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Portage Township Schools serves the families of the City of Portage, the communities of Ogden Dunes and South Haven, and the unincorporated areas of Portage Township.  Portage Township is located in Porter County,Indiana along the southern shores of Lake Michigan.   The district includes eight elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school.  Portage Township Schools selects teachers, administrators, and support staff who desire to work in an atmosphere dedicated to student achievement and success.

Portage Township Schools achieved the status of an "Indiana Exemplary District" during the 2007-2008 school year.

Use the links in the left navigation bar to view:

  • Job Postings (both external and internal only) - You may begin the application process directly from a job posting.
  • Application Process - Additional information about applying for positions with Portage Township Schools, and access to Appli-track, our online application system.
  • Safe Hiring - Information about required background checks for perspective employees.
  • E-Verify - Portage Township Schools participates in E-Verify. 
  • Substitute Teaching - Guidelines, application, and certification process for those wishing to substitute teach in the Portage Township Schools.  NOTE:  Substitute Teachers Do Not Use Appli-Track.
  • Teacher Certification - Direct link to the Office of Educator Licensing and Development at the Indiana Department of Education.
  • Administrative Access - Direct link to the Appli-track administrative screens (login required)
NOTE: Portage Township Schools does not accept paper applications or resumes.  We require all applicants to use the district's online Application System.  When you submit your application for employment through Appli-track,you will receive an automatic e-mail acknowledgment indicating receipt of your application.  Due to the volume of applicants we receive, the district is unable to respond to telephone or email inquiries regarding the status of an application.
If you have additional questions regarding employment in Portage Township Schools, please contact the Human Resources Department.

Human Resources Department 
Administration Building 
6240 U.S. Highway 6 
Portage, IN 46368 
Phone:  (219) 762-6511 
Fax:  (219) 763-8009

Equal Opportunity

Portage Township Schools is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable Equal Opportunity laws, directives and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies.  PTS does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race,color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation or age.