Thank you for your interest in Grand Rapids Public Schools. As a district, we offer a wide variety of opportunities for those interested in pursuing a career with impact.

GRPS is the third-largest employer in the city of Grand Rapids, serving a scholar population that represents more than 80 countries with over 70 different languages spoken, creating a value-added educational experience and benefit that is above and beyond basic education.

GRPS Vacancies

Click the career categories below to begin your search.

Licensed & Certified Staff
Special Education
Preschool Great Start Readiness Program
Office & Administrative
Support Staff
Nutrition and Food Service
Public Safety and School Security
LOOP-Office of Extended Learning
Substitute Teachers
Bus Drivers
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Summer Positions


Incentives & Opportunities

Caring for Our Staff

As a district, we take pride in supporting our staff and their families with our comprehensive benefits packages including multiple medical plan options, no cost dental and vision coverages for full-time staff, and no cost basic life/AD&D and Long Term disability insurance. 

Additionally, staff are offered a wide variety of voluntary benefits including additional life/AD&D coverage for you and/or your family members, Short-Term Disability insurance, Accident, Critical Illness, and Hospital Indemnity coverages. 

Spending accounts are available to allow you to use pretax dollars to pay for dependent care and eligible medical, dental, or vision expenses.

All coverages are based on employment eligibility requirements.


Developing Our Staff

We encourage professional growth within the workplace by creating a work environment built on opportunities for continued success, providing access to professional development programs, tuition reimbursement for eligible staff, and more.

Tuition Reimbursement
Professional Development
Colleague Mentorship


Community Support for Our Staff 

The City of Grand Rapids is a diverse, thriving community with an abundance of resources for citizens to feel supported, connected, and entertained.

Click on the links below to explore our great city and its resources. 

Contact Us

Call 616-819-5272

Substitute Teacher Questions
Call 616-819-2507