Position Details

Department: 1 Darn Cool School Grants
Category: Child Life/Teachers
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 457930
Date Posted: 6/19/2019
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

This position provides direct academic instruction and support to elementary, middle, and secondary school age patients in the acute, outpatient, and rehabilitation settings. This position also communicates and coordinates with patient`s home school to maintain or further academic progress. Plans and implements special events for the Hospital`s school.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Plans and provides classroom instruction and behavioral management to grades pre-K through 12th grade.
    • Plans and implements instruction using knowledge of disabilities and illnesses and their educational implications.
    • Uses a variety of formal and informal assessments in all academic areas.
    • Engages students in active learning by using a variety of effective teaching strategies.
    • Communicates with patients` schools in order to assist with transitions back to school as needed.
  2. Provides a motivating learning environment by using a variety of effective teaching strategies, including special events.
    • Maintains a safe, healing and learning environment.
    • Trains, supervises, and evaluates volunteers in the classroom.
  3. Focuses interactions using Arizona education standards.
    • Uses knowledge of special education laws and procedures.
    • Coordinates instruction with patients` home schools.
  4. Participates on multi-disciplinary treatment teams to ensure coordinated treatment plan.
    • Documents in patient medical record
    • Prepares reports as needed, such as productivity, statistics, attendance, usage of classroom, etc.
  5. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Bachelor`s Degree and 10 years of teaching experience in a hospital school program OR Master`s Degree or PhD in Education or Special Education. Required
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Experience using Microsoft Office applications. Required
2. Hospital classroom experience. Preferred
3. Two (2) years classroom experience in Special Education. Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Current AZ Department of Education Teacher Certification or out of state certification with the ability to obtain an AZ certification within two years from date of hire. Required
2. Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association. Required
3. Special Education Certification. Preferred
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Occasionally
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Constantly
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Constantly
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching Constantly
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting Constantly
8. Physical Requirement - Standing Constantly
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Constantly
10. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling Occasionally
12. Physical Requirement - Walking Constantly
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Constantly
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Occasionally
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
I have reviewed the qualifications, physical requirements and occupational exposure/risk potential for this position and wish to apply