Work With Us

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Are you looking for a fulfilling career where you can impact the lives of our future leaders? Jackson Public Schools has open positions for teachers, teacher’s assistants, and bus monitors now. Find out more about the great benefits, career advancements opportunities, and sign-on bonuses we have to offer below!

About JPS

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2nd largest public school district in Mississippi with over 23,000 students

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Located in the historic capital city of Mississippi—also known as the “City With Soul”

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Provider of competitive salary and benefits

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A place where there are a lot of career-growth opportunities


  • More than one year of experience in Pre-K/Early Childhood teaching in another district
  • Passionate about ensuring educational and racial equity for students in Pre-K/Early Childhood in Jackson, MS
  • Seeking more feedback and support on your teaching practice
  • Looking for a culture of collaboration
  • Looking to make an early impact on students’ lives
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About the Opportunity

  • Strong support from Day 1, including individualized coaching, mentorship, professional development, and instant connection from your school’s onboarding team
  • A district that is working hard to ensure our system has educational and racial equity
  • Teacher leadership and professional development opportunities while being in the classroom
  • Recognition for your hard work, accomplishments, and impact you’re making
  • Colleagues and leaders who are supportive and passionate about learning