2015-16 Principal Application Process

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) is pleased to announce our principal selection process for the 2015-2016 school year is now open! Leaders who are interested in joining the JPPSS leadership team can learn more about what we are seeking in candidates and the timeline for hire by clicking on “Learn More About This Position.”

The following components are required to submit your application:

  • Cover Letter: your cover letter will be uploaded directly into the application, so we suggest writing it first in a Word document; the portal provides specific instructions on how to copy/paste the letter without formatting issues
  • Resume: please ensure it is in PDF form and is attached to your application
  • Application may be found under the “Careers” tab by clicking on “Lead” and completing the 2015-16 Principal application
  • As you are working on your application, you can work on, save, and go back to your cover letter and the application itself. Please note. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed or considered during the selection process.


  • With more than 48,000 students, we are the largest school district in Louisiana with a letter grade of “B.”
  • Our 80+ schools range from small, neighborhood elementary schools to large high schools.
  • We claim high-performing, special admission schools (including the #1 high school in Louisiana), turnaround schools, and everything in between.