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Jennings School District is Recruiting High Performing, Creative Teachers Committed to Urban Education!


Jennings School District is always recruiting high performing, creative individuals to join our exceptional team of educators.  Ongoing recruitment is occurring for all certified and support staff positions.



Elementary Teachers

Secondary ELA Teachers

Secondary Math Teachers  

School Nurse

Paid Alumni Internship

School Crossing Guards

Substitute Custodians

Substitute Nurse

Substitute Teachers




*Interested candidates can download an application by clicking HERE and forward to:

Jennings School District

Attn: Personnel Services

     2559 Dorwood Drive, Jennings, MO 63136    



2016-2017 Job Opportunities



Performs complex secretarial, clerical and administrative duties required to provide highly confidential administrative/clerical support to the Director of Federal Programs & Personnel.

JOB TITLE: District Director Secretary

REPORTS TO: Director of Federal Programs & Personnel


  • Perform a variety of clerical, secretarial and administrative tasks that demand independent action and judgment with limited supervision; gained through experience, training, and education.
  • Usage of both personal computers and district systems.
  • Responsible for executing multiple tasks and must be able to account for the status of each task; this may include but not limited to logging and status review or supervision of assigned tasks to fellow employees, to insure task completion in a timely manner.
  • Establish and maintaining complex filing systems, and documenting the filing system so that the employee, as well as others, will be able to efficiently retrieve information from the established files.
  • Work will receive limited review by an administrative superior for completeness, accuracy and adherence to established policies; therefore it will be the responsibility of the employee to self-check all work.
  • Serve as the district receptionist and assist the HR department with clerical duties.
  • Responsible for the coordination of district substitutes and hiring fairs.
  • Manages the district’s substitute management system.      
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


·         Excellent oral and written communication skills

·         Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook, SIS /other district data systems.

·         Ability to create a PowerPoint presentation using text, graphics, sounds and transitions that communicate and complement the information being shared.

·         Thorough knowledge of modern office practices, procedures and equipment.

·         Work effectively under pressure with changing work demands in a fast paced environment.

·         Ability to demonstrate positive thinking skills in critical situations.

·         Project a positive professional image.

·         Excellent organizational and time management skills.

·         Able to prioritize workload.

·         Ability to work independently or with a minimum of supervision.

·         Ability to add, subtract, divide and multiply in all units of measure consistent with the duties of this position.

·         Ability to interface effectively with other departments, school personnel, other faculty and staff, and business contacts form outside the district.

·         Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and the community.

·         Extensive experience in typing/word processing, oral dictation/dictation machine techniques, business practices and computer functions.

·         Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies.

·         Adheres to district and building policies, rules and procedures.

EDUCATION PREPARATION: (Formal and Informal)

  • Associate’s degree (A. A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school experience      preferred.
  • Three or more (3) years’ experience in Human Resources or any combination of training and      experience; with advanced secretarial responsibilities.
  • Clerical experience as an executive secretary is preferred.  


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Ability to occasionally reach below knees, waist to knee, waist to chest, chest to shoulder and above shoulder.

• Ability to occasionally pull, lift, carry and push 15 pounds

• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

• The demands of an extended workday (coverage of building activities and extra-curricular activities, etc.), require a high level of physical endurance.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties of this job.

·         Work is routinely performed in a typical interior/office environment.

·         Very limited or no exposure to physical risk.

·         The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.


  • 12 month, at      will-employee
  • Eligible for sick and vacation days upon hire as set by JSD Board Policy


FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt



School Secretary



Organize, coordinate, schedule and perform office functions at a school; serve as secretary to the Principal and coordinate communications between administrators, District and staff, parents, students and the general public.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal


·         Performs a variety of clerical, secretarial and bookkeeping duties within the school.

·         Serves as secretary and provides administrative assistance to the building administrators: schedules and arranges appointments, meetings and conferences.

·         Assist administration in the preparation and maintenance of financial and narrative reports; researches, compiles and organizes information.

·         Processes purchase orders, payment requisitions.

·         Maintains daily teacher attendance log and records of substitute teachers.

·         Answers phones and greets visitors, provides information to students, parents, faculty and staff.

·         Types written correspondence, bulletins, memoranda, calendars, records, reports and evaluations for administrators upon request.

·         Coordinates and assists with special events for the school (i.e. registration, parent/teacher conferences), assures adherence to legal requirements and Board policies.

·         Responsible for monitoring daily student attendance.  

·         Works confidentially with discretion.

·         Operates a variety of business and office machines, not limited to computer, copiers, and communications equipment.

·         Processes incoming and outgoing office mail; sorts and arranges for delivery.  

·         Handles request for general information, complaints and inquiries regarding district policies and procedures.

·         Performs other duties as assigned.


·         Ability to effectively communicate both written and verbal, including presentations.


·         Ability to use basic, job related equipment.


·         Be self-motivated and able to work with limited direct supervision.


·         Flexibility to work with others in a variety of circumstances and a diverse group of individuals.


·         Knowledge of NCLB (No Child Left Behind), FERPA and other federal, state and local guidelines.


·         Passionate about improving urban public education and devoted to making a difference.


EDUCATION PREPARATION: (Formal and Informal)

High School diploma or equivalent

Minimum of three years job related experience  


·         11 Month Employee

·         Eligible for personal time off days and benefits upon hire as set by JSD Board Policy


 School Nurse



School Crossing Guard (2 positions available)

  • Directs students and other pedestrians for the purpose of ensuring thier safe access to and from school.
  • Maintains school crossing guard equipment (i.e. stop sign, vest, etc.).
  • Reports observations and/or incidents to appriopriate instructional and/or administraitve personnel.
  • Must be able to work independently and with minimum supervision




Coaching Opportunities

Jennings Senior High

Assistant Girls Basketball Coach

Assistant Boys Basketball Coach

Assistant Track Coach


For immediate consideration, please forward your letter of interest or resume to Personnel Services at or Mr. Ryan Wallace, Athletic and Activities Director at


Jennings School District | 2559 Dorwood Drive Jennings MO, 63136 | (314) 653-8000