Now Hiring: TPS urgently filling classified positions
Tacoma Public Schools is now hiring

TPS is accepting applications for a variety of open, classified positions.

Classified positions do not require a Washington State teaching or Educational Staff Associate (ESA) certificate. 

Many of the classified positions are available to those with high school diplomas or equivalent, including health clerks.

Urgent hiring needs include assistant nurses (LPNs), substitutes, custodial staff, crossing guards, paraeducators, and school support positions. The school support positions are part-time (three hours per day) during school hours and include conducting contract tracing and supporting additional various school needs specific to each building.

Job listings, as well as requirements and online applications, are on the TPS Careers page.


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Dan Voelpel, Executive Director of Communications | 253-571-1015 |

About Tacoma Schools

Tacoma Public Schools is the only district designated an Innovation Zone by Washington State. A leader in implementing innovative schools and programs to meet the diverse needs of every student, every day, TPS serves approximately 30,000 students from preschool to grade 12 and at nearly 5000 employees is one of the largest employers in Tacoma. Learn more...


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