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Pre-School Teacher

Arizona Department of Education
Hualapai, Arizona, US
Closing date
Jul 16, 2024

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Pre-School Teacher





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June 06, 2024

Contact Information:

Kingman Unified School District

3033 MacDonald Ave

Kingman, Arizona 86401

District Website


Mauricio Mazon

Phone: (928) 753-5678


District Email

Job 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.


Certified Teachers (148 contracted days)

July 10, 2024 - May 21, 2025

Starting Salary Range $43,825 - $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.


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.

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