Information for Job: K-12 Librarian and/or Reading Specialist

Job Title: K-12 Librarian and/or Reading Specialist
Job Description:

Meade USD 226 has an opening for a Librarian and/or Reading Specialist for the 2013-14 school year. The position includes overseeing both the grade school and high school library. It also includes teaching classes in reading and some library skills. Both buildings have Library Aides to assist the teacher and students.

Supplementals are also available with this position include an opening for a Kayette Sponsor. Other supplementals may also be available.

Meade USD 226 requests hard copies of the following:  1) Complete District Application Form; 2) Resume; 3) Reference Letters; 4) Teaching License; 5) College Credentials & Transcripts. The Meade USD 226 Application for Employment can be found at under the District Page

Meade USD 226

Job Salary (if available): Salary Based on Education and Years of Experience on Salary Schedule

Job Benefits (if available): $237 a month paid towards District Health Insurance 10 Days Sick Leave - Accumulated Up to 60 Days 5 - Personel Leave Days Sick Leave Bank Payment for College Hours & ESL Endorsement Classes or Praxis

Job Bonus (if available): Supplemental positions available.

Job Start Date: August-1-2013
Applications Due By: February-22-2013
Job Categories:
  • Language Arts
  • Library
  • Other
Job Regions:
  • Southwest

Job Contact Information

Contact First Name: Kenneth
Contact Last Name: Harshberger
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 620-873-2081

Employer Information

Employer Name & Website: Meade USD 226 -
Employer Description:


See Meade School Website at the following link:

USD #226 is a 2A -  PS-12 school district located in Meade, Kansas which is close to Dodge City and Liberal. It has a very strong school system with tremendous community support. The district is composed of a PS-8th building that has 290 students, a 9-12 building that has 135 students, and a Learning Center with close to 30 students. The community centers around the school and community activities like 4-H, Recreation Programs, Church Activities, and other community events. Meade is the county seat and has several large thriving businesses in this rural farming community. The town has a new hospital and a modern nursing home.The school has been very successful in academics, athletics, as well as fine arts. Several years ago Meade entirely remodeled the PS-8th building and currently is engaged in a five year program to upgrade the HVAC system at the high school.

In the last several years Meade has been very successful in athletics. The high school won the 2A State Football Champship in 2010 and 2012 and the boys' basketball team was state runner-ups in 2012 and 2013. The last four years the Meade high school girls' basketball team has gone to state and placed 4th in 2014. The girls also qualified for state volleyball in 2013 and 2014. In 2014 the girls' track team took 3rd at state. The boys' track team was the state runner-up in 2012 and 2013. Meade has had many students go to state tennis, golf, cross country, and track. Meade consistently has a large number of students attend state music and state speech. This fall MHS put on the musical "The Wizard of Oz" with rave reviews. When attending activities at home or away, whether it be music or sports, Meade will usually have the largest following in attendance.

Employer Address: 409 School Addition
Box 400
Meade, Kansas

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