Teacher's Assistant Elementary School 2024/2025 School Year - Tucson, AZ (Intermountain Academy)

Tucson, AZ, USA Req #2106
Monday, May 20, 2024

Looking to build a lasting career?  Join a team that is inclusive and embraces all individuals. Intermountain Centers is one of the largest statewide behavioral health and integrated care organizations in Arizona. What does building a lasting career look like?

  • Top-level compensation packages
  • Exceptional health, dental, and disability benefits
  • Career and compensation advancement programs
  • Student loan forgiveness programs
  • 401k company match
  • Bilingual pay differential
  • Holiday, PTO and employer paid life insurance
  • Clinical licensure supervision and reimbursement
  • Evidence-based treatment approaches, training, and supervision
  • One of the first fully vaccinated COVID-19 workplaces in Arizona

Intermountain Centers and its statewide affiliates, Community Partners Integrated Healthcare, Pinal Hispanic Council, Intermountain Health Center, Intermountain Foster Care, Behavioral Consultation Services and MHRI Housing are currently recruiting career-minded individuals interested in opportunities within the largest adult and child service continuum in Arizona.

The Intermountain Academy offers a positive teaching environment for youth with autism - a school that builds on each child's strengths and interests. 
The Intermountain Academy currently supports children grades 1-12, with the provision of measurable academic achievement following an Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) model.

General Summary:  The Teacher’s Assistant provides school-based educational, behavioral, and self-care services to individuals who are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders at Intermountain Academy.


  • Assists with and teaches academic subjects, behavioral and personal care goals.
  • Promotes student’s involvement in academics, skills training, socialization, communication, and setting goals.
  • Actively participates as a member of their students’ treatment teams. 
  • Completes daily behavior and weekly academic skills data sheets.
  • Ensures students’ health/safety while promoting independence. 
  • Observes students’ behavior to ensure safety and address needs.
  • Notifies supervisor of all incidents/accidents and completes related required paperwork.
  • Maintains professionalism at all times.
  • Understands and adheres to all Academy and agency policies.
  • Completes all required training, or as requested by supervisor.
  • Maintains an approved schedule and acceptable level of attendance.
  • Performance other duties as assigned or necessary as they relate to the general nature of the position. 


  • Education – High School diploma/GED required; Associates degree preferred. 
  • Experience – Experience working with special education population preferred. 
  • Certification – Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) preferred.


  • Minimum 18 years of age.
  • Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card (must possess upon hire and maintain throughout employment).
  • CPR, First Aid & AED certification, if required (must possess upon hire and maintain throughout employment).
  • Valid Arizona Driver’s License, 39-month Motor Vehicle Report, proof of vehicle registration and liability insurance that meet company insurance requirements, if required.
  • Negative TB test result, if required (Employer provides).                                   

Questions about this position?  Contact us at HR@ichd.net.

ICHD is an equal opportunity employer.  ICHD does not discriminate based on age, ethnicity, race, sex, gender, religion, national origin, creed, tribal affiliation, ancestry, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, veteran status, socio-economic status, claims experience, medical history, physical or intellectual disability, ability to pay, source of payment, mental illness, and/or cultural and linguistic needs, as well as any other class protected by law.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Tucson, AZ, USA