Experience the benefits of working at Marquette-Alger RESA! 

At Marquette-Alger Regional Educational Service Agency, we are committed to excellence for our students, staff, and community. We believe in creating opportunities for our students and supporting growth and skills in and out of the classroom to produce thriving community members and a positive environment for the present and future. 

We offer competitive wages, professional development, opportunities for advancement, excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, retirement, paid time off, and more! 

Marquette-Alger RESA Openings

Accounts Payable Bookkeeper
Application Deadline: 4 p.m. on Monday, April 1, 2024

Classroom Aide - Transition Classroom
Application Deadline: 12 p.m. on Friday, March 1, 2024

Early Childhood Specialist
Application Deadline: 4 p.m. on Monday, April 15, 2024

School Psychologist (Two positions available) - Open until filled. 
$5,000 Signing Bonus

Special Education Teacher - Transition Classroom
Application Deadline: 12 p.m. on Monday, February 5th, 2024

Speech-Language Pathologist (School-Based)
Application Deadline: 12 p.m. on Tuesday, February 13th, 2024

Talent Together/Lower Michigan Openings (Remote Positions)

Please check back later for upcoming career opportunities with Talent Together!

Below are application materials, and application instructions for Substitute Teachers. Applications for Substitute positions are accepted on an ongoing basis.

Substitute Teaching Forms

Information/Instruction Documents

Required Documents

Please return completed application forms in person to:

Melissa Peterson
Marquette-Alger Regional Educational Service Agency
321 East Ohio Street
Marquette, MI 49855

Become a Certified Teacher! Talent Together is an innovative partnership led by 48 Michigan Intermediate School Districts, supported by the Michigan Educator Workforce Initiative in collaboration with 9 Michigan Colleges and Universities.  Website Link

What we offer

  • Competitive wages.
  • Excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, retirement, paid time off, and more. 
  • Professional development. 
  • Opportunities for advancement. 
  • And more!

Who we serve

  • 13 local school districts throughout Marquette and Alger counties.
  • Over 9,000 students. 
  • Students in Special Education, Early On, Great Start Collaborative, Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP), Career and Technical Education (CTE), and Marquette-Alger Middle Technical College (MAMTC). 

Our values

We value education, childhood development, providing accessible resources, removing barriers, community involvement, advocacy, collaboration, and innovation. 

How we fit into our larger educational community

  • We provide the twelve school districts and one public school academy of Marquette and Alger counties with the supports necessary to enable them to develop communities filled with learners prepared to be successful, productive, and responsible citizens.
  • We offer Early Childhood Education, Career and Technical Education, Transition Classroom Programs, and more!

Who we work with in the larger U.P. community

  • Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP). 
  • Superior Health Foundation. 
  • Upper Peninsula Health System. 
  • Superior Alliance for Independent Living.
  • Pathways Community Mental Health. 
  • Great Lakes Recovery Center. 
  • Teaching Family Homes of Upper Michigan. 
  • And more! 

Working in Marquette

  • Beautiful location of the Upper Peninsula.
  • Two blocks from Downtown Marquette.
  • Two blocks from Lake Superior.
  • Biggest city in the Upper Peninsula.
  • County seat of Marquette County.
  • Home to Northern Michigan University.

Links to community tools/resources

Travel Marquette Website & Travel Marquette 2023 Digital Magazine - Recreation, dining, and entertainment opportunities.

LSCP Living Here – Resources for real estate, rentals, education, and Marquette's awards. 

LSCP Why Marquette County - Marquette statistics, demographics, history, and recreation.

Invest UP – Information about living and working in Michigan’s beautiful Upper Peninsula.

List of Local Businesses - Marquette County.

Marquette County Data Booklet 2021 – Interesting facts, figures, and statistics about Marquette County.