Thank you for your interest in Ridgefield School District as your potential employer. We are pleased to announce our partnership with TalentEd Recruit & Hire online application system. Ridgefield School District strives to recruit and retain the most qualified employees to support our mission to develop well-rounded students with the capacity to succeed in a technologically-driven global society.

Please visit the links below to browse current job listings and apply for positions. Prior to applying online for a position with RSD, you will need an email address. If you do not have personal computer access, you may use computers at the public libraries, at WorkSource, or we can provide access to a computer for you to apply for positions. Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance with the online application.

New + Returning Applicants

Current Employees (REA, RCA, REA Coaches)

  • You must create an account to view internal postings
  • Coaches applying for teaching positions must complete the New + Returning Applicants application above.

Contracted Services 

Custodial services are contracted through American Building Maintenance (ABM). For information and application please call (360) 254-6404.

Bus Drivers
Transportation services are provided by the KWRL (Kalama, Woodland, Ridgefield, LaCenter) Cooperative. For information and application please call (360) 841-2023.

Food Service
Now accepting applications for substitute and permanent positions.
All Food Service operations are contracted through Chartwell's. For a listing of current openings see website:www.compassgroupcareers.com. For further information regarding permanent and substitute positions, please call (360) 619-1360.


9/22/2020  Ridgefield School District is now accepting applications for substitutes. Those interested must be comfortable with subbing in person and okay to wear a mask during the day. 

It is the expectation that substitutes actively accept open sub jobs in Ridgefield School District.

Applying for subbing: 

New CERTIFIED substitutes, not currently signed up to sub in Ridgefield must apply through our application system, Talent Ed.  Applications will be reviewed and you will be called to come in for any intake appointment.  Any questions, please feel free to reach out to Kalin Heath at (360)619-1314 or at Kalin.Heath@ridgefieldsd.org  

Intake sessions are by appointment only.
Location: 510 Pioneer St., Ridgefield, WA 98642
Duration: 60 minutes
You will be required to complete the following SafeSchool trainings:

  1. What Every Employee Must Be Told
  2. Life-Threatening Allergies
  3. Diabetes Awareness
  4. Asthma Awareness
  5. Blood Pathogen Exposure Prevention
  6. Seizures
  7. Homeless Students
    * If these trainings have already been completed for another school district, completion certificates dated after August 1, 2019 will be accepted.

Ridgefield School District accepts applications on an as needed basis. Applicants must hold a valid Washington teaching or sub certificate and pass a criminal background check. Click here to schedule a fingerprinting appointment at ESD 112 or call 360-952-3390.

The current rate of pay for certified substitutes is $155 per day or $94 for a half day. Please contact HR Specialist, Kalin Heath at (360) 619-1314, if you need additional information.

Emergency Substitute Teachers - 
Bachelor's Degree required. Washington State law allows school districts to utilize Emergency Substitutes when their list of all regularly certified substitute teachers has been exhausted. Ridgefield School District accepts applications on an as needed basis. It is the expectation that Emergency substitutes actively accept open sub jobs in Ridgefield School District. If you meet the qualifications, please apply through our online application system.  

Classified Substitutes (Paraprofessionals)
Substitutes will be chosen from a pool of applicants.

Minimum educational requirement is a High School Diploma or GED and one of the following:

1) A score of 461 or above on the ParaPro Assessment;

2) Associate Degree or higher from an accredited public or non-profit College or University;

3) 48 semester/72 quarter credits from an accredited public or non-profit College or University.

ParaPro Assessments are given at ESD 112 at the applicant's expense. Log in here for more information.

If qualified, please apply to the classified substitute position through our application system.

The rate of pay is $16.00/hr for paraprofessional substitutes; $17.00/hr for high needs Special Education paraprofessional substitutes; and $19.96/hr-$23.21/hr for Assistant Secretary/Secretary substitutes. Ridgefield School District accepts applications for classified substitutes on an as-needed basis. Successful candidates will be required to submit to an employee-paid background check. Please contact HR Specialist, Kalin Heath at (360) 619-1314 for further information.


  • Acceptable I-9 documents
  • Resume
  • Blank, voided check for direct deposit (required)
  • Immunizations: dates of Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) and Tetanus-Diptheria (Td)
  • Date of last fingerprinting (within the last two years) If your prints are not current, please make an appointment with ESD 112 prior to attending the intake session.
  • Names and addresses of Human Resources office for all school districts where previously employed (in any capacity).


Ridgefield School District No.122 complies with all state and federal rules and regulations and provides equal opportunity in programs and employment and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin/language, marital status, HIV/Hepatitis C status, sex, sexual orientation-including gender expression or identity, creed, religion, age, veteran or military status, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups.

Ridgefield School District will also take steps to assure that national origin persons who lack English language skills can participate in all education programs, services and activities. For information regarding translation services, bilingual education or inquiries regarding compliance procedures, contact Chris Griffith, Title IX/Section 504/ADA Coordinator, 510 Pioneer St., Ridgefield, WA 98642, (360) 619-1304, or by email at chris.griffith@ridgefieldsd.org

Last Modified on January 2019.