Teacher - 5th Grade, Washington Elementary School District

Teacher - 5th Grade



Job ID:

Northwest Maricopa

June 10, 2024

Contact Information:
Washington Elementary School District
4650 West Sweetwater Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85304
District Website

Lydia Garcia
Phone: 602-347-2622
District Email

Job Description:

SALARY: $50,000 - $81,950. First year teacher can earn $53,000 with Performance Pay ($3,000.00 approx.), which is earned and paid the same year. 

Washington Elementary School District - The largest K-8 Elementary District in Arizona is proud to serve a diverse student population in Northwest and central Phoenix Metropolitan area. WESD offers an exceptional support system for Paid Student Teachers, Alternative Pathways Teachers (Degree outside education), Traditional Student Teachers, and continuing teachers, so all teachers feel supported! There are Mentors and an Instructional Coach at every site. WESD also provides District Coaches who do not evaluate, but visit schools with the purpose of helping teachers as an additional support system.

The WESD is comprised of 33 schools (K-6, K-8 and 7-8 and one Online). The District offers Competitive Salary, Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Wellness and Employee Assistance Program), Employer-matched contributions to Arizona State Retirement.

Visit our web site at: www.wesdschools.org or call 602-347-2622. APPLY: jobs.wesdschools.org, Email Resume: Teach@wesdschools.org



·       A Bachelor's Degree in any area 



  • Arizona Teaching Certificate
  • Enrollment in a Teacher Certification Program (Senior Year), or
  • Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education, Secondary Education or Special Education
  • Bachelor's Degree in any area other that is not in Education and is willing to participate in the WESD’s FREE two year Alternative Pathways Teacher Certification Program.

WESD offers BRIDGE, a free Classroom-Based Certificate program. No weekend coursework or

late evenings. Applicants who have a Bachelor's Degree in any area other than education and

would like to teach, call 602-347-2622.  Bridge is offered in General Education (K-6) and Special

Education (Mild-Moderate).


NO TEACHING CERTIFICATE?  Call 602-347-2622 or email Teach@wesdschools.org to connect with a recruiter to find the best option for you to become a certified teacher! WESD offers BRIDGE, a Classroom-Based FREE Certificate program approved by the AZ Dept. of Education. Applicants who have a Bachelor's Degree in any area other than education and would like to teach, call 602-347-2622.  Participants DO NOT PAY FOR COURSEWORK – IT’S FREE!!!