Teachers & Specialists

Great teachers are at the heart of learning success in Kennewick. We're looking for certificated staff who want to inspire students. If you are a new or experienced educator who has the drive to be an effective teacher and the desire to be part of an innovative and collaborative learning community, we want to talk.

Student Teachers

Get a jump start on your teaching career in a supportive district. As a student teacher in Kennewick you will gain the experience you need to feel confident and prepared to take the next step in your career at the head of the class. Keep in mind, we frequently offer positions to our student teachers -- sometimes before graduation!

Support Staff

Paraeducators, bus drivers, cooks, cashiers, secretaries, and maintenance staff are crucial to making our schools safe and welcoming for students and their families. Become part of the fabric of our vibrant school community while supporting our mission of educating students. 


Driven to work in education but need a flexible schedule? Qualified individuals are needed to fill short- and long-term absences of teachers and paraeducators in our classrooms. Substitute bus drivers and secretaries help our schools run smoothly while providing valuable service to our students, families and staff.


Bring your leadership and experience to a growing community. All of the new schools we are building mean lots of opportunities for dedicated administrators who want to shape engaging learning environments in schools while empowering students and staff to reach their potential.

Meet Our Team

Tom Parham

Life Skills Teacher, Vista Elementary School

"KSD does a lot to support its teachers. Our school and district leaders want me to be trained in the latest teaching methods and approaches and they make sure I have the opportunity to hone my craft."

Bianca Lord

Resource Room Teacher, Lincoln Elementary School

"There are so many opportunities  and being part of a district that will help me grow is amazing. I believe KSD is the best district in the Mid-Columbia and think it's a great place for anyone wanting to work in education."

Amy Verderber

Biology Teacher, Kamiakin High School

"I attended school in Kennewick and I've long felt the district is like a family. You get to know people and everyone supports each other because we're all working toward a common goal, giving kids a great education."

Megan Hagihara

First Grade Teacher, Cascade Elementary

"I love how KSD is forward-thinking and organized. There are plans for curriculum, for staffing, for professional development. We never have to search for what we need to teach our students which means we can focus on meeting their needs."

Abner Solano

First Grade Dual Language Teacher, Hawthorne Elementary

"KSD provides great support and mentors for new teachers. The district also is receptive to innovative ways to teach and empower students so you really can own how to reach classroom goals."


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