Teach in STPPS
Applications are accepted year-round for teaching positions. Complete an online teacher application to be considered for vacancies that become available.
We are urgently hiring in the critical needs areas of English, Math, Science and Students With Exceptionalities (Special Education excluding gifted).
Job Fair for 2024-2025 teaching positions will be held beginning April 20th. This event is by invitation only! An invitation is extended to applicants that have a complete, certificated application on file by April 1st.
Temporary Authority To Teach certified employment opportunities allow college graduates a path to teaching in critical shortage areas under a temporary certificate. On-the-job training and support are provided. Opportunities are embedded for a path to certification.
Apply now and help us fill a critical need in STPPS. Not ready to fill out an application or would like some assistance in becoming eligible to teach Special Education (SWE)? Complete the Special Education (SWE) Teacher Interest Form and someone will contact you.
Teach St. Tammany provides a path for college graduates to become a teacher in critical shortage areas. On-the-job training and certification are provided. There are no out-of-pocket costs with a three year commitment.
Some retirees are now able to return to the classroom in critical needs areas and receive full salary and retirement benefits.
What I enjoy most about Riverside Elementary is the teamwork that happens across every grade level.
Riverside Elementary - SWE Teacher
I enjoy the interactions with students. I love seeing the light bulb moment when a student understands something that has been taught.
Florida Avenue Elementary - Teacher
I want my students to learn, enjoy school, make friends, and be happy.
Whispering Forest Elementary - Teacher
I support my coworkers and I am a team player. I put Lyon first in everything I do.
Lyon Elementary - Teacher
Every student at Abney Elementary
is my student.
Abney Elementary - Teacher
Every person at Covington Elementary is welcoming, helpful, and caring.
Covington Elementary - Teacher
My favorite part of my job is building relationships with students and faculty members.
Chahta-Ima Elementary - Technology Resource Teacher
I really enjoy the moments where students are able to see their growth and do things that they were not able to do before.
Lakeshore High - Teacher
I place high values on productivity, organization, and transparency. I am unfailingly optimistic and a big believer in second chances.
Clearwood Junior High - Teacher
Why Teach in STPPS?
- Competitive Starting Salary
- Safe, Caring Schools
- Great Retirement and Health Benefits Package
- State-of-the-Art Technology for Teachers and Students
- Job-Embedded Professional Development
- Opportunities for Growth and Advancement
- And More!