5-12 Band and 7-12 Music

Shickley Public Schools has an opening for a grades 5-12 Band with 7-12 vocal beginning the 2021-2022 school year.

SPS is looking for a an exceptional teacher that is collaborative and passionate about doing what is best for ALL students.  Courses currently taught include HS band and choir, JH band and choir, and 5-6 band and lessons (subjects to be modified based on candidate strengths).  Those endorsed in both or one or the other are encouraged to apply.

Extra duty assignments such as pep band are shared within the BDS sports COOP.  Extra duty pay for summer lessons is also included via extended contract.

Shickley is a rural school with a very successful PK-12 school system.  Class sizes, on average, are 9-10 students per grade K-12. Shickley also operates a Rule 11 daycare and preschool; serving children as young as 6-weeks-old.  Shickley High School participates in sports under the Bruning-Davenport Shickley (BDS) Cooperative; which has also been very successful.  

Shickley is located 80 miles SW of Lincoln, 45 miles SE of Hastings, 65 miles SE of Grand Island, and approximately 35 minutes from Interstate 80. Shickley is a small town with huge support from its community, local foundation, and residents.  

Please submit applications by February 1, 2021.  Position is considered open until filled.  

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Additional Information

2021-2022 Base Salary is $37,275. Shickley does allow each candidate to receive full recognition for years of experience and his or her degree and hours held. 

Dual-option insurance ($1,050 PPO / $3,600 HSA) provided up to full family medical and employee dental.

The annual 21-22 contract is: 185 days with 2 personal days and 9 accruing sick days. (also extended contract via summer lessons paid at per diem rate)


Contact Information

Shickley Public Schools
PO Box 407
Shickley, NEBRASKA 68436

Sadie Coffey
(p) (402) 627-3375

How to Apply

Please send: cover letter, resume, certificate (or copy of transcripts to show ability to obtain such a certificate), references, and at least three letters of recommendation to Superintendent Sadie N. Coffey (scoffey@longhornpower.org).

Electronic submission is preferred but not required.

Shickley Public Schools, P.O. BOX 407, Shickley, NE 68436

Please submit applications by February 1, 2021.  Position is considered open until filled.