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Seattle Public Schools (SPS) Human Resources works with school and central office leaders to attract, deploy, and retain staff to ensure we support high levels of student learning for every child, in every classroom, each and every day.

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Human Resources, MS 33-157
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Human Resources News

Teacher Certification Program

ARE is designed to increase the number of teachers of color by removing the financial burden of tuition for teacher certification.  

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Crossing Guard Jobs

Become a school crossing guard and help students feel safe and welcome when arriving to school.

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Tentative Agreement Reached; First Day of School is Sept. 14

The start of school for all students, including preschool and kindergarten is Wednesday, Sept. 14.

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SPS Seeks Agreement to Start School on Time  

The district is asking the educator’s union to consider a memorandum of understanding agreement to start school on time.

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Bargaining Update August 30

We remain optimistic the district and educator’s union will find agreement. The current contract expires August 31.