We provide the highest quality personnel services for all current and future educators of Shonto Preparatory School. We impact the lives of our students everyday through our progressive teaching and culture of learning so our students are college and career ready.

Cynthia Morris
Director Of Human Resource
Shirlandra Dugi
Administrative Assistant




Shonto Preparatory School consists of a charter high school and grant funded elementary school. Located approximately 20 miles from the Utah/Arizona state border on the Navajo reservation, Shonto Preparatory School serves the educational needs of local and neighboring communities within 50 miles radius, such as Red Lake, Kaibeto, Inscription House, and Black Mesa.

Our student body is populated at 99% Native American. Shonto Preparatory School is continuously accessible to rural communities, eliminates prolonged commutes for students, and encourages parental involvement and introduce a challenging curriculum to empower local students. Our school is small with ideal classroom sizes and innovative with goals of becoming a premier school in this region. Shonto Preparatory School is accredited by North Central Association at Shonto Preparatory Technology High School and AdvanceEd at Shonto Preparatory Elementary School.

Non-Discrimination Policy  
Shonto Preparatory School prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, or disability in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its education programs or activities. Shonto Preparatory School complies with Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Age Discrimination of Employment Act of 1967, as amended, and the Navajo Preference in Employment Act. Shonto Preparatory School is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employment.

Thank you for your interest in Shonto Preparatory School. To apply, potential applicant will need to submit the following documents:

  1. Certified Application (for certified positions);  Classified Application (for classified positions)
  2. Letter if Interest
  3. Resumé
  4. (3) Letters of Recommendation (must be written within one year)
  5. Valid ADE Teaching Certification (if applicable)
  6. Valid AZ DPS IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card
  7. Unofficial College Transcript
  8. High School Diploma or GED
  9. Certification/Licensures
  10. Certificate of Indian Blood (if applicable)

Applications are accepted via fax, email, or postal mail.  Additional questions, you may contact Office of Human Resources at:

Phone: (928) 672-3523
Fax: (928) 672-3502


Shonto Preparatory School
Office of Human Resources
P.O. Box 7900, East Highway 160 & State Route 98
Shonto, Arizona 86054


(SUMMIT, INC., TPA) offers medical, dental, prescription medicine, and vision. Employee only premium is paid 100% by the employer. Employees can select from Employee with Spouse, Employee with Child(ren), and Employee with Spouse & Child(ren). Summit, Inc. will process any service received (including office visits or hospitalizations) effective August 1, 2010. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is the Preferred Provider Organization (PPO). First Health and the PHX networks are the PPO for services provided for all states outside of Arizona (see helpful links). To find a preferred provider access the website (see helpful link). Partners Rx is the Prescription Benefit Manager (PBM) for the plan.

Summit, Inc.

Call: (888) 690-2020
Fax: (480) 505-0407

P.O. Box 25160
Scottsdale, Arizona 85255-0102

Arizona Blue  Cross Blueshield


Megellan Rx

Call: (800) 711-4550



(Prudential Life Insurance, TPA) offers employees life insurance at a minimum coverage is $30,000, the amount varies based on the employee's salary. Dependent life insurance option is available to employees at minimal cost for coverage of $5,000 per eligible dependent.

The SPS Employee 401k PENSION PLAN benefit packet is available after regular employment. SPS, employer, will match up to 5% if you put in 5%. The school will contribute 2% to all eligible employees even if the employee decides not to contribute. The employee will be 100% vested after two years of service, or 1,000 work hours in a plan year. The plan year is July 1 to June 30. This salary deferral is deducted before taxes. No federal or state tax will be applied to this deduction, while employed at SPS. Employee will receive a statement every three (3) months. Register to the John Hancock website (see helpful link) to gain access to your portfolio, personal investment information or any changes to your retirement and investment plans. Contact Greg to get help with Rolling Over or to Withdraw a retirement plan, or regarding Loans. All financial consulting services are provided by Greg Zale, Contact information: 4116 E. Claxton Ave, Gilbert, AZ 85297. Toll Free (877) 909-7526, Tel. (480) 325-6286, Fax (480) 718-8887. All completed forms are to be returned to the SPS Plan Administrator Pearl Smith, Business Manager,, in the Central Building and can be reached by telephone at (928) 672-3512, Fax (928) 672-3501.

An Industrial Injury must be reported to the employee's supervisor. Instructions can be provided by the Human Resources Office and to obtain care at Canyonlands Clinic in Page, AZ. Tribal First, TPA, processes all claims and will respond to any questions pertaining to your work injury and medical care. The Tribal First website provides information and forms for submitting provider bills, toll free telephone no. (800)552-8921, Fax (858)277-4519.