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Why Choose to work at Scottsdale Unified School District

Why I Choose SUSD ... Staff, Students, and Families

Scottsdale Unified School District is comprised of 15 elementary schools, four K-8 schools, five middle schools and five high schools. The district enrollment is approximately 23,000. Scottsdale is the 10th largest district in Arizona. 

  • 10% pay increase for teachers, effective FY 2018-2019
  • $63.7 million in academic & athletic scholarships earned by the Class of 2018
  • 80+ National Board Certified Teachers
  • 89.82% graduation rate
  • 9 A+ Schools of Excellence
  • Nationally ranked high schools
  • Flinn Scholars, National Merit Scholars, U.S. military academy appointees

Salary and Benefits

The salaries at Scottsdale are very competitive with other Arizona School Districts. Single or family medical insurance plans and single or family dental plans are available. A term life insurance policy is purchased for each employee.  Legal, vision, pet, critical illness, spouse and child life insurance plans are available. SUSD offers Employee Assistance Program (EAP). EAP is completely confidential and up to 6 sessions per issue, per year are offered for the employee, spouse, and children up to age 26.


Community Relations

Our schools are the cores of our community. They are places where families participate in or attend a multitude of activities including academic and athletic competitions, music, art and drama performances, fundraisers, field trips, and family nights. These activities promote a sense of unity, loyalty, and pride in each of our communities.

Many of our schools provide before and after school care. Kids Club is a licensed before and after school program administered by Scottsdale Unified School District’s participating schools. Early bird drop off begins at 6:30a.m. and after school operates from school dismissal until 6:30 p.m.


Outstanding Teachers at Scottsdale Unified School District - SHIO Group

SUSD Celebrates its Outstanding Educators

Outstanding Educators - Fall 2017

Outstanding Educators - Fall 2017

We're Located in Scottsdale!

Spend any time at all in in the West's Most Western Town and you'll soon discover that enjoying the great outdoors is part of our local way of life … If there is one thing that Scottsdale is prominent for, it is its love affair with the arts. If you are looking for arts, food and cultural events, consider Scottsdale.

The Scottsdale Unified School District has 30 schools serving about 23,000 students. More than 3,000 people are employed by the district, including about 1,500 teachers.

The district celebrated its 120th anniversary in 2016. Its boundaries include most, but not all, of the city of Scottsdale, almost all of the town of Paradise Valley, a section of the city of Phoenix and a section of the city of Tempe.

Opportunities at Scottsdale Unified School District

Certificated Positions

  • Teacher
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Psychologist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Guidance Counselor
  • Substitute Teacher
  • Nurse
  • Social Worker


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SUSD Principals - Scottsdale Unified School District

Administrative Positions

  • School Principal
  • Assistant Superintendent
  • Director
  • School Assistant Principal
  • Coordinator
  • Dean of Students
  • Psychologist
  • Executive Director

Full-Time Classified Positions

  • Administrative Support
  • Community Specialist
  • Instructional Support
  • Facilities Services
  • Health Assistant
  • Finance
  • Bus Driver
  • Nutritional Services
  • Childcare Specialist
  • Human Resources
  • IT Support
  • Security
  • Purchasing
  • Other

Part-Time Classified Positions 

  • School Aide
  • Crossing Guard
  • Nutritional Services
  • Instructional Support
  • Childcare Provider
  • Bus Aide
  • Bus Driver
  • Other
Bus Drivers - Scottsdale Unified School District