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Special Education (Classroom Teacher) - Scottsdale, AZ in Scottsdale, AZ at Catapult Learning

Date Posted: 3/1/2018

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Sierra Academy Scottsdale is looking for a Special Education teacher with a Cross-Categorical or Mild-Mod certification. Teacher is responsible for a caseload of 6-12 students, developing and writing IEP's, implementing lesson plans that align with state standards and IEP goals, classroom behavior management, curriculum development and above all working with a team that provides a therapeutic educational placement for students with special needs. 


  • Attends training sessions, passes content assessment, and delivers designated instructional models for eligible students through utilization of Catapult materials and educational strategies.
  • Identifies and enrolls eligible students through existing test scores, administering tests, and/or other acceptable methods as required by Catapult, local, state, and/or federal agencies.
  • Develops and maintains individualized skill-appropriate lesson plans.
  • Ensures supervision of students at all times, including escorting students safely to and from Catapult classroom or to mobile/trailer classroom.
  • Establishes and maintains student forms and files as required by Catapult, local, state, and/or federal agencies.
  • Establishes and maintains a positive customer relationship with classroom teachers and principals, including providing achievement objectives and updated approved schedules of services.
  • Attends and documents conferences/meetings/trainings with Catapult Supervisors, classroom teachers, principals, and parents as required by Catapult, local, state, and/or federal agencies.
  • Conducts progress monitoring.
  • Write IEP’s and Implement accommodations and modifications in the classroom.
  • Conduct and participate in IEP Meeting.
  • Create and Implement FBA’s and Behavior Plans.
  • Create weekly lesson plans that meet the needs of the students.
  • Maintains inventory of educational materials and supplies.
  • Must demonstrate positive and enthusiastic attitude towards internal and external customers.
  • Must be flexible.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in Special Education; from an accredited University
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office preferred.
  • Arizona State Cross-Catagorical or Mild/Mod Certification
  • Attain Fingerprint Card
  • Attain CPR/First Aid training


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