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! Interested persons may contact our Human Resource Director, Heather Ayantola, at or 520-878-1174.

In addition to the above teaching positions, we are seeking substitute teachers. Please contact hr@casaschristian­ if you are interested in either of these positions or click the link below to view our job application.

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 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 Middle School, K-5
Jones, Brandon Middle School Teacher Middle School
Jones, Brooke Middle School Teacher Middle School
Kempf, Joshua Assistant Principal Admin
Maidman, Julie Orchestra K-5
Marion, Debra Extended Care Supervisor Middle School, K-5
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 K-5
Pepe, Shirley Administrative Assistant Admin
Rice, Rachel Teacher - 2nd K-5
Robinson, Yvette Teacher - 2nd K-5
Sewell, Ginger Art Teacher Middle School, K-5
Sibley, Amber Teacher - K K-5
Skaret, Jennifer Speech Pathologist All Classes, Intervention Program
Spillers, Stevie Health Aide/ Administrative Assistant Admin
Steele, Karen Teacher - 3rd K-5
Swink, Lorri Food Service Supervisor Middle School, K-5
Tompkins, Cecilia Student Supervision and Facilities Middle School, K-5
Valenzuela, Kelly Teacher Middle School
Woody, Brenda Teacher - 5th K-5
Casas Christian School