Jobs at Bend-La Pine Schools

Our Job Fair is April 11

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

Innovative Teacher Compensation

Bend-La Pine Schools has implemented an innovative teacher compensation program that rewards teachers for the work they do in the classroom and for professional development. Our Professional Advancement & Support System is a national model. We are excited to offer this compensation program to most of our new certified employees.

PASS Handbook

Office Skills Testing

Office skills testing must be completed PRIOR to the closing date of the position. Administrators may not consider an applicant who has not completed office skills testing. There are five required sections of skills testing: typing, basic Word, basic Excel, petty cash reconciliation and sentence clarity. All attempted scores become part of your applicant file.

Typing requirements:

  • Secretary I: 40 net words per minute
  • Secretary II: 50 net words per minute
  • Secretary III or Office Manager: 55 net words per minute
  • Confidential Secretary I / Receptionist: 50 net words per minute
  • Confidential or Executive Secretary: 60 net words per minute
  • Media Manager I, II, III & Media Tech Assistant: 40 net words per minute
  • Operations Manager: 55 net words per minute (This requirement does not apply to Transportation Operations Managers)

The following dates are reserved for taking the entire OFFICE SKILLS TESTING.

Office Skills Testing:

  • June 21, 2017 at 1:00pm
  • June 26, 2017 at 9:30am

The following dates are reserved for retaking the TYPING section only of the test. You must have completed all other sections of the test to qualify to retake the typing section.

Typing Only:

  • June 21, 2017 at 2:15pm
  • June 26, 2017 at 10:45am

Please call 541-355-1100 to schedule a session.

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 the 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 information regarding substitute Educational Assistant or Secretarial positions, please contact Kristin with the High Desert Education Service District at 541-693-5625.

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

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: