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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 Licensed Application is available online only. The Classified Application may be accessed online or requested by calling 785-483-2173.  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 acampbell@usd407.org.

Click the job title to review a complete job description specific to each position. All job descriptions are available here.



LICENSED POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Applicants must hold or be eligible for Kansas licensure.  To complete the application process for licensed 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. The Licensed Application is available online only. Salary is commensurate with experience and based on the Master Collective Bargaining Agreement. Health insurance and Section 125 benefits are available. Coaching opportunities are available but not required. Benefits include: Health Insurance, Section 125 Cafeteria Plan, Sick and Personal Leave.


ENGLISH TEACHER (posted 12/02/2019)
Russell County USD 407 is accepting applications for an English Teacher with Journalism and Yearbook classes additionally at Russell High School for the 2020-2021 school year. Applicants must hold or be eligible for a Kansas Teaching License. APPLY HERE.


INSTRUCTIONAL COACH (posted 01/27/2020)
USD 407, Russell County Schools is in search of an Instructional Coach to assist administration in implementing effective instructional practices in all classrooms. The successful candidate should hold a valid teaching, counseling, or administrative license with preference given to endorsements as a Reading Specialist, Masters in Math, or Masters in Curriculum Instruction. Candidate shall have five or more years of successful teaching experience; knowledge and/or experience with results-based staff development; and experience with curriculum and effective researched-based teaching practices. Candidate should be skilled at motivating and providing leadership at the district and building level.

This is an anticipated K-12 position for instructional coaching and mentorship of best classroom practices in an aspiring trauma sensitive/ responsive school.  APPLY HERE.


MATH & SCIENCE TEACHER (posted 12/02/2019)
Russell County USD 407 is accepting applications for a Math & Science Teacher at Russell High School for the 2020-2021 school year. Applicants must hold or be eligible for a Kansas Teaching License. APPLY HERE.


PARENTS-AS-TEACHERS COORDINATOR (posted 9/10/2019)
Russell County USD 407 has an immediate opening for a Parents-As-Teachers Coordinator. High school diploma required and a minimum of 60 hours of college credit in a related field. (Early childhood or elementary education, nursing, or social services preferred.) Basic computer skills required. The PAT Coordinator will provide direct services and support to families and children of USD 407. Ongoing staff development is an integral part of the position. APPLY HERE.


SOCIAL WORKER – DISTRICT WIDE (posted 8/16/2019)
Russell County USD 407 has an opening for a Social Worker (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. APPLY HERE.


SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER (posted 12/17/2019)
Russell County USD 407 is searching for a Special Education Teacher at Russell High School beginning with the 2020-2021 school year. This is a full-time position. Candidate must hold a valid Kansas license at the appropriate endorsement level or be willing to work toward appropriate licensure. APPLY HERE.


SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER (posted 01/14/2020)
Russell County USD 407 is searching for a Special Education Teacher at Bickerdyke Elementary School beginning with the 2020-2021 school year. This is a full-time position. Candidate must hold a valid Kansas license at the appropriate endorsement level or be willing to work toward appropriate licensure. APPLY HERE.


SPEECH-LANGUAGE CLINICIAN (posted 5/30/2019)
Russell USD 407 is accepting applications for a Speech-Language Clinician. Job responsibilities are evaluating/reevaluating students when needed for identifying communication disorders; performing hearing measurements; participating in district-wide screenings; and following state guidelines, district policies and procedures relating to speech/language services.  The qualified individual will have a Master's Degree and hold a valid Kansas Teaching License with the appropriate endorsement(s). APPLY HERE.



CLASSIFIED POSITIONS AVAILABLE

 A high school diploma or equivalent is required for employment with USD 407.  To apply, please complete the Classified Application.


COOK (posted 01/10/2020)
Russell County USD 407 is seeking applicants for a Food Service – Cook at Russell High School. This position will be responsible for the preparation of assigned food; follow work schedules; abides by safety and sanitation regulations; and helps with any phase of kitchen operations. Occasional physical exertion to move, lift, carry or push objects weighing more than 50 pounds; prolonged standing and walking; and a High School Diploma or equivalency are required. APPLY HERE.


CUSTODIAN (posted 12/17/2019)
USD 407 is accepting applications for Custodians at Ruppenthal Middle School. The successful individual will maintain the cleanliness and safety of the school facilities; will work under all types of weather conditions; and will be willing to work overtime when necessary. This opportunity requires prolonged standing and walking; occasional physical exertion to move, lift, carry or push objects weighing more than 50 pounds; and a high school diploma or equivalency. Please contact Philip Martinez at 785-483-5631 or by email at pmartinez@usd407.org for additional information. APPLY HERE.


DIRECTOR OF MAINTENANCE, BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS (posted 11/26/2019)
The Director of Maintenance, Buildings and Grounds is administratively responsible for the buildings and grounds of the district and works closely with the superintendent to determine priorities. The Director is responsible for improvements needed in existing buildings and for consulting with outside professionals to provide a safe, attractive and otherwise suitable physical structure for all students and staff. Applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Knowledge in electrical, plumbing, HVAC and general maintenance is a must. Certification and/or licensure as an electrician, plumber, masonry and journeyman; or advanced degrees in construction science is preferred. APPLY HERE.


PARAEDUCATORS - SPECIAL EDUCATION (posted 01/06/2020)
USD 407 is currently accepting applications for a Special Education Paraeducator at Ruppenthal Middle School and Russell High School. Paraeducators provide instructional support in programs with Title 1 and Special Education funds and must meet the following requirements: individuals must have a high school diploma or a GED, AND complete a minimum of 48 hours of higher education OR obtain an associates degree (or higher) OR pass a state approved assessment that assesses the ability to assist in instructing, reading, writing and mathematics. APPLY HERE.



SUBSTITUTES

APPLY HERE.

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

APPLY HERE.

USD 407 is accepting applications for the coaching vacancies listed below. Inquiries or questions regarding 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. 

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.