• What teaching positions are open in Jackson Public School District?

  • I've submitted an application for a teaching position. What are the next steps?

  • I am not a certified teacher, but I am interested in becoming one. What are the steps to becoming a teacher?

  • What certification(s) or credentials do I need to teach in the Jackson Public School District?

  • I have an out of state license. How do I go about getting a Mississippi Teaching Certificate?

  • I applied for a student teaching placement. When will I know my school placement?

  • I have college debt. Does JPS provide any services or programs for loan forgiveness?

  • I have additional questions. Who do I contact?

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    JPSD Human Resources Department

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

    Telephone: (601) 960-8745
    Recruitment: (601) 985-3159

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

    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
    Employment Verifications and PERS

Last Modified on December 21, 2023