Board Clerk / Business Manager

Cherryvale-Thayer USD 447 •

USD 447 Is presently seeking a qualified candidate to join the Central office team as Board Clerk / Business Office Manager. 

The Board Clerk provides care and custody of the records, books, and documents of the Board of Education to ensure efficient and lawful operation of the school district. To accomplish these tasks the Board Clerk must work closely with the staff and administration of U.S.D. No. 447.

A full description of job duties may be found at The LINK below: USD 447 Board Clerk / Business Manager.  An fillable application may be found HERE.  

Interested candidates should contact Travis Githens Superintendent,  for any questions about the position offering.  Applications may be submitted via Educate Kansas site or by email to the superintendent. USD 447 Board Office number is 620-336-8139. 

Position will remain open until filled with qualified candidate. Apply now.

Cherryvale-Thayer USD 447

Benefits Information

The board pays $685/mo toward health insurance provides a $25 000 life insurance policy Position includes sick and personal leave along with participation in a district 403b retirement plan.

Salary Information

Salary commensurate with experience and relevant education

Employer Information

Welcome to Cherryvale - Thayer USD 447, a school district committed to providing a vibrant and enriching educational experience! Our district, nestled in the heart of south east Kansas, offers a unique blend of small class sizes, diverse programs, a growing industrial base, and a plethora of recreational opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts.

At Cherryvale - Thayer USD 447, we pride ourselves on maintaining small class sizes in each of our Three attendance centers, ensuring personalized attention for each student. This intimate learning environment fosters strong student-teacher relationships, creating a supportive atmosphere where every student can thrive academically and socially. Lincoln Central Elementary (PreK-6) and Middle/High School (7-12) are located in Cherryvale (Montgomery County) and Thayer School, grades K-8 is located in Thayer (Neosho County) a short 13 miles away.

Diverse Programs:

Our school district is dedicated to providing a well-rounded education, and we offer a wide array of programs to cater to the diverse interests and talents of our students. From advanced course opportunities to extracurricular activities such as sports, arts, and community service, we strive to nurture the individual passions of our students and prepare them for success in the future.

Recreational opportunities:

Cherryvale - Thayer USD 447 offers many recreational opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you enjoy lake time, hiking, hunting, fishing, or simply exploring the great outdoors, our community provides a backdrop for a healthy and active lifestyle. The district is a gateway to adventure, encouraging students and residents alike to embrace and appreciate the natural wonders that surround us. Located an hour from Tulsa Oklahoma and Joplin Missouri, USD 447 is close to larger cities for bigger city events and shopping opportunities.

Community and Headcount:

Our district prides itself on being a tight-knit community, fostering a sense of belonging and support. As of the 2023-24 academic year, we have a total headcount of 692 students district-wide. This allows us to maintain our commitment to individualized attention and a personalized educational experience for each student.

We invite you to be a part of our community at Cherryvale - Thayer USD 447 and contribute to the educational endeavors that lead to success and vibrant spirit where; Learning, Leading, and Leaving a Legacy is a goal each and every day.

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618 East 4th Street
Cherryvale, KS 67335

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