• Credentialed School Nurse Application Process

Job Title: Credentialed School Nurse

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 & 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).


  • Baccalaureate degree (BA or BS) from a regionally-accredited Institution of Higher Education

  • Current California (CA) Registered Nurse (RN) license

  • School Nurse Credential (may be obtained once employed)

  • Current Healthcare Provider CPR and First Aid certification

  • Valid CA Driver’s License and use of an insured automobile

  • United States (US) citizen or have the legal right to work in the US

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. Baccalaureate (or higher) degree transcripts (Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by an approved agency)
      2. Community/Junior College transcripts (if applicable)
      3. Copy of credential (if applicable)
      4. Copy of current RN license
      5. Copy of current CPR and First Aid certification
      6. A current resume
    1. Provide contact information for professional references, including current or most recent nursing experience and employment
  1. Selected candidates will be invited to interview based on position availability

  2. Applicants may be contacted by Human Resources with requests for outstanding documents or information after the interview.

  3. Applicants who are deemed ELIGIBLE by Human Resources will be placed on an eligibility list for a period of one calendar year.
    1. Eligibility status is neither an offer nor a guarantee of employment in LAUSD
  1. Candidates who receive an offer from a school site or office will be contacted with onboarding instructions.