Work for KSD

The district is accepting applications for the following positions:

  • High School Health Teacher 22-23
  • Assistant Volleyball Coach 22-23
  • Assistant JH Girls Basketball Coach 22-23
  • Assistant JH Track Coach 22-23
  • Early Childhood Education Teacher 22-23
  • Secondary Paraprofessionals 22-23
  • Junior High Social Studies Teacher 22-23
  • High School Special Education Teacher 22-23
  • Potential Elementary Special Education Teacher 22-23
  • Elementary Paraprofessional
  • Elementary Paraprofessional/Secretary 22-23
  • Speech Language Pathologist 22-23
  • District Grounds Worker
  • Junior High English Teacher
  • Kids Club Site Assistants 22-23
  • PLTW Bio Medical Science/Biology Teacher 22-23
  • Assistant Coach Varsity Baseball
  • Assistant Coach Varsity Football
  • Assistant Coach Varsity Boys Wrestling 22-23
  • Assistant Spring Play Director
  • Custodian

Click here to apply  Current Open Positions 

Please sign up for Job Alerts, under Menu, on our Job Listings page. You will receive an email alert when a new opening has been added.

The Kearney School District is the largest employer in Kearney, with 450 employees. The district is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Education Institution that fully and actively supports Equal Access for all people regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.

Classified positions include paraprofessionals, custodians, secretaries, library aides, maintenance personnel and school nurses.

NOTE: Food service, substitutes and transportation are handled by private companies (Southwest Food Service Excellence, Kelly Educational Services and Durham Transportation). See below for more information.

All applications are kept on file for two years.

The district contracts with outside companies for food and bus services. Please contact these companies directly to complete an application for employment.


We need you to make their day! Make a difference in the lives of our children!

Southwest Foodservice Excellence is offering this opportunity for Cooks, Servers, and Substitute positions.

Rewarding and challenging work in the kitchens of our Kearney School District.

To apply, please contact Joseph Ripp, Director of Child Nutrition, 816-628-3869, or

SFE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Kelly® Education is proud to partner with Kearney School District to provide exceptional
substitute teachers. We’re a company that invests in our employees, recognizes their
achievements, and is committed to the noble purpose of educating our youth.
Substitute teaching offers meaningful work that directly gives back to our community and
makes a positive difference in the lives of students every single day. We have limitless
opportunities for passionate people to inspire and educate students. You’ll have the option to
work in the schools of your choice, to take steady work five days a week, or to create a flexible
schedule that works around your other life commitments.
Whether you’re new to teaching or a seasoned educator, our goal is to ensure you always have
the skills you need to succeed in the classroom—starting with free pre-hire training, paid
orientation, and our investment in your ongoing professional development.
Remember that teacher who made a difference in your life? Now it’s your turn. Be a substitute
teacher in Kearney School District.
See the job requirements and apply here.



Applications for bus drivers can be found on Durham's website or at the Durham Transportation office:

1011 North Jefferson
Kearney, MO 64060

Questions can also be directed to Tisa Wright by emailing