The Benefits of Teaching at Heritage Academy
Although state funding of public schools has been less than optimal, Heritage Academy is proud to share that our teachers make higher than average salaries, compared across public schools in Arizona. We consider ourselves careful stewards of the State’s funds and put our money toward our most important resources, our teachers and our scholars!
Arizona State average for teacher salaries: “According to an analysis by the Arizona School Boards Association published in January, the median teacher pay in 2018 is $46,949.” – source: AZCentral.com
Heritage Academy’s average teacher salary school wide is listed below:
Gateway campus – Average teacher salary in 2018: $53,575, Average teacher salary in 2019: $57,693 = $4,118 avg increase ,or an increase of 7.7%
Laveen campus – Average teacher salary in 2018: $48,653, Average teacher salary in 2019: $52,172 = $3,519 avg increase, or an increase of 7.2%
Mesa campus – Average teacher salary in 2018: $56,347, Average teacher salary in 2019: $60,598 = $4,251 avg increase, or an increase of 7.5%
In all cases, we are categorically above the state averages. Of course we pay our teachers according to their qualifications and experience, and staffing qualifications and experience can vary from position to position and campus to campus. We are grateful to attract highly qualified and experienced faculty, with a large number having Masters and PhDs in their subject.
In addition to competitive salaries, Heritage Academy offers a 4-day work week (Monday – Thursday), Health benefits, Free telehealth services, Paid time off, active PTOs, and participation in the Arizona State Retirement System, plus the opportunity to work with the best faculty and students in the state of Arizona!
We are so grateful for our highly qualified and passionate teachers and everything they do for the wonderful scholars we serve each day.
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