We keep our students safe by only hiring safe employees.
The district has a duty to conduct background checks of all employees. These investigations are important in determining an applicant's suitability for employment. In addition, Arizona Revised Statutes 15-512 requires districts to obtain a fingerprint check of all employees.
The Arizona Revised Statutes (A.R.S) require applicants for certified teaching positions to have an active fingerprint clearance card prior to or as a condition of licensure. Candidates may apply for a fingerprint clearance card electronically here.
Applicants are required to disclose and explain any criminal, employment or licensing difficulties on their application.