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USD #440 is an excellent place to work. Both certified, classified and substitute staff exhibit a commitment to continuous improvement and the care and concern for students. The employees of the district work together to achieve the mission of the district and the schools, making the students of USD 440 their top priority.

Employment Applications:

Click here to complete the online application, including Substitute Teaching.

2024-25 School Year Certified Positions:

  • HHS Family & Consumer Science Teacher - Contact Chad Baalman with questions.

Supplemental Positions (2024-2025 School Year): Contact Nick Barnes with questions.

  • None at this time

Classified Positions:

  • Full-Time HMS Paraprofessional - Contact Becky Jones for questions. Position is filled through the Harvey County Special Education Coop in Newton. Click here to apply.

  • Full-Time Food Service - Contact Lisa Morris if you have any questions.

  • Full-Time Custodian - Contact Mike Branson if you have any questions.

  • Full-Time Maintenance/Groundskeeper - Contact Mike Branson if you have any questions.

  • Full-Time Bus Driver - Contact Mike Branson if you have any questions.

  • Bus Aide - Contact Mike Branson if you have any questions.

For more information, please contact

Denny Johnson - Human Resources Director

Phone number: 1-316-835-2641 or Email

Notice of Non-Discrimination

The Halstead & Bentley School District does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other factor prohibited by law in its programs and activities. If you believe you have been subject to discrimination or harassment, or if you have any inquiries regarding the District's non-discrimination policies, please contact our coordinator at the district office at 521 West 6th Street, Halstead, KS 67056 or Email us.

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