Shonto Preparatory School is located in beautiful and scenic Shonto, AZ. We have a large campus that supports two different schools: K-8 and high school. Our vision is to promote creative problem solving through critical thinking while embracing Dine’ Language and Culture to create collaborative life-long learners. The mission of Shonto Preparatory School is to nurture positive creative character in a safe, engaging, caring and creative environment with high academic expectations while instilling Dine’ language and culture, where all learners are successful, responsible, and independent thinkers. We impact the lives of our students everyday through our progressive teaching and culture of learning so our students are college and career ready.View Jobs
At Shonto Elementary, we look for educators and support staff that can see the bigger picture--individuals who have experienced life both inside and outside of the Navajo community. Our mission is to equip our students with the tools to adjust and thrive in any environment which means our teachers are their biggest role-models.
We look for candidates who are creative, willing to take risks, appreciate the Navajo culture and above all, exemplify the highest level of professionalism. Our teachers embrace change, value perspective, and are dedicated to lifelong learning both personally and professionally.View Jobs
Our culture is embedded in Shonto and all of our students come from a Navajo background. We strive to culminate an environment of respect and diplomacy through our Diné curriculum. Our language program is progressive and incredibly important in implementing and maintaining the Navajo language. Our staff understands and appreciates the importance of teaching and promoting the Navajo language to our students.View Jobs
We promote a culture of learning here at Shonto and encourage all of our staff to engage in ongoing education. We offer onsite training through job-embedded training, academic coaches, and professional learning communities. We also schedule off-site training and share upcoming continuing education workshops regularly. Last but not least, we offer online training through Educational Impact where you can apply your credits to CEU Certification.View Jobs
Through both school-wide initiatives and one-on-one support, we take care of our teachers. We provide our teachers with technology-rich resources and tools like Promethean Boards, document cameras, laptops, and access to Galileo so you can create your own assessments. In our classrooms we provide all supplies as well as New Series Textbooks. We also have Academic Coaches to supply feedback, training, and support so that you can continue to grow your skills in the classroom.View Jobs
Shonto is located in the northwestern portion of the Navajo Nation and provides a beautiful environment to live and work. The higher elevation provides a great climate for an active lifestyle, and you can frequent the many running trails, sand dunes, and National Parks in the area such as Navajo National Monument and Monument Valley. Take a day-trip to Lake Powell or the Grand Canyon and see the sites that scenic Northern Arizona has to offer.View Jobs
We provide on-campus housing for our teachers as well as multiple insurance plans with comprehensive networks and coverage for Medical, Dental, and Vision. Healthy employees are important to the success of our mission in educating independent learners so we pay 100% of health premiums for our employee-only plans. Plan for your retirement with contributions to your 401(k) plan with discretionary company match. We encourage our employees to stay fit with our health and wellness program and even pay registration fees for marathons and half-marathons. Check out more information on the benefits we offer by visiting our benefits page.View Jobs
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