Jobs at Bend-La Pine Schools

OPEF Event Information

Bend-La Pine Schools invites individuals interested in learning more about career opportunities to join the Oregon Professional Educators Fair April 6. This virtual career fair is a great way for prospective educators to receive virtual meeting opportunities with recruiters from our district.

Date: April 6, 2021

Time: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

What is a virtual career fair?

  • Allows prospective teacher candidates and others interested in education careers to remotely meet with districts and other agencies
  • Simulates the look and feel of a real fair through an online platform

Register for the Oregon Professional Educator Fair: OPEF Website-Registration

Connect with our Bend-La Pine Schools Human Resources office team: [email protected]

After registering with the OPEF please register to speak with Bend-La Pine Schools HERE.

Join Us!

Making a Difference

Welcome to Bend-La Pine Schools Human Resources Department. We are always looking for great people who want to make a difference in the lives of our students. 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.

Employment Opportunities

Bend-La Pine Schools is a great place to work. We serve more than 17,500 students in 30 schools in a beautiful community. Our district offers competitive pay and excellent benefits.

Find employment opportunities here: Available Positions

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. (More information about the Paraprofessional Assessment exam can be found here.) 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.

Salary Schedules

Bend-La Pine Schools offers competitive wages.



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

Equal Access

The 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

Our Job Fair is April 11

Contact Us

Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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

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

Human Resources Staff:

  • Jon Lindsay — Director, Licensed Staff, 541-355-1104
  • Paul Dean — Director, Classified Staff, 541-355-1105
  • Tammie Parker — HR Supervisor, 541-355-1102
  • Ashley Zadeh — HR Secretary, 541-355-1117
  • Carly Brooks - HRIS Analyst, 541-355-1103
  • Monica Ropp - HR Specialist, 541-355-1119
  • Ashlee Burnett - HR Specialist, 541-355-1106
  • Kimberly Mercer — Classified Specialist, 541-355-1115
  • Derek Duenas - Classified Specialist, 541-355-1118
  • Candy Gelatt — Licensed Specialist, 541-355-1116
  • Carrie Hulbert — Licensed Specialist, 541-355-1114