Human Resources

  • The goal of the Human Resources Department is to play an integral role in fulfilling the District’s mission of delivering an outstanding education that equips and inspires our students to conquer their challenges now and in the future. We do that through the highly effective teachers and staff we hire, and through our work to keep these talented staff members as part of our team. 


    We are here to serve both current and prospective employees on personnel-related matters and encourage you to browse through this website to learn about employee benefits, relevant board policies, and other topics.  If you are interested in applying for a position, please follow the link to the Wisconsin Education Career Network (WECAN). We also encourage you to feel free to contact any member of our department if there is any way we can be of assistance.

    "We believe every staff member and volunteer wants to be successful, 
    has the ability to be successful and will be successful given the proper 
    support and encouragement." - Our Values Statement



    Employment Verification: 

    Human Resources completes verification only as it relates to Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) licensure and should be directed to Jennifer Fotsch,
    All other verification, such as employment verification for a loan/refinance, unemployment, student loan forgiveness, etc. should be directed toTeresa Rutz, Business Services,  


    District Staffing Profile

    Number of Employees
    The Wauwatosa School District employs over 800 persons in the following job categories:

    Administrator positions include the superintendent, directors, principals, associate principals and administrative positions in building and grounds, recreation and student services.

    Educational Assistants
    Educational Assistant positions include working with children who have special needs, clerical and instructional assistance in elementary schools and assignments to specific classrooms based on enrollment and student needs.

    Clerical Support Personnel
    There are approximately 40 clerical support employees for the district.

    Computer Support Specialists
    We employ full-time computer support specialists who provide support for computer applications in all schools and the central office.

    Custodial and Maintenance Employees
    These employees include custodians assigned to each school, as well as electricians, maintenance, and operations relief workers.

    Student Supervisors
    Student supervisors provide hallway, bathroom and study hall supervision in the high schools and the juvenile detention center.

    Each middle and high school employs a part-time supervisor/monitor providing supervision in the buildings during after-school hours, typically 4 to 7 p.m.

    Teachers include not only classroom teachers but also guidance counselors, reading specialists, school psychologists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, social workers, learning coordinators and library media specialists.

    The district also employs nurses, hearing interpreters, administrative assistants in the Administration Offices and program coordinators in the Recreation Department.


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