Now Hiring! SMSD Offers Incentives for Paraeducators and Second Shift Custodians

Now Hiring! SMSD Offers Incentives for Paraeducators and Second Shift Custodians
Shawnee Mission School District

Do you know anyone who may be interested in a new job opportunity? The Shawnee Mission School District is now offering signing incentives for a few critical positions. These incentives are now available for paraeducators and second-shift custodians. 

This opportunity starts today, October 25, 2022 and continues through June 30, 2023. Employees must remain in “good standing” to be considered for the program. 

On Monday, Oct. 24, 2022, the SMSD Board of Education voted to approve a Hiring and Retention Pilot Program for paraeducators and second shift custodians. The purpose of the program is to improve recruitment and retention of staff in these important positions. 

Program Highlights: 

  • All new center based paraeducators hired on or after October 25, 2022, will receive a $300 signing incentive.
  • All new second shift custodians hired on or after October 25, 2022, will receive a $300 signing incentive.
  • All new resource and Pre-K paraeducators hired on or after October 25, 2022, will receive a $150 signing incentive.
  • All center based paraeducators and second shift custodians will receive a $300 retention payment for every 30 days they physically work.
  • All Resource and Pre-K paraeducators will receive a $150 retention payment for every 30 days they physically work. 

For more details about the pilot program click here.