• Employee Referral Bonus

     

    Step 1: Refer your friends for our hard-to-fill positions.
    Refer a qualified individual not currently or formerly employed with Wichita Public Schools for one of our Hard to Fill positions. Hard to fill positions are defined as follows:

    • Special Education Teachers
    • Math or Science Teachers
    • Paraeducators
    • Elementary Teachers (core content)
    • Guest (Substitute) Teachers
    • Education Co-ops

     

    Step 2: Use the “Refer a friend” link on the posted job for each job and applicant you are referring
    On the right-hand side of the screen, note the “Refer a friend” link and notice the Employee Referral Bonus Amount at the bottom of the description.  Click the “Refer a friend” link to submit your referral for this requisition. (Note: You must be logged in with your internal candidate account to execute this successfully.)

    Step 2

     

    Step 3: The referred applicant must use the link sent from the referring friend to apply for the specified job.

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    All employees are eligible to receive a referral bonus with the EXCEPTION of the following:

    • District Leadership
    • Employees whose regular, recurring, jobs include the recruitment of employees
    • Hiring Manager/Principal/Supervisor or other persons associated with the selection of the candidate
    • All Human Resources department employees
    • Family members, as defined by current BOE Policy 4011 (Employment and Assignment of Relatives)

     

    Step 4: Get paid!
    If the person you referred gets hired, your bonus will be paid after they have successfully completed a specific length of service, as defined below:

    • $300 for Special Education Teacher placements after successful completion of one full semester on contract
    • $200 for Math or Science Teacher placements after successful completion of one full semester on contract
    • $150 for Para placements after successful completion of the 90-day new hire probation
    • $100 for Elementary Teacher placements after successful completion of one full semester on contract
    • $50 for Guest (Substitute) Teaching placements after successful completion of the required 15 assignments/semester minimum
    • $25 for Education Co-op placements after successful completion of one full semester

     

    *Payments will be made in May of each year for employees hired in the Fall semester and in December for employees hired in the Spring semester. 

     

    Additional Resources

     

    Program Overview

    Program Flyer

    Wichita Eagle article 

     

    Questions? Contact Human Resources at 973-4605 or humanresources@usd259.net