Welcome to DeSoto Parish Schools’ employment application site. DeSoto is committed to providing students with the most effective teachers available. We are proud to be a part of the TAP (The System for Teacher and Student Advancement) model for effective teaching. The ultimate goal of TAP is to raise student achievement. Desoto offers exceptional employment benefits and opportunities: $48,000 starting salary – highest teacher salary in Northwest Louisiana; $50,000 life insurance at no cost to the employee; DPSB pays 80% of employee medical insurance, 100 % vision premiums and 75% dental premiums; TAP performance payouts and continued career building professional development through TAP clusters; Performance-based compensation; Multiple Career Paths through TAP; State of the art facilities. To begin a new application, choose a job from the available listings. After your information is complete, your information will be saved. Save your username and password to return at any time to submit additional applications. Your application will not be complete without uploading your resume and transcript. All references must be received for your application to be prescreened. Once prescreening is complete, you will receive an application status email.