Teacher Jobs

We’re seeking high quality educators—like you—who believe that ALL students can learn. At PVSchools, you’ll teach the “whole child” by addressing his or her physical, mental and social needs.

As an educator, you’ll be encouraged to gain membership in professional associations, you’ll have a professional duty-free day, and be provided with a daily planning period.

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Teacher Support

Whether you’re a new graduate or seasoned educator, we’re committed to supporting your success at PVSchools.

Beginning Teachers

  • Two-day orientation
  • New certificated employee orientation
  • Individualized mentor support for two years
  • After school training for two years

Experienced Teachers

  • Warm, welcoming environment
  • Professional development classes for lifelong learning
  • Online courses available for busy schedules
  • Recognize experience

Specialized Programs

Use your unique experience to join an individualized learning environment. Our specialized programs cater to the needs of all students in our community.

  • Advanced Placement Program 9-12
  • Mandarin Immersion
  • Spanish Immersion
  • STEM School
  • Fine Arts School
  • Suzuki School
  • International Baccalaureate Program K-12
  • Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) in many schools
  • CREST (Center for Research, Engineering, Science and Technology)
  • Self Contained Gifted Programs
  • STAR TECH (Career and Technical Program)
  • PVOnline Program
  • SUN Kids Preschool

Community Support and Involvement

Our community stands behind the work of PVSchools. During your career here, you will see and feel the support through our rich community programs.

Volunteers In Paradise (VIP)

Our VIP Program matches community volunteers with students who want after school mentorship. Volunteers work one-on-one or with small groups of children to increase their achievement.

Community Resource Center

PVSchools Community Education partners with public and private organizations, parents and families, and other community members to offer a wide variety of after-school programs.

United Parent Council

The United Parent Council has been active in our district for more than 30 years. It provides a place where parents can work together to enhance the PVSchools experience.

The Foundation for Public Education

We’re supported by the Foundation for Public Education through direct funding, grant assistance and fundraising. This helps strengthen our quality and rigorous education.

Teacher Benefits

Our average teacher salary exceeds the average of peer districts and across Arizona. In addition to competitive pay, we also provide Medical, Dental and Vision insurance as well as unique perks you can only find at PVSchools:
  • Opportunities to earn additional financial compensation
  • Membership in the Paradise Valley Education Association

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How to Apply

View our job postings, then create an account in our online system in order to apply online and upload documents. View the documents required as part of your application. Applicants selected for interviews will receive notification from the HR Department. Only the Human Resources Department is authorized to make job offers.

Teacher applicant assessment

Applicants for teaching positions are required to take an online assessment called TeacherInsight consisting of multiple choice and Likert scale items.

It will take approximately 30-35 minutes of uninterrupted time to complete the questionnaire. You will be provided a notice to complete TeacherInsight once you submit your application. The assessment must be completed within 24 hours of application submission.

Substitute teachers, nurses and support professionals

Applicants for substitute positions will follow the instructions for online applications above. Once you're an established PVSchools substitute, you will register with Absence Management (formerly AESOP) to search for current opportunities.

Orientation is mandatory for substitutes; you will be notified of your orientation date. If you have questions call 602-449-2182.

Accepting a position

You will be required to complete an I-9 form and provide documents of your choice from the list of acceptable documents for employment. If you were born after Dec. 31, 1956, you must provide proof of a measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) immunization. New hires are fingerprinted prior to their first date of employment. Authorization for a background check is required as well and can be completed at time of fingerprinting. You will need a photo ID. The process takes approximately 35 to 40 minutes.


PVSchools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, or disability in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its education programs or activities.