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SPS is Hiring Teachers!

Currently hiring for the 2022-23 school year. Check the job board weekly for new postings.

Pro Tip: Create a profile and sign up for the “Teacher” job category so that you never miss a thing!

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Lead in Seattle

If you are committed to working in a learning organization that values and acts on a vision of eliminating the opportunity gap and working to support school staff in the ability to do so, then Seattle Public Schools is the place for you!

Learn more about Leading in Seattle

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Support Seattle

We have amazing, dedicated staff who support high levels of student learning for every child, in every classroom, each and every day.

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SPS Diversity Hiring Initiative

Seattle Public Schools is a high-performing district for many. Yet, unacceptable gaps persist. We have amazing, dedicated educators, school leaders and support staff who are closing those gaps daily, serving as a national model for ensuring educational and racial equity for students. Won’t you join us in this groundbreaking, life changing work?

SPS strongly supports the use of preferred pronouns during all stages of the application and hiring process.

Job Descriptions

Read all Seattle Public Schools’ job title descriptions with education, knowledge and experience requirements.
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Hard-to-Fill Bonus

The following positions have been designated as a hard-to-fill for the 2022-23 school year and are eligible for a $500 signing bonus, payable October 1, 2022.

New or transferring employees into hard-to-fill positions for the first time are eligible to receive the bonus; no more than one bonus per year.

  • Special Education Teachers
    • Resource/Access
    • Self-Contained Classrooms
  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing Teachers
  • Vision Specialists
  • Nurses

National Board Certification

Educators who hold a national board certificate for the entire duration of the year are eligible for an annual bonus of up to $5,705. Educators may receive an additional bonus up to $5,000 based on the teacher’s percentage of time spent at a qualifying school as determined by OSPI (full-time equivalent (FTE) as reported by the employer).

For more information on this bonus visit OSPI National Board Bonus page.

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