1st Grade Teacher

Iola USD 257


Paid health insurance, life insurance, KPERS, leave per negotiated agreement/ District salary schedule
Job Start Date: January-1-2020
Applications Due By: December-1-2019

Job Contact Information

Tiffany Koehn - tiffany.koehn@usd257.org - 620-365-4840

Employer Information

Iola USD 257 www.usd257.org

 

The Mission of USD 257 is to inspire all students to succeed.
 
 
Thank you for your interest in Iola, USD 257. A few facts you may be interested in:
 
 
  • USD 257 includes the communities of Iola, Gas, and LaHarpe and has a total population of about 9,500.
  • The district employs 100 teachers, with an average of 14 years experience. More than half hold advanced degrees.
  • Grade level attendance centers (Pre-School- 4th Grade)  allow continuity amongst teachers.
  • Target class size for PreK - 3rd grades is 18 students.
  • Iola Middle School has an enrollment of 325 students in grades 5-8.
  • Iola High School, including Crossroads Alternative School, serves 390 students.
  • The Bowlus Fine Arts Center provides an unmatched performance venue for our students.
  • District curriculum covers a wide range of courses including art and music at the elementary levels advancing through dual credit enrollment with Allen Community College for high school students.
  • District schools earned 18 different Standard of Excellence Awards on the most recent state assessments.
  • SAFE BASE is a nationally recognized after school tutoring and enrichment program for our students.
  • Every school is internally networked with a broadband Internet connection to every classroom.
  • Community support for the schools is strong as evidenced by the 30% Local Option Budget and the early payoff of bond issues to remodel the high school and middle school.
  • The USD 257 Endowment Association was established in 1992 to support the public schools and has funded a variety of projects for the district.

Employer Address: 305 N Washington Ave Iola, Kansas


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