Online Application FAQs & Resources

  • I created an online application in the past. What if I forgot my Username and Password on my online application? Do I need to create a new one?

  • How do I apply for a specific open position?

  • What is the preferred browser for the PPS Application System?

  • Can I apply for more than one job?

  • How do I attach a resume or other documents to my application?

  • How will I know I successfully completed the online application?

  • What are some resources if I need help with the application system?

  • Once I have applied for a position, what is the status of my application and what are the next steps?

  • How do I know you received my online application?

  • What are “Applicant Pool” postings?

  • I'm a teacher from a different state; what do I need to do to become a teacher in Oregon?

  • Does PPS sponsor or co-apply for emergency, temporary, restricted or other provisional teacher licenses or expedite teacher licenses?

  • Do I need to have 2 years of college in order to apply for classified positions?

  • How do I become a Portland Public Schools (PPS) Substitute?

  • Do I need an Oregon Teaching License to Substitute teach?

  • What is the Substitute hiring process and how long does it take?

  • Do you sponsor substitutes and/or expedite substitute licenses?