Employment Opportunities

Be a part of Lexington Public Schools. and help shape our future generations.  Below is a list of our current job listings and links where you can apply to join our team.

Lexington Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applicants must pass a criminal background check.

All positions are subject to a Veteran’s Preference.

ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS: 

If you require special accommodations as an applicant, please contact the Business Office.

Thank you for your interest in Lexington Public Schools. As a recipient of Title IX funds, Lexington Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any education program or activity that it operates nor in processes of admission and employment. Our Title IX policy and grievance procedures may be found by visiting our district homepage under Title IX, or directed to our Title IX Coordinator, Angie Kovarik who is located at our Central Office at 300 So Washington Street. She may also be reached via email at angie.kovarik@lexschools.org, or by calling 308-324-1209.

Employment Terms for Classified Staff

Teaching Staff Negotiated Agreement 2022-2023

 

Current Job Listings

Job Descriptions

HVAC Maintenance Technician

 

Lexington Public Schools has an opening for a full-time HVAC Maintenance Tech.  Applicants for this job must have their EPA class 1 and 2, or universal certification.  This job will require everything from routine maintenance to equipment change outs, including the ability to troubleshoot problems and make the proper repairs as needed.  Applicants will be required to obtain a Class B CDL and may be assigned other maintenance work as needed.   Applicants for this job must be able to work in excess of 30 feet off of the ground safely, and in weather extremes throughout the year.  Applicants must be able to lift 75 pounds unassisted.  Applicants may be required to provide their own tools.  Basic computer skills are required.  All employees must pass a background check and pre-employment drug test. 

 

Applications can be picked up at the Administration Offices located at 1610 North Washington St. References are required.  EOE 

Recruiter

 

The Title 1C Migrant Education Program at Lexington Public Schools is seeking applicants for an immediate position of a full-time recruiter. The roll of the recruiter is to find and enroll eligible children in the Title 1C Migrant Education Program. Self-motivation, accurate record keeping, and skills in working with diverse populations in a variety of settings are necessary to this position. Bilingual skills are preferred. Job requires a high school diploma or GED, a valid Nebraska driver’s license, and reliable transportation. Employment will be 12 months and benefits will be offered. Applicants must pass a criminal background check. Please apply online by clicking on the employment tab at lexschools.org.

 

If you have any questions please contact Marni Baker at 308-324-1210 or email marni.baker@lexschools.org. The position will be open until filled. This position is subject to a veteran’s preference. EOE.

 

Assistant Boys Soccer Coach

 

Lexington Public Schools is now accepting applications for an assistant boys soccer coach. Position starts in the Spring of 2023. 

 

In order to serve as a head or assistant coach or sponsor of any activity sponsored by the NSAA, individuals must possess a valid Nebraska Teaching Certificate or Nebraska Administrative and Supervisory Certificate issued by the Nebraska Department of Education.

 

Individuals who do not possess either of these Nebraska certificates, can obtain a Special Services Certificate from the Nebraska Department of Education to meet the NSAA requirement.

Obtaining a Special Services Certificate for Coaching:

1. Complete (2) online NFHS courses at www.nfhslearn.com/courses

      • Fundamentals of Coaching
      • First Aid, Health and Safety for Coaches

2. Fingerprint cards are required if you have not continuously lived in Nebraska for the past five (5) years.

3. Complete the Nebraska Department of Education Special Services Certificate application at www.education.ne.gov/TCERT.

4. Submit original certificates to the Nebraska Department of Education indicating completion of the NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching & NFHS First Aid, Health and Safety for Coaches.

5. The Nebraska Department of Education will send the Special Services Certificate electronically to the individual’s email address included on the application.

6. The certificate will be valid for five (5) years and can be renewed.

 

Questions regarding Special Services Certificate should be directed to the Nebraska Department of Education, Teacher’s Certification. Phone: 402-471-2295

 

 

Pre-School Special Education Teacher

 

Lexington Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the position of pre-school special education teacher. Applicants must possess a Nebraska teaching certificate with an early childhood special education endorsement. Start Date: August 8, 2022. Competitive salary and benefits. $500 incentive for residing in the school district; tuition reimbursement for pursuing Masters degree in teaching field. All prior years of teaching experience accepted when determining salary schedule placement. Position open until filled.

