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  

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

Sadie Coffey, 7-12 Assistant Principal

Available Positions

Milford Junior/Senior High School is accepting applications for the following positions for the 2022-23 School Year. 

Activities Director Combined with Half-Time 7-12 Teacher

  1. This position will include half-time teaching. Teaching assignments will be dependent on applicant experiences and/or endorsements.  

  2. The responsibilities of the Activities Director will include scheduling of activities and athletic contests, management of the school calendar, coordinating staffing for events, coordinating with booster clubs and community groups, and the supervision of evening and weekend activities with other members of the administrative team. 

  3. Successful applicants will be able to develop positive relationships with others, be self motivated, demonstrate effective communication skills, be willing to set high expectations and standards, and be able to work both independently as well as part of a team.  Supervisory and coaching/sponsorship experience is a plus. Preferred candidates will possess, or be able to achieve a Nebraska administrative certificate. 

  4. The potential of coaching and sponsorship opportunities are available but not required.  Any coaching would be limited to one season due to the demands of being an Activities Director. 

  5. Applications are due January 25th.

7-12 Special Education Teacher  

Desired Skills:

  1. Ability to maximize the learning experience of students with special needs in academics, interpersonal skills, behaviors, and/or activities of daily living.

  2. Ability to establish, implement, and evaluate behavior management techniques/plans.

  3. Skill in using data to drive instructional decisions.

  4. Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  5. Ability to build positive relationships with parents.

  6. Ability to work collaboratively with general classroom staff.

  7. Ability to effectively lead IEP meetings to communicate individual learning goals to parents, teachers and administration as required by the student’s Individual Education Plan (IEP).

  8. Strong organization skills to maintain accurate and complete records as required by laws, policies, and regulations.

  9. Experience in life skills and transition services is preferred.

7-12 Teacher  

Due to growth, Milford Public Schools is searching for a 7-12 Teacher.  

  1. The following 7-12 endorsements will be considered:  ELA, Math, Science, Social Studies, or any career and technical education endorsement.

Extra Duty Positions Available

  1. Head Football

  2. Head Track

  3. Assistant SB, VB, WR, FB

  4. Speech Coach

  5. JH Athletics

Substitute Bus Drivers

Substitute Teachers

Substitute Paras

The successful candidate will be given all years of experience on the salary schedule.  Please visit our website at (Employment Opportunities tab) for application instructions. Position opened until filled.  Applications may be emailed to 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

Information for Substitute Bus Drivers

Application for Non-Teaching Position

Application for Activities Director Combined with Half-Time 7-12 Teacher

Application for 7-12 Special Education Position

Application for 7-12 Teaching Position