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Andy Koenigs, Associate Superintendent of Human Resources

Andy Koenigs, Associate Superintendent of Human Resources

The Emporia Public Schools employ approximately 1,000 people each year, including professional, support, and substitute staff members. We may have the job you are looking for!

Questions regarding vacancies or the application process may be addressed to Amy Larson, Assistant Director of Human Resources, 620-341-2222 or Amy.Larson@usd253.net.

 

Office Address:

Mary Herbert Education Center #104,
1700 W 7th Ave.
PO Box 1008
Emporia, KS 66801

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Phone: 620-341-2330
Fax: 620-341-2212

Dr. Andy Koenigs,
Associate Superintendent, Human Resources

Dr. Elena Lincoln,
Executive Director of Special Services

Amy Larson
Assistant Director of Human Resources

Susan Pedersen
Administrative Secretary

DLL_1714_sara_greene_medLicensed Professional Staff

Certified or Licensed Professional positions require a license from the State of Kansas. Questions regarding license requirements should be directed to your degree granting university and the Certification Section of the Teacher Licensure Department of Education in Topeka, Kansas, 785-296-2288.

An application for professional employment should include the following documents. Most documents may be attached to the application or mailed directly to the Human Resources Office.

  1. On-line application
  2. Résumé
  3. Letters of reference.
  4. Transcripts from all credit granting colleges and universities.
  5. Teaching/administrative license and other materials that might assist in the hiring process.

Classified Exempt & Classified Hourly Staff

DLL_1636_medThese positions do not require certification or a professional license.Qualifications are based upon the skill level or certification required for each position. Classified staff are paid according to a schedule approved for each position. Applicants for elementary paraeducator/instructional support positions must submit a copy of a transcript verifying completion of a minimum of 48 college hours or a copy of the state assessment results. For test information see: www.ets.org/parapro. Bilingual individuals are encouraged to apply for any position.

A completed application for classified employment should include an On-line application

Substitute Teachers

DLL_1741_chloe_blake_WEBWe are in need of exceptional individuals who would be willing to help impact student lives when the regular classroom teacher is absent. There is more than one way to qualify as a substitute teacher.  You may apply if you hold a Kansas teaching license.  You’re eligible for an emergency substitute license if you have a college degree or at least 60 college hours.  You will work in a variety of classrooms with different groups of students.  Substitute teachers are paid $90 per day.  If a substitute teacher is continuously in one assignment for 20 consecutive days, the pay rate shall follow the beginning teacher base salary for future continuous work in that position and shall become retroactive to the first day of that particular assignment.

Contact Susan Pedersen at 620-341-2330 or susan.pedersen@usd253.net to have your questions answered.

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Human Resources Facebook Activity

 

Emporia School District is experiencing a substitute teacher shortage and we need your help. If you know someone who has at least 60 college credit hours they are eligible to get their substitute license!
Substitutes are paid $90 for a full day of work and $45 for a half day and they get to choose the days they want to work!
If you know someone who has these qualifications please reach out to them and have them call Susan Pedersen at the human resources office. The phone number is 341-2330. We can give them all the details.
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Emporia School District is experiencing a substitute teacher shortage and we need your help. If you know someone who has at least 60 college credit hours they are eligible to get their substitute license!

Substitutes are paid $90 for a full day of work and $45 for a half day and they get to choose the days they want to work!

If you know someone who has these qualifications please reach out to them and have them call Susan Pedersen at the district human resources office. The phone number is 341-2330. We can give them all the details.

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Emporia Public Schools will be set up to meet new recruits at KU's Career Fair this afternoon. Drop by and discover why Emporia is a great place to teach and see how you can win a $75 gift card! #EmporiaProud#Emp253 ... See MoreSee Less

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Today is our annual Dave Leiker Chili and Cookie cook-off at Mary Herbert Education Center. Andy is going down! We have some great entries! Yum, Yum! #EmporiaProud #Emp253 ... See MoreSee Less

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Emporia Public Schools is ready to meet new recruits at ESU's Career Fair today. Drop by and discover why Emporia is a great place to teach! #EmporiaProud ... See MoreSee Less

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