Thank you for expressing an interest in a teaching or other professional position with Jessamine County Schools. Your on-line application will be maintained in our Human Resources office and remain active for one year. When openings occur, our active file is examined, applicants screened, and interviews are scheduled with our school principals or interview committees. In order to be considered for a position, the on-line application needs to be completed.
During the on-line application process, you may upload transcripts, certification information or other supporting documents such as recommendations, a resume and/or a vita. Please understand that this office will not pursue the obtaining of references or other information beyond the actual documents submitted with your application. You are responsible for making requests for any supporting documents and for seeing to it that those documents are forwarded to the Human Resources office. All applications are carefully read, and it is to your advantage to supply as much information concerning your qualifications as you can. As you fill out the on-line application, please answer the items in the Professional Perspective section with thoughtfulness - our decision to interview you will be determined by your answers.
STATE LAW REQUIRES A NATIONAL AND STATE CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECK AND HAVE A LETTER, PROVIDED BY THE INDIVIDUAL, FROM THE CABINET FOR HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES STATING THE EMPLOYEE IS CLEAR TO HIRE BASED ON NO FINDINGS OF SUBSTANTIATED CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT FOUND THROUGH A BACKGROUND CHECK OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT RECORDS MAINTAINED BY THE CABINET FOR HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT. The cost for the background checks, including fingerprinting, is $32.00, and is payable by Money Order only. (Make money order payable to Jessamine County Schools). The cost for the Cabinet for Child and Family Services Central Registry Check is $10 and is payable by check or money order (Make payable to Kentucky State Treasurer).
The Jessamine County Public School System does not discriminate among applicants or employees regarding race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital or veteran status, the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap, or any other legally protected status. Jessamine County is located a few miles south of Lexington, Kentucky, and is one of the fastest growing areas in the Commonwealth. The school system serves 8000 students in grades pre-K through 12, and presently employs a professional staff of nearly 600. Again, thank you for your interest in our system; best wishes to you in securing employment.
Richard Glenn Harden
Human Resources Senior Consultant
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Jessamine Schools will cultivate caring learning environments that motivate and challenge all students
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