Dr. Roger Barnes
Superintendent of Schools
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James L. Ruse
Assistant Superintendent
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Director of Special Services

Karie Black
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District Office
1020 Old Hwy 36
Chillicothe, MO 64601
660-646-4566 (phone)
660-646-6508 (fax)

Administrative Staff:
Secretary - Laura Schuler
Accounting - Kristi Newlin
Payroll - Angela Nagel

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Personnel Openings

Personnel Department
If you have questions about district personnel, job openings, the status of an application, or other employee or personnel-related matters, please contact Dr. Roger Barnes, Superintendent, by calling 660-646-4566 or by emailing him.

Job Application
You may download the Chillicothe R-II applications below. Our applications are interactive PDF forms which you may type directly into when opening the document in Adobe Reader.

Current Vacancies

Applications are available at the Chillicothe R-II School District office located at 1020 Old Highway 36 West, P.O. Box 530, Chillicothe, MO 64601, or contact the Superintendent's Office at 660-646-4566, or contact us by email. Or, you may complete the appropriate interactive form PDF applications provided below. The Chillicothe R-II School District is an equal opportunity employer.

You may complete the application, print it, and mail to 1020 Old Hwy 36 West, Chillicothe, MO 64601, or FAX it to 660-646-6508. If you have difficulty typing into the form, print it, then complete it and return as above. Note: The CRII Administrative Application differs from our teacher application form.)

Note: You can use Adobe Reader (formerly known as Acrobat Reader) to fill in PDF form. You can't alter the contents of a non-form PDF with Acrobat Reader. Our applications are set up so that you may type into the forms and then you may print the file and fax or mail to us via US mail.


Chillicothe R-II Schools has openings for the following administrative positions for the 2016-2017 school year:


Chillicothe R-II Schools has openings for the following Certified Positions for the 2017 - 2018 school year:

-6th Grade Social Studies/Math Teacher
-Elementary Library Media Specialist
-Ag Adult Education Instructor
-HIgh School English Teacher
-High School Library Media Specialist

The Chillicothe R-II School District is accepting applications for an Early Childhood Special Education Pre-School Teacher beginning with second semester (January 4, 2017) of the 2016-17 school year. Applicants must be ECSE Missouri certified or have proof of ability to obtain certification and pass a criminal background check.  For more information please contact Karie Black at 660-646-4566 and leave a message.

Candidates must have appropriate certification for all positions.

Applications can be obtained online; by mail at P O Box 530, Chillicothe, MO 64601; or by phone at 660-646-4566. A complete application consists of resume, cover letter, and a district employment application.

Teacher Application (PDF interactive form - 609KB) -Please download the application to your computer before filling out, print and submit via mail.


Chillicothe R-II Schools has openings for the following positions:

-bus drivers
-substitute bus drivers
-substitute teachers (pick up application at Superintendent's office only)
-cafeteria sub

Non-Certified Application (PDF interactive form - 600KB) Please download the application to your computer before filling out, print and send vial mail.

Please forward all inquiries and application materials to:

Chillicothe School District
Attention: Dr. Roger Barnes, Superintendent
P.O. Box 530
Chillicothe, MO 64601

The Chillicothe R-II School District has received the State’s Distinction in Performance Award four of the past six years. In 2004, the Chillicothe High School received the “No Child Left Behind” Blue Ribbon School award and was designated as a Missouri Gold Star School.

Over 80% of our graduates continue their education in a post-high program. The district’s ACT average is consistently over the state average with a 22 in 2005. The district’s annual dropout rate is below 4%. Chillicothe also offers a wide variety of activities and we pride ourselves in competitive performance at Conference, District and State levels. You may view our public information report along with additional information about our school district by visiting other pages on this web site.

You may also email your request for an application to: anagel@chillicotheschools.org or call 660-646-4566.

Chillicothe R-II School District is an equal opportunity employer.

For a complete listing of job openings with the Chillicothe R-II School District, visit www.moteachingjobs.com... a free listing of jobs for educators in Missouri Schools.

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Salary Schedules

You may view our current Salary Schedules by opening the PDF files below as labeled.

Teacher Salary Schedule

Extra Duty Salary Schedule