Welcome to Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools!

Our innovative school district serves 22,500 students and their families in Wyandotte County, Kansas, one of the two most diverse counties in the nation. Our students are diverse speaking and impressive 62 different languages, reflecting the many cultures of the world. Joining our team, means you are part of an organization that values diversity, but is also striving to become one of the top 10 school districts in the nation.

Virtual Job Fair on Thursday, January 21st

We are accepting applications!

Contact Information

Aaron Watkins
Human Resources Recruiter

Eric Tyler Jr.
Human Resources Recruiter

Recruitment Team on the Move Events


Date Event
January 27, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. Para-to-Teacher Virtual Information Session
February 16, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. KC Teaching Fellows Virtual Information Session
March 2, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. KC Teaching Fellows Virtual Information Session
March 11, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. Para-to-Teacher Virtual Information Session
March 29, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. KC Teaching Fellows Virtual Information Session
April 12, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. Para-to-Teacher Virtual Information Session

Sign Up Link for Teaching Fellows Information Sessions

Sign Up Link for Para-to-Teacher Information Sessions

Frequently Asked Questions from Job Seekers regarding Covid-19

1. I want to work for KCKPS. How will the pandemic affect your decision to hire people?

We are grateful that you are considering KCKPS as a potential employer and want you to know that, even during this unprecedented time, our focus remains on serving our students by ensuring we are fully staffed.

2. Will there still be jobs posted that I can apply for?

Yes. If you see a posting on our website, that means applications for that position are still being accepted.

3. I have completed an application for employment. What next?

Please be patient. Due to the high volume of applications we receive and the time we invest in reviewing each candidate, you will only be contacted if there are clarifying questions about your application or if you are determined to be a candidate of interest.

4. How will I know if I am a candidate of interest?

We make every effort to ensure application statuses are as up-to-date as possible. Statuses are changed in real time and email notifications go out to alert you to a change each time your application status updates. You can check the status of your application at any time from your applicant account on the KCKPS Careers site.

We are committed to achieving our essential goal that each student will exit high school prepared for college and careers in a global society, and at every level performance is on track and on time for success. We are recruiting talented individuals willing to commit to our mission of “Inspiring Excellence: Every Grownup, Every Child, Every Day.” If our vision and our mission are aligned with yours, then KCKPS is the place for you!

Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate and is required by law not to discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex/gender (to include orientation, identity or expression), or national origin, age, disability, handicapped, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local laws. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment. The district will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical and mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you need assistance to perform your job duties because of a physical or mental condition, please let the Human Resource Department know. The district will endeavor to accommodate the sincere religious beliefs of its employees to the extent such accommodation does not pose an undue hardship on the district’s operations.