DCS is a certified K -12 Private Day School approved by the Arizona Department of Education to provide Special Education Services for the following disability categories: Autism (A), Emotional Disability (ED), Mild Intellectual Disability (MIID), Moderate Intellectual Disability (MOID), Other Health Impaired (OHI), Specific Learning Disability (SLD), and Speech-Language Impairment (SLI).
Desert Choice Schools aspires to enhance the lives of students not only at school, but also in their home and community. At DCS, we foster a lifelong love of learning, responsible decision-making, and the development of caring, contributing members of our multi-cultural society.
Desert Choice Schools utilizes a highly-structured, school-wide Positive Behavioral Supports program that teaches students Academic, Social/Emotional Problem-Solving and Strategies. All DCS teachers and support personnel are trained in a unique methodology that assists students with maintaining Positive Choice-Making.
Five areas of accountability we ask you to dedicate to students:
Case manage and implement your students Individual Education Programs
Implement instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences.
Identify, select, and modify instructional resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs.
Assist in assessing dynamic curricular needs and offering plans for improvement to provide a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process.
Implement our Positive Behavior Support Program which will provide the support necessary for students to make dynamic life-changes.
Classroom with no more than 12 students, 2 aides to help in the classroom, opportunity for promotions, sign-on bonus, competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits plan, including 401K, paid holidays, tuition assistance, personal time off, medical, vision, and dental