Job Opportunities

Ripon is an innovative, fiscally strong, high-achieving district with a preK-12 enrollment of 1700 and positive open enrollment. The District has a community-based 4K program, 4 schools, 4 project-based charter schools, and an alternative high school.  It is a family-oriented and historic, rural community located in east-central Wisconsin just 20 miles west of both Oshkosh and Fond du Lac. The Ripon area boasts affordable housing, low crime, and easy access to jobs, shopping, and recreation destinations. As the home of Ripon College, and its 990 students, Ripon offers many cultural and educational opportunities.


CURRENT VACANCIES:

The Ripon Area School District has an opening for a full-time Elementary School Counselor position beginning with the 2016-17 school year.  Applicants must be certified to serve as a school counselor (7054).  This vacancy is for Murray Park/Quest Elementary School. Experienced candidates are encouraged to apply.  Interested candidates can apply on the WECAN Website.  Applications will be accepted until June 28, 2016.

 


The Ripon Area School District has a vacancy for a 4th Grade Teacher position at Murray Park Elementary School beginning with the 2016-17 school year.  Applicants must hold a Wisconsin Elementary teaching license.  Bilingual or ESL certification is preferred.   Interested candidates can apply on the WECAN Website.  Applications will be accepted until June 24, 2016. 


 The Ripon Area School District has a vacancy for a Kindergarten teaching position at Barlow Park Elementary School for the 2016-2017 school year.  This is a one-year contract position. Applicants must hold a Wisconsin Elementary teaching license.  Interested candidates are preferred to have a strong background in Balanced Literacy and experience with Lucy Calkin's Reading and Writing Units of Study and PBIS.  Interested candidates can apply on the WECAN Website.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


The Ripon Area School District has an opening for a 1.0 FTE Speech and Language Pathologist for the 2016-17 school year. Candidate must be certified or eligible for certification as a Speech and Language Pathologist as required by the state of Wisconsin. Candidate must hold or be eligible to obtain Wisconsin DPI license #1820 Speech and Language Pathology for grades PK-12.  Applicants should have interest and/or experience in working with middle and high school students (preferred).  ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) is preferred but not required.  Clinical Fellowship (CF) support is available for non-certified candidates.  Applicants can apply on the WECAN website and submit application, resume, letter, and three current recommendations.   Applications will be accepted until Thursday, June 30, 2016.


The Ripon Area School District has a vacancy for a Title I Instructional Aide position at Barlow Park/ Journey Elementary School beginning with the 2016-17 school year.  This is a 27.5 hour per week position.   An associate degree (or higher) or the ability to pass a formal State assessment is required. Interested candidates can apply on the WECAN website or find support staff applications on the district website and can be sent to Sally Albrecht, Ripon Area School District, PO Box 991, Ripon, WI, 54971.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


The Ripon Area School District is seeking qualified candidates to fill 2 openings for a High School English Teacher (1300) beginning with the 2016-17 school year. Successful candidates will be creative, enthusiastic, and dynamic with experience in establishing a positive learning environment.  Skills in using data to personalize instruction for diverse learners and integrating technology are essential.  Applicants must also possess strong communication skills in order to collaborate with parents and colleagues. Candidates that have the 1320 licensure is a plus but not necessary.  Candidates with experience or willing to teach CAPP classes are encouraged to apply.   Interested candidates can apply on the WECAN Website.  Application deadline is July 6, 2016.


The Ripon Area School District is seeking a Full-Time Middle School/High School Cross-Categorical Special Education Teacher position beginning the 2016-2017 school year. This position will provide services to students with moderate to severe intellectual disabilities with a strong  emphasis on academic and functional life skills. Experienced teachers are encouraged to apply.  Interested candidates can apply on the WECAN Website.  Application deadline is July 6, 2016.


 

 The Ripon Area School District has a vacancy for a 2nd-grade Teacher at Barlow Park Elementary School for the 2016-17 school year. Applicants must hold an Elementary Wisconsin teaching license. Interested candidates are preferred to have knowledge of Lucy Calkin's Reading and Writing Units of Study and PBIS. This is a one-year contract position.  Interested candidates can apply on the WECAN website. Applications accepted until a qualified candidate is secured.


