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For Prospective Employees

Human Resources: Information for staff and prospective employees

Why join Kent County Public Schools? It's a great place to work and grow. We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, technology-rich schools and support and mentoring for new teachers in a small, personal environment.

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Click here or the banner above to view available positions in Kent County Public Schools. You can also submit an application online and track its process.

Substitutes: Thinking of signing up to be a substitute? Learn more here.
Volunteers: For information on volunteering in our buildings, follow this link.

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What We Offer

Check out the links below to learn more about what Kent County Public Schools offers employees.

 Benefits Information: Learn more about the benefits offered by reviewing our annual Benefits Guide.
 Negotiated Agreements: Review our negotiated agreements with our three bargaining units.
 Salary Scales: Follow this link to see our competitive salary scales based on position.
 Certification: Read our FAQ about teacher certification requirements. 
 Retirement Planning: Learn more about the Maryland State Retirement and Pension System.
 FMLA: For Family Medical Leave Act information, follow this link.

Superintendent Search

The search begins for our next superintendent — with KCPS logo

On Jan. 8, 2024, the Kent County Board of Education agreed to move forward with a search for a new superintendent of schools for Kent County Public Schools, with the successful candidate to begin no later than July 1, 2024. On Jan. 23, 2024, the Kent County Board of Education approved a contract for the Maryland Association of Boards of Education (MABE) to serve as the search consultants.


Job Fairs

Kent County Public Schools is looking for classroom substitutes who can step in when a teacher is out. A job fair for substitutes is being held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 2 at Kent County Middle School, 402 E. Campus Ave., Chestertown.

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We're holding a Job Fair for all available positions from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday May 4 at Kent County High School in Worton. Interviews will be offered on site! 

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Available Positions
  • Elementary School Teachers
  • Middle School Teachers
  • High School Teachers
  • Administrators
  • Technology Support
  • Instructional Assistants
  • Bus Drivers
  • School Safety Staff
  • Coaching
  • Speech and Language Pathologists
  • School Psychologists
  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing Teacher
  • Custodial Staff
  • Secretarial Staff