Teach With Us

2020 - 2021 Beginning Teacher Salary $46,470

Our uniqueness is not found in our physical buildings or the technology available - though our school boast tools and resources that far exceed state standards. As important as these things are, we know that our distinguishing feature of Cartwright School District is our people.

Join us. Let's elevate our community through empowering potential in every one of our students. How are you going to make your mark at Cartwright School District?

New Teachers

As a new educator at Cartwright School District, you will be given the tools and mentorship to be successful. From our New Teacher Academy to on-site and district-wide mentoring, you will have a community of people behind you every step of the way.

Experienced Teachers

We warmly welcome experienced teachers to join the Cartwright family. In our District, you will have the autonomy to manage your classroom, instructional supports to ensure your students thrive no matter their circumstance, and development opportunities to keep you flourishing.

Transition to Teaching

If you have a Bachelor's degree and are looking for a career where you have a direct impact in your community, we encourage you to explore our pathway to teaching certification option. In just two years, you could earn your teaching certification with some funding support, along with gaining in-classroom experience.

What We Offer


Purpose-Driven Culture

Walk into any of our schools and you will see what makes our District extraordinary. Potential, passion, and performance are the core of who we are at Cartwright.



With confidence in our team members, our leaders empower you to provide a compassionate and innovative educational experience for our students.


Comprehensive Benefits

We've got you covered with health, dental, and vision insurance plans. Based on your position, we also offer a variety of life insurance and disability coverage options, savings plans, and employee assistance programs.


Growth and Leadership Development

Our District has options for you to continue your learning journey, including mentoring, in-house sessions, partnerships with post-secondary schools, tuition support, leadership pathing, and more.


Paid Time Off

Whether you use your time to recharge, spend it with loved ones, or some other exciting pursuit, know that the time taken won't hit your piggy bank.


Staff Recognition

At Cartwright School District, we acknowledge your commitment to excellence and contributions to the community through various programs and awards, such as the Superintendent's Award of Excellence.

  • I teach in the Cartwright School District because they offer a wide range of professional development opportunities to help me grow both professionally and personally in my teaching career.  If you are someone who likes to move up on the career ladder the opportunities are available if you seek them out.  
    Mrs. Sarah Akeley, MOWR/Reading Specialist
  • The Cartwright School District is a great place to teach. I enjoy the students the most as they make you feel truly needed and you can see the growth in the students not only academically but socially too. I teach in the  Cartwright School District because they gave me a chance to branch out on my own and really start my teaching career in a supportive environment. My school has an amazing staff and I enjoy working with them and learning from them.
    Karen Johnson, 5th grade teacher
  • I teach in the Cartwright School District because of the amazing professional development opportunities. I've added an endorsement to my teaching certificate because of it!
    Sarah Neal, 4th Grade Teacher
  • I work in Cartwright District because I enjoy the family friendly atmosphere that Cartwright fosters. My son attended Cartwright Schools and to this day he has fond memories of his time here. Cartwright just feels like home.
    Dr. Durden, Principal Starlight Park