Application Requirements

Certified Positions

1.  Completed Application
2.  Resume
3.  Copy of your college transcripts
4.  Three letters of recommendation that include at least two from the following:

  • Your most recent supervisor or administrator
  • Your grade level leader or department chair
  • Your mentor teacher, if applicable
  • Your university supervisor, if applicable

5.  Copy of your current Arizona Teaching Certificate
6.  Copy of your current Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card
7.  Proof of Highly Qualified Teacher status by one or more of the following:

  • Passed the appropriate AEPA or NES subject (content) knowledge test
  • Earned a minimum of 100 points on an appropriate AZ HOUSSE rubric-prior to June 30, 2007 (documentation required upon hiring)
  • Possess 24 credits in the core academic subject area
  • Hold an advanced degree in the core academic subject area
  • Hold National Board Certification in the core academic subject area (Generalist Certificates are not acceptable)
  • HQT Reciprocity (must provide comparable out of state results or HOUSSE rubric documentation)

8.  Proof of prior years teaching experience (verification of employment from previous employer)

Classified Positions

1.  Completed Application
2.  Resume
3.  Copy of HS Diploma and/or College Transcripts
4.  Vocational/Trade School Certificates if applicable
5.  Three most recent Letters of Reference or Recommendation.
6.  Arizona Department of Public Safety Fingerprint Clearance will be required
7.  Tribal Background Clearance may be required
8.  Applicants claiming Indian preference in employment shall provide proof