Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in Oldham County Public Schools.

Please click on the following links for additional information about our employment application process.  After you have read Important Notices and any other pertinent information below, click on the Apply Online button at the bottom of this page to view current job opportunities and apply online.  

* Applications for Substitute Teachers are now open. Please click on the "Substitute Teacher Applicants" link below for more information.

* Kentucky Retirement Systems (KRS) retirees that are employed after September 1, 2008 with the Oldham County Schools must waive health insurance coverage through KRS and enroll in health insurance coverage through the school district.

* Effective September 1, 2010, all substitute teachers will pay for pre-employment physicals and fingerprinting.  Student teachers will pay for fingerprinting.

Salary Schedule

* If you do not have access to a computer, please stop by the Oldham County Schools Central Office located at 6165 W. Highway 146 in Crestwood, Kentucky any time during regular office hours, 8:00-4:30. We have a computer available for your use.

* We are extremely proud of the expertise and experience of our staff.  OCS consistently has high percentages of teachers who meet the federal government’s Highly Qualified Teacher requirements and who hold National Board Teacher Certification.  We respect parents’ rights to know about the qualification of their children’s teacher and welcome inquiries about teacher credentials.  Please contact Phillip Moore, Personnel Director, at 502-241-3500 for additional information.

Padres y apoderados tienen derecho a conocer las cualificaciones y credenciales de los profesores de nuestras escuelas.  Si usted desea mayor información sobre los profesores de su hijo, por favor contacte a Phillip Moore, director de personal.  Teléfono 502-241-3500.

* The Oldham County Board of Education does not discriminate in the provision of services or employment on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, race, national origin, religion, sex or veteran status.

Certified applicants must submit the following electronically via the OCS TalentED Recruit & Hire website:

  1. Online Application
  2. Copy of college transcripts
  3. Valid Kentucky Teaching Certificate (or indicate status toward obtaining the Kentucky Certificate) prior to being considered as an applicant for a teaching position.

Reference forms are automatically sent to your references' email addresses when you apply online.  You are required to print and mail the following certified reference form to your reference ONLY if you do not have a valid email address for that reference.  PDF file format MS Word format

Teacher Salary Schedule

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Link to TalentED Recruit & Hire
Oldham County Schools job postings and application website


For questions about certified positions, please contact Becky Gardner, Administrative Secretary. 

Classified applicants must submit electronically via the OCS TalentED Recruit & Hire website:

  1. Online Application
  2. High School Diploma, GED, or information stating that you are currently working on GED.

Reference forms are automatically sent to your references' email addresses when you apply online.  You are required to print and mail the following classified reference form to your reference ONLY if you do not have a valid email address for that reference.   PDF file format MS Word format

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Link to TalentED Recruit & Hire
Oldham County Schools job postings and application website


For questions about classified positions, please contact Valerie Goodwin, Administrative Secretary. 

If you are a current Oldham County employee and wish to submit a transfer request for a posted position on School Recruiter, you must first create an online account to identify yourself as an internal applicant.

  • Go to TalentED Recruit & Hire and click on the “OC employee login” in the upper right hand-corner of the page.
  • Once you have established a new account, you may login to submit your application.

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Link to TalentED Recruit & Hire
Oldham County Schools job postings and application website 


For questions about CERTIFIED transfer requests, please contact Becky Gardner, Administrative Secretary.

For questions about CLASSIFIED transfer requests, please contact Valerie Goodwin, Administrative Secretary.  

Kentucky Paraeducator Assessment Study Guide

Instructional Aide Applicants must have 48 college hours or pass the Kentucky Paraeducator Assessment in order to be hired for an Aide position.  Please click on the Kentucky Paraeducator Assessment prompt for a copy of the Study Guide.  Suzette Ertel at the Adult Education Department will provide assistance to applicants needing to complete the Paraeducator assessment.

***Applications now OPEN!***         

  OCS_logo-text_300x125     Applications now OPEN!

TO:  Substitute Teacher Applicants 

FROM:  Michael Howard, Substitute Teacher Coordinator
Phillip Moore, Director of Personnel

SUBJECT:  Application Procedures for Substitute Teaching

REQUIRMENTS:  64 college hours with a 2.45 minimum GPA -OR- Bachelor's degree with no minimum GPA requirement

We look forward to receiving your application to substitute teach in the Oldham County Schools! There are several requirements that must be completed before you are eligible to substitute in our district. Please complete each of the steps below:

  1. Professional Certified Staff Application - including 2 References (online).
  2. IF you hold a Valid Kentucky Teaching Certificate or a Statement of Eligibility -   Upload with your application or bring a copy to orientation (if applicable).

