Dear Applicant,

Thank you for your interest in working at Milford Public Schools.  The first step in the process is to immediately send a letter of interest and a resume to the District for an advertised position.  Suitable resumes will include teaching experience, degree(s) earned, student teaching experience, other work experience and references.

The second step is to complete an application form.  These downloadable forms can be found at the bottom of this page.  The application is a Word document and may be completed by filling in the required information.  Candidates are encouraged to save the document to their computer.  Please be sure to complete all sections before mailing or emailing.

A non-teacher applicant will be considered to have a completed file when the following have been received by the Milford Public Schools: letter of application, resume, application form, and any letters of recommendation the applicant wants to include. 

A teacher applicant will be considered to have a completed file when the following have been received by the Milford Public Schools: letter of application, resume, application form, letters of recommendation, copy of teaching certificate and transcripts.

All information can be mailed to: Milford Public Schools, Superintendent’s Office, 1200 West 1st, Milford, NE  68405, or emailed to jackie.roth@milfordpublicschools.org.  

Please call 402-761-3321 if you have questions about your file.

Upon completion of a screening process, selected applicants will be called for an interview.  The interview process may include an interview with the building principal, a selected team of teachers, and other district administrators.  

The candidates selected for the teaching positions will be notified by phone and will have a specified, limited time to respond to a contract offer.  When an offer is accepted, the contract will be submitted to the Milford Public Schools Board of Education at their next regularly scheduled meeting for approval.

Please understand, because of the number of candidates, we are unable to notify each candidate of his or her current status.  However, an applicant may contact the District regarding the status of the vacancy.  Applicants who have interviewed for a position will be informed of the final selection.

Milford Public Schools looks forward to receiving your application and is pleased you are interested in educating the students of our District.

Kevin Wingard, Superintendent

Dr. Mitch Kubicek, Director of Learning

Cory Hartman, Elementary Principal

Brandon Mowinkel, 7-12 Principal

Jason Weber, 7-12 Assistant Principal

Available Positions

Milford Public Schools is accepting applications for the following positions for the 2022-23 School Year. The link to the application is at the bottom of this page.

7th-8th Math

Applications are being accepted for full-time 7th-8th grade math positions beginning January 3rd.

Maintenance Director

Milford Public Schools is seeking to hire a full-time Maintenance Director.  The position will provide a competitive salary, health insurance benefits, vacation, and a supportive work environment. Duties include assisting in the planning, scheduling, and leading of skilled and general maintenance personnel; to inspect, monitor, and participate in the repair, maintenance, and construction of District facilities; and to provide daily building/grounds maintenance and custodial duties as required. Trade experience in any of the following areas is beneficial: HVAC, electrical, carpentry, plumbing, refrigeration, minor electronics, roofing, or boiler operation.

Normal working hours are 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily and must be available or on call for emergency situations on a 24-hour basis.  Must be in good physical condition and capable of performing heavy labor over sustained periods and ability to lift at least 60 pounds. Must be able to work under adverse weather conditions. 

Must possess and maintain a valid Nebraska driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record. At the option of the district, the maintenance supervisor may be required to either possess or obtain within specified time limits designated licenses, certificates or specialized education and training relevant to the job. Must pass a background check.

Regular Driver and Substitute Bus Drivers

Applications are being accepted for a full-time driver and substitute bus drivers.  The position may involve morning and/or afternoon routes.  Applicants must have strong interpersonal skills, the ability to relate well with students, and have or be able to acquire proper driving certification through the State of Nebraska. MPS pays for the necessary training to obtain CDL license and School Bus Permit.  The District pays for all training and licenses. 

Substitute Cook

Applications are being accepted for substitute cooks.  The position involves general food preparation and other related duties.  Experience with large-scale food preparation is preferred but not required.  Must be able to lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Starting salary is $11.00 per hour.  Prior food service experience will be taken into consideration on starting pay based on the district’s approved pay scale.

Substitute Teachers

Contact Nebraska Department of Education for an application or to answer questions regarding requirements for being a substitute teacher in Nebraska (402-471-0739 or see NDE website link below).  Those who hold a Nebraska valid and current teaching or substitute certificate can apply immediately.  Milford pays substitute teachers $165 per day.   Substitute Teacher Requirements - Nebraska Department of Education

Substitute Paras

Extra Duty Positions Available

  1. Speech Coach

  2. JH Athletics

The successful candidate will be given all years of experience on the salary schedule.  Please visit our website at www.milfordpublicschools.org (Employment Opportunities tab) for application instructions. Position opened until filled.  Applications may be emailed to kevin.wingard@milfordpublicschools.org or mailed to 1200 West 1st Street Milford NE, 68405.  MPS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is subject to a Veteran's Preference.

Application Materials

Application for 7th-8th Math

Application for Maintenance Director

Application for Non-Teaching Position

Information for Substitute Bus Drivers