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CURRENT OPENINGS

Paraprofessional/Teachers Aide

Omega Alpha Academy is looking for a highly motivated Paraprofessional

If you are dedicated to providing a great foundation for future learning and believe in a student’s potential, apply for the paraprofessional position.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Assists teacher with conducting lessons, managing the classroom and developing materials

  • Track student progress during the school year and create reports to let parents understand what their children are learning

  • Empower students through programs designed to enhance their academic and social achievements

  • Work with computers and specialized equipment to make these resources available to the teacher during lessons

  • Act as a nurturing and encouraging influence for students during lessons

  • Monitor the classroom and minimize distractions and disruptions

Skills / Requirements:

  • Associate Degree (Preferred)

  • Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card, required

  • Highly Qualified status as defined by the NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND LEGISLATION, required

  • Demonstrated commitment to young people’s learning success and achievement, preferred Enthusiastic and positive approach to teaching is a must!

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $30,809.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)

  • 401(k) matching

  • Dental insurance

  • Health insurance

  • Health savings account

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Professional development assistance

  • Retirement plan

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

  • Day shift

  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Education:

  • Associate (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Experience with children: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card (Preferred)

 

If interested please inquire at:

Omega Alpha Academy

1402 San Antonio Ave.

Douglas, AZ 85607

Phone: (520) 805-1261 x 212

Fax: (520) 805-1272

rugalaz@oaak12.org (Rubi I. Galaz)​​

K-5th Elementary Teacher

Primary Purpose:

To create a flexible elementary grade program and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth; to establish effective rapport with students; to motivate students to develop skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for additional education in accordance with each student’s ability; and to establish good relationships with parents and other staff members.

      Responsibilities:

  • Instructs students in citizenship and basic subject matter.

  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt to the curriculum to the needs of each student.

  • Uses a variety of instruction strategies, such as inquiry, group discussion, lecture, discovery, etc.

  • Creates and establishes lesson plans in accordance to AZ State Standards.

  • Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom in accordance with school policy.

  • Evaluates students’ academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records, and prepares progress reports.

  • Communications with parents through conferences and other means to discuss students’ progress and interpret school program.

  • Identifies students’ needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problem.

  • Creates an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and interest centers.

  • Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by professional growth activities.

  • Participates cooperatively with the appropriate administrator to develop the methods by which the teacher will be evaluated in conformance with guidelines.

  • Selects a requisition of books and instructional aids maintains required inventory records.

  • Supervises students in-out of classroom activities during the school year.

  • Administrators group standardized test in accordance with state testing program.

  • Participates in the curriculum development programs of development.

  • Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities.

  • Closely adheres to establish curriculum requirements.

  • Works closely with curriculum instruction in the creation, development, and application of OAA’s pre-AIMS assessment.

    Qualifications:

     

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher related subject from accredited university.

  • Meets ACLB highly qualified requirements.

  • SEI endorsements.

  • Experience is preferred but not necessary for hiring.

 

If interested please inquire at:

Omega Alpha Academy

1402 San Antonio Ave.

Douglas, AZ 85607

Phone: (520) 805-1261 x 212

Fax: (520) 805-1272

rugalaz@oaak12.org (Rubi I. Galaz)​​

Special Education Teacher

Primary Purpose:

 

Under the direction of the Building Principal and Director of Special Education, the Licensed Special Education Teacher develops and provides specialized instruction to meet the unique needs of students with disabilities; Evaluates and assesses student progress against instructional objectives; follows State mandated due process procedures and functions as IEP Manager to assigned students.

Essential functions of the job may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Provides research-based specialized instruction to address the instructional goals and objectives contained within each student’s IEP.

  • Assesses student progress and determines the need for additional reinforcement or adjustments to instructional techniques.

  • Employs various teaching techniques, methods and principles of learning to enable students to meet their IEP goals.

  • Develops and implements annual Individualized Educational Program (IEP) plans for students to include: present levels of educational performance, special education needs, instructional goals and objectives, and the special education and related services required to meet those goals.

  • Schedules team meetings and works cooperatively with child study team members and others in developing instructional goals and strategies.

  • Coordinates the delivery of special education services in each student's IEP.

  • Creates a positive learning experience with emphasis in individualized instruction using appropriate sources including i-pads, laptops, etc

  • Conducts special education evaluations and reevaluations.

  • Complies with School Board policies and all state/federal rules and regulations.

  • Completes all district and state reporting requirements.

  • Other functions of the job include but are not limited to the following:

  • Establishes and maintains student control and discipline in the classroom, school premises or during school activities.

  • Employs and implements a classroom structure and consistency to encourage student responsibility, cooperation and mutual respect consistent with district policies and procedures.

  • Collaborates and consults with educational professionals and community service providers (i.e., social services, public health, medical providers etc.) regarding the needs of students.

  • Provides consultation to classroom teachers regarding classroom adaptions, instructional modifications, adaptive equipment, behavior modification plans and other similar instructional interventions to meet the needs of students with disabilities.

  • Performs other comparable duties of a like or similar nature apparent or as assigned.

Knowledge Skills and Ability Required:

  • Minimum B.A/B.S degree in teaching from an accredited institution in the appropriate special education area.

  • Current Arizona teaching license in required content area.

  • Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of special education and specialty area.

  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and methodology of effective teaching of students with disabilities.

  • Thorough knowledge of school rules, regulations and procedures; ability to establish and maintain standards of behavior.

  • Ability to deliver and articulate oral presentations and written reports.

  • Ability to effectively an analyze needs and problems objectively.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with children, students, parents, staff, administration and the general public.

  • Perform all other related work delegated or required to accomplish the objectives of the total school program.

  • Knowledge of relevant technology including the use of technology such as i-pads to individualize instruction.

  • Meet professional teacher education requirements of school district and state.

  • Knowledge and skills in working with children with ADD and behavior and emotional disabilities.

  • Must have the ability and proven ability to report to work on a regular and punctual basis.

Physical Requirements:

Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, operate a computer and other office equipment, reach with hands and arms, and must occasionally lift, move and/or support up to 50 pounds (and/or up to adult size body weight with two-to-three person lift). Position can require some degree of physical interaction with students who have difficulty controlling physical behavior.

Experience:

  • Teaching: 2 years (Preferred)

  • Special education: 2 years (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Teaching Certification (Preferred)

  • Special Education Certification (Preferred)

 

If interested please inquire at:

Omega Alpha Academy

1402 San Antonio Ave.

Douglas, AZ 85607

Phone: (520) 805-1261 x 212

Fax: (520) 805-1272

rugalaz@oaak12.org (Rubi I. Galaz)​​

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