We are hiring a qualified Special Education teacher for grades K-4 the 2021-2022 school year. We have a family environment, treat our teachers with respect and offer a competitive wage.
In the 2021-2022 school year, LPA Central teachers will be serving in-person students only – there will be no Distance Learning requirements for our teachers. Our teaching contracts are 190-day Contracts.
La Paloma Academy Central is a charter school located at 2050 N. Wilmot Road in Tucson. Feel free to visit and take a tour of the school. The campus is amazing, and our enrollment continues to grow.
We are looking for an energetic and dedicated individual to join us in our dynamic work environment, serving our community’s youth. College degree preferred.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS (Please do not apply if you do not meet ALL minimum requirements):
- Applicants need to be highly qualified/certified as defined by the State of Arizona
- Applicants should have relevant experience
- Valid IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card
- Strong communication skills
- Self-directed personality traits
- Courteous and professional demeanor and dress
- Ability to work 8 a.m. to 4 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.)
- Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education
ALSO DESIRED (not required):
- 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 clubs
- Experience working in the charter school sector
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: From $40,000 and up DOE, Prop 301 performance pay is given to teachers in addition to our teacher’s salary.
Schedule: Monday to Friday
- Bachelor’s (Required)
- Valid IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card (Required)
- Highly qualified/certified as defined by the State of AZ (Required)
- Proof of 45 credit hours for SEI Endorsement (Recommended)
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.