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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@www.lexschools.org, or by calling 308-324-1209.

Employment Terms for Classified Staff

Teaching Staff Negotiated Agreement 2023-2024 & 2024-2025 (Amended June 2023)

 

Current Job Listings

Job Descriptions

Licensed Mental Health Practitioner

 

Lexington Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Licensed Mental Health Practitioner for the 2024-2025 school year. Applicants must possess a valid state license.

 

Start Date no later than August 1, 2024. Competitive salary and benefits. $500 incentive for residing in the school district. Position open until filled.

School Psychologist

 

Lexington Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the position of school psychologist for the 2024-2025 school year. Candidates must possess an Ed.S. or doctorate in school psychology and certification through the Nebraska Department of Education.

 

Start Date: July 31, 2024. Competitive salary and benefits. $500 incentive for residing in the school district; all prior years of teaching experience accepted when determining salary schedule placement. Position open until filled. 

Early Childhood Special Education Teacher 24-25

 

Lexington Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Early Childhood Education Teacher for the 2024-2025 school year. Applicants must possess a Nebraska Teaching Certificate with an endorsement in Early Childhood Education.

 

Start Date on or about August 1, 2024. 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 2023-2025

Early Childhood Special Education Teacher 24-25

 

Lexington Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Early Childhood Special Education Teacher for the 2024-2025 school year. Applicants must possess a Nebraska Teaching Certificate with an endorsement in Early Childhood Special Education.  

 

Start Date on or about August 1, 2024. 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 2023-2025

Elementary Special Education Teacher

 

Lexington Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the position of elementary special education teacher for the 2024-2025. Applicants must possess a Nebraska Teaching Certificate with an endorsement in elementary Special Education.

 

Estimated Start Date: August 1, 2024. 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 2023-2025

Middle School Special Education Teacher

 

Lexington Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the position of middle school special education teacher for the 2024-2025. Applicants must possess a Nebraska Teaching Certificate with an endorsement in secondary Special Education. 

 

Estimated Start Date: August 1, 2024. 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 2023-2025

High School Agricultural Sciences/Industrial Technology Teacher

 

Lexington Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the position of High School Agricultural Science or Industrial Technology Teacher for the 2024-2025 school year. Applicants must possess a Nebraska Teaching Certificate with an endorsement in Agriculture or Industrial Technology.

 

Start Date on or about August 1, 2024. 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 2023-2025

High School English Learner (EL) Teacher

Lexington Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the position of high school English Learner (EL) teacher for the 2024-2025 school year. Applicants must possess a Nebraska Teaching Certificate with a secondary subject endorsement. ESL coursework or credential preferred.

Start Date on or about August 1, 2024. 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.

Teacher Description & Duties

Teacher Contract 2023-2025

High School Special Education Teacher

 

Lexington Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the position of high school special education teacher for the 2024-2025. Applicants must possess a Nebraska Teaching Certificate with an endorsement in secondary Special Education. 

 

Estimated Start Date: August 1, 2024. 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 2023-2025

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

Somali Interpreter

 

Lexington Public Schools is accepting applications for a Somali Interpreter position availablle full-or part-time.  Applicants must possess a high school diploma or GED, and pass a background check. Position open until filled. This position is subject to a veteran’s preference. EOE.

Majestic Theatre Assistant Coordinator

 

Lexington Public Schools is currently seeking a Majestic Theatre Assistant Coordinator.  10-20 hours per month, mostly on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.  Starting pay is $12-15/hour.  Job requires the ability to climb a ladder and lift up to 35lbs. High School diploma or equivalent required.  For more information and a detailed job description, e-mail amy.pepplitsch@www.lexschools.org  Apply online:  www.lexschools.org. EOE.  Position subject to veterans’ preference.  

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

Regular Education 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

McKinney Vento Paraprofessional

Part-Time

 

Lexington Public Schools is seeking a bilingual candidate to work as a paraprofessional to assist the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Program social worker with Spanish speaking students and families.  Duties include interpreting phone calls, office meetings, and home visits. This person will also assist the social worker to implement services for homeless students and families.  20 hours per week. 

 

Applicants must possess a high school diploma or GED, pass a background check, and pass an academic proficiency screener. Position open until filled. This position is subject to a veteran’s preference. EOE.

ELA Paraprofessional

 

Support Staff Non-Certified

 

Lexington Middle School is currently accepting applications for the role of ELA Paraprofessional. To be considered, applicants must hold a high school diploma or GED, clear a background check, and pass an academic Para Pro Test. The salary offered for this position is $15 per hour, which is the minimum wage for beginners. Please apply online by clicking on the employment tab at www.lexschools.org. The position will remain open until it is filled, and it is subject to veteran’s preference. Lexington Public Schools is an equal-opportunity employer. 

Part-Time Bus Driver

 

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 the 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