Education Program Teacher Special Education, Department of Juvenile Corrections

Education Program Teacher Special Education


Job ID:

Northwest Maricopa

February 27, 2018

Contact Information:
Department of Juvenile Corrections
2800 W. Pinnacle Peak Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85027
District Website

Cathy Parra
Phone: 623-869-9050
District Email

Job Description:
Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections   EDUCATION PROGRAM TEACHER Mathematics Teacher Grade 01 Adobe Mountain School 2800 W. Pinnacle Peak Phoenix, AZ 85027 JOB SUMMARY & DUTIES OPEN UNTIL FILLED The Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections (ADJC) vision is to be a nationally recognized leader that advances public safety through the rehabilitation of seriously delinquent youth.   The Education Unit is seeking a Special Education Program Teacher to work under the direction of an Education Program Administrator. These positions provide education services for adjudicated youth that are aligned with the Arizona State Academic Standards.       Responsibilities include: -       Instructs youth in the development of academic, vocational, and social skills in groups and individually in assigned area -       Assigns pertinent school work to youth -       Maintains daily/weekly classroom attendance records -       Ensures that students complete daily work assignments -       Plans and prepares instruction/learning activities in accordance with state and local performance measures, and administers tests to evaluate student achievement -       Attends teacher meetings -       Performs other duties as assigned KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: -       Concepts and curriculum of assigned subject(s) -       Federal and state education laws, rules, and regulations -       Effective instructional techniques -       State Academic Standards   Skills in: -               Classroom management -               Differentiated classroom instruction -               Modification of academic work as appropriate -               Data Collecting -               Assessing students in academic and behavioral skills and progress -               Written and verbal communication   Ability to: -       Establish and maintain effective working relationships -       Counsel students in relation to their educational goals and objectives -       Analyze and evaluate academic and vocational growth of the students -       Learn and use standard departmental software -       Learn and follow agency policies and procedures -       Work closely with adjudicated youth in a institutional or community setting   SPECIAL SELECTION FACTORS -       Current valid Arizona Department of Education (ADOE) Teaching Certificate in any of the following: Mathematics. -       Requires possession of, and ability to retain, a current valid Arizona-issued drivers license.  Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license records checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12). -       Requires acceptable performance history as demonstrated by: ·         No formal discipline within one year preceding this job posting close date, and ·         An overall rating of “meets expectations” or higher on the most recent employee performance evaluation   PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Successful completion of a comprehensive background investigation and drug test. SELECTIVE PREFERENCE Three years of teaching experience, with at least one year of work with at-risk youth. BENEFITS We are pleased to offer a great Benefit Options program for State employees, retirees, and their spouses and dependents.  We are committed to providing members the highest quality service, choice, and value for all of your benefit needs including medical, dental, vision, life, short and long-term disability insurances, as well as, the added features of wellness and flexible spending accounts.  Additional benefits include: - 13 paid vacation days per year                                         - 12 sick leave days per year - Deferred compensation plan                                         - 10 paid holidays per year - 25 year retirement system RETIREMENT Positions in this classification participate in the Correctional Officer Retirement Plan (CORP) Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting the Human Resources Office at (602) 602-364-1023. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.