Careers : Teach


Join a district in a unique period of change where your skills will have maximum impact. Our team of passionate educators has taken on the challenge of changing the path of public education in Jefferson Parish and making a difference in the futures of our students.apply-teach

  • Diverse, talented, and committed to excellence. We’re looking for talented, dynamic teachers who insist on excellence and are passionate about learning new ways to get every child to succeed. At Jefferson Parish Public Schools, you’ll get the feedback you need to do your best work, colleagues who share your high standards, and the opportunity to work in one of the most diverse districts in Louisiana.
  • A chance to make history. Our district has an ambitious goal: to make college and career success a reality for every one of our 47,000 students. As the largest school district in Louisiana, we have the potential to become a proof point for the success of a large, traditional school district that serves a high needs population — but we need the best teachers in our classrooms to make this happen. Will you join us?

Early Decision Top Talent Teacher Cohort (T3 Cohort)

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) is now accepting applications for the district’s prestigious Early Decision Top Talent Teacher Cohort (T3 Cohort). This cohort will consist of a select group of highly effective educators who will go through an early selection process with the district. The cohort is designed to continue cultivating teacher quality in JPPSS by facilitating an early hiring process of talented teachers. The district will offer contracts as early as February 2018 to candidates accepted into the Early Decision Cohort, guaranteeing these teachers employment with JPPSS for the 2018-2019 school year.

To participate in the T3 Cohort selection process, click here to submit your application.

If you have any questions, please send an email to toptalentteacher@jppss.k12.la.us.


Hiring the right teachers can change the future of public education in Jefferson Parish. As a district on the rise, we know that finding the right teachers is one of our most critical tasks.  To apply, complete the following steps:

  • Online application. Fill in the online application and upload your resume, certification, previous student data, and a response to the performance task.
  • Interviews with principals. JPPSS principals will directly contact teacher applicants to interview them for individual school vacancies.

Click on the button below to view available positions and apply online.