Seattle Public 学校


Career Opportunities at Seattle Public 学校 (SPS)


Every role in SPS is centered around our commitment to make sure every student graduates prepared for college, 一个职业, and community participation. If you are applying for an hourly position (except Athletic coach positions), please contact the school or program for the “hourly hire” application packet.


Read all SPS job descriptions with education, knowledge, and experience requirements.

Job Interest Card

Complete a job interest card to be notified when a position opens.

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补偿 & 好处

Seattle Public 学校 is proud to provide a total rewards package of compensation and benefits that are competitive with industry standards.

Learn more about SPS employee 补偿 and 好处

Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBAs), Salary Schedules, and Work Year Calendars

Hard-to-Fill Bonus

The following positions have been designated as a hard-to-fill for the 2023-24 school year and are eligible for a $500 signing bonus, 10月1日付款, 2023.

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
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    • Self-Contained Classrooms
  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing Teachers
  • Vision Specialists
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National Board Certification Bonus

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 (or FTE) as reported by the employer).

More information about the National Board Certification bonus

Teacher Certification Programs

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Academy for Rising Educators

The Academy of Rising Educators (ARE) is one way we are hiring and recruiting more educators of color. The program helps SPS high school seniors and recent graduates, current SPS staff, and community members earn their teaching certificate.

Learn more about the Academy for Rising Educators

Seattle Teacher Residency

The Seattle Teacher Residency is a Masters in Teaching 1-year teacher preparation program completed through the University of 华盛顿. The 5-quarter program begins in June and runs through August of the following year. Graduates of the program commit to teaching in a Title I school in Seattle Public 学校 for 5 years following their residency year.

Learn more about the Seattle Teacher Residency

SPS Diversity Hiring Initiative

Seattle Public 学校 is a high-performing district for many. Yet, unacceptable gaps persist. 我们有很棒的, 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.

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