Current Openings

9-12 Spanish / Distance Learning Instructor

USD 403, Otis-Bison, is accepting applications for a 9-12 Spanish /Distance Learning Instructor for the 2021-22 school year.  Applicants must hold or be eligible for a Kansas State Teaching License.  Possible Supplemental positions are possible. Position open until filled.  

To apply please submit:  Application Form, Resume, Letter of Interest, Three Letters of Reference or Credential File, Transcript Copies and Copy of Current KSDE Certification/License to:  Mail – U.S.D. #403, P.O. Box 227, Otis, KS  67565 Fax- 785-387-2203E-Mail – smithb@usd403.org 

 

9-12 Distance Learning Instructor

USD 403, Otis-Bison, is accepting applications for a Distance Learning Instructor for the 2021-22 school year.  Applicants must hold or be eligible for a Kansas State Teaching License.  Possible Supplemental positions are possible. Position open until filled.  

To apply please submit:  Application Form, Resume, Letter of Interest, Three Letters of Reference or Credential File, Transcript Copies and Copy of Current KSDE Certification/License to: Mail – U.S.D. #403, P.O. Box 227, Otis, KS  67565 Fax    -   785-387-2203 E-Mail – smithb@usd403.org 

Elementary Teacher's Aide

U.S.D. 403, Otis-Bison is accepting applications for a full-time elementary teacher’s aide position.  Applications available by calling the district office, 785-387-2201 or online at usd403.org    Position open until filled. 

Supplemental Positions Open for 2021-22 School Year
Junior High Head Volleyball Coach

Supplemental Coaches/Sponsors are responsible for coaching student-athletes in game strategies and techniques to prepare them for athletic competition and effectively provide the best possible education for each athlete to  develop an appreciation of the sport.  In order to respond to the individual needs and abilities of students, the Head Coach/Sponsor must work closely with other staff and the administration.

 

Compensation is paid per the supplemental salary schedule identified in the district’s negotiated agreement.

 

Position is a seasonal contract as defined by the activity. 

 

Qualifications:  Possess fundamental and foundational knowledge of the activity

                           Ability to implement a variety of instructional methods to improve student performance and activity-specific outcomes

 Maintain all KSHSAA requirements

 

To apply please complete the Classified Coaching/Sponsor Application and submit to the District Office.  Position is open until filled.

Cougar Cubs Daycare Part-Time Assistant

Cougar Cubs Daycare has a part-time job opportunity.  Requirements would be:  CPR/First Aid Certified, TB Skin Test, be able to pass state background check and will have online training once employed. Interested applicants may contact the district office at 785-387-2201 for additional information/application.

Full-Time Bus Drivers

U.S.D. 403, Otis-Bison, is taking applications for full-time bus drivers. Interested applicants may contact the district office at 785-387-2201 for additional information/application.

Substitute Kitchen Help

U.S.D. 403, Otis-Bison is accepting applications for Substitute Kitchen Help. Applications
available by calling the district office, 785-387-2201 or online at usd403.org Position open
until filled.

Otis Bison - USD 403 Board of Education Position Open

 

The USD 403 Board of Education is looking to fill a vacancy on their board.  It is for Position 3 which is for a patron living in the Pleasantdale, Grant or Walnut Township.  Anyone interested in serving in this capacity should send a letter of interest to the USD 403 Board of Education at P.O. Box 227, Otis, KS. 67565 or call the district office for more information.  Letters should be received by Friday, June 11.

Board Member Elections

  • Upcoming Election

November 2, 2021 - General Election

June 1 - Filing Deadline - 12 noon, Rush County Clerk’s Office, 715 Elm Street, LaCrosse

Primary Election - August 3, 2021 (if needed) Candidates for the Primary Election are to be determined as the candidates file for offices in the General Election. 

The following positions are scheduled for election this year.

  • School Board Member - Positions 4, 5, 6 – (4 Year Term)

  • Voters within the school district vote for all positions during the General Election.

Terms begin on the second Monday in January 2022

  • Individuals interested in learning more about School Board Elections in Kansas and/or interested in being a board member may review information from Kansas Association of School Boards. Learn more about the following important topics:

    • Elections, State & Federal Roles, Board Member Roles & Responsibilities, Campaign Laws and Qualifications

Legal control of Unified School District No. 403 is vested in a seven-member Board of Education, elected to staggered four-year terms. Any registered voter who resides within the boundary lines of the school district may run for election to the board. Six board members are elected to represent three different areas within USD 403. Each member must reside within those districts. The seventh position is designated at-large. School board elections are held every two years in November.

  • Positions 4 - Illinois, Lonestar and Banner Townships

  • Positions 5 - Pioneer and Garfield Townships

  • Positions 6 - Pleasantdale, Grant, and Walnut Townships