Under direction, teach and instruct elementary level students who require specialized assistance in
academic, social, and behavioral skill areas; plan, develop, organize, and assist in the operation of a
comprehensive Individualized Educational Program (IEP) for students; assist instructional personnel
responsible for students with learning difficulties in making an appropriate adjustment to an
educational program requiring an increased level of independence; perform other related functions as
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Teach and instruct students with special learning needs in subject matter areas, auditory and
visual perceptual training, and fine and gross motor skill development.
• Utilize an adopted course of study, and curriculum and instruction guidelines.
• Use program instruction guidelines and other materials to develop lesson plans and teach
outlines designed to assist students in need.
• Utilize a variety of specialized methodology in teaching and instructing students and in
providing assistance to other instructional personnel, including remedial instruction, and
activity participation using a variety of educational equipment, materials, books, and learning
• Review, analyze, and evaluate the history and background of special students, and assist
instructional personnel in the assessment of students.
• Design educational programs to meet individual learning needs and assist in implementing the
various educational processes.
• Individualize instructional processes, adapt instructional delivery systems.
• Employ a variety of behavior management strategies and techniques, including behavior
modification, reinforcement, and other positive behavior shaping processes.
• Assist in the coordination of the individual education planning team (IEP).
• Review, analyze, and evaluate student academic, behavioral and social growth.
• Record and report perceptions of student progress, and recommend changes to students’
individual educational plans.
• Counsel, confer, and communicate with parents and instructional personnel concerning
student progress and the interpretation of students’ individual educational programs (IEP).
• Arrange with regular classroom teachers for the placement of students with the school.
• Take direction from the school Principal.
• Must adhere to all policies and procedures of the Chámmakilawish School and Pechanga
QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• Five years of successful full-time teaching experience preferred, including two years of
experience in programs for special students.
• Must possess a Baccalaureate or higher degree, with emphasis in special education,
instructional processes, or subject matter fields commonly taught in the elementary grades.
• Current California credential authorizing service as a resource specialist, including regular
and special education credentials, and a resource specialist certificate required.
• This position must comply with the Pechanga Tribal Government’s Drug-Free Workplace
Policy. This includes: pre-employment testing, post-accident or injury, and random testing.
• Must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation.
The Pechanga Band offers a comprehensive and competitive benefit package for all full-time
employees. Benefits include the following:
• Paid Time Off – Vacation, Sick and Holiday pay
• Retirement – 401(k) retirement plan with a generous employer match
• Health & Wellness Coverage – Medical, dental and vision coverage
• Life and Long Term Disability – $25,000 employer paid life and Long Term Disability
• Flexible Spending Accounts – Healthcare and Dependent care reimbursement accounts
• Supplemental Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
• Supplemental Coverage – Disability, Accident, Cancer, Life, and Hospital Confinement
• Legal Shield and Identity Shield
• Pet Insurance
• Education Reimbursement Opportunities – For pre-approved specific, job related education
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – Face-to-face counseling, Legal assistance, Financial
assistance, ID recovery, Tobacco cessation, Dependent care and Daily living resources, and
About Pechanga Tribal Government
Complete Job Descriptions and Applications are located at:
PECHANGA GOVERNMENT CENTER
12705 PECHANGA ROAD TEMECULA, CA 92592
Direct link to open positions and application: https://www.pechanga-nsn.gov/index.php/contact/employment
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Hiring Preference: The Pechanga Tribal Government is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with federal law, the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians applies Indian preference in employment. It is the policy of the Pechanga Tribal Government to give preference in hiring, promotions, and transfers into vacant positions to qualified applicants in the following order: 1) Pechanga Tribal Members; 2) Pechanga Tribal Member Spouses; 3) non-member American Indians. Drug Testing: The Pechanga Tribal Government is a drug-free workplace. All employees are subject to drug testing. Background Investigation: All candidates and employees may be subject to a background investigation.