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. After you submit your application, you will receive an email with a link to the Educators Professional Inventory. This assessment will take approximately one hour to complete. Note that your application will not be made available to the administrators and principals until the EPI is completed. Please monitor your email after submitting your application, as potential interview dates may be sent via email.
FOR THIS TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT, STATE LAW REQUIRES A NATIONAL AND STATE CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECK AND A LETTER, PROVIDED BY THE INDIVIDUAL, FROM THE CABINET FOR HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES STATING THE APPLICANT HAS NO ADMINISTRATIVE FINDINGS OF CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT FOUND THROUGH A BACKGROUND CHECK OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT RECORDS MAINTAINED BY THE CABINET FOR HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES. The cost for the background checks, including fingerprinting, is $51.25. The cost for the Cabinet for Child and Family Services Central Registry Check is $10.
The Jessamine County Public School System does not discriminate among applicants or employees regarding race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation or gender identity), genetic information, age, national or ethnic origin, marital or veteran status, political affiliation, disabling condition, or limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions. As required by Title IX, Jessamine County Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex regarding admission to the district or in the educational programs or activities operated by Jessamine County Schools. Inquiries regarding Title IX Sexual Harassment may be referred to the Jessamine County Schools Title IX Coordinator (TIXC), the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, or both. 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.
Human Resources Senior Specialist
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