Careers at AMS
Why join us?
Change and growth excite us, while diverse and innovative thinking inspires us to produce amazing results for children.
|Runner-Up: Best Place to Work||Arizona Charter School of the Year||Career Advancement|
|We were voted Runner-Up in the Arizona Daily Star’s Reader’s Choice Awards for Best Place to Work.||AMS was named the 2016 Arizona Charter School of the Year by the Arizona Charter Schools Association.||We’re growing by 30% each year and have regular opportunities for promotion and career mobility.|
Join our team
Interested in working together? We are too!
How are we doing, you ask?
AMS is growing – fast
We’ve expanded by 1000 students in the last 4 years. In the next 3-5, we will expand by another 3000 students. To meet the needs of at-risk Arizona communities, we need an average of 50 new teachers a year. And if you’re interested in leadership positions long term, we also have a yearly need for lead teachers, instructional coaches, assistant principals, and network staff.
Why Teach at the Academies of Math and Science?
We are among the highest performing Title I schools in Arizona; in fact, one of our campuses is the highest performing K-8 school with greater than 70% F/R in the state of Arizona out of 293 such schools.
We seek highly motivated and passionate teachers who want to make a difference. The professionals we hire are the most intelligent and the most talented experts in their fields. We live by our motto…
“Empowering great talent through great culture.”
Benefits of working at AMS
- You will play an integral part in helping at-risk students achieve great things.
- You’ll be part of a genuine community with supportive leaders and simply the best colleagues.
- Your teaching skills will grow and you’ll receive regular professional development specific to the needs of your campus and students.
Daily challenges that inspire
Join us and use your creativity and expertise every day. Here’s what some of our current staff are saying:
|“Having worked in schools for ten years, I can confidently say that AMS is one of the best schools in the state of Arizona. Parents are involved and the students strive to meet the high expectations set for them. Above all, I feel the authenticity and sincerity of the staff are the school’s greatest strengths. Teachers here genuinely care, and the results are plentiful.”||“(AMS has) incredible curriculum and standards that help students succeed. Administration appreciates staff and they express it throughout the school year, and there are a lot of opportunities for growth within the company. Everyone is always looking for ways to be better for our students! I am proud to work in an encouraging environment that is so uplifting and positive. I can’t say enough great things about AMS.”||“I continue to enjoy the challenges that the job presents. AMS has a wonderful staff that works arduously to meet the needs of their community. Teachers push students to accomplish their goals and discover untapped potential. We meet frequently to talk about what positive changes need to be made. The core belief that students are capable of learning remains true.”|
You've got big ideas…and we could use your talent!
What to Expect in the Application Process:
|If your application matches our current needs, you will receive an email (typically within 2-5 days) with brief content assessments and instructions to schedule an interview with the hiring principal. If you don’t currently live nearby, you may schedule a Skype interview. For some positions two interviews may be required, but not always.||Submit a detailed resume describing your experience (complete with dates of employment) and data-supported accomplishments. For some positions, include a cover letter OR writing sample showcasing your written communication skills and demonstrating your alignment with the AMS mission and competencies. If you are interested in multiple positions, only one application is needed, and we will consider you for all potential matches.|
|If selected for the position, our hiring team will contact your references, which are submitted with your initial application but not contacted until this point. We will need 3 professional references including at least 1 supervisor, and preferably from your most recent place(s) of employment.|
|If at any point during the hiring process you have questions, concerns, or a change in your timeline, we welcome you to contact our dedicated talent acquisition specialists: [email protected].|
You've got big ideas
…and we could use your talent!
AMS is an equal opportunity employer. AMS hires and rewards employees based on their talent, ability, and dedication. In accordance with the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and all other state and federal laws currently applicable or that may arise, AMS does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, sex, age, disability, veteran status, bankruptcy or debt, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, genetic characteristics, ancestry or any other classification protected by law in any of its business activities, including its educational programs and activities which fully comply with the requirements of state and federal law, and Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.