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Current Job Openings

Special Education Teacher Opening
Part Time Assistant for Childcare Opening

Speech-Language Pathology Assistant Opening
Physical Therapy Position Opening

Occupational Therapy Position Opening



Special Education Teacher Opening
SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER NEEDED BEGINNING AUGUST 2, 2018

NEEDED: Special Education Teacher with certification in Cross Categorical or Severe/Profound

DESCRIPTION: Oversee classroom of six to ten children who are severely disabled/medically fragile; supervise three to four teacher assistants; implement appropriate activities to meet goals/objectives on students’ IEPs; work closely with therapists and nursing staff, in Private Day School in central Phoenix.

LOCATION:  UPWARD for children and families, 6306 N. 7th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85014; check us out at www.upwardaz.org 

CONTACT:   Sharon Graham, Vice President of Programs, 602-279-5801 x204 or email: sharon.graham@upwardaz.org

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Part Time Assistant for Childcare Opening

UPWARD is seeking qualified applicants for a part time position (25 - 30 hours per week) as an assistant in our Child Care Program beginning ASAP!

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Communicate and work with staff to promote a quality program
Supervise children at all times
Communicate and interact with children throughout all activities
Provide a clean, organized and safe environment
Adhere to state licensing guidelines
Assist with feeding as needed
Diapering

Qualifications: High School diploma or GED, experience working with children.
Requirements: A valid fingerprint clearance card, CPR, First Aid. If you do not hold these certifications, UPWARD will provide training.

If interested, send resume to sharon.graham@upwardaz.org

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Speech-Language Pathology Assistant Opening
SLPA NEEDED BEGINNING AUGUST 6, 2018

UPWARD is looking for an SLPA to work two days a week with our students in the school program beginning August 6th. You would be supervised by an SLP and working with our students that are severely disabled/medically fragile. You would be working with a team of special education teachers and therapists (OT, PT, SLP, Music) to provide quality programming for our students.

If interested, please email resume to sharon.graham@upwardaz.org

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Physical Therapy Position Opening

UPWARD for children and families is looking for a physical therapist to work in our school and outpatient therapy clinic. We are located at 6306 N. 7th Street in central Phoenix.  We provide therapy services to students in our school age program that are severely disabled/medically fragile.  We also serve children with developmental disabilities in an outpatient clinical setting on the same campus. Our outpatient clients are ages birth through 20 and seen once a week in the clinic for a 50 minute session. Great opportunity to work closely with other therapists, special education teachers and pediatric nurses.  Possibility of full-time or part-time.

Interested? Please send resume to sharon.graham@upwardaz.org or call Sharon at 602-279-5801 x204 for more information.

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Occupational Therapy Position Opening

UPWARD for children and families is looking for an OTR to work with us on a contract basis. The majority of the work would be in our pediatric outpatient therapy clinic located at 6306 N. 7th Street in central Phoenix. Our clients are ages birth through 16 and seen once a week in the clinic for a 50 minute session. In addition, you would be working in our school program with students that are severely disabled/medically fragile. Time to work in the school would be built into your schedule. You would be working with a great team of therapists (physical, occupational, speech/language and music) as well as special education teachers.

Interested? Please send resume to sharon.graham@upwardaz.org for more information.

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