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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.

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LPSS Insurance Benefits Available to New Hires

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 or exact cash to take the test. You will also have to provide a valid driver's license or other state ID.

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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.

LPSS Pre-Employment Exam Request

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 202 Rue Iberville Lafayette, LA 70508

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