Ajo Unified School District

Human Resources

At Ajo Unified School District No. 15, we combine staff, students, and community to prepare students to be both college and career ready. This page provides both employee information for current faculty and staff and information for prospective employees. We're always looking for enthusiastic individuals who have a passion for education to join our growing team.

Employee Benefits

We offer our employees a competitive benefits package. We will provide information regarding benefits during the hiring process. Current employees may also contact our carriers directly with questions or concerns regarding benefits.

Join Our Team!

Ajo Unified School District team members are passionate about education. If you are interested in helping us build strong minds and character in the children of our community, please fill out the appropriate application packet available on this page, and send it to:

Ajo Unified School District No. 15
111 N. Well Road
Ajo, AZ 85321

Open Positions

Position: 2018-2019 Early Childhood Classroom Teacher

Application Type: Certified Application Packet

Job Description: The Ajo Unified School District is now taking applications for a dynamic early childhood teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. The successful applicant will teach kindergarten or first grade students. Applicants should hold a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, birth to grade 3, or a degree in elementary education with a major or minor in early childhood education. For more information, please contact the district office at (520) 387.5618 or e-mail us.

Position: 2018-2019 Elementary Classroom Teachers

Application Type: Certified Application Packet

Job Description: The Ajo Unified School District is now taking applications for more than one dynamic elementary classroom teachers for the 2018-2019 school year. The successful applicant will teach 2nd, 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade students. Applicants should hold a bachelor’s degree in elementary education. For more information, please contact the district office at (520) 387.5618 or e-mail us.

Position: 2018-2019 PreK-12th Grade Visual Arts Teacher

Application Type: Certified Application Packet

Job Description: The Ajo Unified School District is now taking applications for a dynamic PreK-12th grade art teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. Applicants should hold a degree in visual arts with a background in education or an education degree with a background in visual arts. For more information, please contact the district office at (520) 387.5618 or e-mail us.

Position: 2018-2019 Secondary Social Studies Teachers

Application Type: Certified Application Packet

Job Description: The Ajo Unified School District is now taking applications for more than one dynamic secondary social studies teachers for the 2018-2019 school year. The successful applicants will teach classes in, but is not limited to, history, economics, geography, political science/government, and any A/P or PRE-A/P classes. Applicants should hold an educational degree in a secondary social science. For more information, please contact the district office at (520) 387.5618 or e-mail us

Position: 2018-2019 Secondary Science Teacher

Application Type: Certified Application Packet

Job Description: The Ajo Unified School District is now taking applications for a dynamic secondary science teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. The successful applicant will teach classes in, but is not limited to, chemistry, biology, physics, general science, and any A/P or PRE-A/P classes. Applicants should hold an educational degree in a secondary science. For more information, please contact the district office at (520) 387.5618 or e-mail us.

Position: Substitute Teachers [continuous opening]
Application Type: Certified Application Packet

Job Description: Substitute teachers educate students by faithfully executing the lesson plans that the regular classroom teacher prepares. Candidates must 

Candidates with a high school diploma, GED, or associate degree can obtain an emergency substitute certificate, renewable annually. Candidates with a bachelor’s degree can qualify for a permanent substitute certificate. 

Compensation: Substitutes earn $68.00 per day with an emergency substitute certificate and $73.00 per day with a permanent substitute certificate. 

Position: Paraprofessional Teaching Assistant [continuous opening]
Application Type: Classified Application Packet

Job Description & Qualifications: Paraprofessional teaching assistants provide academic and behavioral support for students under the supervision of certified classroom teachers. Candidates must: 

  • Fill out a classified application, and submit it to our district office
  • Pass a criminal background check

Paraprofessional Certification Requires:

  • A high school diploma or GED
  • At least 60 college credit hours or successful passage of an online paraprofessional examination

The typical paraprofessional contract averages 26 hours per five-day week.

Position: Substitute Teaching Assistant [continuous opening]
Application Type: Classified Application Packet

Job Description: Substitute teaching assistants are on call to fill in for absent paraprofessional teaching assistants. We encourage substitute teaching assistants to complete the requirements to qualify for hire as a paraprofessional teaching assistant.