Fourth Grade Teacher-Immediate Opening (small class size)

Ellinwood USD 355 •

Ellinwood Public Schools USD #355 is now accepting applications for the position of Fourth Grade Teacher at Ellinwood Grade School for the 2023-2024 school year (open immediately).  This is the result of splitting a class into two sections (each section will have approximately 13-14 students). The district has a myriad of supplemental positions available to the candidate if he or she is so interested.  The successful candidate will also receive a laptop and iPad to accommodate and support the district`s 1:1 iPad initiative.  The district also employs a family engagement specialist that works with each student/family/teacher to enhance school-family communication/relationships and student outcomes.


The district is looking for a dynamic candidate to engage primary grade students in all facets of learning.  The district desires a person that is a team player and has a skill set in all core areas.  Having a passion for student growth and a willingness to differentiate instruction to reach each learner is a requirement.  The district is also interested in a candidate that can adapt to fluid situations and is willing to continually reflect and improve as a professional.  Priority will be given to candidates that are innovative and progressive in their methods.


A desire to be a part of something special is requisite.  We do not want candidates who are "just looking for an elementary job".  We want candidates that are ready to become part of an educational family.  Excellence is the standard in which this position will be reviewed.  We desire a candidate that will not only continue the educational excellence of Ellinwood Grade School, but to enhance and expand upon that tradition with unique gifts that only they possess.


The district has approximately 450 students K-12.  The Ellinwood Public School District is a progressive district that is a leader in technological and educational innovation.  Please refer to our district website (specifically individual teacher sites) and activities site for evidence of this innovation.  Ellinwood Public Schools has exemplary community support and has excellent facilities. 


To apply, please click on the following link (position is open until filled-please complete the application process ASAP):


Ellinwood Public Schools Online Application Portal



All questions about the position may be directed to:


Ashley Porter 

USD #355 District Office 

300 N. Schiller St. 

Ellinwood, KS  67526 

620-564-3226 (Phone)

620-564-2206 (Fax) USD 355

Ellinwood USD 355

Benefits Information

Health insurance fringe that pays for a full single plan at the highest deductible. (currently $2 200) and a 403(b) Employer Matching Program

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As per negotiated agreement

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The Ellinwood Public School District is a 2A district that has approximately 500 students in the district K-12.  It has a K-6 Grade School and a 7-12 Middle School/High School.  It has a long history of academic and extra-curricular success.  It is leading the charge of educating students with 21st century skills and attributes.  As a small district, Ellinwood Public Schools is an innovator in dual credit opportunites, technology integration, and character education.  In the Ellinwood Public School District Excellence is Standard!


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Ellinwood is a progressive, vibrant community of approximately 2,000 residents.  It is conveniently located in Barton County.  It is 10 minutes from Great Bend (and affiliated amenities) and allows for quick access to Hays (1 hour 15 minutes), Salina (1 hour 10 minutes), Hutchinson (50 minutes), and Wichita (1 hour 30 minutes).  Barton Community College and Cheyenne Bottoms are both within a 15 minute drive from Ellinwood.  The community also gives exemplary support to the school district.  Ellinwood is family friendly and ideal for people of all interests.

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300 N. Schiller
Ellinwood, KS 67526

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