This regular, full-time teaching position for the 2019-2020 school year is at Lake Havasu Unified School District's Smoketree Elementary, which is a K-6 school in Lake Havasu City, AZ). Our Guiding Principles express that LHUSD will engage each student with a focus on scholarship, character, and humanity – so that all students may graduate with the academic and social skills necessary to become responsible citizens and contributing members of society. Our high school is neighborhood-centered and emphasizes collaboration and community among parents, students and staff. Minimum Qualifications: Applicant will be able to obtain a valid State of Arizona IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card and Arizona Teaching Certificate with any applicable endorsements specific to the position. Arizona offers an alternative path to certification for those with a Bachelor's degree who would like to pursue a career in teaching. LHUSD’s 2019-2020 school year for students begins August 5, 2019 and ends May 21, 2020.
The current salary range for this position is $35,750-$43,250 (in FY 2019-20 all staff will receive a 5% one-time COLA based on their salary). LHUSD offers several supplemental pay opportunities which include a paid new teacher orientation week ($1,000), hard to fill stipends for special education ($5,000/annually), secondary math ($1,000) and science teachers ($1,000); in addition, teachers are also eligible to earn an average of $7,000 in 301 money. The District also offers fully paid medical/dental/vision insurance and retirement. Teachers will receive a week off for Fall and Spring break, two weeks off for Winter break and two months off for summer! Lake Havasu City, home to the world famous London Bridge, is a growing desert community located in the foothills of the Mohave Mountains in western Arizona on the beautiful Colorado River. We are a community inspired by possibility and rich with promise and pride ourselves on our small town characteristics. Lake Havasu City has 300 days of sunshine a year and a short drive to Las Vegas or Phoenix. APPLY ONLINE AT: http://tinyurl.com/y4zhmjyw