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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Russell County USD 407 is accepting applications for the vacancies listed below. To obtain an application, please click the link under the desired header below. The certified application is available online only. The classified application may be accessed online or requested by calling (785) 483-2173. Click on the job title of the desired position for a complete job description. These positions are open to all qualified applicants. If you are interested, please submit a completed application to: Russell County USD 407 | Central Administration Office | Attn: Ashley Campbell | 802 N. Main | Russell, KS  67665 by U.S. Mail or electronically to [email protected].


 

CERTIFIED POSITIONS AVAILABLE

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Applicants must hold or be eligible for Kansas licensure. Completion of a district generated online application is required to be considered for the position. To complete the application process for certified positions, applicants are asked to submit an official up-to-date college transcript and letters of recommendation. The applicant should feel free to submit any additional information that may benefit the applicant’s candidacy. Salary is commensurate with experience and based on the Master Collective Bargaining Agreement. Health insurance and Section 125 benefits are available. The document is available on the district website at www.usd407.org under the Staff Resources/Handbooks link. Coaching opportunities are available but not required. Benefits include: Health Insurance, Section 125 Cafeteria Plan, Sick and Personal Leave.

ART TEACHER – MIDDLE SCHOOL (posted 3/16/2019)
Russell USD 407 is looking for an Art Teacher at Ruppenthal Middle School for students in grades 6 – 8.  To apply for this opportunity, please fill out the Kansas Education Employment Board (KEEB) application and file a resume, letter of interest, 3-5 letters of reference, and a current copy of your credentials.


COUNSELOR – MIDDLE SCHOOL (posted 3/16/2019)
Russell USD 407 is looking for a Counselor at Ruppenthal Middle School for students in grades 6 – 8.  To apply for this opportunity, please fill out the Kansas Education Employment Board (KEEB) application and file a resume, letter of interest, 3-5 letters of reference, and a current copy of your credentials.


ELEMENTARY TEACHER – BICKERDYKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (posted 3/16/2019)
Russell USD 407 is looking for an Elementary Teacher at Bickerdyke Elementary School.  Students in grades 2 – 5 attend Bickerydke Elementary. To apply for this opportunity, please fill out the Kansas Education Employment Board (KEEB) application and file a resume, letter of interest, 3-5 letters of reference, and a current copy of your credentials.


ENGLISH TEACHER – RUPPENTHAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (posted 3/16/2019)
Russell USD 407 is looking for an English Teacher at Ruppenthal Middle School for sudents in grades 6 – 8. To apply for this opportunity, please fill out the Kansas Education Employment Board (KEEB) application and file a resume, letter of interest, 3-5 letters of reference, and a current copy of your credentials.


MATH TEACHER – RUPPENTHAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (posted 3/12/2019)
Russell USD 407 is looking for a Math Teacher at Ruppenthal Middle School for students in grades 6 – 8.  To apply for this opportunity, please fill out the Kansas Education Employment Board (KEEB) application and file a resume, letter of interest, 3-5 letters of reference, and a current copy of your credentials. 


PRINCIPAL – RUSSELL HIGH SCHOOL (posted 2/19/2019)
Russell County USD 407 is searching for a Principal at Russell High School to focus on grade levels 9 – 12. USD 407 is in staged development planning to open a PK opportunity in 2020, a bond that could enrich and build new classrooms for the elementary schools, curriculum organization that focuses on PreK-12, and personalized learning components for students and staff. Applicants need to be highly engaged in redesign ideas, ready to hire, teamwork, collaboration of all, and risk taking. To apply for this opportunity, please fill out the Kansas Education Employment Board (KEEB) application and file a resume, letter of interest, 3-5 letters of reference, and a current copy of your credentials.


SCHOOL NURSE (posted 2/13/2019)
Russell County USD 407 is searching for a full-time School Nurse to meet the needs of students in grades PreK – 12. To apply for this opportunity, click on the certified application link above and file a resume, letter of interest, 3-5 letters of reference, and a current copy of your credentials.


SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST (posted 2/13/2019)
Russell County USD 407 is searching for a full-time School Psychologist to meet the needs of students in grades PreK – 12. To apply for this opportunity, click on the certified application link above and file a resume, letter of interest, 3-5 letters of reference, and a current copy of your credentials.


SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER (posted 12/21/2018)
Russell County USD 407 has an immediate opening for a Social Worker position (K-12). This is a full-time position; however, part-time will be considered. Job duties include effective collaboration with special education colleagues, administrators, and general education staff; creating and directing behavioral interventions; providing consultation to staff, parents, and families; assisting in IEP development; and serving as a member of General Education Intervention/Child Find teams. The position requires proficient technology skills and the ability to manage a fast-paced work environment. Preference will be given to individuals that have Masters Level Social Worker credentials. The position is open until filled. To apply for this opportunity, please fill out the Kansas Education Employment Board (KEEB) application and file a resume, letter of interest, 3-5 letters of reference, and a current copy of your credentials. 


SCIENCE TEACHER – RUPPENTHAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (posted 2/13/2019)
Russell USD 407 is looking for a Science Teacher at Ruppenthal Middle School for students in grades 6 – 8.  Life and physical science will both be taught. To apply for this opportunity, please fill out the Kansas Education Employment Board (KEEB) application and file a resume, letter of interest, 3-5 letters of reference, and a current copy of your credentials. 


SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHER – RUSSELL HIGH SCHOOL (posted 3/12/2019)
Russell USD 407 is looking to hire a Social Studies Teacher at Russell High School for students in grades 9 – 12. To apply for this opportunity, please fill out the Kansas Education Employment Board (KEEB) application and file a resume, letter of interest, 3-5 letters of reference, and a current copy of your credentials. 


SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER – RUPPENTHAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (posted 2/13/2019)
Russell USD 407 is looking to hire 2 Special Education Teachers at Ruppenthal Middle School for students in grades 6 – 8. To apply for this opportunity, please fill out the Kansas Education Employment Board (KEEB) application and file a resume, letter of interest, 3-5 letters of reference, and a current copy of your credentials. 


SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER – BICKERDYKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (posted 2/13/2019)
Russell USD 407 is looking to hire a Special Education Teacher at Bickerdyke Elementary School. BES serves students in grades 2 – 5. To apply for this opportunity, please fill out the Kansas Education Employment Board (KEEB) application and file a resume, letter of interest, 3-5 letters of reference, and a current copy of your credentials. 


VO-AG TEACHER (posted 2/13/2019)
Russell USD 407 is looking for a Vo-Ag Teacher to lead students in grades 9 – 12 at Russell High School. To apply for this opportunity, please fill out the Kansas Education Employment Board (KEEB) application and file a resume, letter of interest, 3-5 letters of reference, and a current copy of your credentials. 

 



 

CLASSIFIED POSITIONS AVAILABLE

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A high school diploma or equivalent is required for employment. See individual job descriptions by clicking on the job title for additional requirements.

BUS DRIVER  (posted 1/7/2019)
USD 407 is accepting applications for a route bus driver. A commercial driver’s license is required with the appropriate endorsement. Candidates must pass health exam requirements for bus drivers. USD 407 will work with interested candidates to meet license requirements. For details, contact Gaylon Walter, Transportation Director, by email at [email protected] or by calling 785-483-3174. 


PARAPROFESSIONAL – SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST  (posted 2/13/2019)
USD 407 is accepting applications for a full-time school psychologist paraprofessional. In addition to having a high school diploma, paraeducators must possess a bachelor’s degree in psychology or education from an accredited college/university, experience in using technology and software, possess effective communication and interpersonal skills, and possess a desire to continue career improvement.


SUBSTITUTES
USD 407 is accepting applications for substitute staff to fill in on an as needed basis for contracted positions. Substitute staff members fill vital roles in the district and are secured on a daily basis. Substitutes are needed for the following classified positions:

 



 

COACH/SPONSOR POSITIONS AVAILABLE

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USD 407 is accepting applications for the coaching vacancies listed below. Inquiries or questions reguarding the vacancies should be directed to Scott Nuss, Activities Director at Russell High School. He can be contacted by calling 785-483-5631. A high school diploma or equivalent is required for employment.

BICKERDYKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Grades 2-5)

RUPPENTHAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Grades 7-8)

RUSSELL HIGH SCHOOL (Grades 9-12)

 

An Equal Employment/Educational Opportunity Agency

Russell County USD 407 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Superintendent of Schools | 802 N. Main | Russell, KS  67665 | 785-483-2173

 

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