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Ballard R-II School District
10247 NE State Rt. 18
Butler, MO 64730-9204
Phone: 816-297-2656 Fax: 816-297-4002


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Ballard is a K-12 district of approximately 125 students located on Highway 18 between Clinton and Adrian; within 1 hour south of the KC metro area, 20 minutes west of Truman Reservoir. We are a Missouri A+ School and a Former National Blue Ribbon School District offering a variety of extra-curricular activities and career/technical programs. In addition to a quality in-house instructional program and PLC framework, we recently added an expanded course catalog/RTI resource through ACELLUS.   


Ballard R-II School District does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in its programs and activities, or in employment. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Superintendent of Schools, 10247 NE State Route 18, Butler, MO 64730, 816-297-2656. 

As of January 1, 2005, new hires to the district, certified, classified, or a substitute, must have a FBI and Missouri State Highway Patrol fingerprint background check. The cost is $43.05 at the expense of the employee. This is only required if hired. Contact the district at 816-297-2656 for more information.


Certified Salary Schedule 2020/2021


Current Job Openings


The Ballard R-2 School District is seeking a part-time position Speech Pathologist.  If interested, please contact John Siebeneck, Superintendent at 816-297-2656 ext. 101.


Employment Applications

These forms should be printed and completed in your own handwriting.

Certified Staff (Teachers/Admin) Application

 In order for your application to be considered, we must have the following documents in your application file: 

  • Letter of Interest
  • Resume
  • Complete Certified Application
  • Transcripts - originals will have to be on file if hired
  • Copy of Teaching Certificate
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation


Support Staff Application


Completed forms may be emailed to Ms. Lea Ann Shulse, District Board Secretary at lasballard@gmail.com, US mailed or hand delivered to the school with all supporting documentation.  Positions are open until filled.

Mailing address:

Ballard R-II School

10247 NE State Route 18

Butler, MO 64730-9204