To Apply:  Human Resources  500 E. Sunflower Blvd.  Ozawkie, KS 660670  phone (785) 876-2214 ext. 202  fax (785) 876-2629
  Contact Krystal Porter for more information - kporter@keystonelearning.org    
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Ask our current special education teachers about what makes working for Keystone great, and they will tell you: strong administrative support, opportunities for professional growth, innovative practices, and great colleagues.
Find your fit - grow with us!

Applicants must have a valid Kansas Teaching License. If you are interested in becoming a special education teacher and hold a valid license in another area of teaching, Keystone can be the place you grow!
Benefits - Keystone provides $460 a month in fringe dollars for a single health plan and $600 per month for any plan above a single policy for certified and 12-month staff, plus $30 a month into a health savings account for anyone taking the high-deductible HSA plan.
We offer an attractive cafeteria 125 plan including dental, vision, and disability policies, as well as tax deferred investment opportunities.

Speech Language Pathologist
  Full-time Speech Language Therapist for the 2015-2016 school year. Keystone welcomes staff that are willing to try new innovative practices. The special education staff at Keystone have a close relationship with the districts they work in daily. Most of the staff become active not only in Keystone but their district's activities. All of the school districts have adopted some form of MTSS and all of the districts are working together to provide high quality services for their students.
IEPs are written using WebKIDSS. New staff often states that they are pleased to come to Keystone because of the support they receive in their first year(s). Keystone has continued a mentoring program with new and returning staff. A staff member is hired to provide individual training on writing and running an IEP, along with curriculum and behavior support. Ask our current special education teachers about what makes working for the Keystone great, and they will tell you: strong opportunities for professional growth, innovative practices, and great colleagues.  

Special Education Assistant Director/Coordinator
  Keystone is accepting applications for the position of Special Education Assistant Director/Coordinator for the 2015-16 school year.
This position is an 11 month position working with a team of three administrators supervising special education programs and personnel in 8 school districts across three counties. The successful candidate will have administrative experience or will exhibit leadership skills necessary to work with staff to improve student performance. Strong interpersonal skills and a good working knowledge of special education law and procedures are essential.
Applicants should possess or be able to obtain Kansas licensure in a special education field and hold or be in the process of obtaining special education leadership licensure.
Interested applicants should submit an online application to Krystal Porter, HR Director (kporter@keystonelearning.org).
Salary: $65,000, negotiable depending on experience/licensure
Benefits: Heath Insurance and voluntary supplemental benefits
Job Start Date: July 1, 2015
Applications Due By: March 26, 2015

Teachers & Paras - Various Locations
  Keystone accepts applications for Elementary, Middle and High School special education teachers, related service providers, long-term substitutes and paraeducators.  

NEKITS Early Childhood Special Education Teacher

Northeast Kansas Infant Toddler Services is seeking applications for a creative and quality driven Early Childhood Special Education Teacher to work with families that include infants and toddlers with developmental disabilities/delays.  The teacher will work as part of our Tiny-k team serving, Jefferson, Atchison, and Doniphan Counties. They will be responsible for conducting evaluations, completing paperwork requirements and providing evidence based practices / interventions and support services. These services are provided in the child's natural environment; home, childcare settings and other community locations.  Part or Full time position possible.  

Specific qualifications are outlined below:

• Applicant must be licensed by the Kansas State Board of Education in Early Childhood Special Education or Early Childhood Unified Education.
• Masters degree preferred
• Four years experience working with persons with disabilities preferred
• Must have and maintain a valid Kansas Driver's License and insurance as well as satisfactory driving record.  

Inquires/resume can be forwarded to:
NEKITS Attn: Rachel Raydo
Phone: 785.876.2214
Fax:  785.876.2629


Keystone Learning Services is an Interlocal; it provides the special education services to eight school districts (Valley Falls, Jefferson County North, Jefferson County West, Oskaloosa, McLouth, Perry-Lecompton, Atchison County Community Schools and Easton) and runs other programs not special education such as Parents as Teachers, State Grants, and Professional Development. Keystone provides services to the school districts that surround Lake Perry. The school districts served are within a 30 minute drive of Lawrence, Topeka or the town of Atchison. Keystone's main office is located in the town of Ozawkie (on the banks of Lake Perry).
Keystone Learning Services does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in this programs and activities.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Keystone Learning Services Executive Director, 500 E. Sunflower Blvd., Ozawkie, KS 66070, 785-876-2214.

Updated February 25, 2015 cs