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Employment Opportunities

If you are interested in joining our staff, check out the Job Postings page to view available vacancies.

Teaching Positions

Certified Teachers

Check our job postings regularly for updated vacancies.  Ms Henrietta is happy to help with OFAT and OS certificate applications when necessary.

Non-Certified with Bachelor's Degree

Certificated professionals are given priority when filling job vacancies.


And ONE of the following:

  • Praxis PPST Reading and Writing Scores
  • Praxis CORE Reading and Writing Scores
  • ACT score of 22
  • SAT Combined Verbal/Critical Reading and Math Score of 1030
  • NTE Communications Skills Score of 645

**A Temporary Authority to Teach requires enrollment in an alternate certificate program and additional college courses to be taken within first year of employment.

Para-Professional (Teacher Assistant) Positions

If you are interested in a position as a para-professional in Lafayette Parish, please see eligibility requirements.

  • 48 college credit hours including 9 English credits and 6 Math credits; OR
  • Passing score of 450 on the Para-Pro Assessment.

Schedule to take the Para-Pro Assessment

You will need a $55 money order made payable to Lafayette Parish School System to take the test. You will also have to provide a valid driver's license or other state ID.

For study materials, please visit

Clerical/Secretarial Positions

In order to apply for any future open Secretarial or Clerical positions, interested applicants may schedule to take an upcoming test. After you have taken a test, you may apply for any open positions for which you qualify. You will be required to submit your results with your online application.

The Secretary I and Clerical test will be given monthly.
Other tests are scheduled periodically throughout the year.

Testing will be scheduled on a first come/first served basis and you must use the link below to schedule testing 48 hours prior to the test date.

Substitute Teacher Positions

Review substitute teacher orientation dates and information.

Schedule Background Fingerprinting

Appointments Only - Schedule Background Fingerprinting

Located in the Employee Services Department at 113 Chaplin Dr, Lafayette, LA 70508.

We are committed to providing you with services that aid in your success.  We wish you a long and satisfying career!

Upcoming Events


Christmas Break

Start: Dec 20, 2021 End: Dec 31, 2021

Multi-Day Event


In-School In-Service

All Day Event


End of 2nd Nine Weeks

All Day Event

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