Early Childhood/Primary Teacher
Must hold a certificate issued by any agency.
The certificate position area must be in Elementary Teacher.
The certificate status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.
Dynamic, committed and effective educator needed to teach core academic subjects to primary students. Possibility of self-contained or departmentalized classrooms. If self-contained, you will teach English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. We welcome your application!
You must hold high expectations for students and believe that Ajo students can fulfill their dreams of college and career. Our teachers enjoy excellent academic and disciplinary support from the administration, instructional coaches, and colleagues through professional learning communities and professional development.
School Vision: Students in Ajo Schools graduate college and career ready, equipped to honor and build our community for future generations.
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 54% Latino, 24% Native American, 18% Anglo, and 4% Asian; 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 tutoring after school and during intersessions and summer school.