  3. Official College Transcript(s) – Upload with your application or bring to orientation.
  4. Medical Examination and TB Risk Factor Assessment – This is your financial responsibility.  You may see any doctor of your choosing.  Print form, visit your doctor and bring to orientation.
  5. Authorization to Release Information – Print and complete form.  Bring to orientation.
  6. Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9) – Print form and complete Section 1 only of this form; attach a copy of your driver’s license and social security card for identification purposes and bring to orientation.
  7. FBI Fingerprint Check – This is your financial responsibility.  The cost is $35.00 payable by cash or check.  Call Michael Howard at the number below to make an appointment ASAP AFTER you have applied online.  Results can take a few weeks.
  8. Substitute Orientation – Attendance at one of the monthly sessions is required.  Orientations for new Oldham County substitute teachers will be held from 9:00-11:30 at the Oldham County Schools Central Office, 6165 W. Hwy 146, Crestwood, KY 40014.  Click link for directions.  GPS systems do not recognize this address.   
    Orientation dates:
    Thursday, January 21st

Please call 241-3514 x111 and leave a message for Michael Howard to reserve a seat in one of the above sessions AFTER you have applied online. Space is limited.  If Oldham County Schools are closed for any reason (i.e. weather), the orientation is canceled as well.

Please note:  House Bill 637 from the Kentucky Legislature mandates that all substitute teachers must now participate in the Kentucky Teachers’ Retirement System (KTRS).  Social Security (FICA) will not be deducted.

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Link to TalentED Recruit & Hire
Oldham County Schools job postings and application website 


For questions about substitute teaching, please contact Michael Howard, Sub Coordinator.


Oldham County School District Student Teaching Process

Oldham County Schools welcomes future educators to student teach in our district. Student teaching in Oldham County provides a wonderful experience teaching in innovative schools.

Student Teacher Application Information

Step 1:  Submit the student teaching information to your college or university, completing all requirements necessary.

Step 2:  After approval from your college or university to student teach, the University/College Education Department will notify the Oldham County Schools Personnel Department.

Step 3:  The Personnel Department will contact schools and inform them that a student teacher is available.

Step 4:  The school will notify the Personnel Department if a placement is available and will contact the college or university placement office of the decision.

Step 5:  A fingerprint background check needs to be completed before beginning student teaching. Please call the Personnel Department (502-241-3500) at least 15 days before the start date to set up an appointment to be fingerprinted. If you have the results of a fingerprint check that is one year or less, please provide this to the Personnel Department.

Step 6:  Begin student teaching!  

Step 7:  You may apply to teach in Oldham County when you finish your certification and receive a statement of eligibility from the Educational Professional Standards Board.

For more information, contact Becky Gardner or Phillip Moore at 502-241-3500.


For questions about CERTIFIED positions, please contact:

For questions about CLASSIFIED positions, please contact:

Please click here for frequently asked questions about applying online via TalentED Recruit & Hire.

If you have questions or need assistance, the Personnel Department will be more than happy to answer your questions or assist you in any way possible. You may call the Personnel Office at (502) 241-3500.

Phillip Moore, Director of Personnel

For questions about CERTIFIED positions and medical/maternity leave, please contact:

Becky Gardner, Administrative Secretary

For questions about CLASSIFIED positions and medical/maternity leave, please contact:

Valerie Goodwin, Administrative Secretary

For questions about SUBSTITUTE TEACHING, please contact:

Michael Howard, Sub Coordinator

       Oldham County Schools Central Office 
       6165 W. Highway 146
       Crestwood, KY 40014

Driving Directions/ Map

PHONE:  (502) 241-3500

FAX:  (502) 241-3210


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This link will take you to TalentED Recruit & Hire, the online job listing and application site for all current employment opportunities in the Oldham County school system.




Oldham County Schools Logo               6165 W. Highway 146      |     Crestwood, KY  40014    |     Phone: 502-241-3500     |     Main Fax: 502-241-3209