Parker Unified School District

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Teaching Licenses (Elementary Education, Mathematics, Social Studies, etc.)| Special Education| Administrative and Other Roles

Position 1:

Teacher

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Arizona

Full-Time

Position Description:

Job Description

Provides academic instruction aligned to Arizona state standards. All teaching positions require Arizona Teacher Certification and highly qualified status for the content area pursuant to federal requirements. Up to ten (10) years credit may be given for previous teaching experience for initial placement on Certified Salary Placement Schedule; up to fifteen (15) years credit may be given for previous teaching experience for initial placement on Certified Salary Placement Schedule for certain positions including math, science, english and special education. Benefits include Medical, Dental, Prescription, Life Insurance, Arizona State Retirement, and Personal Leave. The District also offers other opportunities for compensation including Performance Pay, or Academic and athletic stipends.

Job Requirements
Must hold a Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree. Valid Arizona Teacher Certification / Endorsement consistent with assignment. Must be highly qualified to teach assigned grade and/or content. Valid Arizona Department of Public Safety IVP fingerprint clearance card.

For information on Arizona Teacher licensure and reciprocity please visit the Arizona Department of Education website at: http://www.azed.gov/educator-certification/

Evaluation
Performance to be evaluated in accordance with the Board policy.

Parker Unified School District No. 27 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, veteran's status, political affiliation or genetic code in its educational programs, activities or employment policies as required by federal law.

Teaching Licenses:

Career and Technical Education:

Special Education:

Administrative and Other Roles:

Position 2:

Assistant Principal

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Arizona

Full-Time

Position Description:

Job Description
As a member of the administrative team, the Assistant Principal will be responsible for taking an active role in planning and implementation of instructional activities. The Assistant Principal will also be responsible to the Principal for specific managerial duties as assigned which may include the operation of the physical school plant, student registration, student

activities, discipline and attendance, athletic program, personnel, community and public relations, and any other duties which may be assigned for the function and operation of the school. Benefits include Medical, Dental, Prescription, Life Insurance, Arizona State Retirement, and Personal Leave. The District also offers other opportunities for compensation including Performance Pay, or Academic and athletic stipends.

Job Requirements
Must hold a Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree. Valid Arizona Principal Certification or transcripts showing you are in the process of obtaining said certification / Endorsement consistent with assignment. Must be highly qualified to teach assigned grade and/or content. Valid Arizona Department of Public Safety IVP fingerprint clearance card.

For information on Arizona Teacher licensure and reciprocity please visit the Arizona Department of Education website at: http://www.azed.gov/educator-certification/

Evaluation
Performance to be evaluated in accordance with the Board policy.

Parker Unified School District No. 27 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, veteran's status, political affiliation or genetic code in its educational programs, activities or employment policies as required by federal law.

Teaching Licenses:

Career and Technical Education:

Special Education:

Administrative and Other Roles:

Principal (K-12)

Position 3:

ESS Director/School Psychologist

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Location

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Arizona

Full-Time

Position Description:

Job Description

Supervise specific aspects of the Exceptional Student Services program in addition to providing appropriate psychological services.

As Director of ESS, duties will include, but not limited to the following: Will act as trainer for the ESS department including the use of IEP Pro, Regulations and Procedures regarding CPI, Restraint, Seclusion, IEP Compliance, and new and existing special education laws. Will write, monitor, and complete all programmatic and fiscal reports for IDEA entitlement, Preschool entitlement, and other grants related to ESS. Will coordinate all special education activities, including developing Special Education Manuals and forms, initiating and monitoring out of district placements, attendance at IEP conferences, completing, monitoring, and updating the District’s Special Education Census, Implementing CHILDFIND, auditing IEP’s and METs, provide compliance summaries when needed for principals and superintendent. Coordinates all related services: speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, vision/hearing therapy, counseling and school psychologist. Will work closely with Superintendent in developing and monitoring bids/RFP’s and purchased services in these areas. Coordinates homebound/home instruction services for students who require such services due to chronic illness or as required by IEP’s. Serves as PUSD District Coordinator of the Section 504 Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Provides approriate training opportunities for all staff with regards to special education and Section 504. Oversees district counselors, speech pathologist, and school psychologists. Monitors budget allocations, expenditures, and revisions of federal and state special education grants. Completes and monitors all requirements associated with the Medicaid reimbursement program. Serves as a resource to building administrators relative to programs, policies, and best practices. Performs other duties as assigned. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: shall include, but not limited to the following: Knowledge of applicable Federal and State laws/regulations, policies, and procedures related to students with disabilities including proportionate share. Knowledge of the applicable PUSD departmental policies and procedures. The ability to assess, design, and implementent development activities. Knowledge and application of the IEP process. Strong interpersonal skills. Strong personal integrity. Skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with co-workers, vendors, parents, students, the general public, and others having business with the ESS Department and District.

