Employment

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



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 675 students k-12. The district has a strong technology program to support teachers and students in the learning process.  Ellsinore is centrally located between Poplar Bluff and the 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.

Please mail applications to:  

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

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



JAG Specialist

East Carter R-2 School is seeking applicants for the position of JAG Specialist (Jobs for America’s Graduates).  This 9-month position requires a dedicated educator who is a confident, self-starter, and can work collaboratively with school & community partners. 

Experience working with youth in grades 8-12, developing and implementing project-based and life-experience education, school-to-work transition, career guidance, postgraduate follow up, and service learning is preferred.

 Program goals are:

·         Assure JAG students are moving through the JAG system and receiving supports to graduate from high school and move into post-secondary education, career, and/or military. 

·         Create a sustainable system of support throughout the local community for students through graduation and one year of post-graduation follow-up.

·         Assure high levels of accountability for student success and services provided to all students through e-NDMS data management system.

·         To achieve expected local, state, and national performance outcomes by providing students with the following opportunities: employ-ability skills, guidance/counseling, academic remediation, career and post-secondary planning, and a twelve-month follow up period for graduates. 

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree, teaching experience preferred, excellent communication skills, data entry, and analysis creativity, high-functioning team player, ability to advocate for youth, and confidence with relationship building among JAG stakeholders. 

Teacher certification and/or relevant experience is desired.

Coaching opportunities may be available.

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 administrators for this position are Mr. Jon McKinney and Mrs. Theresa Kearbey, High School and Middle 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.



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.




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.