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Employment


The Department of Human Resources welcomes you to our Employment page. We value qualified, enthusiastic candidates to join our team and share our commitment to assuring ACCEL is a place “Meeting Every Special Need”.
 
Below is a listing of current job opportunities. If you are interested in a specific position and there is not a current opening at this time, please check back at a later date as our openings frequently change.
 
A report from the U.S. Department of Education presents data from the Schools and Staffing Survey, which demonstrates that private school teachers appear to be happier about their jobs than public school teachers. (Data are from the 1999-2000 SASS and appear in table 74 of the Digest of Education Statistics: 2002, published June 2003).
 
If you would like to apply for a position please email your resume and salary requirements to:HR@accel.org

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Certified Staff

Special Education Teacher
SUMMARY: Instruct students with physical, cognitive, and emotional/behavioral challenges by adapting and developing educational materials to meet the unique needs of students. Strive to ensure that students reach their full learning potential.


Support Staff

Adult Program Client Assistant Supervisor
SUMMARY: Assists in the instruction and training of clients designed to promote educational, social, and physical growth needed to achieve the skill levels as identified in each client’s individual service plan (ISP).

Special Education Paraprofessional
SUMMARY: Assists in the instruction of individual students or small groups in activities designed to promote educational, social, and physical growth needed to achieve the skill levels as identified in each student’s individual education programs (IEP).

Administrative Assistant (Tempe Location)
SUMMARY: Maintains ACCEL compliance with all Medicaid rules and regulations. Performs a wide variety of assignments coordinating the Medicaid in the Public School Program for the East Campus. Tracks employee daily attendance to ensure accurate timekeeping for payroll. Assures that a smooth and efficient operation of the front desk is maintained in a friendly and professional manner. Receives and communicates with Districts and Medicaid Billing Representatives, maintains records, operates the telephone, provides clerical support, and performs other duties as assigned by the Principal.

Activities Coordinator for Adult Services (Tempe Location)
SUMMARY: The Activities Coordinator is responsible for ensuring the clients of ACCEL’s Adult program receive daily activities to promote mental, creative and physical well-being.

Employees say they choose to work for ACCEL for the following reasons:
-Colleagues share the school’s mission
-Smaller school size and class size
-Low student to staff ratios
-Flexibility to create special programs like the recording studio, rock band, and student-run enterprises
-Excellent reputation in the community
-Staff cooperative effort is high
-Less likelihood to “face a lot of frustration”
-Support services – Mentor Teacher, consulting psychologist, behavior team
-More participation and freedom in selecting program direction
-Feelings of increased safety
-Supplies readily available
-Streamlined administration; easier to affect change
But the number one reason is……the STUDENTS!