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Help Wanted: Kentucky, Indiana school districts hiring for upcoming school year

Hundreds of teacher, custodian and bus driver positions are open across Kentucky and southern Indiana. Here's where you can apply.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Schools across Kentucky and southern Indiana are preparing for the upcoming school year and many of them are looking for new employees. 

These districts aren't just looking for teachers. Bus driver, custodial and grounds keeping jobs are available too. Some districts have hundreds of job openings due to recruiting and staffing challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Bus drivers are currently the number one opening at Hardin, Shelby, Oldham, and Jefferson County Schools. Some districts, including Oldham and Hardin County, have increased pay and benefits for their employees to encourage more applicants.

If you are interested in applying for a job at your local school district, you can view hiring opportunities below.

Kentuckiana School Employment Links

Jefferson County Public Schools

Oldham County Schools

Hardin County Schools

Shelby County Schools

Spencer County Schools

Taylor County Schools

New Albany Floyd County Schools (IN)

Greater Clark County Schools (IN)

Jefferson County Public Schools is hosting a job fair on Wednesday, July 14 and New Albany Floyd County Schools is hosting three fairs on July 13, 14 and 15. Hardin County Schools has an "application event" scheduled for July 14, where they will help interested candidates fill out their applications.

In Kentucky, Governor Andy Beshear is using a $1,500 incentive to get more people back into the workforce. You can be eligible for the one-time payment if you get a job with a business in the state between June 24 and July 30.

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