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KCKPS Boosts Efforts to Recruit New Staff for the 2022-23 School Year

KCKPS Career Fair

The KCKPS District is kicking off several hiring campaigns as well as offering recruitment sessions to help hire new staff for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year. The district is looking to hire teachers (K-12), substitute teachers, bus drivers, instructional aides, paraprofessionals, school nurses, nutritional service workers, support staff and more.

Open House/Career Fairs:  

  • There will be an open house, information session for retired teachers on Thursday, July 28 from 3:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. at Carl B. Bruce Middle School, located at 2100 N. 18th St. in KCK 
  • There will be a certified and classified career fair Thursday, July 28 from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at Carl B. Bruce Middle School
  • The August 4th certified, and classified career fair takes place from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. and will be held at KCKPS Central Office, located at 2010 N. 59th St. in KCK. 

**All full-time new hires will receive a $1500 sign on bonus ​after 90 days for joining the KCKPS District team. All part-time new hires will receive a $750 signing bonus ​after 90 days. Substitute employees will receive a pro-rated amount and some substitute positions will receive benefits.    

Bus Drivers Wanted: 

Those who join the team will receive their CDL (Commercial Driver’s License), free training, and a free physical exam. New hires will also receive a minimum of $20.80 per hour and a $1500 signing bonus after 90 days. If a new hire refers another bus driver and they join the KCKPS District, the new hire who referred another bus driver will receive an additional $100 referral bonus. 

Retired Teachers Wanted:

Retired teachers who join the KCKPS family will continue to receive their ​KPERS retirement benefits. Retired teachers must have met the KPERS waiting period. Once hired, KCKPS will pay for KPERS penalties ​and for medical and other benefits, if needed. Those who join the KCKPS District will also receive $1500 signing bonus after 90 days.   

Applications for all open positions are accepted on the district's Human Resources portal.

The KCKPS District serves more than 20,000 students and their families in Wyandotte County, Kansas, and is one of the most diverse communities in the country.