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Certificated positions are those that require a Washington State teaching or Washington State Educational Staff Associated (ESA) certificate. Positions include but are not limited to: teachers, deans, counselors, speech language pathologists, registered nurses, social workers, psychologists, career and technical teachers, occupational therapists, and physical therapists.
Applicant RequirementsLearn the basic requirements to apply for a certificated position.
Application InstructionsGet some help on using our online application system.
Adding an Endorsement - tips on how to note an endorsement on your application
Confidential Certificated Reference Form - print and mail or send a digital copy of this form to your references
Verification of Employment Form (Certificated) - or find all the
employment verification forms
Salary Schedules - find tables of salary levels for different types of positions
Bargaining Agreements - Information on Bargaining Agreements at Tacoma Public Schools
Washington Educators Skills Test - main website for the WEST-E
Testing locations for the WEST-E - locate a test center near you and check seat availability
Expiring Residency Teaching Certificates - info from the Professional Educator Standards Board
Certification Information - important information from Human Resources for certificated positions
Background Checks - learn about how we fingerprint and run background checks to protect students
Frequently Asked Questions - our Human Resources Department's answers to common applicant questions
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