 

Start Date: August 8, 2022. Competitive salary and benefits. $500 incentive for residing in the school district; tuition reimbursement for pursuing Masters degrees in teaching field. All prior years of teaching experience are accepted when determining salary schedule placement. Position open until filled.

 

Teacher Description & Duties

Teacher Contract 2022-2023

Elementary School Teacher

 

Lexington Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Elementary Teacher for the 2022-2023 school year. Applicants must possess a Nebraska Teaching Certificate with an elementary education endorsement. 

 

Start Date: August 8, 2022. Competitive salary and benefits. $500 incentive for residing in the school district; tuition reimbursement for pursuing Masters degrees in teaching field. All prior years of teaching experience are accepted when determining salary schedule placement. Position open until filled.

 

Teacher Description & Duties

Teacher Contract 2022-2023

Elementary Kindergarten Spanish Teacher

 

Lexington Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Spanish Kindergarten elementary teacher in the District’s Dual Language Academy at Bryan Elementary. Applicants must possess a Nebraska teaching certificate with an elementary endorsement, and demonstrable proficiency in English and Spanish (biliterate in both).

 

Start Date: August 8, 2022. Competitive salary and benefits. $500 incentive for residing in the school district; tuition reimbursement for pursuing Masters degree in teaching field. All prior years of teaching experience accepted when determining salary schedule placement. Position open until filled. 

 

Teacher Description & Duties

Teacher Contract 2022-2023

Elementary 2nd Grade Spanish Teacher

 

Lexington Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Spanish 2nd grade elementary teacher in the District’s Dual Language Academy at Bryan Elementary. Applicants must possess a Nebraska teaching certificate with an elementary endorsement, and demonstrable proficiency in English and Spanish (biliterate in both).

 

Start Date: August 8, 2022. Competitive salary and benefits. $500 incentive for residing in the school district; tuition reimbursement for pursuing Masters degree in teaching field. All prior years of teaching experience accepted when determining salary schedule placement. Position open until filled. 

 

Teacher Description & Duties

Teacher Contract 2022-2023

Elementary Art Teacher

 

Lexington Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the position of elementary art teacher. Applicants preferred to possess a Nebraska teaching certificate with an art endorsement.

 

Start Date: August 8, 2022. Competitive salary and benefits. $500 incentive for residing in the school district; tuition reimbursement for pursuing Masters degree in teaching field. All prior years of teaching experience accepted when determining salary schedule placement. Position open until filled.

 

Teacher Description & Duties

Teacher Contract 2022-2023

High School Special Education Teacher

 

Lexington Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the position of high school special education teacher. Applicants must possess a Nebraska teaching certificate with a special education endorsement.

 

Start Date: August 8, 2022. Competitive salary and benefits. $500 incentive for residing in the school district; tuition reimbursement for pursuing Masters degree in teaching field. All prior years of teaching experience accepted when determining salary schedule placement. Position open until filled. 

 

Teacher Description & Duties

Teacher Contract 2022-2023

Part Time

School Bus Drivers safely transport passengers and students to and from school.  School Bus Drivers perform pre and post trip vehicle inspections, ensuring their school bus is clean and well maintained.  School Bus Drivers assist students with loading and unloading onto the school bus.  School Bus Drivers resolve emergency and non-emergency situations that occur on the way to and from school.

