You MUST complete the online application form before being recommended for employment. Click on the Apply Now! link above.
Office of Human Resources
Jackson Public School District
P.O. Box 2338
Jackson, MS 39225-2338
To be recommended for employment by a hiring officer you must have a completed application, three (3) letters of reference, and a résumé, and a copy of your valid Mississippi Educator License (if applicable) must be on file.
NOTE: You may scan these documents into your online application; however, the originals will be required to have a complete application if hired.
Applicants will be asked to complete their file by providing a letter of interest in a specific posted vacancy and three letters of recommendation (less than a year old). A new letter of interest is required for each posted administrative position.
The hiring officer will review the files of applicants submitting a specific letter of interest for a posted job. Interviews will be set up. The hiring officer will check references and formally recommend an applicant for employment. The superintendent of schools and the Board of Trustees must approve all recommendations for employment.
Before a letter of employment can be issued, candidates must have the following documents on file:
- Completed federal tax forms (W4)
- Completed state tax forms (62-420)
- Completed state retirement forms
- Completed insurance forms
- Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9)
- Child abuse registry check form
- Permission for Background Check form
- Signed Employee Policy Form
Download Employment Forms (PDF)
The new hire will take two copies of the letter of employment to the security department to have their fingerprints taken. Continued employment of the new hire is subject to a favorable background check. A fee of $32.00 is required to defray the cost of the background check and fingerprinting. Please bring a money order addressed to Jackson Public Schools for $32.00 to the Office of Human Resources.