Highest starting salary for teachers in Utah!

Work at Wallace Stegner & LOVE IT!

Teachers are the number one factor in the success of a child’s academic education. Wallace Stegner teachers are amongst the most highly trained professionals in the state. 

Our teachers receive over 100 in-class training sessions and evaluations per year (compared to just 1-2 at a traditional school). They also receive over two weeks of in-service training days per year compared to 2-4 days at a traditional school.

Our school is modeled after the most elite and highest performing schools in the nation, and our professional development programs for teachers reflect that goal.

2024/2025 Starting Salary: $72,000*

*Special Ed, Secondary Math, and Secondary Science Teachers earn and additional $10,000

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Wallace Stegner Academy (WSA) recognizes the importance of employing high quality teachers and we passionately believe that the hiring and retaining of excellent and innovative teachers and school leaders is vital to student success. 

Apply online for a position with Wallace Stegner Academy at www.Teachers-Teachers.com.

Preference will be given to applicants who are Highly Qualified by the NCLB standards in addition to being Qualified by the Utah State Office of Education. Information on teacher credentials and licensing is available on the USOE website. Wallace Stegner Academy’s main hiring criteria is to ensure that it employs passionate teachers and staff who are driven by data and are capable of generating above-average student learning gains.

If you have questions regarding available positions or the recruiting process, please contact the Human Resources Department at Academica West by calling (801) 444-3865 or emailing careers@academicawest.com

Wallace Stegner Academy is an equal opportunity provider and employer, please read our USDA Non-Discrimination Statement for more information.