Job Opening for 2023-2024

Special Education Teacher in Mesa, Arizona, US

Special education teacher is expected to be on campus Monday – Thursday from 8:00am – 4:00pm
Base pay of $22 per hour
Works closely with teachers to create a cohesive plan for each student that is consistent with Montessori pedagogy
Assess students’ abilities and craft teaching plans
Adapt learning materials to students’ needs
Keep track of and reflect on students’ progress
Monitor children’s behavioral patterns and arrange appropriate interventions if needed
Find engaging activities to teach skills
Attend IEP meetings
Collaborate with the support staff (e.g. school counselors and speech therapists) to create holistic intervention plans
Maintain a neat, well organized, and attractive prepared environment consistent with Montessori pedagogy.

Has an understanding of how a Montessori classroom is run and their role in supporting students in that environment
Proven experience as a Special Education Teacher or relevant role
Good knowledge of current special education topics and methodologies
Experience working with children with a wide range of disabilities
Ability to create IEPs or help draft them
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Current Arizona fingerprint clearance card
Valid state special education certificate
BSc in Special Education; MSc is a plus

Applicants should submit a resume with three references. Please include phone numbers and email addresses for at least one personal and one professional reference. Resumes can be submitted to Jennifer Shoemaker (Executive Director) at

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This service is provided as a courtesy by The Center for Guided Montessori Studies.
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