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The School District of Janesville (SDJ) is a Great Place to Work

Welcome to the School District of Janesville!

Are you looking for a fulfilling career in education? Look no further than the School District of Janesville, a truly exceptional place to work. We are pleased that you have expressed an interest in joining our team of dedicated professionals. Ranked as the 9th largest school district in the state, SDJ boasts an impressive community of 1,500 employees. Our team is spread across twelve elementary schools, three middle schools, two high schools, and three charter schools. Together, we create a vibrant and enriching educational environment for our 9,500 students.

Safety, inclusivity, and relationships are at the center of everything we do. We believe that a safe and welcoming atmosphere is essential for both staff and students to thrive. SDJ is committed to providing an inclusive experience that celebrates diversity and promotes a sense of belonging for all members of our learning community. We pride ourselves on attracting and retaining the best and brightest individuals in education. Our goal is to create optimal classroom environments and unforgettable learning experiences for our students. By fostering a culture of collaboration and support, we empower our employees to excel and make a lasting impact on our students.

Join us in our mission to nurture and inspire the next generation of leaders, thinkers, and innovators. Explore the countless opportunities and resources available within the School District of Janesville. Whether you're an experienced educator or just starting your journey in education, we provide a supportive and dynamic environment for professional growth and development.

Thank you for considering the School District of Janesville as your workplace of choice. Together, we can make a difference in the lives of our students and shape a brighter future. We look forward to welcoming you to our team.

All SDJ positions are listed on and certified position applications must be submitted through the WECAN site. To find open positions, you will need to register and login to the Wisconsin Education Career Access Network (WECAN) website. (

link to wecan: wisconsin education career access network

You will need to create a New Account the first time you login. This will create your profile for you. Once you have done this, you will need to go to the Applicant Dashboard and complete the Standard Application, as well as the Question Sets for any areas you are interested in. WECAN also allows applicants to upload file attachments (pdf format only) including letters of recommendation, resume, and transcripts. This can be done by clicking on Add PDF in the My Documents section of the Applicant Dashboard.

To apply to vacancies, from the Applicant Dashboard, select Search Vacancies. You can then narrow your search by job type, or by employer. Click on Search. This will display all available vacancies based on your search criteria. To apply to a vacancy, click on the Vacancy ID number, then click Apply . The screen will provide you information as to whether your application was applied, or if additional information is required.

All individuals recommended for employment must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check and physical exam.


Job openings for the SDJ typically fall into the following categories:

(Teacher, Administrator, or  Teacher with a Bachelor degree, Certified Substitute teachers and Coaches) (Custodial, Maintenance, Food Service, Administrative Assistant, Paraprofessional, Substitute Teacher with a non-teaching Bachelor degree)

For Certified questions please contact :

Brianna Moran

Human Resources Specialist
Education Services Center

For Support Staff questions please contact :

Nichole Conaway

Human Resources Generalist
Education Services Center

Statement of Nondiscrimination - Equal Opportunity Employment (SDJ Board Policy 4110)

It is the policy of the Janesville Board of Education that no employee shall be subjected to illegal discrimination under any program or activity and in employment. The School District of Janesville is an equal opportunity employer. Personnel hiring and administration in the District shall be conducted so as not to discriminate against applicant or employee on the basis of sex or sexual orientation, race, color, national origin, age, religion, pregnancy, marital status, disability or handicap, creed, political affiliation, citizenship, ancestry, arrest record, conviction record not substantially related to the nature of a person’s job or activity in the school, membership in the National Guard, state defense force or any other reserve component of the military forces of the United States or Wisconsin, use or nonuse of lawful products during non-working hours, or any other reason prohibited by state or federal law.

The Janesville Board of Education will comply with the following laws:

  • Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin;
  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination in all employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin;
  • Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, which prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of sex with regard to educational programs or activities and employment practices;
  • Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of handicap; and
  • Americans with Disabilities Act.

Reasonable accommodations shall be made for qualified individuals with a disability or handicap, unless such accommodations would impose an undue hardship to the District.