Arizona School for the Arts is actively seeking qualified job applicants, who reflect and support ASA’s mission to inspire creative thinkers and leaders through providing an innovative concentration in college preparation informed by the performing arts.
Come join our dynamic team at a school like no other. ASA is a 5th – 12th grade, non-profit public charter school providing a unique curriculum that interweaves rigorous academics and the performing arts.


The Operations Assistant is a critical role, supporting the Operations Director and Operations Team to ensure the successful and efficient running of the ASA campus.   This position will learn the full scope of the Operations Department and can assist any member of the team needing support. This position will focus on troubleshooting and providing essential IT services for the students, faculty, and staff.  The position works closely with the IT support vendors as it relates to all school computers and State-wide testing.  The Operations Assistant will attend department team meetings and work collaboratively with the school leadership.  

This position reports to the Director of Operations

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Daily troubleshoot and solve various tech-related problems for students and faculty, including but not limited to Google Workspaces, MAC/Windows IOS, and wireless/physical network systems.
  • Serves as the point person for copy machines, phones, and bells
  • Maintains systems to organize supplies and deliveries
  • Assist daily with the safe and efficient transfer of students during pick-up and drop times in the ASA parking lot
  • Regularly assist the Operations Team in securing the campus safely
  • Maintain efficient and effective systems and procedures to maintain safe, clean, and functional facilities for learning
  • Occasionally accomplish minimal custodial duties
  • Occasionally assist other department members with small repair jobs around the ASA campus. 
  • Interact positively with students, parents, school employees, and visitors to convey a welcoming and supportive environment. 
  • Physical Demands:
    • The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee who can successfully perform this job’s essential functions.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with a disability to perform essential functions.  
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hand and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls, and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to sit.  The employee frequently must squat, stoop or kneel, reach above the head, and reach forward.  The employee continuously uses hand strength to grasp tolls and climbs onto ladders.  The employee will frequently bend or twist at the neck and trunk more than the average person while performing the duties of this job. 
    • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds, such as cleaning supplies, large deliveries, large equipment, parking lot barriers, and cones.  Occasionally the employee will lift and/or move up to ninety (90) pounds, such as copy paper and bulk furniture, with the assistance of another employee if needed.  They will push/pull items such as tables and scrubbing machines.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, Bachelor’s Degree preferred.  
  • Valid IVP fingerprint card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Personal Characteristics

  • Experience troubleshooting technology issues and various education software applications
  • Customer service experience
  • Flexibility and willingness to be direct in an urgent matter when timely issues arise
  • Establish and maintain professional relationships with administrators and school personnel
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Ability to relate to the public, staff, and students in a positive manner
  • Ability to lift and manipulate equipment and materials weighing up to fifty (50) pounds
  • Ability to operate job-related equipment in a safe manner
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and organizational skills. 
  • Be available for events, activities, or functions outside school hours, including occasional evenings and weekends. 
  • Multi-faceted, multi-skilled, resourceful, and willing to do whatever is necessary to help the school reach high academic and artistic excellence. 
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Full-time position with benefits. Salary commensurate with experience. Member of ASRS

Interested candidates should submit the following via e-mail to

ASA is an equal opportunity employer. Discrimination against an otherwise qualified individual with a disability or any individual by reason of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, or veteran status is prohibited.  Efforts will be made in recruitment and employment to ensure equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons.



ASA’s mission is to inspire creative thinkers and leaders through providing an innovative concentration in college preparation informed by the performing arts.

This faculty member designs and delivers curriculum to 12th Grade students in Environmental Science. The program is a multi-disciplinary exploration of Earth’s natural systems. The course requires students to synthesize knowledge acquired through their years of study at the school in Geology, Chemistry, Physics and Biology into a comprehensive understanding of Earth as a single interconnected system. The students participate in activities including modeling, collaborative learning, and culminate their years at the school with a white paper and presentation. This instructor will facilitate Honors levels of instruction. 

ASA’s academic curriculum is rigorous, relevant and aligned with ASA’s mission and commitment to equity.  Curriculum development and implementation reflects State standards layered with ASA’s innovative college prep focus that fosters intellectual curiosity and emphasizes active engagement, project-based learning, discussion, research, advanced written and oral skills ,  inquiry, and collaboration.

Class sizes are approximately 28 students.  Academic teachers teach 4-5 classes each day, and have 2.5 hours of prep time for curriculum planning and integration, grade level team meetings centered on student needs, and assessment. . This teacher works closely with the Science Department and their grade level team. 

This position reports to the Dean of Academics. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Create a respectful, stimulating, purposeful, and student-centered classroom. Cultivate critical thinking and active participation in the classroom. 
  • Utilize current curriculum and assessments aligned to the Common Core Standards, ASA standards, and ASA’s scope and sequence. 
  • Communicate clear objectives to students for all learning. 
  • Communicate progress and achievement to students and parents. 
  • Work cooperatively with colleagues in a team setting for curriculum design, assessment, and implementation. 
  • Participate actively in grade level and department teams. 
  • Uphold the school’s philosophy, mission, vision, and values. 
  • Perform duties as assigned. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in content area from an accredited four-year college or university. Highly qualified. 
  • Valid IVP fingerprint card. 
  • Teaching experience or certification preferred but not required. 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Personal Characteristics 

  • A life-long learner interested in acquiring new skills and knowledge.
  • Passionate about students, content area, and teaching. 
  • Concerned about holistic development of the individual. 
  • Flexible, creative, and has the capacity to innovate. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and organizational skills.
  • Experience with or a commitment to learn:
    • Socratic methodology
    • Inquiry-based discussion
    • Constructivist teaching strategies
    • Project-based learning
    • Authentic assessment and rubrics

Substitute Teacher

Interested in subbing for ASA? Your time is now! Substitute teachers are an essential part of the continued growth, learning and development of our children.

Arizona School for the Arts is seeking to create a substitute teacher pool for our community for all classes. Substitutes at ASA provide supervision of the classroom while students complete work assigned by the teacher of record. Substitutes need to enjoy students, be comfortable with getting coverage details the same morning/afternoon, and able to facilitate both small group and individual work.

To be a substitute at ASA, you need to do/ have the following:

  • Complete an ASA Application (download and complete the fillable PDF and ensure your first and last name is included in the filename once you’ve completed and saved the PDF)
  • Possess a valid IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card. Visit the listing register and the Arizona DPS website for more details
  • Submit a copy of your teaching certificate – if you have one/not required College degree preferred

Interested candidates should submit the following via e-mail to


Arizona School for the Arts is always seeking interested and qualified job applicants, who reflect and support ASA’s mission to inspire creative thinkers and leaders through providing an innovative concentration in college preparation informed by the performing arts.
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