As a School Psychologist: Participate in required child find activities. Provide short-term personal, vocational, emotional and/or academic counseling interventions; serve as referral source to outside agencies. Serve as a resource person for the administration, faculty and staff. Develop and assist in administration of appropriate educational and/or behavioral plans for students with special needs. Establish and maintain contact with community agencies. Provide appropriate psychological consultation to parents. Assist in the administration and interpretation of district-wide testing programs. Assist in the identification and provision of services to gifted students. Act upon child study team referrals. Conduct psychoeducational evaluations/reevaluations and prepare written reports. Schedule and provide leadership in staffings for students who have been evaluated and/or are being placed in special education. Actively participate in IEP development as appropriate. Review psychoeducational evaluations and placement decisions on students transferring from out of district as needed. Provide consultation to special education teachers. Provide in-service to faculty, staff, administration, community agencies, and parents. Assist in the interpretation of the special education program to interested parents, school related groups, and others in the community. Keep abreast of changes and developments in the profession by attending professional meetings, reading professional literature, and discussing problems of mutual interest with others in the field.

SALARY - is Negotiable

Job Requirements

Must hold a Master’s degree. Valid Arizona Teacher Certification / Endorsement consistent with assignment. Must be highly qualified as a school psychologist. Valid Arizona Department of Public Safety IVP fingerprint clearance card.

For information on Arizona Teacher licensure and reciprocity please visit the Arizona Department of Education website at: http://www.azed.gov/educator-certification/

Evaluation
Performance to be evaluated in accordance with the Board policy.

Parker Unified School District No. 27 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, veteran's status, political affiliation or genetic code in its educational programs, activities or employment policies as required by federal law.

Teaching Licenses:

Career and Technical Education:

Special Education:

Administrative and Other Roles:

Director of Special Education| School Psychologist

Position 4:

Reading Interventionist

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Location

Type:

Arizona

Full-Time

Position Description:

Job Description
Provides academic instruction aligned to Arizona state standards. All teaching positions require Arizona Teacher Certification and highly qualified status for the content area pursuant to federal requirements. Up to ten (10) years credit may be given for previous teaching experience for initial placement on Certified Salary Placement Schedule; up to fifteen (15) years credit may be given for previous teaching experience for initial placement on Certified Salary Placement Schedule for certain positions including math, science, english and special education. Benefits include Medical, Dental, Prescription, Life Insurance, Arizona State Retirement, and Personal Leave. The District also offers other opportunities for compensation including Performance Pay, or Academic and athletic stipends.

Job Requirements
Must hold a Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree. Valid Arizona Teacher Certification / Endorsement consistent with assignment. Must be highly qualified to teach assigned grade and/or content. Valid Arizona Department of Public Safety IVP fingerprint clearance card.

For information on Arizona Teacher licensure and reciprocity please visit the Arizona Department of Education website at: http://www.azed.gov/educator-certification/

Evaluation
Performance to be evaluated in accordance with the Board policy.

Parker Unified School District No. 27 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, veteran's status, political affiliation or genetic code in its educational programs, activities or employment policies as required by federal law.

Teaching Licenses:

Reading (Endorsement)

Career and Technical Education:

Special Education:

Administrative and Other Roles:

Position 5:

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Position Description:

Teaching Licenses:

Career and Technical Education:

Special Education:

Administrative and Other Roles:

Contact Information

Catherine

Krause

Principal

(928) 669-2131 ext. 1300

Parker Unified School District

PO Box 1090

Parker

Arizona

85344

United States