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Scottsdale Unified School District educates approximately 23,000 students across 15 elementary schools, four K-8 schools, five middle schools and five high schools. SUSD is the tenth largest school district in Arizona.

Our core purpose is to ensure all individual learners reach their full potential. We accomplish this with great people who are responsive, student-focused, humble and growth-minded.

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Opportunities at Scottsdale Unified School District

Certificated Positions
  • Teacher
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Psychologist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Guidance Counselor
  • Substitute Teacher
  • Nurse
  • Social Worker
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
Part-Time Classified Positions
  • School Aide
  • Crossing Guard
  • Nutritional Services
  • Instructional Support
  • Childcare Provider
  • Bus Aide
  • Bus Driver

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 six sessions per issue, per year are offered for the employee, spouse, and children up to age 26.

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Additional District Highlights

  • 10% pay increase for teachers, effective FY 2018-2019
  • $63.7 million in academic and 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

Community Engagement

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 6:30 a.m. and after school operates from school dismissal until 6:30 p.m.

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Proudly 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 district celebrated its 120th anniversary in 2016. SUSD's 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.