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Teaching Parent Tucson

at Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and Blind

Posted: 9/15/2020
Job Reference #: 2044

Job Description

Openings as of 9/25/2020
Support Staff

  • Teaching Parent-2044 Tucson JobID: 2044
  • Position Type:
    Support Staff/Teaching Parent I

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:

    Location: Tucson
    Employee Status: Permanent
    Hours Per Week: 40
    Work Calendar: 10-Month
    Pay Rate: $14.0095
    Number of Positions: 1 Position for the Visually Impaired Dorm
    4 Positions for the Deaf/HH Dorm
    Other: This position requires weekends.
    Minimum of an A.A. Degree or equivalent (60 semester hours) in the field of work or an A.A.
    Degree or equivalent in any field with directly applicable experience; beginning sign language skills or willingness to learn if working with MD students; intermediate sign language skills if working with HI students; skill in Braille or willingness to learn if working with VI students; CPR certification and/or lifesaving techniques and CIT certification or obtain within the first 90 days of employment.

    B.A. Degree in Education, Social Work, Child Development, Psychology, Special Education,
    Sociology, Rehabilitation, Recreation, or related fields; experience in counseling, education, child care, or recreation with groups of children; experience designing and/or implementing behavior programs, educational, and recreational activities; course work/experience working with students having multiple disabilities.

    Supervise students to ensure their safety and welfare at all times; develop, implement, and support programming to meet educational, social, and emotional needs; maintain professional reports and records as assigned; provide consistency in behavior management; assist students in developing personal behavior management strategies; safely lift and transfer non-ambulatory students; plan and implement a balanced program of activities; act as an advocate for assigned students.

    Knowledge of behavior management strategies and the fundamentals of developing programs;
    excellent receptive and expressive manual communication skills; ability to plan and implement
    educational, social, and independent living skills activities; ability to identify an individual's needs and to develop goals and objectives to address them; ability to communicate in writing in a professional manner; ability to analyze a situation and take appropriate action; and other related duties as assigned.

    Must utilize appropriate personal protective equipment as required.

    Benefit eligible employees have a variety of choices for medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, supplemental and dependent life insurance. Offered plans provide exceptional value to our employees and their eligible dependents. Employees have a 31-day period from effective date of hire to elected coverage. Elected benefits could start as early as 2 weeks after hire.
    Benefit eligible employees are automatically covered for basic life, non-smokers, accidental death and dismemberment and seat belt insurance.
    Benefit eligible employees are automatically enrolled in the State’s retirement plan and long-term disability (LTD) program. Enrollment is mandatory and is subject to a 26-week waiting period before initial enrollment. Employees may also choose to participate in a deferred compensation program to take advantage of tax-deferred retirement investments. Benefit Options also offer Employee Self-Service, Wellness, Tuition Discount, Travel Reduction, Auto & Home Insurance and Purchase Discount Programs.
    For more information contact the Recruiter at:
    Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Recruiter. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.

    Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

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