• General Education Teacher for Alt Classroom-Phoenix

    Job Locations US-AZ-Phoenix
    Job ID
    Business Unit
    Desert Choice Schools
    Alternative Education Teacher
  • Overview

    Desert Choice Schools is looking for a General Education Teacher, grades K-8 for our Special Education Alternative Classroom for our location in Phoenix ( not far from the Phoenix Zoo).


    There are no more than 12 students in the classroom, one teacher and 2 teacher's aides. We have great benefits, competitve salary and a strong support system.


    Learn more of Desert Choice Schools' school-wide Positive Behavioral Supports program that teaches students Academic, Social/Emotional Problem-Solving and Strategies! 


    Desert Choice Schools, a Learn It Family of Companies division, is a certified K -12 Private Day School approved by the Arizona Department of Education to provide Special Education Services for the following disability categories:  Autism (A), Emotional Disability and Emotional Disability-Private (ED) (ED-P),Developmental Delay (DD), Mild Intellectual Disability (MIID), Moderate Intellectual Disability (MOID),Orthopedic Impairment (OI), Other Health Impaired (OHI), Specific Learning Disability (SLD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI),Visually Impaired (VI), and Speech-Language Impairment (SLI). Desert Choice Schools utilizes a highly-structured, school-wide Positive Behavioral Supports program that teaches students Academic, Social/Emotional Problem-Solving and Strategies. All DCS teachers and support staff are trained in a unique methodology that assists students with maintaining Positive Choice-Making.




    General Education Teachers work in a school-based setting and are responsible for providing an educational atmosphere where students have the opportunity to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and psychological growth. This person is responsible for organizing and implementing an individual instructional program that will result in students achieving academic success in accordance with policies.

    • Develop and implement student Individual Education Plans.
    • Implement instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences. 
    • Identify, select, and modify instructional resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs.
    • Assist in assessing changing curricular needs and offers plans for improvement.
    • Provides a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process.


    • Valid Arizona General Education Credential ( K-8)
    • Valid Arizona DPS Fingerprint Card with IVP status
    • Bachelor’s degree required
    • At least 1 year of experience working with students with emotional disabilities preferred.
    • Spanish speaking a plus.  Not required.

    Desert Choice Schools/Learn Behavioral offers a competitive compensation plan, comprehensive benefits and retirement plan, tuition assistance reimbursement, relocation assistance and travel reimbursement (for many on-site programs), referral bonuses.  We are most proud of Desert Choice School’s collaborative team approach, professional development, and structured, strong mentorship program.


    Desert Choice Schools/Learn Behavioral is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Candidates must be presently eligible to work in the United States


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