Working at ASU Prep

ASU Prep is looking for passionate and highly motivated professionals who are on the leading-edge of providing solutions to the K-12 education experience. As part of this team, you will help all learners to become successful college graduates who contribute to their communities and are able to compete globally. Be part of a dynamic, creative team working to transform education with a P-20 initiative to seamlessly embed post-secondary rigor for university credit opportunities. 

We are looking for someone who:

  • Brings heart and talent to their work
  • Transforms students’ lives
  • Has a well-exercised moral compass
  • Is committed to educational equity and excellence
  • Finds inspiration and spreads positivity
  • Creates reflections and embraces change
  • Makes a difference every day

"I love my job here! I wish every educator was able to experience a school like this; an organization that cares so much about every individual."

-ASU Preparatory Academy Teacher, Casa Grande


ASU Preparatory Academy offers a comprehensive benefits package to enhance the total compensation for full-time benefit eligible staff members. They include:

Employer Paid Benefits

  • Group Medical Insurance
  • Group Dental Insurance
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reduction Benefits for ASU, NAU or UA
    • $25/semester of tuition for up to 9 credit hours* (excludes fees, labs and books) for Employees and Spouses
    • 25% of resident tuition* (no limit to number of credit hours; excludes fees, labs and books) for Dependent

Employer Contributions

  • AZ State Retirement System (A.S.R.S.) with employer-matched contribution
  • HSA Employer Contribution

Supplemental Benefits

  • Group Vision Insurance
  • Group Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Group Critical Illness Policy
  • Group Supplemental Short-Term Disability
  • And more…

Benefits Beyond the Paycheck

  • Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Professional Development
    • 15+ Professional Development Days for Teachers
    • Mentoring provided by ASU Professors
    • Teacher Mentors on Site
    • Technology Integration
    • Collaborative Planning
  • New Teacher Induction and Mentor Support
  • Skip the waiting list to enroll your dependents into ASU Prep
  • Wellness Programs

* Tuition reduction benefits up to $5,250 per calendar year are exempt from tax. For more information about tuition waiver:

Teacher Salary Schedule

Years Of ExperienceLevel of Education: BALevel of Education: MALevel of Education: PhD
0 - 5$38,190 - $41,940$39,190 - $42,940$40,190 - $43,940
6 - 10$42,690 - $45,690$43,690 - $46,690$44,690 - $47,690
11 - 15$46,440 - $49,440$47,440 - $50,440$48,440 - $51,440
16 - 20$50,190 - $53,190$51,190 - $54,190$52,190 - $55,190

*Salary is based on a 214 day contract and is for placement on the salary schedule only.
** Projected Teacher Salary Ranges are subject to change on an annual basis.

Opportunity for Additional Compensation

    • Annual Performance Bonuses
    • Teacher Incentive Pay for Hard-to-Fill Positions
    • Mentor Teacher Stipend
    • National Board Stipend
    • Other Pay Opportunities (Saturday classes, after-school programs, etc. if applicable)

Teacher Stats

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Jack Vermeer selected as Arizona Cardinal’s Football Club Teacher of the year


ASU Prep football coach and physical education teacher, Byron Evans selected to be a coach at the All-American Bowl in Dallas, Texas


Christina Flack’s students earned among the highest scores in the U.S. for Cambridge IGCSE Literature and made 29% growth in AZ merit scores from 2015-2016

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73 percent of ASU Prep teachers hold or are pursuing a graduate degree


Physics and math teacher Javier Melendez selected as teacher of the year by Chicanos por la Causa

ASU Preparatory Academy is operated by University Public Schools, Inc., a non-profit 501(c3) educational organization, and works in affiliation with Arizona State University. Employees of ASU Prep are not employed by Arizona State University but may receive reduced tuition to state universities. University Public Schools, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age in its programs, activities, enrollment or in its hiring and employment practices.

This notice is provided as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information regarding these laws may be forwarded to the designated compliance coordinator: ASU Preparatory Academy Section 504 and Title IX Coordinator, 1130 E. University Drive, Tempe, Arizona, 85287.

As an affiliate of Arizona State University, ASU Preparatory Academy provides opportunities for post-secondary students to learn from expert teachers and school staff in multiple ways. These include student workers, internships, practicum programs and apprentice teaching experiences. If you are interested in any of these opportunities, please work through the appropriate representatives at your college or university for placement at one of our ASU Preparatory Academy campuses.

Placement Processes

Each ASU Preparatory Academy campus manages internships and similar programs locally, at the campus site. For this reason, we ask that contact for these programs be made directly with the ASU Preparatory Academy site of preference. You or your college representative can speak to the school Director about available opportunities. 

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