​All instructional substitutes are hired through Educational Services, Inc. (ESI)
If you are interested in substituting at Concho Elementary please contact ESI at their website or call (844) 614-7784

For further information contact:

Susan Buttler, Executive Administrative Assistant 
928-337-4665  Ext. 312

Classified Employment:

Job Title:  Special Education Paraprofessional

REPORTS TO:  Special Education Director

SUMMARY:   Under direct supervision, the incumbent provides assistance to teachers in a diverse classroom environment by providing materials and handouts to special education students, working with special needs students individually or in groups on special projects or assignments, demonstrating skills and techniques, providing input to lesson plans and daily activities, photocopying materials and preparing classrooms for various activities.  In addition, incumbent monitors students on the playground and in the cafeteria.


  • Works with special education students individually or in groups to reinforce the instruction provided by the general education and special education teachers.
  • Assists special needs student(s) in feeding, toileting/diapering, physical activities, instructions, and behavior management that remediates severe academic, emotional, and behavioral difficulties into a positive environment. Assists with adaptive equipment.
  • Maintains discipline by monitoring student behavior and taking the appropriate action including determining when to give a warning and when a formal notice should be written.  Documents incidents in the student management system.
  • Monitors students and ensures safety on the playground and the cafeteria area during assigned duty times in various weather conditions.  Reports any unusual incidents or injury to school administration. Accompanies students form classrooms to other areas including the library, playground, and cafeteria and to buses to ensure orderly behavior.
  • Prepares classrooms for activities including setting up tables and chairs and handing out materials.  Performs clean up after activities including picking up toys and trash, washing tables and chairs and rearranging furniture.
  • Copies and prepares educational materials.
  • Assists teachers in planning and coordinating lesson plans by sharing ideas and providing feedback from the students.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  To be eligible for this position, an applicant must meet the following required qualifications. Verification of these required qualifications is necessary.

  • High School diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.)
  • Completion of 60 College Credit Hours, Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university, or successfully passed a Arizona State approved paraprofessional test.
  • Must receive CPR certification within thirty days of hire date.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  It is preferred that the applicant possess the following qualifications; however, the following qualifications are not required for this position.

  • Six months experience working with children in a learning environment.


The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:    9 month / part time / full time

            Employee benefits in accordance with district policies.  

EVALUATION:  Performance of this position will be evaluated in accordance with the Governing Board’s policy on evaluation of classified personnel.

CLASSIFICATION:  Classified Staff    

TITLE: Bus Driver – Level I

• High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
• Valid AZ CDL Drivers License Class A or B with S, and P Endorsements
• Successful completion of AZ DPS Background Check
• Successful completion of Federal DOT 5 panel and AZ. DPS 9 panel drug test
• Posses AZ Department of Public Safety Student Transportation Certification
• Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with students and co-workers
• Less than one full school year experience in the operation of a school bus (75 passenger or greater)
REPORTS TO: Facilities/Transportation Manager
GENERAL FUNCTION: To provide safe and efficient transportation of students as they participate
in the district’s regular and extra-curricular programs.
• Adheres to AZ DPS minimum standards for school bus operation.
• Maintains student discipline aboard school bus adhering to Concho School Policies.
• Maintains the cleanliness of the interior and exterior of the bus.
• Maintains assigned route schedule times, picking up and delivering students only at approved stops.
• Performs required pre and post operational inspections of the school bus.
• Exercises responsible leadership and behavior at all times.
• Maintains all required reports in a legible manner.
• Maintains a professional appearance.
• Reports any accidents or incidents immediately to his/her supervisor.
• Participates in a minimum of 2 emergency evacuation drills per year.
• Other duties as assigned by the Facilities/Transportation Manager.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 9 months / part time hourly
Employee benefits in accordance with district policies.
EVALUATION: Performance of this position will be evaluated in accordance with the Governing
Board’s policy on evaluation of classified personnel.
CLASSIFICATION: Classified Staff

All Positions must pass background check 
Equal Opportunity Employer – Positions Open Until Filled

Certified Employment:

Job Title: Special Education Teacher


• Must be Appropriately Certified
• Current Teaching Certificate
• Current IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card

REPORTS TO: Special Education Director

SUMMARY:   The Special Education Teacher will create a classroom environment that meets the individual needs, interest, and abilities of students with special education services. Teachers will provide specially designed instruction per each student’s Individual Education Program (IEP) in order to allow students access to the general curriculum and build skills that will contribute to their ongoing development.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include, but are not limited to the following tasks, duties, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents in this class.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES generally include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 

