Middle School Social Studies or Intermediate Elementary Teacher
Dynamic, committed, and effective educator needed to teach Social Studies with energy and enthusiasm to students in grades 7/8.
In addition to the specific position listed, we are eager to review the credentials of excellent educators in additional content areas, including primary, upper elementary, high school, and SEI. You must hold high expectations for students and believe that Ajo students can fulfill their dreams of college and career. As a small, rural district, many educators teach in multiple content areas. What is your passion? Apply with us!
Our teachers enjoy excellent academic and disciplinary support from the administration, instructional coaches, and colleagues through professional learning communities and professional development.
School Mission: Everyone graduates college and career ready.
A rural Title I school, Ajo Elementary is co-located with Ajo High School. Our school district serves students from Ajo, Why, Lukeville and the western edge of the Tohono O’Odham Reservation. Our student population is diverse including Latinos, Native Americans, Anglos, and Asians. AZELLA classifies about 20% of our students as English Language Learners.
We offer competitive salary & benefits, plus annual Proposition 301 performance bonus of several thousand dollars. Up to 25 years of experience applicable to district salary schedule. Extra duty contracts are available for coaching sports and/or sponsoring extracurricular activities. We welcome teacher initiative to start new extracurricular programs. Additional compensation is available for teaching and tutoring after school as well as during intersessions and summer school.