Employment Opportunities

As of June 10, 2024


Wakefield Community School has openings for multiple paraprofessionals for the 2024-25 school year.  If you are a dependable, caring individual we have an opening for you.  These are full time positions while school is in session.  The positions require a minimum of a 2-year degree or paraprofessional certification.  Excellent wage and benefits.  If you have any questions please contact Superintendent Matt Farup at 402-287-2012 or pick up an application at the high school office.  Subject to veteran’s preference. Bilingual preferred but not required.  Positions will remain open until filled.  JOIN OUR TEAM TODAY!


Wakefield Community Schools is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of school psychologist for the 2024-25 school year. The school psychologist would be directly responsible for the academic, intellectual, social, emotional, and behavior assessment of students in grades Kindergarten through age 21. The school psychologist will participate in NeMTSS implementation, serving on district teams and collecting and organizing district data. Wakefield offers an excellent benefit package including full family health insurance. The position is subject to veteran's preference and will remain open until filled. All years of experience are accepted. Please send letter of interest, resume, references and credentials to:

Matt Farup, Superintendent at Wakefield Community School; PO Box 330, Wakefield NE 68784 or email to mfarup@wakefieldschools.org


Wakefield Community Schools has an opening for a Part-Time Secondary Spanish teacher for the 2024-25 school year.  A valid Nebraska teacher's certificate with appropriate endorsement is required for this position.  We are looking for dynamic educators desiring to join our team with coaching skills preferred but not required. Collaborative staff, significant technology support in each classroom, 1:1 i-pads in grades K-12.  All years of experience accepted. Send letter of interest, resume, references and credentials to:

Matt Farup, Superintendent, mfarup@wakefieldschools.org; Wakefield Community Schools, PO Box 330, Wakefield NE 68784

Current employment opportunities for the 2023-24 school year include:

1.) Substitute Teachers (Certificated position)

2.) Substitute Paraprofessionals (Classified position)

Applications for employment will be accepted at the Wakefield Community Schools Business Office located at 802 Highland Street. If no current openings are available, applications will be kept on file in accordance with applicable state and federal regulations. 



When applying for a position with the Wakefield Community Schools, an applicant must take the following steps to complete the process:

a. Submit a letter of application.
b. Submit completed Wakefield Community School Teacher Application or Wakefield Community School Administration Application form (Original Copy)
c. Submit credentials (Including three letters of reference)
d. Send transcripts of undergraduate and graduate coursework
e. Submit a complete resume
f.  Background Check Authorization following job interview (Original Copy)
g. Non-Discrimination and Verification (Original Copy)

Teacher applications should be mailed to:     

Darren Sindelar, Elementary Principal or Matt Brenn, Secondary Principal
802 Highland Street, PO Box 330
Wakefield, Nebraska 68784-0330

Email:  dsindelar@wakefieldschools.org or mbrenn@wakefieldschools.org

Administration applications should be mailed to:     

Matt Farup, Superintendent
802 Highland Street, PO Box 330
Wakefield, Nebraska 68784-0330

Email:  mfarup@wakefieldschools.org

Applications will be reviewed immediately.



       a.  Submit a completed Wakefield Community School Employment Application form (Original Copy).

       b.  Submit Background Check Authorization following the job interview (Original Copy)

       c.  Candidates with completed application will be considered for an interview.



Inquiries regarding all employment opportunities should be directed to the superintendent's office by calling 402-287-2012.

Wakefield Community Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.