Employment

To apply for an opening at the East Carter County R-II School District, please download an application form located here.


Art Position

The East Carter County R-2 School District is now accepting applications for an energetic person to fill a multiple-grade art position for 2018-2019.  The District is located in Southeast Missouri with an enrollment of approximately 710 students K-12. Ellsinore is located close to many outdoor recreational activities.


The district has a history of a strong art program which competes in many different competitions, as well as a strong technology program to support teachers and students in the learning process.  


Applications may be printed off the district website www.ecarter.k12.mo.us under 'Business Office Forms' or obtained from the Central Office.  The district contact persons for this position are Ms. Theresa Kearbey and Mr. Jon McKinney, Middle and High School Principals. They may be reached at (573) 322-5420.


Applicants are requested to submit the following: Cover Letter, Completed Application, Current Resume, 3 to 5 Letters of Recommendation with current contact information, Copy of Transcripts and Copy of Missouri Teacher Certification(s). The position is open until filled.

Please mail applications to:  

Superintendent’s Office
24 South Herren Ave.
Ellsinore, MO 63937

East Carter County R-2 is an equal opportunity employer.

Baseball Coach

East Carter County R-2 is accepting applications for a Senior High Baseball Coach with possible additional teaching duties for 2018-19. East Carter County R-2 is located in Southeast Missouri with an enrollment of approximately 710 students k-12. Applicants are requested to submit the following: Cover Letter, District Application, Resume, Reference List with current phone numbers, 3-5 letters of recommendation, Copy of Missouri Teaching Certificate and a Copy of Transcripts. Applications may be printed off of the District Website or obtained from the Central Office at 573.322.5625.  The position is open until filled.  


District contacts for the position are Mr. Jon McKinney, High School Principal 573.322.5653.

Please mail applications to:  

Superintendent’s Office
24 South Herren Ave.
Ellsinore, MO 63937

East Carter County R-2 is an equal opportunity employer.

Girls Varsity Basketball Coach

East Carter County R-2 is accepting applications for a Senior High and Middle School Girls Basketball Coach with additional teaching duties for 2018-19. East Carter County R-2 is located in Southeast Missouri with an enrollment of approximately 710 students k-12. Applicants are requested to submit the following: Cover Letter, District Application, Resume, Reference List with current phone numbers, 3-5 letters of recommendation, Copy of Missouri Teaching Certificate and a Copy of Transcripts. Applications may be printed from the District Website under Business Office or obtained from the Central Office at 573.322.5625.  The position is open until filled.  

District contacts for the position are Mr. Jon McKinney, High School Principal 573.322.5653, and Ms. Theresa Kearbey Middle School Principal 573.322.5420.

Please mail applications to:  

Superintendent’s Office
24 South Herren Ave.
Ellsinore, MO 63937

East Carter County R-2 is an equal opportunity employer.

Middle School Science Teacher

The East Carter County R-2 School District is now accepting applications for a Middle School 7th/8th grade science teacher for 2018-19. The District is located in Southeast Missouri with an enrollment of approximately 710 students K-12. The district has a strong technology program to support teachers and students in the learning process. Applicants are requested to submit the following: Cover Letter, Completed Application, Current Resume, 3 to 5 Letters of Recommendation with current contact information, Copy of Transcripts and Copy of Missouri Certification. Applications may be printed off of the district website or obtained from the Central Office. The position is open until filled. The district contact person for this position is Ms. Theresa Kearbey, Middle School Principal.

PH: (573.322.5420) Any person whom has previously submitted an application should verify interest in this position with Ms. Kearbey.


Please mail applications to:  

Superintendent’s Office
24 South Herren Ave.
Ellsinore, MO 63937

East Carter County R-2 is an equal opportunity employer.


High School Math Opening

The East Carter County R-2 School District is now accepting applications for a High School math teacher for 2018-2019. The District is located in Southeast Missouri with an enrollment of approximately 710 students K-12. The The district has a strong technology program to support students and teachers in the learning process. 

