School Psychologist

Russell County USD 407 is accepting applications for a School Psychologist for the 2019-2020 school year. This is a full-time position. Job duties include effective collaboration with special education colleagues, administrators and general education staff; student assessment and the interpretation of evaluation results; creating & directing interventions for students in need; providing consultation to staff and parents; and serving as a lead member of General Education Intervention/Child Find committees. Valid KSDE School Psychologist license or provisional endorsement is required.

Russell County is a designated Rural Opportunity Zone (ROZ). USD 407 employees living in Russell County may qualify for the ROZ student loan repayment program. See additional information at:

Application Deadline: Accepting applications until the position is filled.

To apply for this opportunity, please fill out the Kansas Education Employment Board (KEEB) application and file a resume, letter of interest, 3-5 letters of reference, and a current copy of your credentials.

For additional information, contact Angela Rinehart, Special Education Director, at (785) 483-3226 or





Health Insurance, Section 125 Cafeteria Plan, Sick and Personal Leave Commensurate with experience and based on the Master Collective Bargaining Agreement. The document is available on the district website at under the Staff Resources/Handbooks link.
Job Start Date: August-23-2019
Applications Due By: August-31-2019

Job Contact Information

Ashley Campbell - - 785-483-2173

Employer Information

Russell USD 407

Russell County USD 407 is dedicated to providing a culture of learning that will lead the state of Kansas in student success.

Unified School District 407 is a comprehensive K-12 school system. The district operates 4 attendance centers; Russell High School (9-12), Ruppenthal Middle School (6-8), Bickerdyke Elementary School (2-5) and Simpson Elementary School (K-1). All attendance centers are accredited with the State Department of Education.

USD 407 encompasses 489 square miles; it serves 850 students; employs 87 certified teachers/administrators, and 60 FTE classified employees in positions such as bus drivers, cooks, secretaries, custodians, and paraeducators. Click the URL link to be routed to the district website at


The Outcomes-Based Curriculum in USD 407 focuses on basic skills and concept development at the elementary level, with greater diversity at the secondary level where both academic and vocational offerings are available. District-level exit outcomes have been established for all Russell graduates.

The elementary schools provide an excellent focus on skill development in reading, language arts, and mathematics. A pre-school handicap classroom is available for students whose developmental maturity is delayed. All elementary schools provide instruction in art, computer, library, music, and physical education.

USD 407 has a complete K-12 computer outcomes based curriculum. Students begin at the kindergarten level and progress sequentially through to the high school level. Each attendance center has a minimum of one computer lab. One elementary school has a multi-media lab, and each middle school and high school has a minimum of one technology lab. Each attendance center is also connected to the internet by way of WAN.

Vocational programs are also a substantial part of the high school curriculum. An Apprentice Program is available to regular education students and a Great Expectations program is provided for special education students.


USD 407 has a complete program of interscholastic activities and is in full compliance with Title IX.

Russell High is in the North Central Activities Association and participates in the following sports by season:

  • Fall:  golf, tennis, football, cross country, volleyball; cheerleading;
  • Winter:  basketball, wrestling; cheerleading
  • Spring:  tennis, golf, track, softball, baseball.

Co-curricular activities in the district include:

  • Dance Team
  • Debate
  • Drama/Musical
  • E-Sports Club
  • Explorers Club
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Forensics
  • Future Farmers of America (FFA)
  • Journalism
  • Key Club
  • Letterman’s Club
  • Music -- Instrumental & Vocal
  • National Honor Society
  • National Business Honor Society
  • Peer Helpers
  • Pep Club
  • Scholars` Bowl
  • Students Against Driving Drunk (SADD)
  • Student Council
  • Trap Shooting Club
  • Yearbook


“The mission of Russell County USD 407 is to teach all students to their fullest potential, provide an appropriate learning environment and prepare students to become functional and effective citizens in an ever-changing world.”


Russell County USD 407 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Superintendent of Schools, 802 N. Main, Russell, KS  67665, (785) 483-2173.  

Employer Address: 802 N. Main Russell, Kansas

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