Instrumental Band Teacher (Grade 5-12)

McLouth USD 342 •

McLouth USD 342 has an opening for an opening for a Grade 5-12 Band Teacher for the 2023-2024 school year.  To be considered for the position, please apply through the Educate Kansas website and submit the following to or by mail to McLouth USD 342, Attn: District Office, PO Box 40, McLouth, KS  66054.

  • * Cover Letter
  • * Resume
  • * Proof of Certification
  • * Transcripts
  • * Provide 3 Professional References


Non-discrimination Statement:

In compliance with the Executive Order 11246; Title II of the Education Amendments of 1976; Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972; Title IX Regulation Implementing Education Amendments of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; and all other Federal, State, school rules, laws, regulations and policies, USD #342 shall not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, handicap or age in the educational programs or activities which it operates.

  It is the intent of USD #342 to comply with both the letter and the spirit of the law in making certain discrimination does not exist in its policies, regulations, and operations.  Grievance procedures for Title IX and Section 504 have been established for students, their parents, and employees who feel discrimination has been shown by USD #342.


McLouth USD 342

Benefits Information

Health Insurance – BCBSKS: The district will pay up to $675/month for an employee who elects a single or the district will pay up to $1055/month for an employee who elects a medical plan with dependents. If the cost of the medical plan is less than the amount provided the difference can be used towards dental for the employee and/or dependents. Dental Insurance – Delta Dental Vision Coverage – Vision Care Direct Master’s Degree Tuition Reimbursement: A $2,500 incentive is awarded on a one-time basis for returning teachers who complete a master’s degree or $833.33 as a tuition reimbursement for graduate credit towards a master’s degree program for a maximum of $2,500. Leave: Twelve days’ leave beginning the opening day of the school term. Leave may be used at employee’s discretion. For each unused leave day, the Board of Education will pay an amount equal to substitute daily rate (at the beginning of the school year) to the teacher at the end of the contract year for a maximum of 12 days. 125 Cafeteria Plan: With medical and childcare reimbursement. Payroll Deduction: Disability, Life Insurance, Accident Insurance, Cancer Insurance

Salary Information

Starting base salary $43,251.

Employer Information


McLouth USD 342 is a 2A school district conveniently located between Lawrence, Kansas City , and Topeka.  The campus houses over 500 students in one attendance center with an average classroom size of 12.8 students (secondary) and 15.9 students (elementary).  The district is part of the Northeast Kansas Educational Service Center (Keystone), John Dewey Learning Academy, and Washburn Institute of Technology.


Together with school, families, and community, we are committed to student success.  All Bulldogs in middle and high school are provided with a chromebook through our one to one initiative.  The district recently completed a 3.425 million dollar bond issue for facility improvements including a new kitchen/cafeteria, storm shelter/early childhood center and track.


The McLouth mission statement is "together we learn in a community that promotes academic excellence, respect, life-long learning, and responsible citizenship".


* All buildings in our district qualify for the Perkins Loan cancellation benefit.  Applicants who may be interested in this program should call (785) 296-3871 to reach the Kansas State Department of Education, in Topeka, Kansas. Ask to speak to someone for general questions about teacher loan cancellation or deferment.


USD #342 does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, disability, national origin, ancestry, or age.




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217 Summit
McLouth, KS 66054-0040

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