Employment Opportunities

photo of Nikki Thomas, Superintendent

Superintendent

Nikki Thomas

#1 Go-Devil Road; Gurdon, AR 71743

870-353-4454 x 2

thomasn@go-devils.net

Jeremy Bell

Recruitment/Retention Coordinator

Jeremy Bell

#1 Go-Devil Road; Gurdon, AR 71743

870-353-4454 x 136

bellj@go-devils.net

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Welcome

If you are considering a change of employment, then consider this:

  • Are you looking for an exciting career in education?

  • Do you want to work in a school district that is a District-wide Professional Learning Community with regular team collaboration, identified essential standards, pacing guides and common formative assessments already in place?

  • Do you want to join a district where people value the students, collaboration, and positive attitudes?

  • Would you like to work in a place that is often described as a best kept secret?

Then the Gurdon Public School District may be a good fit for you. Join our team at Gurdon Public Schools!

At Gurdon Public Schools, we believe that one person can make a big impact. We want the smartest and most passionate team-oriented people we can find.  We want these people in an environment where they can thrive. We want to provide support in a variety of ways.

We also offer a $2,000 signing bonus for licensed candidates hired for Critical Shortage areas as identified by DESE!

Thank you for your interest in our district!

Inquiries

Download a copy of our applications for...

  • licensed personnel, click here.

  • non-licensed personnel, click here.

To inquire about openings:

  • Call (870) 353-4454 x 2

  • ​Email our Superintendent, Nikki Thomas at thomasn@go-devils.net 

  • Mail us at Gurdon Public School District, #1 Go-Devil Road, Gurdon, AR 71743

Current Openings

Gurdon School District is now accepting applications for the following openings and/or bids for the following services:

Gurdon School District is now accepting bids for the following services:

·         Physical Therapy

·         Occupational Therapy

·         Part-time Speech Therapy, Therapist or Therapist Assistant

Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy bids will be for a 2-year period.  Part-time Speech Therapy bids are for 1-year period.  Proof of certification, liability insurance and a current/billable Medicaid provider number must be provided for Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy.   Gurdon School District reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids.  Bids must be received at the Gurdon School District Administration Office, Attn: Angie Gentry, #1 Go-Devil Rd, Gurdon, AR 71743, by noon on May 2, 2022.  Questions regarding this process should be directed to Angie Gentry, Director of Special Education at 870.353.4454 Ext. 137.

Gurdon School District is now accepting applications for the following 2022-2023 openings -

  • Part-time Speech Pathologist (1 day per week) for the 2022-23 school year. Contact Angela Gentry at gentrya@go-devils.net if interested in this position.

  • Family & Consumer Science Teacher for the 2022-23 school year beginning on July 1, 2022. To apply for the position, complete the licensed personnel application above and return to Alesa Sims at #1 Go-Devil Drive, Gurdon, AR, 71743 via drop-off, mail, email simsa@go-devils.net, or fax to 870-353-4455.

  • K-4 Elementary Teacher for the 2022-23 school year beginning on or around August 4, 2022. To apply for the position, complete the licensed personnel application above and return to Alesa Sims at #1 Go-Devil Drive, Gurdon, AR, 71743 via drop-off, mail, email simsa@go-devils.net, or fax to 870-353-4455.

  • Secondary Math Teacher (Grades 7-12) for the 2022-23 school year beginning on or around August 1, 2022. To apply for the position, complete the licensed personnel application above and return to Alesa Sims at #1 Go-Devil Drive, Gurdon, AR, 71743 via drop-off, mail, email simsa@go-devils.net, or fax to 870-353-4455.

  • Secondary Art Teacher (Grades 7-12) for the 2022-23 school year beginning on or around August 1, 2022. To apply for the position, complete the licensed personnel application above and return to Alesa Sims at #1 Go-Devil Drive, Gurdon, AR, 71743 via drop-off, mail, email simsa@go-devils.net, or fax to 870-353-4455.

  • Special Education Teachers for the 2022-23 school year beginning on or around August 1, 2022. To apply for the position, complete the licensed personnel application above and return to Alesa Sims at #1 Go-Devil Drive, Gurdon, AR, 71743 via drop-off, mail, email simsa@go-devils.net, or fax to 870-353-4455.

  • Special Education / Personal Care Paraprofessionals for the 2022-2023 school year beginning on or around August 1, 2022. Personal care for students with special physical needs will be required. For a complete job description and requirements, visit the School Spring job posting at https://arkansas.schoolspring.com/employer/jobs/job.cfm?j_id=3819507.

    To apply for the position, complete the non-licensed personnel application above and return to Alesa Sims at #1 Go-Devil Drive, Gurdon, AR, 71743 via drop-off, mail, email simsa@go-devils.net, or fax to 870-353-4455.

  • Instructional Paraprofessional, Technology Specialist at Cabe Middle School for the 2022-23 school year beginning on or around August 1, 2022. Assists in troubleshooting hardware problems, setting up/managing google accounts and working within Google, knowledge of educational software, assists in implementing interventions with individual students and groups of students. Responsible for supervising the check in and check out of laptops. Assists students in independent work in the lab assigned by the teacher and/or assign work when needed for intervention/enrichment. Must be responsible for maintaining discipline and other functions, when they are in classes. Be available to supervise other classes and/or office when the need arises. Responsible for morning detention, supervising students during different duties, other duties as assigned, and the ability to speak effectively before students, parents, and staff. Regular attendance is an essential duty of this job. Must pass background check and meet qualifications for paraprofessional (associate's degree or parapro test). Complete non-licensed application linked here - https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1Cw-1Yji465Xw9qZvjjiuuVx9niL2Pnaq - and return to Alesa Sims in the administration building in person, by fax at 870-353-4455, or by email at SimsA@go-devils.net.

  • Bilingual ESOL Paraprofessional for the 2022-2023 school year beginning on or around August 1, 2022. Bilingual/Spanish speaking preferred to assist ESOL Teacher, English Language Learners, and their families across the school district.

    To apply for the position, complete the non-licensed personnel application above and return to Alesa Sims at #1 Go-Devil Drive, Gurdon, AR, 71743 via drop-off, mail, email simsa@go-devils.net, or fax to 870-353-4455.

  • Cafeteria staff substitute positions, for future full-time positions and substitute positions. To apply for the future cafeteria positions, complete the non-licensed personnel application.  Email or drop off the application, to Alesa Sims, Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent, at simsa@go-devils.net.

  • Bus Driver positions, for future full-time positions and substitute positions. Current class B CDL holders with passenger and school bus endorsements accepting a full-time bus driving position will receive a sign-on bonus of $400 after a probationary period. We also offer driver training to become part of our team. Complete the non-licensed personnel application above and return to Alesa Sims at #1 Go-Devil Drive, Gurdon, AR, 71743 via drop-off, mail, email simsa@go-devils.net, or fax to 870-353-4455.

    Call the bus garage at 870-353-2223, central office at 870-353-4454, or email selfd@go-devils.net for more information.