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Pre-School Teacher

Employer
Kingman Unified School District
Location
Lake Mead Rancheros, Arizona, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jul 27, 2024

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Forestry
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
Description

Find your career on Route 66!

Teachers supporting students on their pathway to the future

Kingman Unified School District #20

Kingman, Arizona

Position: Pre-School Teacher

Campus: Mt. Tipton

School Year: 2024-25 (July 10, 2024-May 21, 2025)

As a KUSD teacher, here is what you can expect:

* A supportive environment with opportunities for professional development and growth.
* Work life balance through 4-day work weeks, 148-day employment contract, and 13 weeks off throughout the year.
* Employee health insurance options with premiums paid at 100% by the District.
* A retirement pension through Arizona State Retirement System where 100% of your contributions are matched by the District.

Compensation:

Certified Teachers (148 contracted days)

July 10, 2024 - May 21, 2025

Tier

Base Pay

BA

BA+12

BA+24

MA

BA+36

MA+12

BA+48

MA+24

BA+60

MA+36

BA+72

MA+48

BA+84

MA+60

BA+96

EdD

1

(Up to 4 years teaching experience)

Contract

37,075

38,175

39,275

40,375

41,475

42,575

43,675

44,775

45,875

46,975

Prop 301

6,750

6,750

6,750

6,750

6,750

6,750

6,750

6,750

6,750

6,750

TOTAL

43,825

44,925

46,025

47,125

48,225

49,325

50,425

51,525

52,625

53,725

2

(4 or more years of teaching experience)

Contract

39,075

40,175

41,275

42,375

43,475

44,575

45,675

46,775

47,875

48,975

Prop 301

6,750

6,750

6,750

6,750

6,750

6,750

6,750

6,750

6,750

6,750

TOTAL

45,825

46,925

48,025

49,125

50,225

51,325

52,425

53,525

54,625

55,725

KUSD's minimum and maximum new hire salary ranges for teachers include the district's contracted salary, determined by years of experience and higher education, plus $6,750 in state-funded Prop 301 money. The contracted salary in combination with the $6,750 in 301 money creates the base wages for teachers, which are represented by the salary ranges. In addition to base pay, certified teaching staff are eligible for an additional $3,750 in Prop 301 performance pay. The total Prop 301 money for teachers in 2024-25 is expected to be $10,500. Prop 301 money is paid separately and not included in the employment contract.

Candidates offered and accepting critical needs teaching positions in math, science, and kindergarten may be eligible to receive a one-time $2,000 stipend. Candidates offered and accepting critical needs teaching positions in special education may be eligible to receive a one-time $5,000 stipend and are eligible for an additional case management stipend in FY 2024-25 of up to $4,000. All critical needs stipends are pending appropriate teaching certification.

To Qualify:

* Bachelor's or more advanced degree from an accredited institution
* An Identity Verified Print (IVP) fingerprint clearance card through Arizona Department of Public Safety, or ability to obtain prior to start date
* Teaching certification through Arizona Department of Education: One of the following: • Early Childhood Certificate • Special Education Certificate with an Early Childhood Endorsement
* SEI, ESL or Bilingual Endorsement issued by Arizona Department of Education, within one year of hire

Arizona offers an alternative path to certification for those with a Bachelor's or more advanced degree who would like to pursue a career in teaching. Individuals pursuing a teaching career through this alternative pathway must enroll in a teacher preparation program approved by the Arizona Department of Education and obtain an Alternative Teaching Certificate to be eligible for hire.

Community/Other Information

Kingman Unified School District serves approximately 7,300 PreK-12th grade students and families across 12 campuses, offering online and in-person educational opportunities. What makes KUSD unique? The District is invested in supporting students in finding the pathway that is unique to them, whether it is a more traditional educational path with an eye toward college, or a pathway that focuses on the trades and leaving school career-ready.

The town of Kingman, Arizona is located in northwestern Arizona in the Hualapai Valley between the Cerbat and Hualapai Mountain ranges. Kingman is known as "The Heart of Historic Route 66" and is ideally situated between Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Phoenix, the Grand Canyon, and Lake Havasu City. For those who enjoy a smaller community, but like a big city nearby, Las Vegas is approximately an hour and a half northwest of Kingman which is great for day or weekend trips! For those who love fishing or water activities, Bullhead City is a short 30 minute drive and located on the Colorado River. If you like nature, you have the opportunity to enjoy the spring flowers just outside Oatman, AZ approximately 30 minutes west of Kingman and also get to experience forestry and wildlife year-round - including snow in the winter - just 20 minutes away in the Hualapai Mountains. Also, Lake Havasu City, AZ is only one hour away from Kingman and is a hot spot for tourism and a popular location during Spring Break.

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION

Kingman Unified School District #20 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, religion, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, source of income, mental or physical disability, or any other status protected by local, state, or federal law, in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its educational programs and activities.

Shift TypeFull-TimeSalary Range$43,825.00 - $55,725.00 / Per YearLocationMt. Tipton School

Applications Accepted

Start Date06/06/2024

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