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Job Openings (Updated 04/05/2022)

Applications for employment will be accepted at the Southwest Public School Business Office located at 900 Coke Street in Bartley. If no current openings are available, applications will be kept on file in accordance with applicable state and federal regulations.

Click here for the Application for Employment. The form is editable, but must be printed and sent to the school, or emailed to the appropriate contact.  

All positions are subject to a veterans preference.

Employment opportunities for the 2022-2023 school year include: 

1). Cook for Southwest Public Schools
Southwest Public Schools is looking for a Cook for the district’s nutrition program beginning for the 22-23 school year. This individual will be required to follow all rules and regulations according to the State and Federal School Nutrition Program guidelines.  The position is located at the Indianola site. Previous experience in food preparation is preferred. Must complete all training requirements from the Department of Education and the USDA. Apply at www.swpschools.org or send a letter of application and resume to Southwest Public Schools, 900 Coke St., Bartley NE 69020 or call 308-692-3223 for more information. This is a nine-month position and includes single health and dental insurance and school retirement plan benefits. Previous experience will determine starting pay. Southwest Public Schools is an Equal Opportunities and Veterans Preferred Employer.

2.) Elementary Teacher
Teach in a great community with excellent board and administrative support. Southwest Elementary is located in Indianola, 12 miles east of McCook. Small class sizes, great teachers and support staff and the very best technology are part of our strong school system. Position may be 4th or 5th grade. Coaching or sponsorships may be available with this position.  All years of experience and education are accepted. Position begins August 15, 2022.  Please e-mail a letter of interest and all teaching credentials, including a resume and contacts for recommendations to Principal Tara Fries at tara.fries@swpschools.org . Southwest Public Schools is a Equal Opportunity and Veterans Preferred Employer. Position will remain open until filled.

3.) Custodian for the 6-12 building in Bartley
Southwest Public Schools is currently looking to hire a full-time or part-time custodian to join their maintenance staff at the Bartley site. Duties will include but will not be limited to performing daily and scheduled housekeeping duties as directed by the administration, assisting organizations in using school facilities and maintaining the grounds. Some heavy lifting and physical labor is required with this position. Prompt attendance and attention to detail is a must. Full health and dental insurance as well as a pension plan is included. Must be able to pass a rigorous background check. Position will begin approximately ASAP. Applications may be submitted using the Application for Employment link found at www.swpschools.org or you may ask for an application by contacting the High School office at 308-692-3223. Southwest Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity and Veterans Preferred Employer.  
Southwest Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity and Veterans Preferred Employer.

4.) Bus Drivers

5.)Substitute para-professionals to work with students (two-years of college education or equivalent required, or ability to receive certification required). 

6.) Substitute teachers for grades Pre-School through 12.

A completed certified staff application needs to included the following: 

a. Submit a letter of application
b. Submit completed Southwest Public Schools Certified Application
c. Submit credentials (Including three letters of reference)
d. Send transcripts of undergraduate and graduate coursework
e. Submit a complete resume

All completed information must be mailed to:    

Todd Porter, Superintendent
900 Coke Street Street, PO Box 187
Bartley, Nebraska 69020

Applications will be reviewed immediately.

Inquiries regarding all employment opportunities should be directed to the superintendent's office by calling 308-692-3223 unless otherwise stated.

Southwest Public School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.