Employment Opportunities

Seeking Highly Motivated Teachers

The TeamCFA network is comprised of 12 schools, 4 in Arizona, and we are growing. TeamCFA is always seeking talented individuals to join us in a variety of roles, from classroom teachers and school leaders to functional positions such as reading and math specialists.

Western: CFA is seeking highly-qualified, enthusiastic individuals with a passion for education and making a difference in the lives of our students. Join us as we grow!

Positions Available

  • Highly-Qualified and Certified Middle School and High School Teachers for 2018-2019 school year including:
    • Mathematics
    • English Language Arts
    • Social Studies
    • Science
    • Physics
    • STEM
  • Instructional Assistan
  • New: Special Education Aide
  • New: 7th-Grade Science Teacher
  • New: 7th-Grade Teacher

Our program is designed to support student learning through a rich, rigorous Advanced Placement-aligned curriculum based on the Core Knowledge Sequence and the field of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Each one of our students will progress down an individualized learning path facilitated by blended learning and one-to-one laptops.

Teacher development, coaching, and sustainability are a keystone of what will make our program work – all teachers will work intensively with an instructional coach. Teachers are offered competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and flexible schedules. Many pathways to teacher leadership and school leadership are available.

Here’s what we’re looking for in a founding teacher

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in education or a comparable field
  • Arizona Highly Qualified status (college degree, passed ADE-approved reading test)
  • Valid Arizona teacher certification
  • Valid Arizona IVP fingerprint clearance card
  • Excellent communication skills (written and spoken)
  • Demonstrates taking personal ownofhip for his or her own development; growth mindset
  • Passion for working with families living in low-income urban Phoenix communities
  • Desire to collaborate and innovate with team members implementing an integrated STEM- and blended learning-based academic program

Benefits of working at Western: CFA

  • Starting annual salary for teachers of $42,000-$46,800.
  • 100% of employee medical, dental, and vision monthly premiums covered; 50% of dependent medical, dental, and vision monthly premiums covered.
  • Qualification for 3% employer-match safe harbor 401(k).
  • Friendly teaching schedule including 2 prep periods.
  • Half days each Friday with flex days monthly.

If you are interested in joining our exceptional professional learning community, please submit the following materials:

Cover letter that includes teaching philosophy, resume, copy of transcripts, three letters of reference, copies of teaching certificate and fingerprint clearance card.

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If unable to access the above form, please submit requested items to Charles Kaplan at ckaplan@western.teamcfa.org or in person at Western: CFA, 6515 West Indian School Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85033

Western: CFA is an equal opportunity employer. As an equal opportunity employer, Western School of Science and Technology: A Challenge Foundation Academy is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.