Teachers & Support Staff

When you join our TPS Proud Family, you join a team dedicated to preparing competitive college and career ready graduates. Teachers and support staff are critical members of our TPS team and enjoy incredible opportunities to make a difference in the lives of our students every day. TPS offers a wide variety of positions within these job categories; depending on an employee’s license, education, and experience. Teachers and support staff can explore various career opportunities as they work to find their best fit within TPS.

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Staff recruitment and retention from the 2022-23 school year

Benefits of Joining the TPS Team

Types of Teaching Positions

  • Intervention Specialist 
    • Full inclusion to self-contained (P-12)
  • Core Subjects
    • Early Childhood (P-3)
    • Middle Childhood (4-9)
    • Adolescent to Young Adult (7-12)
  • Career and Technical Education
    • Business
    • Education
    • Family and Consumer Sciences
    • Trade and Industry
  • Specialty Areas
    • English as a Second Language (ESL)
    • Foreign Language
    • Health and Physical Education
    • Visual and Performing Arts

Types of Support Staff Positions

  • Early Childhood Teaching Assistant 
  • Counselor
  • Interpreter for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • Library/Media Specialist
  • Nurse
  • Paraprofessional
  • School Psychologist
  • Social Worker
  • Therapist and Therapy Assistant

Competitive Compensation & Benefits

TPS recognizes the valuable contributions that teachers and support staff make each and every day. The district regularly reviews its compensation and benefits offerings to ensure they are competitive with other employers in the region. 

Invested in Your Success

TPS, in partnership with Toledo Federation of Teachers (TFT) and Toledo Association of Administrative Personnel (TAAP), provides opportunities for you to continue to grow and develop throughout every phase of your career as teacher or support staff employee. All TPS employees have access to a wide range of online and in-person district professional development.

Teacher Professional Development Opportunities

Professional Development Opportunity: TAAP Leadership Academy

Yearly, the TAAP Leadership Academy provides around 375 new and veteran administrators with opportunities to grow professionally and individually.

Newly appointed administrators become part of the Administrative Performance Program (APP) and they will receive a seasoned administrator to serve as their mentor. APP mentors and mentees are required to attend monthly professional development series that focus on developing instructional leadership skills.

Quarterly, both seasoned and newly appointed administrators are invited to attend professional learning sessions called “Nuts and Bolts”. These learning sessions focus on building leadership skills. TAAP Leadership also offers professional learning opportunities through the online professional learning program, for those who would like to be future principals and the TAAP Leadership Academy offers educational classes through Bowling Green State University.
Grant GraphicTPS Awarded $10 Million

TPS was awarded $10 million by the United States Department of Education. Of 13 total grants, TPS was the only awardee in the state of Ohio. This Teacher and School Leader (TSL) Incentive Program Grant was devoted to PROUD: Partnerships, Resources, and Opportunities for Urban Districts. 2022-23 was year three of the grant.

Read more about the grant and work accomplished across the district.

Position Requirements

Please view job posting for specific education and certification requirements. Toledo Public Schools requires all applicants to undergo a screening process prior to hiring which includes a background check (BCI and FBI) and employment verification. A drug screening is required for positions that involve operating a TPS vehicle.


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