Working for JPS

Whether you’re a recent graduate looking for a first job or an experienced teacher seeking new challenges, consider a career move to JPS. Our students will arouse your skills and our community will welcome you. Your compensation and benefits packages will be competitive and you will also find we are extremely supportive. We offer a number of programs designed to help you develop skills and further understand your profession.

We are a progressive and academically recognized school district that focuses on student achievement and invests in its employees.

The Human Resources Department accepts employment applications for administrative, instructional, and non-instructional positions. Jamestown Public Schools is a community of leaders and learners. Our school district represents a great opportunity for educators to grow and develop professionally.

Click here for Current JPS Job Opportunities

The criteria for each category are as follows:


  • Application
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Credential File
  • Graduate and Undergraduate Transcripts (official transcripts)
  • Copy of NYS Teacher Certificate or letter from your college verifying eligibility for NYS certification
  • Three (3) Written References


  • Application
  • Three (3) Written References

Substitute Employees

  • Certified Substitute Teachers
  • See Administrative/Instructional requirements above

Non-certified Substitute Teachers

  • Application
  • 3 Written References
  • Transcripts (Official)

Non-Instructional Substitutes

  • See Non-Instructional requirements above


The Jamestown Board of Education, administration and employees do not discriminate against any employee, or applicant for employment, based on race, color, gender, national origin, creed, religion, marital status, political affiliation, disability, age, military status or sexual orientation.