Employment Opportunities

Now Hiring for the 2016-2017 School Year

Cholla Academy is dedicated to motivating students to learn.  Our team members of educators are encouraged to inspire curiosity, motivation, compassion and kindness.  Our school values different perspectives and backgrounds. Our employees enjoy free employee health insurance; family orientated collaborative community, and a competitive salary.  Cholla Academy’s schools, Westland School and Brighton School, are growing.  Westland School has been educating students since 1986 while our growing second campus, Brighton School, opened in 2014.  Both campuses are K-12 and are located in the west valley.

Teacher Qualifications:

Successful applicants for classroom positions are teachers with strong interest in how their students think and learn. Successful applicants for available positions are those whose teaching philosophy is aligned with the mission of the school. They appreciate a high trust environment among colleagues and between home and school. They appreciate humor, understand that their responsibility has more to do with students’ learning, and they believe that the primary responsibility of the teacher is to promote the student’s success and engagement. Applicants must have sufficient expertise in a subject area to help students use its key concepts and methodologies as they engage in academic inquiries and learning. Ability to teach more than one subject and past experience in interdisciplinary curriculum’s are advantageous but not required.

A qualified candidate will be able to manage the key responsibilities and tasks as listed below:

  • Teach content material where students are challenged and encouraged to learn
  • Support students in the development of good habits, content knowledge and skills
  • Communicate expertise in content area(s) through organized lessons, technology and guided practice
  • Attend faculty and community meetings
  • Develop or participate in school professional development opportunities
  • Organize / participate in school events each school year

Successful candidates will have:

  • A bachelor’s or graduate degree in teaching or content area
  • Capacity and desire to engage in activities and programs with students
  • Skill in the use of technology
  • Ability to work in a team at grade, department, division, and school wide levels
  • A current fingerprint clearance card
  • Ability to think for oneself
  • And of course a good sense of humor and empathy

How to apply:

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position at rruiz@westlandschool.net or fax to 623-247-6456 attention Rachel.

All applications are appreciated and reviewed, however only those selected for interview will be contacted.  For more information call Rachel at 623-247-6456.

Cholla Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Cholla Academy does not discriminate in matters of employment, recruitment, admission or administration of any of its programs on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, gender, or genetic information.  In addition, The Cholla Academy does not discriminate in matters of employment based on the basis of age or marital status.


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