and related services as outlined in the assigned students’ IEP using AAED approved curriculum
  • Maintain supervision and safety of students at all times
  • Collaborate with students, parents, and other members of staff
  • Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies for a positive learning environment
  • Use appropriate behavior management techniques
  • Create, complete and update IEPs; maintain required records and data
  • Supervise educational assistants / aides 

Physical Demands May Include:  

  • Lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling
  • Assist with lifting, holding or positioning students with disabilities (including physical, behavioral, learning, etc.)
  • Sitting or stooping on the floor for extended periods of time
  • Standing or bending over repeatedly throughout the day
  • Outside duties (assist with car line, field trips, and supervising students on playground)
  • Must work well in noisy and crowded environments
  • Independent mobility to move about the classroom and campus throughout the day.
  • Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus 

Qualifications, Requirements and Skills:

  • Valid Teaching Certificate (Special Education preferred)
  • Mastery and enthusiasm for best practices in autism education
  • Valid Arizona fingerprint clearance card
  • Effective and professional communication
  • Maintain professionalism and confidentiality at all times
  • Critical thinking skills and problem solving
  • Strong computer skills
  • Maintain consistent attendance and punctuality

Hours: This position is full time

Pay Range:  $41,500-$60,000 Depending on Education and Experience Apply

Autism Academy for Education and Development is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hire qualified employees for all positions without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, or any other factors prohibited by law.