• Please click HERE to apply.

    All Certified and Classified applications are now submitted online unless otherwise noted in the listing.
    Jonesboro Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    JPS is NOW accepting applications for the positions below:


Certified Positions

  • Assistant Athletic Director for the 2024-2025 school year. Arkansas licensure in building administration, and athletic or administrative experience are required.  This is a 240-day contract.

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  • Elementary Assistant Principal for the Jonesboro Kindergarten Center.  Arkansas Administrator's Certification required.  Leadership experience beyond the classroom is preferred.

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  • Elementary Teacher  Arkansas certification preferred

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  • Special Education Teacher   Arkansas certification in Special Education is preferred.

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  • Mid Level 4-6 Literacy/ Social Studies for the 2022-2023 school year.  Arkansas Certification Preferred.  

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  • Mid Level 4-6 Math/Science Teacher for the 2022-2023 school year. Arkansas Certification Preferred.

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Classified Positions

  • P.E. Monitor at Leadership Magnet School.

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  • NJROTC/NDDCC Seeking a certified Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard Enlisted (E6-E-9) for our Naval Science Instructor (NSI) position (assistant instructor).  The ideal applicant is comfortable working after hours and some weekends to support extracurricular activities and cadet travel to school activities, competitions, and community service events.  Applicants should be retired after at least 20 years of active duty service in the United States Navy, Marine, or Coast Guard in grades E-6 through E-9.

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  • Interventionist  at Health, Wellness & Environmental Magnet School.  An Associate's degree or higher is required. 

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  • Special Ed Paraprofessional  must have completed at least 60 hours of college or passed the paraprofessional praxis exam

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Substitute Teachers

  • Substitute applications can be picked up and submitted at the Jonesboro Public Schools Administration Building.

    Jonesboro Public Schools
    2506 SW Square
    Jonesboro, AR 72401

Food Service

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Bus Drivers

  • At JPS, our Bus Drivers are an integral part of our school district. They are committed to safety, customer service and have genuine, caring attitudes for children. We are proud to offer: Training Leading to Commercial Driver's License (CDL), around 20 hours weekly, no nights or weekends, unless for special circumstances. Starting pay is $15.00 an hour, after 90 driving days, pay moves to $18.39 an hour and you will be contract eligible. Class B CDL is required, but training is provided. Perfect for substitute teachers, retirees, college students or anyone looking for part-time work. Call today at 870.933.5870 for more info or email completed application through address provided below.


    Bus Driver Online Application:

    Complete and email to: stephanie.miller@jonesboroschools.net