Substitute Teacher 2019-2020


USD 320- Wamego Public School system- has vacancies for Substitute Teachers for the 2019-2020 school year.  A valid Kansas Teaching License or a valid Kansas Emergency Substitute License is required for this position.  Substitute teachers will be paid $50 for working 4 hours or less each day.  If you work more than 4 hours per day you will earn $100 for that day.  Long term substitutes (those working 10 or more consecutive days for the same teacher) will earn additional pay.


 Do NOT submit your application until you have a valid Emergency Substitute Teacher License or a valid Kansas Teaching License.  See bottom of posting for information on substitute teaching licenses or call Kansas Department of Education at 785-296-1105.


Persons interested in applying for this position must submit the following information on our online application site-

  • A completed online application form.  The application form is available at
  • A resume.  Scan all the pages of your resume as one document and attach  it to the designated area on the online application.  We will only accept resumes attached to the online application. 
  • A copy of appropriate certification.  A valid Kansas Teaching License or a valid Kansas Emergency Substitute License is required for this position. Scan your certification and attach it to the designated area on the online application.  If you have not yet received this certification- please withhold from applying until you are able to attach your teaching license or emergency substitute teaching license to your application.    

The following options are not required- but you are welcome to scan and attach the information to the application.


Applications will be accepted throughout the year.  Once we receive your application we will contact you to inform you if you have/have not been approved for a substitute teacher position- and will instruct you on what else is needed from you.  You will not be considered as a substitute unless you have the appropriate licensure.  Please wait to apply until you have all required documents.  If you need to pick up a fingerprint card- come to the USD 320 district office at 1008 8th Street- Wamego KS 66547 and we can give you one. 


Kansas Emergency Substitute License Requirements can be found at


If you need assistance on how to apply for a substitute teaching license you can contact Brenda Jensen at or contact the Kansas State Department of Education at  785-296-1105 or  find a list of

Substitute FAQ`s at 


If you have questions about your application- please contact Kati Wolfgang at
Job Start Date: NA
Applications Due By: 04/15/2020

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Employer Information

Wamego USD 320







Wamego USD 320 is a progressive school district committed to working cooperatively with families and community to educate students to be responsible, problem-solving citizens who produce quality work in their individual pursuit of excellence. We accomplish this by offering relevant, academically challenging and diverse learning experiences.



The Wamego school district serves the needs of approximately 1,576 students in two elementary schools, one middle school and one high school. USD 320 is the sponsoring district for the Wamego Special Services Cooperative, which serves the needs of our students as well as those in two neighboring school districts.


Our students receive a quality education documented by their outstanding assessment scores. For five consecutive years all buildings have met AYP requirements, and our high school students scored above the state’s average composite ACT score. In addition, our students consistently earn State Standard of Excellence Awards in reading, math, and writing at all grade levels.


Our teachers enjoy many benefits including an attractive salary schedule, a number of fringe benefits, generous sick leave (including a sick leave pool), small class sizes, a teacher mentoring program, and an excellent professional development program. Special incentives for teachers interested in earning their National Board certification are detailed in the district’s negotiated agreement and include a $2,000 annual bonus upon successful completion of the program.


The Wamego Teachers Association actively works with the USD 320 Board of Education to help create working conditions that benefit our students, teachers, and the school district in general. A strong, positive relationship has been developed through years of honest and empathetic dialogue used in the Interest Based Bargaining process.


Located at the intersection of Kansas Highway 99 and US Highway 24, just 13 miles east of Manhattan and 40 miles west of Topeka, Wamego offers friendly small town living with quick access to city convenience. Wamego has a vibrant business community, both downtown and along the Highway 24 corridor, that serves the many local needs of the community’s citizens. A multitude of recreational options are available in Wamego, including a beautiful 18-hole golf course; Wamego City Park which includes a swimming pool, playground, fishing pond and public tennis, basketball and pickleball courts; and a brand new recreation complex which includes four baseball/softball diamonds, two soccer fields, six tennis courts, a walking trail, and an active recreation program for youth and adults. Nearby federal reservoirs and state lakes offer excellent opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts, as well.


For those with fervor for learning, the Wamego Public library offers a multitude of volumes and periodicals, in addition to audio books, videos, microfilm and Internet access. Adult education classes are offered in Wamego through Highland Community College, and nearby at Kansas State, Washburn, and Emporia State Universities. Wamego is immersed in history with sites including Kansas’ only authentic stone Dutch Mill, the Oregon Trail, the home of Walter P. Chrysler, the Oz Museum and the Columbian Theatre. The Columbian Theatre is a unique experience for people in love with the arts. People from all across northeast Kansas come to Wamego to attend the theatre’s productions of plays and musicals.


Citizens of Wamego are well protected and cared for with a city hospital and medical clinic, the Stormont Vail Medical Clinic, city police, fire, and EMS departments. Due to our proximity to Manhattan and Topeka, quality medical specialists are easily accessible at three nearby health care centers, should the need arise.


We encourage you to visit our web site at for further information about our school district. Complete application instructions may be found under the Human Resources button. We also welcome you to call our district office at 785-456-7643 with any questions you may have.

Employer Address: 1008 8th Street Wamego, Kansas

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