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.

 

We are accepting applications!

Contact Information

Aaron Watkins
Human Resources Recruiter
913-706-5283

Eric Tyler Jr.
Human Resources Recruiter
913-549-0153.

 

Now Hiring:

Job Title Qualifications
Nurse RN in the state of Kansas
Math Teachers KSDE License in Math, 6th – 12th grades, or Alternative License
Science Teachers KSDE License in Science, 6th – 12th grades, or Alternative License
Spanish Teachers KSDE License in Spanish or World Languages, K- 12th grades, or Alternative License
Special Education KSDE License in Special Education (all content areas), K- 12th grades, or Alternative License by qualifying for Special Education Waiver”
Varied Teacher and Paraprofessional Short and Long Term Assignments 60 college credits
Paraprofessional If you don’t have 48 college credits, OR Associates degree or higher, but you have a High School degree, you may still qualify by taking the following assessments: Work Keys, ParaPro, or Para Educator. If you do not have a State approved assessment, KCKPS will offer one credential assessment test to candidates who do not meet the minimum 48 college credit requirement if you are recommended for hire.
ESL Aides If you don’t have 48 college credits, OR Associates degree or higher, but you have a High School degree, you may still qualify by taking the following assessments: Work Keys, ParaPro, or Para Educator. If you do not have a State approved assessment, KCKPS will offer one credential assessment test to candidates who do not meet the minimum 48 college credit requirement if you are recommended for hire.
Early Childhood Associates If you don’t have 48 college credits, OR Associates degree or higher, but you have a High School degree, you may still qualify by taking the following assessments: Work Keys, ParaPro, or Para Educator. If you do not have a State approved assessment, KCKPS will offer one credential assessment test to candidates who do not meet the minimum 48 college credit requirement if you are recommended for hire.

Recruitment Team on the Move Events

 

Sign Up Link for Para-to-Teacher Information SessionsSign Up Link for Teaching Fellows 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.

Unlimited Possibilities

Unlimited Possibilities is a video series and podcast from the Human Resources and Recruiting departments at KCKPS.

This new series features a number of guests and topics, and can be found either on Youtube or in the feeds listed below:

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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.