Job Description


Provides for the instruction, care, and development of children ranging from 2 years 11 months to 5 years old using Department Preschool Curriculum and the Arizona Early Learning Standards.


Must be at least 18 years of age.

High School Diploma or G.E.D. (copy of diploma, transcripts or test results must be submitted at time of application.)

AZ Level One IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card

Associate’s (or higher) degree, or two-years (60 Semester-Hour credits) of study at an institute of higher learning


Completion of an AZ Department of Education-approved Academic Assessment Test.

Verbal & written communication skills in English and a demonstrated ability to read and comprehend written/graphic and oral instructions.


Experience working with children 2-5 years of age.

6 months of childcare experience

30 hours of Early Childhood Education (ECE) training/workshops.

60 credit hours of college with at least 12 hours in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or Child Development Associate (CDA)


Proof of immunity to rubeola (measles) and rubella (German measles), or proof of MMR immunization.

Bloodborne Pathogen training offered by TUSD Risk Management Department.

Documentation of a negative tuberculosis screening test, administered within 12 months before the start date; or if a candidate has had a positive test, a written statement signed and dated by a health care provider within six months before the start date stating candidate is free from infectious active tuberculosis. A negative tuberculosis screening test is required every 12 months of employment.

CPR and First Aid Certification (required within 90 days of hire at employee's expense). Certification must be maintained current during course of employment.

Post offer/pre-hire Physical Examination with 50 lb. Lift Test to be done by one of the clinics with which the District contracts and sign a Medical History form

Complete and maintain 18 hours of required state trainings per year.

Must be able to obtain a Food Handler’s Certificate.

Complete 12 hours of the Department of Economic Services (DES) health and safety classes.

Effective: 2024-2025 SCHOOL YEAR
Location: Miles Exploratory Learning Center -Broadway & Highland Area
Classification: White Collar

FTE: 1.0 - 8 hours per day
Work Calendar: 9.5 month

Positions less than 30 hours per week are not eligible for district benefits.

Internal candidates will transfer at a rate commensurate with their bargaining unit language. For more information on salary schedule, please reference the Employee Agreements Webpage.

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Tucson Unified School District is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination based on disability, race, color, religion/religious beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or national origin.

Job Contact Information
Name Andrea Hudson
Title Coordinator
Phone 520.731.5208
Applications will be accepted
Monday, March 4, 2024 12:00 AM  -
Monday, September 2, 2024 11:59 PM
(Pacific Standard Time)

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