Additional coaching opportunities are also available.

Applicants are requested to submit the following: Cover Letter, Completed Application, Current Resume, 3 to 5 Letters of Recommendation with current contact information, Copy of Transcripts and Copy of Missouri Certification.

Applications may be printed from the district website under Business Office or obtained from the Central Office. The position is open until filled.  The district contact person for this position is Mr. Jon McKinney, High School Principal. PH: (573.322.5420)

Please mail applications to:  

Superintendent’s Office
24 South Herren Ave.
Ellsinore, MO 63937

East Carter County R-2 is an equal opportunity employer.



Elementary Teaching Position


The East Carter County R-2 School District is accepting applications for an elementary teaching position. East Carter County R-2 is in Southeast Missouri with an enrollment of approximately 710 students k-12. The district has a strong technology program to support teachers and students in the learning process. Ellsinore is centrally located between shopping and Current River. Applicants are requested to submit the following: Cover Letter, District Application, Resume, Reference List with current phone numbers, 3-5 letters of recommendation, Copy of Missouri Teaching Certificate, Copy of Transcripts and any other supporting documents that may enhance the application. The position is open until filled. Applications may be printed from the District Website www.ecarter.k12.mo.us under Business Office Forms or obtained from the Central Office. The district contact for this position is Ms. Kacie Kendrick, Elementary Principal 573.322.5625. Any person whom has previously applied should re-verify interest in the position with Ms. Kendrick.


Please mail applications to:  

Superintendent’s Office
24 South Herren Ave.
Ellsinore, MO 63937

East Carter County R-2 is an equal opportunity employer.




School Bus Driver Position

The East Carter County R-II School District is accepting applications for a regular route bus driver. This position offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Successful applicants must possess or attain a Class B or higher CDL with school bus and passenger endorsements. Application documents are available in the Central Office or may be downloaded from the district website: www.ecarter.k12.mo.us> District Resources> Employment> Download Application. Additional required forms are also available through the District Business Office Forms link: Request for Criminal Records, I-9 and Fingerprinting for Bus Drivers. The position is open until filled. For more information please contact Transportation Director Kacie Kendrick at 573.322.5420. 

Please mail applications to:  

Superintendent’s Office
24 South Herren Ave.
Ellsinore, MO 63937

East Carter County R-2 is an equal opportunity employer.



JOB VACANCY - SUBSTITUTE

The East Carter Co. R-2 School District is accepting applications for substitute teachers and substitute para-professionals.  Subs are needed throughout the district in many different job types and age groups.  The current full-day pay rate is $75.  Successful candidates must complete a job application, have completed 60 or more college hours, pass a background check and possess an active substitute teaching certificate issued from DESE prior to being presented to the Board of Education.

Interested individuals may access the district website, www.ecarter.k12.mo.us to obtain an application or pick one up in person from the Central Office.  

Please mail applications to:  

Superintendent’s Office
24 South Herren Ave.
Ellsinore, MO 63937

East Carter County R-2 is an equal opportunity employer.



Bus Driver

The East Carter Co. R-II School District is accepting applications for bus driver and substitute bus drivers. Qualifications for bus driver: Class A or B CDL with school bus and passenger endorsements. Individuals that do not have these qualifications can receive assistance with a certified bus trainer to prepare for the test. For more information contact Theresa Kearbey. Position is open until filled. East Carter Co. R-II is an equal opportunity employer.

Kacie Kendick and Theresa Kearbey, Transportation Directors

24 S. Herrren Avenue
Ellsinore, MO 63937
Phone: (573) 322-5625
Fax: (573) 322-8586



The East Carter County R-II Board of Education does not unlawfully discriminate against any person on the basis of race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, political affiliation, or disability. This policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of East Carter County R-II School District, including all educational programs, admission to such programs, activities, and employment.