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Lower Kuskokwim School District - Information Session

The Lower Kuskokwim School District (LKSD) is an exciting and rewarding place to learn and teach in "bush" Alaska. LKSD is the largest rural school district in Alaska with 27 schools, 350 teachers, about about 4,000 Yup'ik students. The landmass of the District is about the size of West Virginia spreading along the Kuskokwim River and Bering Coast of southwest Alaska. Travel is by jet from Anchorage, and then by small plane, snowmobile or boat from Bethel to the village sites.

LKSD supports instructional staff with a robust professional development program differentiated from whole group to individually selected courses. There is a teacher mentor program that includes orientation to the local culture and learning about our curriculum.

LKSD is looking for teachers in the following areas for the 2021-2022 year:

  • Elementary Education
  • Special Education
  • Secondary Education Math
  • Secondary Education Science
  • Secondary Education Language Arts

The following openings are for the 2022-2023 year:

  • Secondary Education Social Studies
  • School Counselor
  • K-12 Principals


  • Salary and bonus - $54,466 to $96,830; $5,000 bonus over 2 years paid up front
  • Health insurance
  • Housing in villages
  • Airfare - free round-trip airline ticket from your home village to Anchorage per year
  • Professional development
  • Classroom benefits - small class sizes in the village schools (15 students or less)
  • Additional benefits - no state income tax or state sales tax; Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend check after 1 year

Thursday, Dec 2, 2021

Start Time:  6:00 pm
End Time:  7:00 pm

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C.B. Hedgcock



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Career Services

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