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Human Resources

Our employees are our most valuable resource in helping all students prepare for college, career and citizenship. We are committed to hiring highly talented staff that can prepare students for the future. Our staff is available to assist current employees and potential employees with any questions related to their current status or the employment process.
New Hires
We are excited to welcome you as a new member of the Forest Grove School District family! 
Employee Resources
Salary schedules, employee agreements, work calendars, staff handbook, insurance information and flexible spending account information can be found here for each of the staff groups listed below.
Employment Opportunities
We support a collaborative and innovative culture to inspire staff to do their best work. The Forest Grove School District values the diversity and worth of all individuals and groups and is an equal opportunity educator and employer. 
About Forest Grove School District
Forest Grove School District is committed to building relationships of trust and respect, providing inclusive learning environments that are culturally relevant, and igniting student engagement through real-world, experiential learning.
Who to contact:


John O'Neill

Assistant Superintendent/Human Resources


Jo Shields

Human Resources Secretary



Scherise Hernandez-Gutiererrez

Receptionist/Substitute Coordinator

503-359-8110 ext. 4542


Jennifer Brewer

Payroll Specialist 

503-359-8110 ext. 4525


Verifications of Employment
Financial Institutions:
Email to:   [email protected]
or fax to:  503-359-2474
School Districts:
Email to:  [email protected]
or fax to 503-359-2474
Background Check
If you are a coach, contractor or a new staff member, please click here to complete the application for the required background check. 

The Forest Grove School District is an equal opportunity educator and employer. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding discrimination:

Title IX Coordinator:  John O’Neill

Section 504 Coordinator:  Rogelio Martinez

1728 Main Street, Forest Grove, OR  97116 | 503-357-6171