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Classified positions are those that do not require a valid, Washington State teaching or Educational Staff Associate (ESA) certificate. Positions include but are not limited to: specialists, secretaries, paraeducators, nutrition services, maintenance and operations, transportation, technology, security, Head Start/ECEAP, and non-regular/hourly assignments.

Applicant Requirem​ents
Learn the basic requirements to apply for a classified position.

Application Instructions
Get some help on using our online application system.​


Other helpful resources​

Verification of Employment Form (Classified) - 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

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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