Lakin USD #215 is currently searching for a vocal instructor to join an innovative team.
To apply please complete the online application at https://usd215.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx
Transition to Teaching candidates will be considered.
Lakin USD #215 is located in Kearny County in Southwest Kansas. The district has approximately 700 students in grades PK-12. Lakin Elementary serves grades PK – 4. Lakin Middle School houses grades 5 – 8. Lakin High School serves grades 9-12. LHS is currently in the 3A classification with KSHSAA for most activities and 2A in football.
USD #215 is blessed with some of the nicest facilities in the area and state. Lakin also has a 1:1 iPad initiative for grades K-12, and Lakin Elementary has a large number of devices available as well. In addition, all teachers are provided a laptop and iPad.
Currently USD #215 has 55.5% economically disadvantaged students, approximately 30% ESL student population and 20% students are classified as migrant.
USD #215 offers a very competitive salary schedule. First year teachers with a bachelor’s degree earn $40,000 plus a very attractive benefit package with single health plans starting at $65.00 a month for the employee. In addition, a district cell phone plan is available to save employees money every month.
Lakin has a lot to offer. Small class sizes, a great support staff, small town living with great, local health care, wonderful community support, the list goes on and on. In addition, Garden City is 25 miles away, offering the bigger city amenities. Lakin is a great place to live and raise a family.
The Lakin School District enjoys the benefits of having a large part of the staff that has served in the district for many years bringing experience and consistency. Lakin also has many young professionals who add vibrant, future focused dynamics. USD #215 also benefits from a very strong and supportive administration team. All of this comes together to create an exciting and innovative culture creating a bright future for our students including the fact that district is currently a part of the Gemini II School Redesign Phase with KSDE.
Lakin Unified School District No. 215 does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission or access to, or treatment or employment, its programs or activities.