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Who Are We?

As one of the largest unified districts in Arizona, and one of the fastest growing areas in the Valley, Peoria is the place you can call home. We are nestled in a community northwest of Phoenix, just minutes away from State Farm Stadium with great locations nearby to go on a hike or attend a spring training baseball game. Peoria is filled with diverse food choices, arts, culture, family-friendly activities and we pride ourselves on offering schools that meet the unique needs of all students. Not only do we enjoy the best weather in the nation, but our 42 schools in the Peoria Unified School District are second to none due to our highly-qualified teachers and award-winning programs. Our District proudly serves and provides opportunity for over 37,000 students with more than 4,000 amazing employees, making this a possibility each and every day.

The Peoria Unified School District is built on a tradition of excellence and our employees are considered part of our family. Each and every one of our staff contributes to the overall success of the Peoria Unified School District. Being a part of our family means you have attractive benefits, paid time off, a place you can work and live close to your home, and colleagues who have years of experience to guide you and help instill the mission, vision and values of our organization.

Strategic Plan

In collaboration with our Governing Board and numerous stakeholders, the Peoria Unified School District has created a roadmap that guides our decisions and demonstrates how we are viewed by our community. Our strategic plan is continually reviewed and revised in order to maximize our efforts and resources, while providing world-class service to all individuals within the Peoria community.

Student Success

Ensuring all students achieve college and career readiness while discovering and fulfilling their potential.

Safety and Well-Being

Maintaining safe, inviting, nurturing, and respectful environments for students, staff, and community.

Community Connection

Enhancing a culture of active engagement that encourages and strengthens parent and community partnerships across all strategic areas.

Stewardship of Community Resources

Solidifying and adhering to effective policies, practices, and accountability for District resources.

Why Are We Different?

Whether you are looking for a job where you can work close to home, if you want a schedule that mirrors your children’s school schedule, or if you want to work for one of the most well-respected school districts in the state, Peoria Unified is the place to be. We have been demonstrating excellence in education since 1889 and are proud to offer programs that meet the needs of all children.

Our Values

Vision

Every Student, Every Day, Prepared to Shape Tomorrow.

Mission

Empowering students to fulfill their potential.

Why Diversity and Inclusion?

The Peoria Unified School District is committed to the fullest embodiment of diversity and inclusion on every campus and in every classroom. We believe it is our individual experience and unique outlook on life that creates the foundation of our most pivotal goal - to educate our students. With such a large district, in one of the nation's most diverse geographical areas, Peoria Unified embraces, educates and employs people whose "differences" produce the diverse skills, talents and perspectives needed to respond to the dynamic and multicultural world that we all live in today. The Diversity and Inclusion Committee is committed to improving our schools and the communities they serve through celebrating and promoting diversity awareness and inclusive practices.

Who We Are Looking For

It takes a diverse and talented team to continuously deliver the highest level of excellence and compassion to our community, make your mark at Peoria Unified School District today!

Volunteering

We appreciate your interest and value your time assisting in the classroom, office, cafeteria, library, on a field trip, or wherever you choose to apply your talents in our schools. The safety of our students is of great concern to us. To ensure school safety we have chosen to take various precautions to protect our students. Whether you would like to volunteer at an elementary or high school, all Peoria Unified volunteers must be 18 years of age or older and provide a new application every year, even if you are a returning volunteer.

Interested in becoming a Volunteer Coach? Please view our available volunteer positions.

We Are Committed To Equal Opportunity Employment

The Peoria Unified School District recognizes that academic excellence is enhanced when students are exposed to a broad range of ideas, individuals and experiences. We are therefore committed to celebrating diversity and devoted to an inclusive environment for all employees regardless of race, color, age, religion, sex, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, national origin, military service, or other non-merit factors.

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