BGPS Jobs & Hiring

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Visit the Employment Resources page for job descriptions, benefits information, employee contracts, and information about how to become a substitute.

For job openings questions, please contact Human Resources at or call 360-885-5300.

Job Openings

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Substitute Absence Management (Frontline)

If you have questions regarding the application procedure, please contact our Human Resources Department at the district office, 11104 N.E. 149th St, Brush Prairie, WA, (one-half mile west of state Highway 503 on 149th Street) Phone: 360-885-5300, email: Please do not send application materials to the jobs email address.

Our Schools

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Captain Strong Primary’s Transitional Kindergarten class, 2024

Battle Ground Public Schools has 19 schools and educates students in a dynamic environment that meet the needs of every learner. We provide educational opportunities ranging from traditional to alternative learning experiences. Our programs range from pre-K to K-12 classrooms: full online learning; a parent-partnered homeschool program; a high school STEM program that focuses on agriculture, science, and the environment; a rigorous academic alternative school; and an alternative high school for self-directed learners.

Our Focus

Principal Mark Clements with current River HomeLink principal Matt Kesler

Retired River HomeLink principal Mark Clements with current principal Matt Kesler (right)

We believe that every person brings value and has the capacity to do great things. By focusing on high quality instruction and strong social-emotional skills, Battle Ground Public Schools teaches all students to think critically and creatively and prepares them for life after high school. Low teacher to student ratios allow staff to personalize learning that imparts practical skills and knowledge. We are committed to strong professional development and staff support. Meet our leadership team.

Our Vision

Connecting every student to a successful future.

Our Mission

Battle Ground Public Schools empowers all students to reach their highest potential through innovative, creative and supportive learning environments.

We Believe in

  • Inspiring student learning for the 21st century
  • Innovative programs
  • Fostering professional excellence
  • A safe and supportive learning environment
  • Building dynamic facilities now and for the future
  • Parent and community collaboration

Strategic Plan

Battle Ground Public Schools leadership, staff, families and the community have developed a new mission, vision and strategic plan that aligns with its educational priorities and reflects the community’s vision for its schools.

Safe and caring environment

Goal: Safe and caring environment


  • Foster an environment where students, staff and families feel supported, valued and heard.
  • Enhance students’ educational experience with school sports and extracurricular activities.
  • Teach and reinforce clear and positive behavior expectations.
  • Ensure high-level safety standards at all campuses.


  • Increased percentage of students, parents/guardians and staff reporting positive indicators of a supportive learning environment.
  • Eighty-five percent of students maintaining regular attendance (90% or higher).
  • Increased percentage of students who engage in clubs, sports and/or before- and after-school activities.
High-quality Instruction

Goal: High-quality instruction


  • Implement high-quality standards-based instruction and interventions that support critical thinking and high levels of academic achievement.
  • Create personalized learning pathways (college, trade, self-employment, internships, AP classes) that develop career- and college-ready students.
  • Provide ongoing, targeted professional learning and support for staff to meet the diverse learning needs of students.


  • Increased percentage of students meeting or exceeding proficiency standards on state assessments.
  • Increased four-year high school graduation rates.
  • Increased percentage of students who complete Advanced Placement, Running Start and Career and
    Technical Education classes.
  • Increased percentage of staff who report learning new skills and strategies to improve instruction as a result of engaging in BGPS professional development.

Collaboration that cultivates trust

Goal: Collaboration that cultivates trust


  • Improve stakeholder trust through transparent decision making and fiscal responsibility.
  • Communicate consistently through a variety of methods to reach all stakeholders.
  • Build partnerships with parents and community to increase engagement and benefit student learning.


  • Increased percentage of parents, guardians and staff members reporting positive indicators of collaboration and communication.
  • Increased percentage of parents, guardians, staff members and students reporting positive indicators of parent and community involvement.
  • Continued clean audits from the Washington state Auditor’s Office.
  • Maintenance of 6% or greater unassigned fund balance as an indicator of sound financial health.

Our Partners

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Job openings with Right At Schools

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Brush Prairie, WA 98606

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