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.

ELEMENTARY TEACHER (posted 05/27/2021)

Russell County USD 407 is accepting applications for a full-time ElementaryTeacher at Bickerdyke Elementary School beginning with the 2021-2022 school year. Applicant must hold or be eligible for a Kansas teaching license.  To apply for this opportunity, please complete the Licensed Application and file a resume, letter of interest, 3-5 letters of reference, and a current copy of your credentials. APPLY HERE

COUNSELOR - HIGH SCHOOL (posted 4/27/2021)

USD 407 is accepting applications for a Counselor at Russell High School for the 2021-2022 school year.  Applicant must hold or be eligible for a Kansas license. 

To apply for this opportunity, please complete the Licensed Application and file a resume, letter of interest, 3-5 letters of reference, and a current copy of your credentials. APPLY HERE

SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST (posted 4/20/2021)

Russell County USD 407 is accepting applications for a Speech-Language Pathologist. Applicant must hold or be eligible for a Kansas licensure as a Speech-Language Pathologist. Applicant will be providing speech and language services to identified pupils and provide consultation to staff members.  We will consider a full-time or part-time SLP, and those looking to complete their practicum.  

Speech-Language Pathologists shall be placed on the MS +30 pay scale with all credit for all prior teaching experience.  To apply for this opportunity, please complete the Licensed Application and file a resume, letter of interest, 3-5 letters of reference, and a current copy of your credentials. APPLY HERE

SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER - ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (posted 4/13/2021)

Russell County USD 407 is accepting applications for a Special Education Teacher at Simpson Elementary School (grades PreK-1) and/or Bickerdyke Elementary School (grades 2-5) for the 2021-2022 school year. Applicant must hold or be eligible to hold a Kansas teaching license with a Special Education endorsement or willingness to pursue a special education endorsement by August 1, 2021. USD 407 is willing to work with applicants through a KSDE apprenticeship programs or Master's programs through universities to obtain professional candidates to serve our schools. To apply for this opportunity, please complete the Licensed Application and file a resume, letter of interest, 3-5 letters of reference, and a current copy of your credentials. APPLY HERE

SECONDARY SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER - MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL (posted 2/19/2021)

Russell County USD 407 is accepting applications for a Special Education Teacher at Ruppenthal Middle School (grades 6-8) and/or Russell High School (grades 9-12) for the 2021-2022 school year. Applicant must hold or be eligible to hold a Kansas teaching license with a Special Education endorsement or willingness to pursue a special education endorsement by August 1, 2021. USD 407 is willing to work with applicants through a KSDE apprenticeship programs or Master's programs through universities to obtain professional candidates to serve our schools. To apply for this opportunity, please complete the Licensed Application and file a resume, letter of interest, 3-5 letters of reference, and a current copy of your credentials. 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. For a complete list of positions within the Classified department and their job descriptions, please see below.

BUSINESS MANAGER/TREASURER (posted 8/3/2021)

USD 407 is accepting applications for a Business Manager/Treasurer. The successful candidate should have 5 years of experience in financial management. This position supervises all accounting operations, advises the superintendent on all financial affairs for the district, conducts payroll and assists in recruiting, hiring and supervising all clerical, financial and support staff. A Bachelor's Degree is required; Accounting or Finance Degree is preferred.

SCHOOL NURSE (posted 7/23/2021)

Russell County USD 407 is searching for a full-time School Nurse to meet the needs of students in grades PreK – 12. APPLY HERE and send a resume, letter of interest, 3-5 letters of reference, and a current copy of your credentials to acampbell@usd407.org.

COOKS (posted 05/04/2021)

Russell County USD 407 is accepting applications for Cooks for the 2021-2022 school year. 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.

CUSTODIANS (posted 02/09/2021)

USD 407 is accepting applications for Custodians at Ruppenthal Middle School and Russell High 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. APPLY HERE.

PARAEDUCATORS (posted 06/29/2021)

USD 407 is accepting applications for Paraeducators for the 2021-2022 school year.  This position provides instructional support with Special Education funding; must demonstrate strict confidentiality; promote a positive school environment; flexibility in changes to schedule and assignments; and follow all Board and school policies. opportunity will assist with the planning process: copies, transcribes, types, files, etc.  Qualifications: must be able to work in noisy, stressful, crowded and changing environments; and occasionally require physical exertion to manually move, lift, carry or push heavy objects weighing more than 50 pounds.  A High School diploma or equivalency; and physical health for job performance is required. 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 FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR

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/RUSSELL HIGH SCHOOL (Grades 7-12)

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.