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WHY AND HOW TO START BEING A DREAM BUILDER

Join our team and help build dreams! We are seeking qualified, caring, motivated, and positive personnel to join us in educating and guiding the children of our community in achieving their dreams. You can and will make a difference here!!
We hope you’ll consider employment at Piñon Unified School District where we believe in the opportunity to transformation and renewal of young minds to give them the knowledge to challenge and change the world around them . We hope you share that dream and will want to partner with us to make it a reality.

Please visit our opportunities page to see what we have available. Then, visit our Job Descriptions page to be sure that you meet the qualifications required to apply for a position. We look forward to hearing from you!

Documents needed to start your Journey
The following documents are required to determine qualification and eligibility for a job interview:

  1. Required PUSD Application for Position you are applying for

  2. Resume

  3. Background Questions (Form 1)

  4. Consent to Conduct Background Investigation and Release (Form 2)

  5. Official High School or College Transcript for position requirement - Unofficial copies are sufficient until hired.

  6. Arizona Department of Public Safety Identity Verified Prints (IVP) Fingerprint Clearance Card – As part of the employment process, it will be necessary for you to obtain an Arizona Department of Public Safety IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card. For more information, visit website: https://www.azdps.gov/services/public/fingerprint.

  7. Current Navajo Nation Criminal History Report (10 years) - Can be obtained at Window Rock Police Department Information Management Section in Window Rock, AZ. For more information, call 928-871-7621.

  8. Other credentials or certification required in the job description for the position you are applying for. See below for additional information.

Additional Requirements
Please be aware of the following requirements for all employees at Piñon Unified School District #4:

Certified Positions
We require certified applicants to fill out the Certified Application and have a copy of your Arizona Educator Certificate or proof of eligibility for Arizona Educator Certification. For more information, visit website: www.azed.gov/educator-certification.

Classified Positions
We require classified applicants to meet the fingerprint card requirements.

Paraprofessionals and Substitutes
We require applicants to meet the fingerprint card requirements and the following education requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Associate’s degree, 60 credit hours from an accredited college/university, or pass an Arizona State approved paraprofessional exam.

Bus Drivers
We require applicants to have:

  1. A valid CDL, School Bus Certification, License for at least one year

  2. A completed Medical Examination Report Form and Medical Examiner’s Certificate Form

  3. An AZ MVD Report within the past two years

  4. Navajo Nation background check within the past ten years

  5. An Arizona Department of Public Safety Identity Verified Prints (IVP) Fingerprint Clearance Card

Coaching Positions
We seek candidates who meet qualifications established by the AIA. We do not require coaching candidates to hold a teaching certificate. Candidates without teaching certification must obtain a fingerprint clearance card and pass the following tests:

  • Concussion in Sports (free)

  • Fundamentals of Coaching – sports specific (fee required)

  • First Aid (fee required)

You may take the courses and exams online at the NFHS Learning Center.

Piñon USD will administer the first aid exam, or you may take it online for a nominal fee.