Independence USD 446 has an opening for a dynamic 4th grade teacher with strength in curriculum at Jefferson School for the 2013-2014 school year. Jefferson School is a new elementary building that opened in 2011 for students in grades 3-5 . ESOL endorsement preferred but not required.
A district application is available online at www.indyschools.com. Supporting documents needed for both the online or printed application are: cover letter, resume, credentials or letters of reference, copies of transcript, and a copy of Kansas teaching license. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. EOE
Independence USD 446 enrolls approximately 2,000 students in grades K-12. The district operates four attendance centers: Independence High School (grades 9-12), Independence Middle School (grades 6-8), Jefferson School (grades 3-5), and Eisenhower School (grades K-2). All Independence USD 446 schools are fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and have earned full outcomes accreditation through the Kansas Department of Education Quality Performance Accreditation (QPA) process.
The mission of the Independence Public Schools is to educate all students
to succeed and compete in a global society.
• All students can learn and succeed.
• All students have a right to an equitable education.
• All students have a right to dignity and positive self-worth.
• All students have goals and opportunities to achieve.
• All students will be more successful when parents, schools, and communities hold high expectations for them.
• Schools that provide opportunities for parental and community involvement will be more successful.
Independence School District students will be able to:
• Demonstrate mastery of the foundation skills including: communications, math, science, social studies, and technology.
• Work effectively, both independently and in groups.
• Think creatively, make decisions, and solve problems.
• Demonstrate responsibility, respect, and honesty.
To learn more about our district, please go to our website and view our Independence USD 446 Teacher Promotional Video.
To learn more about the community of Independence, please visit the following websites:
Independence Chamber of Commerce
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