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Wichita Public Schools

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Wichita Public Schools

District/Organization Description:

Wichita Public Schools is an urban school district of over 50,000 students. We are in the top 100 largest Public School Districts in the Nation, and the third largest employer of the Wichita Metro Area. We have a competitive teacher salary and one of the best benefits package in the state! By teaching in our district you may qualify for teacher loan forgiveness.
Wichita is nationally recognized for its staff development and support for their new teacher which includes: mentors; campus support teachers, peer consultants, instructional coaches; professional learning communities; and new teacher induction support. Visit our website www.usd259.org, for more information and to submit an online application.

District/Organization hiring and interviewing instructions and processes for candidates:

Step 1: Applicant
Complete the online application, including providing a minimum of two potential professional references, one of which must be a current or former supervisor or principal. Hiring managers will not see your application until at least two reference surveys have been completed, so providing more than two may make your process faster.

Step 2: Human Resources
After at least two reference surveys have been completed, the HR partner reviews applications to screen for those who meet the minimum qualifications. Those qualified are sent to the hiring manager (the internal leader or administor who has a position open on their team) for their review.

Step 3: Hiring Manager
The hiring manager reviews the application information, including resume, job history, reference surveys and any other materials submitted by the candidate.

Step 4: Hiring Manager
The hiring manager or their office sets up interviews with candidates of their choice. WPS recommends that all hiring managers interview a minimum of two candidates, and that interviews are conducted by a hiring committee.

Step 5: Hiring Manager
Once interviews are concluded, the hiring manager notifies their HR partner to whom they would like to offer the position.

Step 6: Human Resources
The HR partner calls the final candidate to extend an offer and reviews information including next steps, salary and available benefits.

Step 7: Applicant
Applicant accepts the offer, contingent on completing the pre-employment process. That process includes completing a pre-employment physical, drug screening and TB test.

Licensure Areas Typically Hiring For:

Teaching Licenses (Elementary Education, Mathematics, Social Studies, etc.)| Special Education| Administrative and Other Roles

Teaching Licenses:

Other - All

Career and Technical Education:

Special Education:

Special Education: Academic and Behavioral Strategist (mild to moderate only)| Special Education: Autism Spectrum Disorders| Special Education: Blind or Visually Impaired| Special Education: Deaf or Hard of Hearing| Special Education: Developmental Adapted Physical Education (Endorsement)| Special Education: Developmental Disabilities| Special Education: Early Childhood| Special Education: Emotional Behavioral Disorders| Special Education: Learning Disabilities| Special Education: Oral/Aural Education| Special Education: Physical and Health Disabilities

Administrative and Other Roles:

Principal (K-12)| School Counselor| School Nurse| School Psychologist| School Social Worker| Speech-Language Pathologist

Contact Information

Nicki

Seeley

Program Specialist

317-973-4422

Wichita Public Schools

903 S Edgemoor

Wichita

Kansas

67218