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We have been serving the communities of Gilbert and Mesa for 100 years, delivering academic excellence, a comprehensive range of educational choices, and well-rounded curriculum across all of our 39 schools. Our 4,000 plus staff dedicate themselves every day to making a real difference in the lives of our students and their families.

Gilbert Public Schools was announced as the 4th Best School District in America (National Council for Home Safety and Security) in 2017, and was 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, & 2022 Best School District in Gilbert and the East Valley (East Valley Tribune). As a district, we continue to exceed state and national averages in standardized test scores and surpass the state’s graduation rate with 92% of students graduating last year. We are proud to have 15 A+ Schools of Excellence, 20 ‘A’ rated schools, and a National Blue Ribbon amongst our 39 schools, located in the Town of Gilbert and the City of Mesa.

Gilbert Public Schools was recognized by the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce as the 2019 Employer of Choice for the Town of Gilbert.

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Administrator Positions


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Volunteer Positions


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Certified Support Positions


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Coach Positions



There are a wide variety of ways you can join our team and we are continually recruiting for roles including but not limited to:

  • Teacher
  • Substitute Teacher
  • Administrator
  • Principal
  • Vice Principal
  • Director
  • Support staff
  • Nutritional staff
  • Bus driver
  • Coordinator
  • Front office staff
  • School nurse
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We reward and celebrate ALL of our incredible staff by offering a wide range of initiatives including:

Salary Base Rates

Employment Verification

Employment verification requests can be made by:

Verification requests are processed as they are received and may take from 3 to 5 business days to complete.

Thank you for your interest in working with the Gilbert Unified School District. The district offers competitive salaries and an excellent employee benefits package for all eligible employees.

Certified Employment

Certified Application Process 

  • Applications must be submitted online through the Applitrack website. 
  • When a fully completed application and supporting documentation is received, applications are reviewed, screened and applicants are selected for interviews by the campus
  • All applications are reviewed and it is not necessary for applicants to contact us to review their application. 
  • Panel interviews are scheduled as appropriate. 
  • Interviewed candidates are notified of the interview outcome upon position selection by the campus

Certified Application Requirements

  • Resume
  • Copy of your college transcripts
  • Copy of current Arizona Teaching Certificate
  • Copy of current Arizona IVP Fingerprint clearance card

Directions for attaching the above-mentioned items to your application can be found on the last page of the application. 

For more information regarding Arizona certification, please visit the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) website.

Special Education Teachers

At Gilbert Public Schools, we are proud to serve students and families with a wide range of special education programs from preschool to 12th Grade. When you become a Gilbert Public Schools Special Education Teacher you join a family, with a long history of delivering high-quality educational experiences for all students.

Our primary goal is to accelerate student learning, closing the achievement gap between students in special education and their nondisabled peers and/or providing the services, tools, and supports necessary for students to be successful both in school and community settings.

Apply Today for Special Education Positions

Support Staff Employment

Support Staff Recommendation Procedures

The Office of Talent Management (OTM) will contact you to offer the position and to verify the salary/hourly wage.

If the position is accepted, OTM will schedule a time for you to complete the fingerprinting process. The cost of that process is automatically deducted from the employee’s first paycheck.

  • Fingerprints must be cleared prior to beginning employment. Please expect the fingerprinting clearance to take from seven (7) to ten (10) business days after you have been printed.
  • All recommended applicants are considered conditional employees until the fingerprint check is finalized.
  • Employees may not start work before being notified by Human Resources.
  • You must show proof of immunization to Measles, Mumps, and Rubella before starting work.

Student Teaching/Intern Requests

All placements and university requests are coordinated through the Office of Talent Management.

To request placement, fill out the Student Teacher/Intern Placement form.

If you have questions, please contact


Please note: Deadline for Fall placement request will be May 20th and Spring request will be Oct 20th. 

VIK Employment Opportunities

The VIK Club is Gilbert Public Schools Before and After school child care program. VIK is a licensed, safe, fun-filled extended learning program for children in kindergarten through 6th grade offered through Gilbert Public Schools Community Education.

VIK Employment Opportunities:

Ideal for college students great Before and after school hours, school breaks, and summers.

  • Rewarding opportunity to make a difference in children's lives
  • Stepping stone for future teachers
  • Arizona State Retirement offered
  • Paid training provided
  • Site management positions available

VIK Employment Requirements

Include, but are not limited to:

  • 16 years of age or older
  • Enjoy interacting with children

Apply and view Community Education Openings 

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