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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 2021-2022 school year. Applicant must hold or be eligible for a Kansas teaching license with a Building Leadership endorsement. 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. To apply for this opportunity, please complete the Licensed Application at usd407.org.

Special Education Director

Russell County USD 407 is currently accepting applications for a Special Education Director beginning with the 2021-2022 school year. Qualifications include a Master's Degree or higher, at least four years of relevant experience serving students with disabilities, and a valid endorsement of Director of Special Education or District Leadership and/or Building Leadership, or such alternatives to these qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.  USD 407 is a single district Special Education Agency currently serving approximately 190 students with exceptionalities. To apply for this opportunity, please complete the Licensed Application at usd407.org.

Teacher – Elementary School

Russell County USD 407 is accepting applications for two full-time Elementary Teachers at Bickerdyke Elementary School (grades 2-5) beginning with the 2021-2022 school year. Placement will be determined through the interview process. Applicant must hold or be eligible for a Kansas teaching license. To apply for this opportunity, please complete the Licensed Application at usd407.org.

Special Education Teacher – Elementary School

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 at usd407.org

Music Teacher – Instrumental

Russell County USD 407 is accepting applications for a full-time Instrumental Music Teacher for grades 6-12 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 at usd407.org.

Math Teacher – Middle School

Russell County USD 407 is accepting applications for a full-time Math Teacher at Ruppenthal Middle 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 at usd407.org.

Administrative Assistant – School Office

Russell County USD 407 is seeking applicants for an Administrative Assistant - School Office at Ruppenthal Middle School.  The responsibilities of this position are to issue purchase orders, manage and record monies for school – incoming and outgoing; distributes mail; acts as receptionist and assists the building principal, 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; bookkeeping, computer and 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.

Primary Teachers – Elementary School

Russell County USD 407 is accepting applications for full-time Primary Elementary Teachers (grades K-2) at Simpson and Bickerdyke Elementary Schools beginning with the 2021-2022 school year. Placement will be determined through the interview process. Applicant must hold or be eligible for a Kansas teaching license.  To apply for this opportunity, please complete the Licensed Application at usd407.org.

Secondary Special Education Teacher – Middle/High School

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 at usd407.org

Teacher – Interventionist/STEM – Elementary School

Russell County USD 407 is accepting applications for a full-time Teacher - Interventionist/STEM at Simpson Elementary School (grades K-1) 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 at usd407.org.

Math Teacher – High School

Russell County USD 407 is accepting applications for a full-time Math Teacher at Russell High School beginning with the 2021-2022 school year. Placement will be determined through the interview process. 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. To apply for this opportunity, please complete the Licensed Application at usd407.org.

Principal – Elementary School

Russell County USD 407 is accepting applications for a Building Principal at Simpson Elementary School (grades PreK-1) beginning with the 2021-2022 school year. Applicant must hold or be eligible for a Kansas teaching license with a Building Leadership endorsement. 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. To apply for this opportunity, please complete the Licensed Application at usd407.org.

Custodian 

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

Paraeducator

Russell County USD 407 is seeking applicants for a Paraeducator position. This position provides instructional support; 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.

Substitute Teachers

Russell County USD 407 is currently seeking substitute teachers for 2020-2021. Must have or can obtain a substitute teaching license through KSDE and must have at least 60 hours of college credit. If you are interested, please contact the Central Administration Office at 785-483-2173.

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

Bus Driver

Russell County USD 407 is taking applications for bus drivers. Applicants must possess a high school diploma and a valid CDL license with required endorsements. Applicants must pass the required KDOT physical for bus drivers. USD 407 will train and assist individuals in obtaining the proper credentials. To apply please complete the District application. For additional information, contact Gaylon Walter, Transportation Director, by calling 785-483-3174 or email at gwalter@usd407.org.

Coaching/Sponsor Positions:

  • Head Football Coach – RMS

For additional information, contact Scott Nuss by calling 785-483-5631. Inquiries can also be sent to snuss@usd407.org. 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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