Tuscon Unified School District ( learn more )

Tucson Unified School District

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3501938
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : May 5, 2021

Job Description

The Exceptional Education Teacher Assistant assists the Exceptional Education and General Education Teacher with instruction and medically relevant support for students with disabilities.  This position assists with academic and functional curriculum.  The Exceptional Education Teacher Assistant may provide adult support with daily living skills and enhancement of present levels of performance, behavioral support, reinforcement of therapy goals, and job skills.
High School Diploma or G.E.D.
Completion of an AZ Dept. of Education-approved Academic Assessment Test OR Associate’s (or higher) degree OR Two-years (60 Semester-Hour credits) of study at an institute of higher learning
Two years of experience working with youth or children 
Computer skills, to include the ability to use email. 
Verbal & written communication skills in English and a demonstrated ability to read and comprehend written/graphic and oral instructions  
Any equivalent combination of experience, training, or education 
Copy of diploma, transcripts or test results must be submitted at time of application
Special Education experience 
Experience working with children with disabilities 
Experience working with children or adults in a vocational setting 
FBI fingerprint background check. 
Proof of immunity to rubeola (measles) and rubella (German measles), or proof of MMR immunization 
CPR and First Aid Certification - Certification must be maintained current during course of employment 
Physical Examination with Lift Test to be done by one of the clinics with which the District contracts (Category B) and sign a Medical History form 
Must complete Student Intervention Techniques (SIT) training within 6 months of hire 
Must release Social Security Number to be eligible for AHCCCS-Provider ID Number


Effective: 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR 
Location: Wheeler Elementary School - 22nd & Wilmot area

Website: http://www.tusd1.org/wheeler 
Classification: White Collar – Grade: 5  

FTE: .75 – 6 hours per day 
Work Calendar: 9 month  



Positions less than 30 hours per week are not eligible for district benefits. 


Internal candidates will transfer at a rate commensurate with their bargaining unit language. For more information on salary schedule, please reference the Employee Agreements Webpage. 


To view the full job description, please visit our website. 



Tucson Unified School District is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination based on disability, race, color, religion/religious beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or national origin. 

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
  • Equal Opportunity Employer


    Contact Information

    • Human Resources
    • 1010 E 10th St.
    • Tucson, Arizona 85719

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