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Leading the way in Arizona public charter school education

At American Leadership Academy, we believe that our teachers have the most important job in the world: to assist parents in raising the next generation of educated, impactful citizens and strong leaders.

Teachers and staff at American Leadership Academy enjoy a supportive environment and positive culture that allows them to grow and thrive, professionally and personally.

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Our culture & vision

The students of today are the leaders of tomorrow.  It’s our job to help them reach their potential. As an employee of American Leadership Academy, you can make an impact on Arizona students. 

Our mission:
“To provide the best educational experience to as many students as possible  in a moral and wholesome environment.”

Teachers and staff at ALA play a key role in helping us make this vision a reality.

About Us

Teachers & staff

Each teacher and staff member at American Leadership Academy  is valued, respected, and empowered to make a real difference. Working together, we contribute to a positive ALA culture and guide students’ learning, while continuing to develop their own personal and professional capabilities. 

Our Teachers

Our teachers think outside the textbook, creating an immersive experience for their students that encourages both educational and personal success.

Our Staff

Our staff members work hard to ensure that students are safe, supported, and cared for—from the classroom to the cafeteria, and beyond.

Our core values

We don’t teach our students to be smart—we R.A.I.S.E them to be leaders.

The R.A.I.S.E. leadership program takes education beyond the classroom and into the real world, actively developing leadership skills that will serve our students for the rest of their lives. When students and faculty work together to instill R.A.I.S.E. values, we create an exceptional learning environment for all. 

Learn about our R.A.I.S.E values

Why you'll love working here 

Teaching isn’t for the faint of heart, but our teachers and staff members love what they do. Why? The American Leadership Academy difference:  

A moral and wholesome environment

Our campuses enforce high moral standards and wholesome behavior. You can see and feel the difference, both in and out of the classroom.
 

Uniforms

Uniforms contribute to the respectful environment we foster at ALA campuses, improving focus, reducing distraction, and promoting structure in the classroom.
 

Teacher support

Our teachers receive continual support from administrators. We also expect our parents and students to show respect to all staff members at all times.

Great benefits

Fair compensation matters to you—and it matters to us, too. We go to great lengths to offer exceptional benefits to each qualifying member of our staff.

Sense of community

Our R.A.I.S.E values and moral and wholesome environment contribute to a sense of community that is rare at other schools.

Fulfillment

The unique ALA experience prepares our students for college and beyond. Our teachers see their students progress and grow in unique and meaningful ways.

Before you apply:

Review employee benefits

We’re firm believers in offering fair pay and competitive benefits to our teachers and staff.

American Leadership Academy teachers receive: 

  • A current average teacher salary of $44,961 (versus prior salary of $42,537).
  • An average increase of 5.7% or $2,424 from FY19-FY20.
  • 401K with matching contribution.
  • Health benefit options with $0 employee premium.

Staff and faculty benefits vary. Please review each job posting thoroughly for more information. 

Review  application details 

  • Review current openings by clicking the link below
  • Gather applicable exam scores and supporting documents
  • Be prepared to submit your resume
  • Obtain an IVP fingerprint clearance card, if you do not already have one 
  • Schedule a campus tour to experience the American Leadership Academy culture first hand.
  • This is the best way to see if you will be a good fit for our school.

Change the world, one student at a time! 

FAQs

Are you hiring? How to apply?

Please visit our Nimble page to view our current openings at any time and feel free to apply for any open position that matches your skillset(s). Please do note that if you are having difficulty moving through the application, we have been advised that Firefox is the most compatible browser to use. If you do not find an opening that matches your skill set but would like to submit a resume, please email a copy to jobs@alaschools.org.

How do I become a substitute teacher?

In order to be a substitute teacher for American Leadership Academy, you need a valid AZ IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card and a valid AZ Substitute Teaching Certificate. To find out how to obtain a valid AZ Substitute Certification, please visit the AZ Dept. of Ed website: http://www.azed.gov/.

Does American Leadership Academy have a salary schedule?

American Leadership Academy does not currently have a published salary schedule.

What are the requirements to teach at a charter school? In AZ?

ALA AZ schools are required to have Highly Qualified and/or Certified teachers as dictated by the AZ Dept. of Ed. If you are unsure about your current credentials, or whether or not you would be qualified for a position, feel free to contact us.


Human resources contact information

jobs@alaschools.org 
(480) 420-2101

Our Mission

"Our mission is to provide the best educational experience to as many students as possible in a moral and wholesome environment."

American Leadership Academy is dedicated to creating the best environment and future for our students. Learn more about our school and enroll, today!

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