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BCPS now has one of the highest starting teaching salaries in SW Michigan

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We know that all of the paperwork and time that go into a job search can be overwhelming, so we'd like to provide you with an opportunity to simply reach out and let us know you're interested. Fill out the interest form below to receive updates on BCPS careers.

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$30k+ in Bonuses & Incentives Available

$1,500 Signing Bonus

Base compensation starts at $50,000 — one of the highest starting salaries in SW Michigan — plus a $1,500 signing bonus in your first year

Home Purchase Assistance

Up to $20,000 towards down payment and closing costs for qualifying homes

Rental Assistance

Up to $4,500 in rental funds for qualifying, new 12-month leases

Educational Reimbursement

Up to $5,250 in reimbursement per year of Board-approved coursework

Paid Professional Development

Up to $2,000 per year through our Transformational Teacher Institute (TTI)

Teacher Attendance Incentive

Up to $700 based on attendance

Other Incentives & Opportunities

In addition to having one of the highest starting salaries in our region, BCPS teachers are also eligible for other incentives, including bonuses, paid professional development, and a partnership with the City of Battle Creek, offering up to $20,000 in home purchase assistance.

BCPS Housing Incentives

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BCCHS Students Recognized With Seal of Biliteracy
District, Battle Creek Central High School

BCCHS Students Recognized With Seal of Biliteracy

Apr 5, 2024

Several BCCHS students were recently honored with the Michigan Seal of Biliteracy, representing their proficiency in English and at least one additional language!

Exciting Bearcat Advantage Update
District, Ann J. Kellogg, Dudley STEM, Fremont, LaMora Park, Post-Franklin, Valley View, Verona, Northwestern Middle School, Springfield Middle School, BC STEM Innovation Center, Battle Creek Central High School, W. K. Kellogg Preparatory High School

Exciting Bearcat Advantage Update

Mar 20, 2024

New Partnership Offers Scholarship Funding to 15 Top Private Colleges and Universities in Michigan

Exploring Science Together
District, Dudley STEM, Battle Creek Central High School

Exploring Science Together

Mar 15, 2024

Battle Creek Central students from Ms. Baxendale's Advanced Biology class recently visited Dudley Elementary to provide science lessons for students in kindergarten through second grade.


Alexis Small

Talent Acquisition Manager, District