Special Education Teacher-$1500 sign-on bonus

Job Locations US-AZ-Surprise
Job ID
Business Unit
Desert Choice Schools
Special Education Teacher


Desert Choice Schools is looking for a Special Education Teacher or Teacher Intern at our location in Surprise, AZ for the 22/23 school year. 

  • Classroom size of 12
  • 2 Behavior Technicians in each classroom
  • $1,500 Sign-on Bonus
  • Relocation Offered
  • 11 paid holidays and 6 days of paid time off
  • Professional Development opportunites
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401K
  • Starting salary of $54,000 plus experience
  • Start Date July 26th


The Special Education Teacher is responsible to implement all Desert Choice Schools/LEARN Behavioral Program Components with integrity as well as oversee behavior technicians’ implementation of these components:

    1. Desert Choice Schools/LEARN Behavioral Clinical Program
    2. Curriculum and Instruction
    3. Special Education Services


  • Active and valid Special Education K-12 Cross Categorical, or mild/moderate teaching certificate issued by the AZ Department of Education
  • Bachelor's degree minimum
  • Teaching experience with elementary, middle, and/or high school students
  • Experience working with emotional and/or behaviorally challenged students preferred
  • Arizona state IVP fingerprint card

COVID Message

The health and well-being of our clients, staff, and community are of the utmost importance to LEARN Behavioral. With the continued presence of COVID-19, we are committed to providing our essential services to clients, while maintaining safety for everyone.  Please consider our practices on Face Coverings, Daily Health Screenings, and Employee Vaccinations below before applying for one of our open positions:

  • Face Coverings – LEARN follows the CDC’s guidance and in most locations, face coverings are optional. There are a few exceptions where continued use of face coverings, such as local county and/or payor mandates, is required.  Please note that as the CDC guidance changes, LEARN’s face covering practices will also change. 
  • Daily Health Screenings – We follow local county guidelines, and may adjust this practice as COVID-19 cases in your area increase/decrease. 
  • Employee Vaccination – Employees are encouraged to be vaccinated against COVID-19, as vaccination may be a requirement in the future to comply with Executive and State/Local or Payor vaccination mandates.


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