Certified Employment
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Thank you for your interest in Gilbert Public Schools certified employment.


1.  Create an Account
First you will need to create an account and select a username and password. Once your account       has been created, you may return to update your application or add attachments.

NOTE:  New Accounts required for all applicants effective 02/15/17.  If you applied using our previous application system, you will need to create a new account and submit all necessary documentation for desired positions within Gilbert Public Schools.

2.  Complete your Application - 
Once your application is complete, you can apply for existing positions and edit or update your account at any time.  If there are no current open positions, you can still complete an application. Please note that all positions close at 4:00 PM on the closing date.

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Screening Interviews
When complete, your application will be made available for screening and/or employment interviews. Due to the volume of applications received, our Human Resource (HR) Department is unable to accommodate pre-screening interviews for all of our applicants. If an administrator requests a screening interview after your file is reviewed, they will contact you to schedule an appointment. All recommendations for employment are finalized through the HR Department; therefore, all inquiries should be made directly to this office.
Certified Application Requirements
  • Resume
  • Copy of your college transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation that include at least two from the following:
  1. Your most recent supervisor or administrator
  2. Your mentor teacher, if applicable
  3. Your university supervisor, if applicable
  • Copy of current Arizona Teaching Certificate
  • Copy of current Arizona IVP Fingerprint clearance card
  • Proof of all Highly Qualified Teacher (HQT) documentation
  • Proof of prior years teaching experience (verification of employment letter from previous employer)


For more information regarding Arizona certification please visit the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) website by clicking here Arizona Department of Education  or you can copy and paste this address into your browser: www.azed.gove/educator-certification/

For more information regarding the State Board of Education's 2017 adoption of board rule R7-2-607.01 and it's impact on certified teachers who were previously designated as "highly qualified" under No Child Left Behind (NCLB), please click here:  Subject Knowledge Examination Waivers

The link regarding HQT is listed at the bottom of the ADE main webpage under the heading "Related Information and Resources".

Directions for attaching the above mentioned items to your application can be found on the last page of the application. If you are unable to attach them you can drop them off at the District office or mail them to Human Resources, 140 S. Gilbert Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85296. Provided documents will not be returned. Do not send originals.

For information regarding certification in the state of Arizona, please visit Arizona Department of Education at https://www.ade.az.gov/certification/.

Certified Applications


Notice of Nondiscrimination 
Gilbert Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex or gender, sexual orientation, disability or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: 

Compliance Officer for Title IX 
     Director of Athletics 480-497-3300, ext. 363 
Compliance Officer for Section 504 
     Director of Special Education 480-497-3300, ext. 377 
District Compliance Officer 
     Dr. Jim Lockwood 480-497-3421 

Aviso de no discriminación
Las Escuelas Públicas de Gilbert no discriminan basándose en la raza, color, etnia, origen nacional, religión, sexo o género, orientación sexual, discapacidad o edad en sus programas y actividades, y proporcionan acceso en condiciones de igualdad a los Boy Scouts y otros grupos de jóvenes. Las siguientes personas han sido designadas para tratar preguntas en cuanto a las políticas de no discriminación: 

Funcionario de Cumplimiento de Título IX 
     Director de Deportes/Atletismo 4804973300, ext. 363 
Funcionario de Cumplimiento para la Sección 504 
     Directora de Educación Especial 4804973300, ext. 377 
Oficial de Cumplimiento del Distrito 
     Dr. Jim Lockwood 480-497-3421 


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