K-12 Music

Crest Unified School District No. 479 • www.usd479.org

Crest Unified School District No. 479 is seeking applicants for the position of K-12 music teacher for the 2023-2024 school year. Responsibilities include teaching music to primary students, and directing band / choir programs at the intermediary and secondary levels. Those interested in this position should apply via educatekansas.org and send cover letter, resume, and references to Superintendent Shane Walter via email at swalter@usd479.org. 

Benefits Information

The district pays for a single payer health / dental plan through BCBS. Additionally, the district offers participation in a 403b plan along with participation in KPERS457 deferred compensation plans, including traditional and Roth options. Paid time off includes three personal days and 10 sick days per year.

Salary Information

The base salary for the 2022-2023 school year was $39,500 (171 days). This position also receives a supplemental contract equal to 15% of the base salary ($5,925). The applicant who fills this position will receive a signing bonus.

Employer Information

Crest Unified School District No. 479 is a 1A school district located in Southeast Kansas with a headcount of ~260 students.  District boundaries include the communities of Colony, Kincaid, and Lone Elm. The district is strongly supported by its small communities, who authorized a bond issue in November 2023.

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PO Box 305
Colony, KS 66015-0305

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