2019-2020 Middle School Counselor

Dodge City Public Schools is seeking a Middle School Counselor who through utilizing leadership, advocacy, and collaboration, will promote student success, provide preventative services, and respond to identified student needs by implementing a comprehensive school counseling program that addresses academic, personal and social development for all students.


•Kansas certification in content area assignment or certification in a different state with qualifications that allow for licensure in Kansas. K-12 Counselor endorsement required. Highly Qualified under No Child Left Behind preferred. •Advanced degree, experience and/or specialized training in curriculum content and instructional pedagogy relative to assignment. •Knowledge and experience with instruction, methodology and materials related to bilingual education. ESL/ESOL endorsement preferred. •Demonstrated ability to work with fellow educators to develop, implement and evaluate instructional strategies and materials to improve teaching and learning for all students. •Kansas Certification of Health on file in the Central Office. •Personal Qualities - Appearance, grooming and personality which establish a desirable example for students. Ability to meet District standards for physical and mental health. Better than average recommendations from student teaching supervisors or other professionals who have observed the personal characteristics, scholastic attainment and classroom performance of the teacher.

Application Procedure:

We need the following documents submitted for your application to be considered complete and eligible to advance through the screening/interview/hiring process.

  • USD 443 Online Application - www.usd443.org 
  • Letter of Interest
  • Copy of current resume, complete with the names and current contact information of at least five references
  • University credential file
  • Copy of all university transcripts
  • Copy of current Kansas Department of Education (KSDE) License or verification from KSDE that Kansas licensure is in process

If you are unable to attach these items, you may fax them to 620-227-1695 or mail them to 1000 Second Avenue, Dodge City, KS 67801.

Applicants may check application status by reading messages sent to the e-mail address submitted on the application.

Upon recommendation of the appropriate administrative team members, new appointments or transfer assignments will be sent to the Board of Education for final action.

If you have questions you may contact Mindy Rehmert at 620-371-1004.  


Full District Benefits Negotiated Agreement
Job Start Date: August-10-2019
Applications Due By: December-9-2019

Job Contact Information

Ramona Nance - nance.ramona@usd443.org - 620-371-1004

Employer Information

Dodge City USD 443 www.usd443.org



6,850 students 443 certified teachers 1,300 employees (includes full-time, part-time, temporary, and substitute employees)

Finance: $70 million annual budget


1 accredited Pre-Kindergarten early childhood education center with Head Start program.

8 accredited elementary schools for Kindergarten through 5th Grade students.

2 accredited middle schools 6th through 8th Grade students.

1 accredited high school for 9th through 12 Grade students.

Alternative high school education opportunities with adult education opportunities.

To be considered all applicants must apply at http://www.usd443.org.


Employer Address: 1000 North Second Avenue Dodge City, Kansas

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