Peoria Unified is the fourth largest school district in Arizona with 34 elementary schools and eight high schools. We are extremely proud of our award-winning athletic programs and Unified Sports programs. If you love sports and want to be a positive mentor to students, we encourage you to apply for a coaching position in a school community that you can be proud to call your own.

Our Hiring Process

1 Online Application

The first step is completing an online application where we will carefully collect your information online and conduct a background check.

2 IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card

For the safety of our students, Peoria Unified employees are required to possess and maintain an active Arizona IVP Fingerprint Card upon hire. This card belongs to you and will require renewal every (6) years. For more information and how to obtain a fingerprint card, please visit the Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) here:
You may also contact our Human Resources department for guidance.

3 Phone Screening

Once the campus administrator reviews your information, they may contact you to further discuss your qualifications and interests as well as set up future appointments.

4 Interview

Next, you may be invited to an in-person interview where peers along with site leadership can learn more about you. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to meet future colleagues and take a tour of your campus.

5 Offer of Employment

Successful volunteers and coaching candidates will receive an offer from Human Resources with details about responsibilities and compensation.

6 New Hire and Onboarding

Once the background check, interviews, and offer of employment are completed, Human Resources will schedule a New Hire paperwork session to notarize and complete your employment or volunteer paperwork. Once New Hire is complete, Human Resources will inform the school site that you are cleared to coach, volunteer, or support the school athletics in whatever capacity you are selected for.

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