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At the Kenton County School District, we inspire and empower each individual to learn, grow and excel. We provide a world-class education in a suburban community with a small-town feel. Our district serves approximately 14,000 students. We are located in Northern Kentucky, just minutes away from Cincinnati, Ohio. 

Whether you are a current employee, a prospective employee, or a community member in need of information, our staff is ready to do what it takes to give you the best assistance possible. Our human resources team serves approximately 1,700 current employees, as well as prospective employees eager to join our diverse community.

We are currently seeking qualified applicants who are innovative, enthusiastic and looking for the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our students and the community. 

Careers

Why work in the KCSD?

Why teach in the KCSD?
  • The Kenton County School District is the 6th largest district in the state of Kentucky
  • We offer a strong retirement and benefits package
  • We have several professional development resources for teachers
  • You can build relationships with a diverse group of students
  • We have supportive and helpful administrations at the school and district levels
  • Enjoy a career that is challenging and rewarding
Why drive a bus in the KCSD?
  • Work the same days as your kids
  • Enjoy a break in the middle of your day to run errands or make appointments
  • Take advantage of full benefits for working 80 hours per month
  • Paid training 
  • Be the first friendly face the students see in the mornings when they go to school
Why work in KCSD Building Operations?
  • Work in a stress-free and relaxed environment
  • No experience required
  • Enjoy holidays and weekends off
  • Full benefits and retirement package
  • A great job for retirees!

The Application Process

  1. View open positions on our Applitrack page.
  2. Complete the online application.
  3. Applications will be reviewed based on the needs of the school district and our selection criteria. After we review the applications, selected candidates will be scheduled for an interview.
  4. In general, initial interviews are scheduled with the hiring manager as well as other team members who are familiar with the responsibilities of the position.
  5. Based on the initial interview, candidates advance through additional rounds of the selection process including follow-up interviews, references and other job-related selection tools.  
  6. Selected candidates will be invited by a representative from human resources to complete the paperwork for new employees, including a mandatory background check.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The Kenton County School District is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the KCSD not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, height, weight, marital status, disability, genetic information, or any other reason prohibited by applicable laws, in its programs, services, activities, or employment practices.

Contacts

Malina Owens

Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources

- Manages the overall operations of the Human Resources department
- Updates and revises personnel-related policies and procedures
- Interprets, applies and explains personnel-related District policies, procedures, rules, regulations and laws
- Writes, revises, and manages job descriptions
- Conducts District level personnel investigations

Kayla Fisher

Assistant Director of Human Resources

- Oversees the day-to-day operations of the Human Resources department
- Provides assistance to Human Resource Coordinators
- Oversees all recruitment efforts for District employment
- Interprets, applies and explains personnel-related District policies, procedures, rules, regulations and laws

Cindy Dusing

Administrative Assistant, Human Resources

- Leave of absence requests 
- Verification of employment requests
- Open Record Requests
- Schedule background checks for student teachers

Barbara Higgins

Human Resources Coordinator

- Hiring contact for Middle & High Schools
- First point of contact for all employee questions and concerns within Middle & High Schools and District Special Education & Academic Program Consultants
- District contact for Frontline's Professional Learning Management (Evaluations and PD tracking) software setup and operation
 

Ali Laughlin

Human Resources Coordinator

- Hiring contact for Building Operations / Student Nutrition / District Finance / District Human Resources / Transportation /
Behavior Support / Health Services departments
- First point of contact for all employee questions and concerns within Building Operations, Student Nutrition, District Finance, District Human Resources, Transportation, Behavior Support and Health Services departments
- District contact for Frontline's Recruit and Hire software setup and operation

Nicole Smith

Human Resources Coordinator

- Hiring contact for Elementary Schools and Substitute positions
- First point of contact for all employee questions and concerns within Elementary Schools and Substitute positions
- District contact for Frontline's Absence Management software setup and operation

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