• K-12 Classroom Teacher/School Counselor Application Process

  • Are you committed to ensuring that ALL Los Angeles Unified students graduate Ready for the World? We are hiring and looking for dedicated, equity-focused, driven educators. Join the second largest school district in the nation that serves more than 600,000 students in LA County! Make a difference. Teach in LA.

Job Title: K-12 Teacher or School Counselor

Continuous (applications considered year-round)

We are LAUSD. We are at the forefront of innovation in public education, focused on a clear and inspiring vision of the future for all of our students as they venture forward on their journey as lifelong learners. Here, you will have the opportunity to exercise your potential in a role supporting the business of education. Our work directly contributes toward the goal of ensuring that our students graduate ready for the world and ready to thrive in college, career and life. LAUSD is the second largest school district in the nation with an enrollment of nearly 575,000 students. We serve an area totaling 710 square miles, with over 1,190 schools and educational centers, and we employ over 74,000 individuals, making us one of the largest employers in our city.

  • Please visit https://www.lausd.org/benefits to learn more about benefits for employees.

  • Insurance: Paid premiums for your choice of several medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans.

  • Retirement: Membership in the California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS).

  • Basic Skills Requirement (see https://teachinla.co/BSR for details).

  • Baccalaureate or Higher degree from a regionally-accredited Institution of Higher Education.

  • Hold or qualify for a credential or permit authorizing full-time, contracted service as a teacher in a California Public School.

  • [COUNSELORS] Hold or qualify for a California Pupil Personnel Services Credential authorizing service as a school counselor.

Applications are reviewed on a continuous basis based upon District need and selection criteria

  1. Complete application at https://teachinla.co/applynow
    1. Provide relevant documents:
      1. Basic Skills Requirement
      2. Baccalaureate (or higher) degree transcripts
      3. Community/Junior College transcripts (if applicable)
      4. Subject Matter Requirement(Credentialed and Intern applicants)
      5. Copy of credential (if applicable)
      6. Copy of Internship eligibility letter (University Intern applicants only)
    1. Provide contact information for professional references, including current or most recent school-based or child-centered employment
  1. Applicants may be contacted by Human Resources with requests for outstanding documents or information.

  2. Applicants who are deemed ELIGIBLE by Human Resources will be placed on the appropriate eligibility list for a period of one calendar year.
    1. Eligibility status is neither an offer nor a guarantee of employment in LAUSD

  3. ELIGIBLE candidates may apply to available positions for which they qualify
    1. See https://teachinla.co/availablepositions for a searchable list of positions currently available.
  1. Candidates who receive an offer from a school site or office will be contacted with onboarding instructions.