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We are honored you are considering joining​ our incredible instructional team. We are passionate about providing truly rigorous, relevant, ​and relational learning environments;​ centered around the purposes of helping students to grow in their relationship with Jesus and discovering the gifts that have been given to them. If that sounds like a school culture you would be excited to join, please complete​ our teacher application. We are currently receiving applications for a Kindergarten position for the 2019-2020 s​chool y​ear: 

CCS is accredited by AdvancEd and ACSI and has been ministering to K-8 students for almost 50 years! Interested persons may contact our Human Resource Director, Heather Ayantola, at or 520-878-1174. 

Casas Christian School is actively seeking passionate educators for the 2019-2020 school year. We are currently accepting applications for Middle School Spanish (part time), Middle School Core (7th), and Director of Technology. Ideal Middle School Spanish applicants would have a passion for the language and culture while also having experience in Spanish instruction. Ideal candidtaes for Director of Technology will have experience supporting an instructional team in meeting the overall goals of the program. For Middle School Core, we are looking for an educator with experience in middle or high school literacy able to pour the love of reading and writing into their scholars.  Applicants should be educators who believe strongly, or are willing to grow, in the area of meeting the readiness levels of students in his/her class. Interested applicants can contact Heather Ayantola at


To view the teacher application, click here- teacher application.

In addition to the above teaching positions, we are seeking substitute teachers. Please contact if you are interested in either of these positions. Our staff application can be viewed here.

We are also currently searching for our new Assistant Principal who will begin the 2019-2020 school year. The CCS Assistant Principal is responsible for providing academic and spiritual support to both students and faculty members in order to ensure that all students meet state and school standards as well as the goals expressed in the mission, vision and outcome statements of CCS. Collaboration with the Principal on all school wide initiatives will be a crucial component to this position, so the ability and desire for collaboration is a must.




Our administrative staff is here to serve our new and current families. Whether you have questions about curriculum, your child's specific needs, or how to make this unique Christian education possible for your family, they are here to make your time with us a special one.

Casas Christian School's teachers hold certifications with the state of Arizona and the Association of Christian Schools International and approximately 60% hold Master's Degrees in their field. Our teachers love God and are passionate about creating a nurturing and academically challenging learning environment for your child.

Name Title Group
Ahern, Michael Teacher - PE K-5
Ayantola, Heather Executive Admin. Assistant Admin
Baker, Angelica Administrative Assistant Admin
Beard, Joe Teacher - 4th K-5
Bradley, Hayley Teacher-4th K-5
Briggs, Ben Middle School Science Middle School
Christenson, Nina Teacher - Spanish K-5
David, Melanie Teacher- Drama Middle School
Dedmon, Katrina Teacher- 1 K-5
Dowdle, Eric Principal Admin
Doyle, Melissa Teacher - 3rd K-5
Emmans, Donna Business Manager Admin
Freeman, Pamela Teacher- 6th Middle School
Gross, John Teacher - 5th K-5
Honebrink, Tom Middle School Science Teacher Middle School
Horner, Melissa Front Desk Admin
Ingle, Elisabeth Teacher - 1st K-5
Jackson, Emily Linguist Middle School
Johnson, Amanda Teacher - Music K-5, Middle School
Jones, Brandon Middle School teacher Casas Christian School Middle School
Jones, Brooke Middle School teacher Casas Middle School
Kempf, Joshua Assistant Principal Admin
Maidman, Julie Orchestra K-5
Marion, Debra Extended Care Supervisor K-5, Middle School
Nehrmeyer, Edna Librarian & Educational Services Intervention Program
Nichols, Sarah Intervention Services Intervention Program
Norris, Jacqueline Teacher - 7th & 8th Core Middle School
Odell, Melissa Teacher Middle School
Parker, Dawn Teacher
Parker, Dawn K-5
Pepe, Shirley Administrative Assistant Admin
Rice, Rachel Teacher - 2nd K-5
Robinson, Yvette Teacher - 2nd K-5
Sewell, Ginger Art Teacher K-5, Middle School
Sibley, Amber Teacher - K K-5
Skaret, Jennifer Speech Pathologist All Classes, Intervention Program
Spillers, Stevie Health Aide/ Administrative Assistant
Steele, Karen Teacher - 3rd K-5
Swink, Lorri Food Service Supervisor K-5, Middle School
Tompkins, Cecilia Student Supervision and Facilities K-5, Middle School
Valenzuela, Kelly Teacher Middle School
Woody, Brenda Teacher - 5th K-5

We provide a rich academic and spiritual experience that lays a foundation for a lifetime of excellence while also creating an environment where each student can excel in an engaging, individualized, Christ-centered climate.