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Garden City Public Schools USD 457 •

Developing students academic skills through courses of study and implementing district approved curriculum; addressing specific educational needs of students; providing feedback regarding student progress, expectations, goals, and activities. To be considered for this position, submit an application at  No need to upload letters of recommendation as long as you've entered valid contact information for your references within the application.

Benefits Information

District paid single health and dental plan.  KPERS retirement and 403(b) matching contributions.

Salary Information

Salary based on experience and education with base starting at $45,000

Employer Information

As the 9th largest district in Kansas and the largest community west of Hutchinson, Garden City offers a comprehensive educational program to a diverse student population in a vibrant setting. 

Here are but a few examples of the kind of professionals who work in Garden City: 

* Kansas Teacher of the Year Semi-Finalist 

* Kansas Technical Education Teacher of the Year 

* Kansas Horizon Award Winner (for first year teachers) 

* KAESP Area Principal of the Year 

* 6A State Wrestling Coach of the Year 

* Air Force Association Kansas Teacher of the Year 

* Georgia Matthews Elementary School has been selected as a National Title I Distinguished School from Kansas in Category 2 - Closing the Achievement Gap between Student Groups.

Our students have experienced similar success: 

* GCHS Broadcasting program won 51 awards from the Kansas Association of Broadcasters. Our High School Culinary Program  won the National Center for Hospitality Elite 50 award. GCHS was honored in 2012 as a Blue Ribbon School.  The National Blue Ribbon Schools award honors where students perform at very high levels or where significant improvements are being made in students` level of achievement.  

* Garden City is home to the student who won the Kansas/Oklahoma Short-Term Rotary International Youth Exchange Program travel scholarship award. 

* Three GCHS students qualified to go to the Health Occupations Students of American (HOSA) national competition this summer in Florida. Kenneth Henderson Middle School won 2016 KAMSA Middle School of the the Year Award. GC Schools Has been selected to Receive Kansas Reading Roadmap Grant. 

Benefits for working in Garden City: 

* $1,000 signing bonus for new teachers.  

* A salary schedule in the top 25% in Kansas, base rate of $45,000. 

* Employer provided 403(b) retirement account. 

* The cost of a single health insurance premium is $20/month for a standard plan. 

* Garden City will pay for teachers to receive an ESL or special education endorsement. 

* Extra compensation for bilingual and special education teachers. 

* Employer paid Master`s Tuition Reimbursement of $5,000 for teachers first Master`s Degree in exchange for 5 years of service.

In short, Garden City is an energetic, exciting professional place to work. You can learn more about the district at and the community at Please contact us to learn how you can be a part of the continued success of Garden City Public Schools.

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1205 Fleming St.
Garden City, KS 67846

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