Teaching Positions

  • Looking for a teaching position in Mississippi where you can make a huge impact on students’ lives and join a community of support?

    Then we’d love to invite you to consider your next job in the Jackson Public Schools.

    JPS is:

    • 2nd largest public school district in Mississippi with over 23,000 students
    • Located in the historic capital city of Mississippi—also known as the “City With Soul”
    • Provider of competitive salary and benefits
    • A place where there are a lot of career ladder opportunities



    Which one describes you?

    We’re looking for a variety of candidates to teach in our schools. Explore the one that describes you best and learn what’s waiting for you in JPS.


  • Ready to apply for a position?

  • Apply Now

  • Physical Address:
    624 South. President Street
    Jackson, MS  39201

    Mailing Address:
    P.O. Box 2338
    Jackson, MS 39225

  • Have questions? We’re here to help!

    Saundra Lyons
    Executive Director, Human Resources

    Stepfanie Nelson
    Director, Human Resources

    Dr. Tommy Nalls, Jr.
    Director, Recruitment

    Janet Wallace
    Manager of Teacher Support and Retention

    Cassandra Bonds
    PERS / Employment Verification Specialist



  • The Board of Trustees believes in the dignity of all individuals and worth of their labors. The Board of Trustees is an equal opportunity employer. See JPS Policy (GAAF) for the full statement regarding equal opportunity employment.

Last Modified on December 21, 2023