Join Our Team

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.

CCS is accredited by AdvancEd and ACSI and has been minis­tering to K-8 students for almost 50 years! If you are interested in joining our team, please contact our Human Resource Director, Heather Ayantola, at or 520-878-1174.


We are searching for an experienced educator with recent experience in science instruction who could begin in the 2020-2021 school year. Experience in teaching middle or high school students is preferred. This educator must be passionate about leading in a missional, Christian school environment which focuses on the readiness level of students. Interested applicants should email their resume to


Our Staff

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 Contact
Ahern, Michael Elementary Physical Education Faculty
Ayantola, Heather Executive Administrative Assistant Administration
Baker, Angelica Financial Aid Administration
Beard, Joe 4th Grade Teacher Faculty
Becker, Melissa Kindergarten Teacher Faculty
Bradley, Hayley 4th Grade Teacher Faculty
Brei, Marie K-8 Art Teacher Faculty
Briggs, Ben Middle School Science Teacher Faculty
Charlton, Rita Kindergarten Aide, Guitar Teacher Faculty
Christenson, Nina Elementary Spanish Teacher Faculty
Clay, Andi 2nd Grade Teacher Faculty
Cossette, Patty 6th-8th Math Teacher Faculty
Dedmon, Katrina Vice Principal Administration
Doyle, Melissa 3rd Grade Teacher Faculty
Emmans, Donna Business Manager Administration
Freeman, Pamela 6th grade Teacher Faculty
Garcia, Robin Middle School Math & Instructional Support Faculty
Garland, Melanie 1st Grade Teacher Faculty
Gross, John 5th Grade Teacher Faculty
Honebrink, Tom Middle School Science Teacher Faculty
Horner, Melissa Admin. Assistant- Reception Administration
Hughes, Keith Bus Driver Support Staff
Ingle, Elisabeth 1st Grade Teacher Faculty
Johnson, Amanda Music Teacher Faculty
Jones, Brandon Middle School P.E. and Coach Faculty
Jones, Brooke 7th Grade Teacher Faculty
Kempf, Joshua Principal Administration
Maidman, Julie Kindergarten Aide & Middle School Orchestra Faculty
Marion, Debra Extended Care Supervisor Support Staff
Nehrmeyer, Edna Librarian & Educational Services Support Staff
Nichols, Sarah Student Instructional Support Advocate Faculty
Norris, Jacqueline 8th Grade Teacher Faculty
Pepe, Shirley Business Assistant Administration
Robinson, Yvette 2nd Grade Teacher Faculty
Rojas, Mayra Office Support and Supervision Support Staff
Secrest, Andrea Office Support and Supervision Support Staff
Sibley, Amber Kindergarten Teacher Faculty
Skaret, Jennifer Speech Pathologist Faculty
Smith-Perez, Jennifer Student Instructional Support - K-2 Faculty
Snider, David Assistant Bus Driver Support Staff
Spillers, Stevie Health Aide/ Administrative Assistant Administration
Steele, Karen 3rd Grade Teacher Faculty
Swink, Lorri Food Service Supervisor Support Staff
Tompkins, Cecilia Student Activities Coordinator, Athletic Director Administration
Waters, Star Middle School Theatre Arts Faculty
Woody, Brenda 5th Grade Teacher Faculty
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