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.


Exceptional Student Services Teacher [PDF]

As a member of ASA’s ESS (Exceptional Student Services) Department, this special education teacher serves as the case manager for students in multiple grade levels. ASA serves students in 5th-12th grades; the special education teachers collaborate with the grade level teaching teams and families to meet needs and support students’ growth. As a case manager, this teacher ensures appropriate and effective services and supports are in place for each student on their caseload. This teacher assists in the educational and social development of students, writes and implements IEPs, and monitors progress. This person will collaborate with the educators in the special education department as well as classroom teachers.

This position reports directly to the ESS Director and works closely with the other members of the ESS department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create a respectful, stimulating, purposeful, and student-centered classroom 
  • Accommodate and modify activities and assessments in collaboration with the general education teacher to meet individual student needs 
  • Prepare teaching materials as directed by special education department chair for the purpose of implementing and documenting student progress (IEP Progress Reports) 
  • Collaborate with general education teachers to meet individual learning needs of students
  • Implement, monitor, evaluate, and revise IEPs (including present levels of performance, goals, accommodations, modifications, and transition plans) 
  • Maintain effective communication with students, parents, and faculty 
  • Uphold the school’s philosophy, mission, vision, and values 
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • Master’s in Special Education Preferred 
  • Certified Special Education Teacher 
  • Valid IVP fingerprint clearance card 
  • Familiar with IEP-pro (preferred

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Personal Characteristics

  • A life-long learner interested in acquiring new skills and knowledge 
  • Passionate about working with middle school and high school students and teaching 
  • Collaborative and strengths focused team player 
  • 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 specifically designed instruction and ensuring access to the general education curriculum for student who receive special education services

Salary and Benefits: 

  • Salary commensurate with experience.
  • Full time position with benefits.
  • 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.

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