Ballard is a K-12 district of approximately 120 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.
Current Job Openings
K-12 Guidance Counselor
The Ballard R-II School District is seeking a highly qualified K-12 Counselor for the 2021-2022 school year. A valid Missouri Counselors certificate is required. Successful candidate will possess the ability to actively engage students and the ability to provide opportunities for individuals to achieve their maximum potential. Individuals should have the ability to interpret and utilize data to support curriculum decisions while fostering a spirit of teamwork and collaboration. Application and instructions below.
Vocal and Instrumental Teacher
The Ballard R-2 School District has an opening for a part-time vocal and instrumental music teacher. This is a half-time position. If you need a full-time position, there are other small districts nearby who may be willing to share a teacher. This position would also nicely fit the schedule of a retired teacher. A valid Missouri teaching certificate is not required, but would be helpful. A successful candidate will possess (or be eager to learn) the ability to actively engage students in the learning process and the ability to provide opportunities for individuals to achieve their maximum potential. The students are in grades K-6 vocal music and grade 5-8 for instrumental. Application and instructions below.
K-12 Art Teacher
The Ballard R-2 School District is seeking student-centered, enthusiastic, and knowledgeable teaching candidates for a K-12 Art teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. A valid Missouri teaching certificate is required and other areas of certification would be helpful, but not required. A successful candidate will possess the ability to actively engage students in the learning process and the ability to provide opportunities for individuals to achieve their maximum potential. Application and instructions below.
The Ballard R-2 School District is now accepting applications for a full-time custodial/maintenance position. Experience is helpful, but we will train an energetic and quality-minded individual who is willing to learn and wants to work. Must be able to pass a background check. Support Staff application and instructions are listed below.
In order for your application to be considered, we must have the following documents in your application file:
- Letter of Interest
- Complete Certified Application
- Transcripts - originals will have to be on file if hired
- Copy of Teaching Certificate
- 3 Letters of Recommendation
Please forward completed application packets to 10247 NE State Rt. 18, Butler, Mo. 64730 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Call Stephanie Nold, Principal, at 816-297-2656, Ext 102 to ensure your application has been received or if you have any questions about this opening.
Completed forms may be emailed to Melinda Light, District Board Secretary at email@example.com, US mailed or hand delivered to the school with all supporting documentation. Positions are open until filled.
Ballard R-II School
10247 NE State Route 18
Butler, MO 64730-9204