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Careers at Bend-La Pine Schools

Making a Difference

Welcome to Bend-La Pine Schools! We are always looking for great people who want to make a difference in the lives of our students, inside and outside the classroom. Our goal is to support our staff so that they can focus on our top priority: students. If you have any questions about employment opportunities or if we can offer any assistance, please give us a call: 541-355-1100.

Bend-La Pine Schools seeks dynamic leaders with a demonstrated record of leading for high levels of success and a focus on continuous improvement who also share our community and district commitment to equity and excellence. We are seeking collaborative, team-oriented, passionate leaders with a student-centered focus to join our team.

All Available Employment Opportunities

Bend-La Pine Schools is a great place to work. We serve more than 17,500 students in 33 schools in beautiful Central Oregon. Our district offers competitive pay and excellent benefits.

External Applicants: see all available positions and start your application at Bend-La Pine Schools Careers.

Current Openings

Current Employees: please follow these instructions on how to apply for open BLS positions.

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Bend-La Pine’s Human Resources Department at [email protected]

Salary & Benefit Information

Use the following links to learn more about Bend-La Pine Schools' competitive wages and benefits:

Bend-La Pine Schools Benefit Information

2024-25 Salary Schedules

Educational Assistant Position Requirements

Applicants to educational assistant positions must meet and provide proof of one of the following requirements:

  • Two years of college (to include 90 quarter hours with passing grades)
  • Associates degree
  • Successful completion of the Paraprofessional Assessment exam. with a score of 455. Note: At this time Bend-La Pine Schools does not offer the Paraprofessional Assessment exam. The Paraprofessional exam is offered by Sylvan Learning Center of Bend, Willamette ESD and Lower Columbia College in Longview, WA. Please contact these locations directly for further information on testing.


If you are interested in substitute teaching, educational assistant or secretarial positions, please visit the High Desert ESD website for more information.

Equal Access

Bend-La Pine Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veteran or military status, or the use of a service animal by a person with a disability, and provides equal access to all designated youth groups. For questions or complaints, please contact your school's principal, the district's Title IX Coordinator at 541-355-1100, or ODE's Equity and Civil Rights Office.

Discrimination Complaint/Grievance Procedure

Contact Us

Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Address: 520 NW Wall Street, Room 310, Bend, OR 97703

Main Human Resources Phone: 541-355-1100 or fax: 541-355-1109

Chief Human Resources Officer: Steve Herron, 541-355-1104