 

Responsibilities and Duties:

    • Transport children to and from school in the mornings and afternoons
    • Verify permissions for children who ride home with friends
    • Maintain a clean and mechanically-sound bus at all times
    • Obey all traffic laws
    • Perform inspections of the bus before and after each route
    • Ensure safety of all students
    • Discipline children when required to maintain a safe and healthy environment
    • Assist students with getting on and off the bus when required
    • Must complete yearly physical fitness requirements

 

Qualifications:

    • High school diploma or GED preferred
    • CDL license required
    • 1+ years’ experience driving a school bus (training provided for the right candidate)
    • No at-fault traffic accidents in the last 5 years
    • Clean driving record (no traffic citations in last 5 years)
    • Ability to carry out assigned route on time
    • 2+ years’ working with children preferred

 

Paraprofessional

Support Staff Non-Certified

 

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We are seeking paraprofessionals to assist our teachers and develop the next generation through specialized curriculums. You will work closely with the teacher in your assigned classroom and support them in their duties. Flexibility is key for this role, as your tasks may change from day to day. Typical activities include creating presentations, printing off homework sheets, working with students in groups and individually during lessons and creating progress notes and reports. The ideal candidate is caring, compassionate and dedicated to the students’ success. They have a versatile skill set and a willingness to proactively look for ways to support the teacher. 

Responsibilities and Duties

    • Assist teacher with lessons and daily classroom activities 
    • Assist teacher with paperwork such as reports
    • Communicate with children and help them understand lessons
    • Prepare the classroom settings to promote a healthy learning environment
    • Ensure classroom safety standards are met at all times
    • Monitor children with particular attention to those with special needs
    • Act as a nurturing and encouraging influence for students during lessons
    • Engage with children to enhance learning
    • Monitor the classroom and minimize distractions and disruptions
    • Perform clerical tasks as required

Qualifications

    • Must pass a skills assessment test depending on State of hire
    • Experience in helping teachers in a classroom environment desired
    • Good verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal and social attributes
    • Discipline and diligent nature
    • Enthusiastic and passionate about teaching
    • Patient with children including those with special needs
    • Ability to stand and move around for long hours at a time

Paraprofessional

Support Staff Non-Certified

 

We are seeking paraprofessionals to assist our teachers and develop the next generation through specialized curriculums. You will work closely with the teacher in your assigned classroom and support them in their duties. Flexibility is key for this role, as your tasks may change from day to day. Typical activities include creating presentations, printing off homework sheets, working with students in groups and individually during lessons and creating progress notes and reports. The ideal candidate is caring, compassionate and dedicated to the students’ success. They have a versatile skill set and a willingness to proactively look for ways to support the teacher. 

 

Responsibilities and Duties

    • Assist teacher with lessons and daily classroom activities 
    • Assist teacher with paperwork such as reports
    • Communicate with children and help them understand lessons
    • Prepare the classroom settings to promote a healthy learning environment
    • Ensure classroom safety standards are met at all times
    • Monitor children with particular attention to those with special needs
    • Act as a nurturing and encouraging influence for students during lessons
    • Engage with children to enhance learning
    • Monitor the classroom and minimize distractions and disruptions
    • Perform clerical tasks as required

 

Qualifications

    • Must pass a skills assessment test depending on State of hire
    • Experience in helping teachers in a classroom environment desired
    • Good verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal and social attributes
    • Discipline and diligent nature
    • Enthusiastic and passionate about teaching
    • Patient with children including those with special needs
    • Ability to stand and move around for long hours at a time

Paraprofessional

Support Staff Non-Certified

We are seeking paraprofessionals to assist our teachers and develop the next generation through specialized curriculums. You will work closely with the teacher in your assigned classroom and support them in their duties. Flexibility is key for this role, as your tasks may change from day to day. Typical activities include creating presentations, printing off homework sheets, working with students in groups and individually during lessons and creating progress notes and reports. The ideal candidate is caring, compassionate and dedicated to the students’ success. They have a versatile skill set and a willingness to proactively look for ways to support the teacher. 

