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Become a Teacher in MPS

Become a Teacher in MPS

2018-2019 Teacher Hiring Process 

Current MPS Teachers - internal movement between teaching positions occurs at the spring Interview & Select event.

Non-MPS Teachers - the Content pools are only for candidates not currently on the MPS teacher contract.

1. APPLY TO CONTENT POOL(S) — All non-MPS teacher candidates should apply to EVERY content pool for which they would like to be considered. Candidates cannot be considered for employment without first applying to the appropriate content pool(s).

Use the following links to apply: 


Occupational Therapists/Physical Therapists  

Special Education (All)

Career & Technical Education


Special Education (ECSE)


School Nurse

Speech-Language Pathologist



World Language (All Languages Excluding Spanish)


Social Studies

 World Language (Spanish)

2. PHONE SCREENING INTERVIEW — If you meet minimum qualifications to become a teacher in MPS, you may receive an invitation for an initial screening Interview. Please note, this screening interview is a mandatory initial assessment of qualifications rather than an interview for a specific vacancy.

3. IN-PERSON SCREENING INTERVIEW—Candidates who pass the initial screening may then be invited to apply for an in-person interview at the Davis Center. In-Person interviews typically consists of a lesson plan delivery or overview. 

4. APPLY FOR SPECIFIC VACANCIES — Candidates who are invited to move past the screening process must apply for all positions for which they would like to be considered. Please note, this does not require creating a new application. Candidates will be able to use the same online profile created for the content pool applications.

5. SCHOOL-BASED INTERVIEW — MPS school leaders will review and coordinate interviews for open positions at their site. If you are selected for an interview, expect to hear from the school staff directly.

6. OFFER — If you are selected for a teaching position, a member of the Human Capital team will contact you to discuss your job offer, onboarding and new teacher orientation. Welcome to MPS!

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES AT MPS - In addition to teaching positions, MPS is seeking great candidates for a variety of positions, including custodians, bus drivers, food service workers, education support professionals — both behavioral and academic, program staff, and more! Applications are currently open online for a wide variety of opportunities. Follow the links below to view current vacancies:

  • Current MPS employee, view/apply for jobs on our internal site
  • Prospective MPS candidates (as well as employees on a leave of absence, substitute/reserve teachers, temporary employees & athletic coaches) view/apply for jobs on our external site