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PPS is committed to closing the opportunity gap for all students by keeping equity at the center of all we do. Our diverse, multicultural, multiracial, multi-linguistic community celebrates and cultivates relationships among students and staff of all backgrounds.

Our schools serve over 6,000 students from from four year olds to adults. We are committed to recruiting and supporting a high caliber, diverse staff that reflects our student body and can lead them to succeed in our diverse and ever-changing world.

We're Hiring!

Located two hours north of Boston, Portland, Maine, is a progressive and vibrant community where all of the possibilities for living an active, balanced, and engaged life are at your fingertips. Portland Public Schools is a cornerstone of our community. We are the largest public school district in Maine and the most diverse district in Northern New England with more than 60 world languages spoken by our students and families.

PPS offers competitive wages and a full range of benefits for both part-time and full-time staff. Benefits include comprehensive medical and dental coverage, a complimentary employee assistance program, voluntary retirement plans, various paid time off options and much more!


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Internship and Practicum Requests

Portland Public Schools values partnering with colleges and universities to place their students in internship experiences in our schools. When space and situation allows,, we will accept requests for placements and coordinate with you to arrange for a practicum or internship.  Please contact the staff member for the area of interest needed.