Employment Opportunities

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  • AmeriCorps

    AmeriCorps is a full-time paid volunteer opportunity. Members seek to make a difference in their community by meeting its needs through service.  AmeriCorps is currently recruiting. Members serve as Academic Coaches in the Federal Way School District. For more information please click on the link below. 

    FWPS AmeriCorps Information


    Certificated Positions

    Certificated positions require a Washington State Teaching or Washington State Educational Staff Associated (ESA) certificate and include such positions as teachers, deans, counselors, speech language pathologists, registered nurses, psychologists, social workers, vocational teachers, occupational therapists, and physical therapists.

    Classified Positions

    Classified positions include managers, supervisors, coordinators, specialists, secretaries, paraeducator, cashiers, cooks, lunchroom help, bus and delivery drivers, custodians, buyers, purchasers, and occupational and physical therapy assistants. Classified positions also include all technology, security, maintenance, Head Start and ECEAP positions.

    Administrator Positions

    These positions include principals, assistant principals, directors and administrators. If you are applying for an Administrator position, you will need to create a new candidate profile in the new application system, AppliTrack.

    Coaching Positions

    Coaching positions require that you fill out a classified or certificated application depending upon which category you fall under. (Please see above.) These positions include head coaches, assistant coaches, drill and cheerleader advisors. You must be at least 21 years of age to apply for head coach and at least 19 years of age to apply for an assistant coach.

    Emergency Positions

    This application is for non-certificated substitute teaching. Certificated substitute teachers use the Certificated Application, and substitutes for all classified positions use the Classified Application. Emergency Guest Teachers (substitutes) must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and experience working with groups of children.

    Please contact the Substitute Coordinator at (253) 945-2027 before filling out this application to see if Emergency Guest Teachers are needed at this time.

    Express Positions

    The express application is for current Federal Way Public School employees. It should only be used by in-district employees when applying to summer school positions. All other posted position will require the complete certificated or classified application.

How to Apply

  • If you plan to apply for open positions, it will be necessary for you to complete the online process even if you have an application on file with Human Resources.

    All applicants, substitutes, and employees will need to submit an online application in order to be considered for future positions.

    All posted positions with a closing date will be removed at midnight of the closing date.

    If you need assistance or have questions regarding applying for a position, you are welcome to call: (253) 945-2073 for assistance.