Grades 5-12 Vocal Music (Transition to Teach accepted) $2,000 bonus for this difficult to fill position

Colby USD 315 •

Colby Public Schools USD 315 is accepting applications for full-time vocal music instructor commencing with the 2024-25 school year. A $2,000 bonus will be awarded for this difficult to fill position.

Application process consists of:

~Letter of interest/application


~Completion of the teacher application form (can be emailed upon request or dowloaded at:

~Copy of current license

~Copy of transcripts

~Letter of references

Application information should be emailed to  Janel Andrews, Executive Assistant, at or mailed to her attention at Colby Public Schools, 600 W Third Street, Colby, KS 67701-2000 .

For specific questions regarding the position, please contact Principal Matt Sims via email at or by calling 785-460-5300.

Applications accepted until position is filled.  

Benefits Information

Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance sick leave discretionary days state retirement plan life insurance Section 125 options and other benefits may be available.

Salary Information

2024-25 base pay is $48 249 + fringe

Employer Information

Colby Public Schools USD 315 is a 3A school located in western Kansas on Interstate 70.  We have approximately 950 students and over 70 licensed staff members.

There is tremendous support for the school district in the community and surrounding area.  The strength of USD 315 programs stem from the collaborative efforts of staff, the parents, and the community. This includes a strong partnership with Colby Community College whereby students have the opportunity to earn college credit(s) or their Associate Degree prior to high school graduation.

The district is a member of the Northwest Kansas Educational Service Center (Oakley) and Southwest Regional Service Center (Sublette). We are also a member of the Great West Activities Conference (GWAC) League offering football, volleyball, cross country, tennis, golf, basketball, wrestling, track, baseball, softball, scholar`s bowl, band, vocal, forensics and debate. We have a quality security system throughout the district and wireless connectivity in all buildings.

The mission of Colby Public Schools is to prepare all students to be life-long learners and responsible citizens.

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600 West Third
Colby, KS 67701

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