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Bering Strait School District
P.O. Box 225
Unalakleet, AK 99684
(907) 624-3611

Employment Information

Are you thinking about a change for 2014-2015?

Tera Cunningham

Director of Human Resources
Phone: 907-624-4309 Fax: 907-624-3078

Bering Strait School District is now creating a candidate pool, and interviewing candidates for the 2014-15 school year, and our tentative list of Job Fair visits for the new recruiting season is being updated at this time. Our job listings for next year will be posted shortly.

The BSSD Personnel Office is located in the district office building in Unalakleet.

Our staff handles all types of employment inquiries, schedules interviews for candidates, coordinates job fair and other recruiting efforts, helps with teacher certification paperwork, and manages all district employee relations.

The Bering Strait School District is always looking for highly qualified applicants for current and future openings. Potential applicants should This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details on jobs posted there, or on this site's list of current or projected openings.

Our optional certified employment application is in PDF format, and can be filled out with the free Adobe Acrobat Reader software (Macintosh & Windows).

The District has over 197 certified teachers, 21 school principals and assistant principals, several district office administrators and program specialists, as well as several hundred classified support team members

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Each year there is a certain amount of teacher turnover in the district, but administrative openings are less common.

Our hiring cycle peaks between January and March, and we like to have most positions for the following school year filled by April.

BSSD Employment Process

First contact by email, phone or live web chat (optional)

Formal letter of interest and resume (specific job listings now on-line!)

Interview scheduled (2 -3 individual, job fair & video conference interviews)

Letter of Intent(candiates selected are issued a Letter of Intent pending a contract)

Formal contract sent (a signed copy returned to BSSD for Board approval)

The resources linked to this page should answer many common applicant questions about teaching in Alaska, and in our district.

Please feel free to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for assistance or questions. And, don't forget to check out our latest projected openings for 2014-2015!

Notice: Bering Strait School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.

Tera Cunningham, Personnel Director
Bering Strait School District
P.O. Box 225
Unalakleet, Alaska 99684
Phone: 907-624-4309 • Fax: 907-624-3078