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Desert Sands Unified School District

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District/Organization Description:

Desert Sands Unified School District is located in La Quinta California. Our mission is to provide a dynamic system of challenging educational choices, collaborative staff working with our families and extended partnerships. We invest in professional development for teachers and staff to cultivate their individual creative talents, assisting with techniques to inspire the development of new teaching skills and prepare for an exciting long -term career with competitive health benefits for the employee and eligible dependents.

District/Organization hiring and interviewing instructions and processes for candidates:

All applicants apply on EdJoin and upload all requirements.
3 letters of recommendations within 18 months of current date
Current Resume
Letter of Introduction

Licensure Areas Typically Hiring For:

Teaching Licenses (Elementary Education, Mathematics, Social Studies, etc.)| Career and Technical Education (CTE)| Special Education

Teaching Licenses:

Dance| Dance and Theatre Arts| Early Childhood| Elementary Education| English as a Second Language| Health Education| K-8 World Language and Culture (Endorsement)| Library Media Specialist| Mathematics| Mathematics: Middle Level (Endorsement)| Music: Instrumental and Classroom Music| Music: Vocal and Classroom Music| Physical Education| Reading (Endorsement)| Reading Leader (Endorsement)| Science: Chemistry| Science: Earth and Space Science| Science: General Science (Science 5-8)| Science: General Science: Middle Level (Science 5-8) (Endorsement)| Science: Life Sciences| Science: Physics| Social Studies| Social Studies: Middle Level (Endorsement)| Technology| Theatre Arts| World Languages and Cultures| Other - All

Career and Technical Education:

Career and Technical Education Accommodation Specialist (Endorsement)| Computer, Keyboarding, and Related Technology Applications (Endorsement)| CTE: Communications Technology Careers| CTE: Construction Careers| CTE: Early Childhood Careers| CTE: Hospitality Careers| CTE: Manufacturing Careers| CTE: Medical Careers| CTE: Transportation Careers| Teacher/Coordinator of Work Based Learning (Endorsement)

Special Education:

Special Education: Academic and Behavioral Strategist (mild to moderate only)| Special Education: Autism Spectrum Disorders| Special Education: Blind or Visually Impaired| Special Education: Deaf or Hard of Hearing| Special Education: Developmental Adapted Physical Education (Endorsement)| Special Education: Developmental Disabilities| Special Education: Early Childhood| Special Education: Emotional Behavioral Disorders| Special Education: Learning Disabilities| Special Education: Oral/Aural Education| Special Education: Physical and Health Disabilities

Administrative and Other Roles:

Contact Information



Office Specialist


Desert Sands Unified School District

47950 Dune Palms Road

La Quinta



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