Information for Job: 5th Grade Elementary Teacher

Job Title: 5th Grade Elementary Teacher
Job Description:

Self containtained 5th grade classroom. Must be a team player with knowledge of the state standards and basic knowledge of the new Common Core Standards. We also utilize some time during the school day for MTSS tier time in which teachers work with smaller indiviualized groups. We do have "open" classrooms with a great staff with a strong committment to student learning and achievement.

We do not have a formal application form. Please send a letter of interest, copy of your current license, resume, references, and any credentials to Robert Holmes. PO Box 97 in Dexter, KS 67038.

Dexter USD 471

Job Salary (if available): We are still negotiating for 2012-2013. Our base salary for a beginning teacher with no experience for 2011-2012 was $33,687.00.

Job Benefits (if available): At this time we are not able to offer any health insurance plans.

Job Bonus (if available): There are no bonus incentives.

Job Start Date: August-1-2012
Applications Due By: April-19-2012
Job Categories:
  • Elementary
Job Regions:
  • Southeast
  • Southcentral

Job Contact Information

Contact First Name: Robert
Contact Last Name: Holmes
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (620) 87605415

Employer Information

Employer Name & Website: Dexter USD 471 -
Employer Description:


USD 471, Dexter, Kansas is an equal opportunity employer. We are a 1A school in South Central Kansas with wonderful facilities and a friendly work environment.

Our district test scores have always exceeded standards through the hard work of our dedicated staff. The building is carpeted, air conditioned, and maintained extemely well. We have nice sized classrooms, a complete library, full computer lab, and offer all Kansas Board of Regent courses as well as a wide variety of electives.

Our students attend school 153 days a year and our teachers are contracted for 163 days a year. We do not have a full week for spring break but feel our teachers enjoy only working 4 days per week in place of a Spring Break. Our school day runs from 7:55 AM to 3:45 PM.

We have 5 buildings on our campus. We have a K-1st grade modular building, a 2nd - 5th grade building, wood and metal shop, older gymnasium, and the high school buidling which houses grades 6-12 students.

Currently, the vast majority of our sports teams are cooperating with the Cedar Vale school district though we have separate school districts and separate board's of education. Our regular school colors are Red, White, and Black and we are the Fighting Cardinals. Our combined colors are black and gold with the Spartan nickname.


Employer Address: 311 N. Main Street

Dexter, Kansas

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