Employment Types Include:

  • Administrative Jobs Certificated (school leader or central office positions) or Classified (directors, managers, or supervisors).
    Certificated Jobs Contracted certificated educator and certificated substitute are positions which require one of the following: Washington State teaching certificate; Educational Staff Associate (ESA) certificate; or Career and Technical Education (CTE) certificate.
    Classified Jobs General employment staff, classified substitutes (Transportation, Support Services, and Food Service only), and hourly employees occupying positions that do not require a certificate. These positions include school support staff, district service staff, and part-time or short-term hourly employees. 
    Substitute Jobs Both certificated and classified (para, school assistants and office personnel) substitutes for the district. 
    Emergency Substitute Teacher - This position works on an on-call basis as a substitute teacher for the entire district and does not need a current Washington State teaching certificate.  The district will provide Emergency Substitute Certificates to applicants who are selected for hire.  All hired applicants will receive training provided by the district on substitute teaching and classroom management.
    • Retirees:  Return to work rules are specific to your retirement plan. It is your responsibility to review your return to work rules before applying for or accepting any assignment. For more information, pick the publication for your retirement plan from the list below and visit the DRS website at www.drs.wa.gov.
  • Certification Programs For Current Employees

    Northwest University Grow-Your-Own (GYO) alternative route program

    Northshore School District has partnered with Northwest University for a Grow-Your-Own (GYO) online alternative routes program for NSD paraeducators and those with conditional certifications employed in our district. The program offers pathways at undergraduate and graduate levels for teaching certificates with endorsements in the following areas:
    • Elementary Education and Special Education
    • Elementary Education and English Language Learning
    • Secondary Mathematics and Middle-Level Mathematics
    • Secondary Biology and Middle-level Science

    Western Governors University

    Northshore School District as part of  PSESD 121 has partnered with WGU Washington. Partnership benefits for NSD employees include 5% discount on tuition for up to 4 terms and eligibility to apply for the WGU Washington K-12 Partners Scholarship. 
  • Contact Human Resources:

    Phone 425.408.7601
    Manager of Employment Services
    Laura Poolman
    Certificated Employment
    Services Coordinator
    Jennifer Vitulli

    Administrative & Classified
    Employment Service Coordinator

    Susan Martin





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