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Why Spring Hill

The Spring Hill School District provides quality educational opportunities for students in Spring Hill, Olathe, Overland Park and unincorporated areas of Johnson and Miami Counties. With the support and work of our community, parents, and staff, the Spring Hill School District will continue to provide students an excellent education for the 21st Century.

Thank you for expressing an interest in employment with the Spring Hill School District. Our district is committed to hiring the most highly qualified staff members in order to provide the very best education for our students. Administrative staff will evaluate your application and related information and you will be given every consideration when job vacancies occur.

I. Leader In Education
  • Kansas "Standard of Excellence" in all academic areas
  • Mentor teacher partnerships for all new teachers
  • Partnerships with local and regional universities
  • Active community partnerships
  • Outstanding technology support and services
  • Over 70% of faculty have advanced degrees
  • After-school academic programs for students
  • General and special educators working together
  • Special needs students educated in their neighborhood schools
  • Student test scores above state and national levels
  • Wide range of professional development opportunities
  • School resource officer
  • School safety is priority #1
  • Excellent pupil-teacher ratio
  • 85%+ of high school students go on to college
  • Active student and parent volunteer programs
  • Excellent instructional facilities
II. Effective Instructional Practices
  • District classes on effective research-based instruction
  • Training available to all teachers and paraprofessionals
  • Free materials for all participants
  • Low cost college credit available
  • Programs offered on campus
  • Content includes:
    • Effective reading and math practices
    • Cooperative learning
    • Homework and practice
    • Summarizing and note-taking
    • Higher level questioning
    • Classroom accommodations and curriculum modifications for special needs students
    • Student motivation and management
    • And more …
III. Professional Development Opportunities
  • New Teacher Academy -- 40 hours
    • Student motivation and management
    • Cooperative learning
    • Parent conferencing and communication
    • Special Education
    • School law
    • And more …
  • District classes on effective researched-based instruction
  • Training for Multi-Tier System of Supports
  • Low cost college credit available
  • Technology training
  • Stipends for after-hours professional development activities
  • Substitutes provided for teachers when participating in professional development activities
IV. Leader in Technology
  • 1,000+ networked computers for 1,900 students and staff
  • Broadband Internet in all classrooms
  • E-mail for all staff and students
  • Telephones, voice mail, and computers for all teachers
  • Computer labs in all buildings
  • Technology training for all staff
  • Corporate quality technology support staff
  • Digital Video Broadcasting
  • Integrated management software
  • State-of-the-art district website
  • Wireless laptop carts

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