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: Middle School English/Language Arts Teacher
Application Type: Certified Application

Job Description: The middle school English/language arts teacher will teach students in a middle school language arts classroom, share primary responsibility for implementing the district's required curriculum, prepare and teach weekly lesson plans based on district and state guidelines, evaluate student learning, maintain up-to-date grade books, records, and guidelines, and prepare and disseminate report cards.

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Position: PreK–12 Grade Music Teacher
Application Type: Certified Application

Job Description: The music teacher will teach students in PreK through 12th grade music and band, share primary responsibility for implementing the district's required curriculum, prepare and teach weekly lesson plans based on district and state guidelines, evaluate student learning, maintain up-to-date grade books, records, and guidelines, and prepare and disseminate report cards.

Requirements:

Position: Intermediate 46 Grade Elementary Classroom Teacher
Application Type: Certified Application

Job Description: Teach students in a 4/5 or 5/6 grade classroom, share primary responsibility for implementing the district's required curriculum, prepare and teach weekly lesson plans based on district and state guidelines, student learning, maintain up-to-date grade books, records, and guidelines, and prepare and disseminate report cards.

Requirements:

    Position: Childhood K/1 Classroom Teacher
    Application Type: Certified Application

    Job Description: Early childhood K/1 classroom teachers will teach students in the kindergarten or first grade classroom, share primary responsibility for implementing the district's required curriculum, prepare and teach weekly lesson plans based on district and state guidelines, evaluate student learning, maintain up-to-date grade books, records, and guidelines, and prepare and disseminate report cards.

    Requirements:

    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.