4th and 5th Grade Special Education Teacher

La Paloma Academy’s Central Campus is seeking a special education teacher for the 2019-2020 academic year. The ideal candidate will be hard-working, energetic, driven, and appropriately qualified.
The Central campus of La Paloma Academy is one of the highest-performing charter schools in Arizona and has been rated a “B” school by the Arizona Department of Education. We were also voted a “Top 3 Charter School” by the Arizona Daily Star readers.

Academically, we are a Beyond Textbooks partner, utilize the Pearson math curriculum, and employ the Arizona College and Career Ready Standards to improve educational outcomes and raise the bar for student performance.

We offer a competitive salary, with available incentives such as a signing bonus, Prop 301 incentive bonus, AzMERIT incentive bonus, and enrollment in the Arizona State Retirement System.

La Paloma Academy’s Central Campus is located at 2050 N. Wilmot Road (Grant/Wilmot) in Tucson. Call the office at 520-721-4205 to arrange a visit and take a tour of our amazing school.

Join us in this dynamic work environment and be a part of our passionate and dedicated team as we prepare our community’s youth for a successful future.


  • Maintaining IEPs
  • Understanding protocols within special education and/or school procedures
  • Overseeing and consulting with teachers to ensure services are delivered in accordance with the IEP
  • Resource and Inclusion implementation
  • Helping to implement Arizona Common Core Standards
  • Communicating effectively and professionally with colleagues, parents, and school districts
  • Supervising students with IEPs while working in the classroom

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS (Please do not apply if you do not meet ALL minimum requirements):

  • Valid IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong communication skills
  • Self-directed personality traits
  • Courteous and professional demeanor and dress
  • Able to work 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
  • Ability to operate computers, classroom technology, and computer software (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, copiers, and cell phone functions such as text, email, etc.)


  • Track record of past academic achievement with children
  • Willingness to bring other skills, abilities, ideas, and time to the school in the form of after-school student offerings, or by the sponsoring of after-school club
  • Experience working in the charter school sector


To Apply

If you would like to apply for a position at La Paloma, please take a few moments to fill out the Employment Application and then submit using the form below.

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