 

Responsibilities and Duties

    • Assist teacher with lessons and daily classroom activities 
    • Assist teacher with paperwork such as reports
    • Communicate with children and help them understand lessons
    • Prepare the classroom settings to promote a healthy learning environment
    • Ensure classroom safety standards are met at all times
    • Monitor children with particular attention to those with special needs
    • Act as a nurturing and encouraging influence for students during lessons
    • Engage with children to enhance learning
    • Monitor the classroom and minimize distractions and disruptions
    • Perform clerical tasks as required

 

Qualifications

    • Must pass a skills assessment test depending on State of hire
    • Experience in helping teachers in a classroom environment desired
    • Good verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal and social attributes
    • Discipline and diligent nature
    • Enthusiastic and passionate about teaching
    • Patient with children including those with special needs
    • Ability to stand and move around for long hours at a time

Lexington Public Schools is looking Food Service Worker/Cook to help support our team. The ideal candidate performs various food preparation, cooking, and cleaning tasks to ensure the kitchen remains efficient. 

 

Responsibilities and Duties

    • Serving meals to students and staff members
    • Learning and using various kitchen equipment
    • Prep and assemble ingredients for menu items
    • Restock items as needed
    • Ensure that the food prep area and kitchen are cleaned and sanitized
    • Complete any additional task that may be required

 

Qualifications

    • High school diploma/GED required
    • Preferred experience in food service
    • Strong knowledge of proper food handling procedures
    • Able to work as part of a team and interact with students
    • Follow written and/or oral instruction
    • Ability to lift and carry heavy objects up to 30lbs
    • Must be able to stand for long periods of time

 

Substitute Teacher steps in when the regular Teacher is absent. In short-term roles, they are primarily responsible for following the lesson plans already created by the regular Teacher, but in a long-term role, they create their own lesson plans in accordance with the established curriculum and the regular Teacher’s learning outcomes for the class. In addition to instruction, the Substitute Teacher monitors and reports on student behavior and maintains a positive learning environment where all students are encouraged to participate, ask questions, and generally receive the individual attention they need to effectively learn the material in the lesson plan.

 

Responsibilities and Duties

    • Follow lesson plans provided by the regular Teacher to create a cohesive and consistent learning experience for students
    • Manage the classroom effectively to encourage student participation, minimize distractions and maintain a positive learning environment
    • Adapt teaching methods to fit the needs of each individual student
    • Supervise students in and out of the classroom, including in the halls, on the playground, and in the cafeteria
    • Provide in-class and at-home assignments based on the available lesson plan
    • For long-term substitutes: develop lesson plans and assignments consistent with the regular teacher’s past lesson plans

 

Qualifications

    • A valid and current Substitute Teacher license for the State of Nebraska
    • Strong English verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Ability to lead and instruct students of all ages
    • General knowledge of several subjects 
    • Ability to adapt plans to specific classrooms
    • Flexibility and critical-thinking skills
    • Patience

Paraprofessional

Support Staff Non-Certified

We are seeking paraprofessionals to assist our teachers and develop the next generation through specialized curriculums. You will work closely with the teacher in your assigned classroom and support them in their duties. Flexibility is key for this role, as your tasks may change from day to day. Typical activities include creating presentations, printing off homework sheets, working with students in groups and individually during lessons and creating progress notes and reports. The ideal candidate is caring, compassionate and dedicated to the students’ success. They have a versatile skill set and a willingness to proactively look for ways to support the teacher. 

 

Responsibilities and Duties

    • Assist teacher with lessons and daily classroom activities 
    • Assist teacher with paperwork such as reports
    • Communicate with children and help them understand lessons
    • Prepare the classroom settings to promote a healthy learning environment
    • Ensure classroom safety standards are met at all times
    • Monitor children with particular attention to those with special needs
    • Act as a nurturing and encouraging influence for students during lessons
    • Engage with children to enhance learning
    • Monitor the classroom and minimize distractions and disruptions
    • Perform clerical tasks as required

 

Qualifications

    • Must pass a skills assessment test depending on State of hire
    • Experience in helping teachers in a classroom environment desired
    • Good verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal and social attributes
    • Discipline and diligent nature
    • Enthusiastic and passionate about teaching
    • Patient with children including those with special needs
    • Ability to stand and move around for long hours at a time