Employment

Job Postings in the Harlan Independent School District

Thank you for your interest in job opportunities with the Harlan Independent School District. The Harlan Independent School District is a high-performing school district that is focused on student success. Ranking among the Commonwealth's highest-performing school districts, Harlan Independent is recognized as the educational leader in our community, region, and state. With unmatched academic success, the faculty, staff, and administration are the driving force in equipping our students for a successful future. Working together, we provide an exceptional systematic educational experience for all students K3- 12th grade.

Sunshine Preschool serves three, four, and five-year-old students seeking an exciting and engaging entry-level school experience. Students in Kindergarten through fourth grade are housed at Harlan Elementary School, Harlan Countyโ€™s only 5-Star rated elementary school. Harlan Middle School serves grades 5-8 and Harlan High School houses students in 9-12th grade. Harlan Middle/High School has been recognized as one of Americaโ€™s Best High Schools by US News and World Report for the last 12 consecutive years. To join the Green Dragon Family and pursue an exciting career with our district you must submit several documents to be considered for vacancies.

Please use the below documents to help ensure that all paperwork is on file so that you may be considered for vacancies with the district. If you have questions, please feel free to contact 606-573-8700 option 6 Monday-Friday from 7:30 AM -4:00 PM. Only candidates who complete and submit all required paperwork will be considered for employment.

Completed applications and related paperwork must be filed in the Central Office located at 420 E. Central St. Harlan, KY 40831. You may also mail your documentation to the same address. Additionally, you may email your completed application to Harlan.jobs@harlanind.kyschools.us.

Do not submit applications to schools or individuals within the school buildings. Feel free to schedule appointments to discuss potential jobs and vacancies with Supervisors or Principals. However, you must submit all applications to the Central Office. You may deliver materials in person if that is more convenient. The Harlan Independent Board of Education is located in the parking area of Harlan High School directly adjacent to the Humanities Building. Visitor parking is available directly in front of the building with the administrative offices located on the first floor. When completing an application, please make sure all contact information is correct. We will use this information to contact you.

You may also contact Mrs. Donna Fee at 606-573-8700 option 6 for questions about any position within the district. You may download applications for certified positions (teachers, administrators) or classified positions (bus drivers, teaching aides, custodial, cafe employees, secretaries, etc.,) online by clicking the appropriate links below.

All applications require a criminal background check.

Forms

Certified & Classified Salary Schedules

Employment Opportunities

Posting Date

Job Type

Job Title-#

Job Description

September 28th, 2023

Classified

Middle School Instructional Aide 24-0015

Assist teachers with educational instruction and monitoring students in the classroom.

October 19, 2023

Classified

Cook/Baker 24-0017

Prepare, cook, bake, and serve a variety of foods in quantity at an assigned site, assist in other food preparation duties as directed, and maintain facilities in a clean and sanitary condition.

October 19, 2023

Classified

Preschool Instructional Assistant 24-0016

Responsible for the personal needs of students, assisting teachers with educational instruction, and monitoring students.

November 8, 2023

Classified

Custodian 24-0019

Custodial duties as assigned

January 31, 2024

Classified

Bus Driver

Transport students to and from school and on special trips, while operating a school bus in a safe and timely manner. The driver is responsible to the Principal(s) for time schedules and pupil discipline and responsible to the Transportation Director for safety, vehicle maintenance, and policy procedures. 

February 27th, 2024

Classified

Preschool Instructional Assistant 24-0024

Assist teacher with instruction and education of students.

April 1st, 2024

Coach

Middle School Volleyball Coach 24-0030

Coach Middle School Girls Volleyball

April 1st, 2024

Coach

High School Volleyball Coach 24-0029

Coach High School Volleyball

May 14th, 2024

Classified

HS Secretary/Bookkeeper 24-0036

The candidate serves as the primary bookkeeper for Harlan Middle/High School and other duties as assigned by the Superintendent.

May 24th, 2024

Classified

Elementary Instructional Aide II 24-0038

Responsible for the personal needs of special needs students, assist teachers with education, instruction and monitoring of special needs students.

May 28th, 2024

Classified

21st Century Project Coordinator 24-0040

Plan and oversee the day-to-day operational activities of the 21st CCL afterschool and summer program.

Posting Date

Job Type

Job Title/#

Job Description

April 23, 2024

Certified

Health/PE Teacher (5-12) 24-0026

Teach Health and PE to students (5-12)

April 23, 2024

Certified

Middle School Language Arts (5-8) 24-0027

Teach English / Language Arts to students (5-8)

May 1, 2024

Certified

High School English Teacher 24-0032

Teach High School English for students in grades 9-12

May 1, 2024

Certified

Middle School Math Teacher 24-0031

Teach Middle School Math to students in grades 5-8

May 22, 2024

Other

Truancy & Absenteeism Coordinator 24-0041

Assist in efforts to improve overall school attendance while reducing truancy rates. Assist in enforcing attendance laws and requirements; process and maintain attendance referrals.

June 10th, 2024

Certified

Middle School Social Studies Teacher 24-0039

Teach Middle School Social Studies to students in grades 5-8.