Employment in the Pendergast Elementary School District

Pendergast Elementary School District is located in the West Valley of Phoenix. We serve the communities of Phoenix, Avondale and Glendale.

We appreciate your interest in joining the Pendergast Elementary School District. We are proud of our students, faculty/staff, curriculum and programs. In the Pendergast Elementary School District, we are committed to "Empowering Excellence and Success." We provide our students the opportunity to achieve their highest potential, and we invite outstanding individuals to join our enthusiastic educational staff.

We are seeking individuals to join our team who are committed to educating; meeting the academic and social needs of every student in a safe and positive learning environment. We seek caring professionals who work in partnership with families and communities.

It is important that you complete all steps in the application process so that you may be given consideration as a candidate when your application is received.

Our application is an online process. In order for your application to be considered, please complete the following steps:

Talent Ed (TED) Online Application System >>

For questions , please contact:

  • Certified Applications - Laura Stockmar (623) 772-2231
  • Classified / Support Applications - Maribel Solano (623) 772-2234
  • Guest Teacher Applications - Laura Stockmar (623) 772-2231
  • General Questions - Julie Ramirez (623) 772-2235

Required Certified Application Documentation

  • Valid Arizona Teaching and/or Administrative Certificate
  • Valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Three Letters of Recommendation - Only letters that are legible, dated (not more than 3 years old), and signed with an original signature (no electronic/typed signatures) are accepted.
  • Copies of Transcripts (official transcripts are required upon employment)
  • Resume/Cover Letter
  • Copies of Test Score Assessments

If you have a valid out-of-state teaching or administrative certificate, please attach it and contact the Arizona State Department of Education for instructions or obtaining an Arizona certification.

If you are unable to upload your supporting documents, you can email them to Julie Chairez-Ramirez at jchairez@pesd92.org or call (623) 772-2235.

Arizona State Department of Education/Educator Certification
PO Box 6490
Phoenix, AZ 85005-6490
Phone: (602) 542-4367
Web Site: http://www.azed.gov/educator-certification/contact-certification/

When vacancy occurs, the hiring administrators will review completed applications. Selected applicants will be contacted for interviews at the hiring site. A second interview may be conducted as part of the process.

The Human Resources Department welcomes your application and is committed to excellence in support services of the employment experience in the Pendergast Elementary School District.

Currently we are seeking quality applicants to fill positions as Bus Drivers, Instructional Assistants, Teachers in K-8, Special Education and Related Services.

Related Service Vacancies:

Occupational Therapist
Identifies students whose ability to function is limited by physical and/or sensory deficits and/or delays, and to provide direct, indirect, or consultative services to enable students benefit from their educational program.

Physical Therapist
Analyze risk, problem solve effectively and demonstrate a high level of professional judgment when recommending and providing services, making environmental modifications and training staff to manage physical needs at an appropriate level of supervision. Must become CPT/restraint certified.

School Psychologist
Provide psychological assistance to students in the District exhibiting a need for such assistance.  The School Psychologist will attest to the qualifications of any student placed in program for the handicapped or gifted program in accordance with the conditions and standards for the State of Arizona, P.L. 94-142, Education of the Handicapped Act, and Section 504 of the Civil Rights Code.  The School Psychologist will provide consultation and counseling to students, parents, and staff with the aim of facilitating the student learning environment.

The Pendergast Elementary School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, sex or disability in its employment practices. If you have a concern or complaints, please contact:

El Distrito Escolar Pendergast School Distrito prohíbe la discriminación de empleo ya sea por la raza, color, nacionalidad, origen, sexo, o incapacidad. Si usted tiene alguna queja, favor de contactar a:

Patti Tussey
Chief Human Resources Officer
3802 N. 91st Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85037
(623) 772-2232


The Pendergast School District offers a variety of group insurance and benefit programs.

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BenefitsPendergast Reward Referral Program

The Pendergast Elementary School District is offering a $500 referral bonus to District employees who refer a highly-qualified teacher, who is hired for certified employment during the school year.

Reward Referral Program Form >>