The Ripon Area School District has an opening for a (.6 FTE) Secondary School Psychologist for our middle and high schools beginning in the 2016-17 school year. Applicants should possess or be qualified for Wisconsin certification as a school psychologist (62, 58). Preferences will be given to candidates with experience as a school psychologist. Candidates should have a solid commitment to the education of children and a proven record of excellent communication, collaboration, community relationships, and team-building skills. Candidates must be willing to be actively engaged with the community. To apply submit application, resume, letter, and three current recommendations. Interested candidates can apply on the WECAN Website.  Applications accepted until the position is filled.


 

The Ripon Area School District has vacancies for the following Ripon Middle School Coaching positions for the 2016-17 school year.

4 Volleyball Coaches

2 Girls Basketball Coaches

2 Boys Basketball Coaches

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Coaching applications can be found below on this website and should be sent with a resume and a letter of interest to Ripon Area School District, Attn: Sally Albrecht, PO Box 991, Ripon, WI 54971.
 


The Ripon Area School District has a vacancy for a full-time high school Technology Education teacher position beginning with the 2016-2017 school year. Applicants should be certified to  teach Technology Education and/or Technology Occupations, as well as Computer Science at the secondary level. We are looking for an innovative individual who is able to develop courses to be taught within our new state of the art Fabrication Lab. Candidates will also be responsible for teaching Computer Science and Digital Arts courses as we expand these pathways for students. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested candidates can apply on the WECAN website.
 


The Ripon Area School District has an opening for a Cheer and Stunt Coach to start during the 2016-17 school year. Applicant should possess a strong background in competitive cheer, great communication skills, and positive leadership qualities. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Interested candidates can apply on the WECAN website or find coaching position applications on the district website and should be sent to Sally Albrecht, Ripon Area School District, PO Box 991, Ripon, WI, 54971. Interested candidates should contact Bill Kinziger, Athletic Director, at kinzigerb@ripon.k12.wi.us for more information.
 


The Ripon Area School District has an opening for an Elementary School Psychologist for our elementary schools beginning in the 2016-17 school year. Applicants should possess or be qualified for Wisconsin certification as a school psychologist (62, 58). Preferences will be given to candidates with experience as a school psychologist. Candidates should have a solid commitment to the education of children and a proven record of excellent communication, collaboration, community relationships, and team-building skills. Candidates must be willing to be actively engaged with the community. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested candidates can apply on the WECAN website.  
 


The Ripon Area School District does not discriminate on the basis of sex, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or physical, mental, emotional, or learning disability or handicap or any other characteristic protected by law.

RIPON AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
 

 

Certified Applications:  please apply online via the Wisconsin Educators Career Access Network at: https://services.education.wisc.edu/wecan/.  

Certified position candidate applications should also include a letter of application, a  resume, transcripts, credentials and a copy of your Wisconsin teaching license.


All other positions can complete an application on-line, sign and mail to Sally Albrecht, Ripon Area School District, PO Box 991, Ripon, WI  54971. You can also pick up an application at the Administrative Services Center, 1120  Metomen Street, Ripon, WI. 

Forms

Substitute Teacher Application
(PDF format) Can complete form on-line, print copy, sign and mail to the Administrative Services Center (address above). Substitute Teacher Application should include a copy of your Wisconsin teaching license and/or substitute permit along with the district application
Support Staff Application
(PDF format) Can complete form on-line, print copy, sign and mail to the Administrative Services Center (address above)
Coaching Position Application
(PDF format) Can complete form online, print copy, sign and mail to the Administrative Services Center (address above)
Summer School Teacher Application
(PDF format) Can complete form on-line, print copy, sign and mail to the Administrative Services Center (address above)
BRAVE Background Check Form
Interested applicants should return completed and signed application and background check forms to Ashley O'Kon at RMS, 651 Metomen Street, Ripon WI 54971
CESA Employment Application
Interested applicants should return completed and signed application and background check forms to Ashley O'Kon at RMS, 651 Metomen Street, Ripon WI 54971
InfoMart Background Check Authorization
Interested applicants should return completed and signed application and background check forms to Ashley O'Kon at RMS, 651 Metomen Street Ripon WI 54971