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Russell County USD 407 - Openings

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USD 407 in Russell currently has several positions available.

Principal – High School

Russell County USD 407 is accepting applications for a Building Principal at Russell High School (grades 9-12) beginning with the 2022-2023 school year. Applicant must hold or be eligible for a Kansas teaching license with a Building Leadership endorsement. A Master's Degree in Educational Administration is required. To apply for this opportunity, please complete the Licensed Application at usd407.org and file a resume, letter of interest, 3-5 letters of reference and a current copy of your credentials.

Social Studies Teacher – High School

USD 407 is accepting applications for a Social Studies Teacher at Russell High School (Grades 9-12) for the 2022-2023 school year. Applicants must hold or be eligible for a Kansas Teaching License. To apply for this opportunity, please complete the Licensed Application at usd407.org and file a resume, letter of interest, 3-5 letters of reference and a current copy of your credentials. 

Social Worker

Russell County USD 407 has an opening for a Social Worker (Grades K-12) for the 2022-2023 school year. 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; counseling and having a case load; and serving as a member of General Education Intervention/Child Find teams. The position requires proficient technology skills, the ability to manage a fast-paced work environment, occasional physical exertion to manually move, lift, carry or push heavy objects weighing more than 50 pounds. Preference will be given to individuals that have Master's Level Social Worker credentials. To apply for this  opportunity, please complete the Licensed Application at usd407.org and file a resume, letter of interest, 3-5 letters of reference and a current copy of your credentials.

Activities Director/Assistant Principal – Middle School

Russell County USD 407 is seeking applicants for an Activities Director/Assistant Principal at Ruppenthal Middle School (Grades 6-8) for the 2022-2023 school year.  This position will be funded through ESSER III and will require the ability to handle conflict and stressful situations.  The successful candidate will a valid Kansas Teaching License to practice as a principal; and at least two years of successful experience as a classroom teacher. A Master's Degree in Educational Administration is required. To apply for this opportunity, please complete the Licensed Application at usd407.org and file a resume, letter of interest, 3-5 letters of reference and a current copy of your
credentials.

Custodian - Head

USD 407 is accepting applications for a Custodian - Head at Simpson Elementary School.  The successful individual will plan and oversee all 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. A High School Diploma or equivalency is preferred. To apply for this opportunity, please complete the Classified Application at usd407.org.

Administrative Assistant – School Office

USD 407 is actively seeking applicants for the position of Administrative Assistant - School Office at Russell High School. The responsibilities of this position are to issue purchase orders, write checks and records all transactions, distributes mail; and acts as receptionist and assists teachers and students. Occasional physical exertion to move, lift, carry or push objects weighing more than 50 pounds; prolonged standing and walking. General office skills; public relations knowledge; and a High School Diploma or equivalency are required. To apply for this opportunity, please complete the Classified Application at usd407.org.

English Teacher – High School

USD 407 is accepting applications for an English Teacher at Russell High School (Grades 9-12) for the 2022-2023 school year. Applicants must hold or be eligible for a Kansas Teaching License. To apply for this opportunity, please complete the Licensed Application at usd407.org and file a resume, letter of interest, 3-5 letters of reference and a current copy of your credentials. 

Math Teacher – High School

USD 407 is accepting applications for a Math Teacher at Russell High School (Grades 9-12) for the 2022-2023 school year. Applicants must hold or be eligible for a Kansas Teaching License. To apply for this opportunity, please complete the Licensed Application at usd407.org and file a resume, letter of interest, 3-5 letters of reference and a current copy of your credentials. 

Business Teacher – High School

USD 407 is accepting applications for a Business Teacher at Russell High School (Grades 9-12) for the 2022-2023 school year. Applicants must hold or be eligible for a Kansas Teaching License. To apply for this opportunity, please complete the Licensed Application at usd407.org and file a resume, letter of interest, 3-5 letters of reference and a current copy of your credentials. 

Custodian

USD 407 is accepting applications for a Custodian 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. To apply, please complete the Classified Application at usd407.org

High or Low Incidence Special Education Teachers

Russell County USD 407 is accepting applications for a High or Low Incidence Special Education Teachers at the Elementary and Secondary levels for the 2022-2023 school year.  Applicants must hold or be eligible to hold a Kansas teaching license with a Special Education endorsement. USD 407 is willing to work with applicants through KSDE approved 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 at usd407.org and file a resume, letter of interest, 3-5 letters of reference and a current copy of your credentials.

Paraeducators

USD 407 is accepting applications for Paraeducators for the 2022-2023 school year at Simpson Elementary School (Grades PreK-1) and Bickerdyke Elementary School (Grades 2-5), Ruppenthal Middle School (Grades 6-8) and Russell High School (Grades 9-12).  This position provides instructional support in the classroom. The successful individual 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. To apply for this opportunity, please complete the Classified Application at usd407.org and file a resume, letter of interest, 3-5 letters of reference and a current copy of your credentials.

Substitute Special Education Paraeducators, Cooks, Custodians and Bus Drivers

Russell County USD 407 is accepting applications for Substitute Special Education Paraeducators, Cooks, Custodians and/or Bus Drivers. High School diploma or equivalency required. The classified application and job descriptions are available online at usd407.org under DISTRICT, Employment Opportunities. Applications may also be picked up at the Central Administration Office, 802 N. Main, Russell, KS. EOE

Coaching/Sponsor Positions:

  • Head Volleyball Coach - RMS
  • Assistant Volleyball Coach – RMS
  • Assistant Football Coach - RHS
  • Head Girls Basketball Coach – RHS
  • Head Cheer Coach - RHS
  • Assistant Boys Basketball Coach - RMS
  • Head Softball Coach - RHS
  • Head Baseball Coach - RHS

For additional information, call 785-483-5631. The classified job application is available on the district website located at usd407.org under District, Employment Opportunities. Accepting applications until position is filled.

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