  • Provides case management services for students with a disability including all requirements related to IEP development, provision, and compliance to state federal regulations.
  • Provides direct services to students with a disability per agreement on the IEP.
  • Follows district procedures throughout the entire special education process.
  • Maintains all aspects and provisions of confidentiality related to FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) and HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act).
  • Meets and instructs assigned classes per the schedule established for the site.
  • Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning appropriate to the development and skill level of the students.
  • Plans and prepares lessons to provide the students with the opportunity to meet and/or exceed standards as outlined by state standards.
  • Sets and maintains standards of classroom behavior develops behavior management strategies.
  • Employs a variety of instructional techniques consistent with the needs and capabilities of the students.
  • Guides the learning process, through the use of clearly established goals and objectives to meet student and districts’ goals and objectives.
  • Maintains accurate and completes records to meet requirements of federal, state and district regulations/procedures.
  • Assesses the accomplishments of students as required by policy or regulation and to assist student growth through meaningful feedback.
  • Works with all staff, including general education, to implement appropriate accommodations and modification s in the general education classroom to allow for student success.
  • Maintains accurate census information in a timely manner per district and state guidelines.
  • Attends all staff meetings as required.
  • When assigned an instructional assistant, plans and supervises the assignments and activities of that person(s).
  • Takes all reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  To be eligible for this position, an applicant must meet the following required qualifications. Verification of these required qualifications is necessary.

  • Valid Arizona Special Education teaching certificate with valid approved areas for the specific position.
  • Current IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Must receive CPR certification within thirty days of hire date.


  • Must be able to pass a background clearance check.
  • May be required to lift and carry heavy, bulky supplies and materials weighing up to 20 pounds.
  • May be required to lift and/or transfer students weighing up to 60 pounds.
  • May be required to work outside normal working hours.


  • Knowledge of applicable Federal, state, county and city statutes, rules, policies and procedures.

May be required to lift and carry heavy

EVALUATION:  Performance of this position will be evaluated in accordance with the Governing

            Boards’ policy on evaluation of certified personnel.CLASSIFICATION:  Certified Staff                                                                      

For further information contact:

Susan Buttler, Executive Administrative Assistant 
928-337-4665  Ext. 312


Note: Classroom Site Fund (formerly Prop 301), Instructional Improvement, Title II or other special funding sources that may not be available on a regular or consistent basis are not included in the salary schedule compensation.

Historically funded Prop 301 additional compensation per full-time teacher, (includes maximum amount of eligible performance pay):

  • FY20-21 $5900.00
  • FY19-20 $4583.00
  • FY18-19 $4,495.00
  • FY17-18 $4,500.00 (includes one-time additional revenue from state)
  • FY16-17 $3,393.00
  • FY15-16 $3,995.00
  • FY14-15 $3,825.00
  • FY13-14 $3,000.00
  • FY12-13 $2,625.00
  • Average Teacher Salary
School YearAverage PayBase Pay (BA)Base Pay (MA)EmpPdExp**
FY18-19 $41,486$35,000$38,600$7,305+20.36%(xBase)
FY17-18 $38,899$32,930$36,530$6,906+20.45%(xBase)
FY16-17 $36,228$30,788$32,663$6,607+20.64%(xBase)
FY15-16 $34,948$29,891$31,766$6,355+20.61%(xBase)
FY14-15 $38,172$29,702$31,577$6,108+21.31%(xBase)
  • Average salaries are based on all teachers and can be skewed by losing teachers with many years of service and replacing them with new teachers with less years of service and therefore lower on the salary schedule. Additional information and salary schedule is located on the Business Page
  • ** Employer Paid Expenses/Benefits include: Medical/Dental/Life insurance, Employer Portion of Arizona State Retirement, Social Security/Medicare, Workers Compensation, and Unemployment Insurance.
  • Number of Certified Staff
  • 14 Teachers [12 regular education; 2 special education]
  •   2 Administration [1 superintendent principal; 1 special education]
Staff to Student Ratios  Regular Ed    Special Ed   
Pupil to Certified Teacher  12 to 1 10 to 1
Pupil to Instructional Staff 13 to 16 to 1
Pupil to All Staff 4 to 1 .75 to 1