The Elkhorn Public Schools Personnel Department aims to recruit, develop, and retain the highest quality staff to serve the needs of our students. Collaboratively, the Personnel Department works with other departments in support of the District’s commitment to student learning by promoting professional development and continuous improvement, promoting and supporting a professional work environment, and allocating human resources in a manner that makes the greatest contribution to the instructional program and student achievement.

The Personnel Department includes:

Don Pechous, Ed.D.
Executive Director of Personnel

Britnie Cox
Director of Personnel

Ann Tarr, CCP, PHR
Human Resources Coordinator

Sara Twyford
Human Resources Administrative Assistant

Mary Jo Lofgren
Human Resources Administrative Assistant


Certified and Classified

Elkhorn Public Schools uses an online application process for all certified and classified (non-teaching) positions. Open positions are updated on a regular basis and job seekers should apply online. Advantages of an online application system include:

  • The ability to update your application when necessary
  • The ability to apply for various positions at one time
  • The application is immediately sent to the hiring authority

Certified teaching positions will also require the following documents be attached to the online application: a cover letter, a resume, three letters of recommendation, a valid teaching certificate, transcripts, and Praxis Scores.


Online Job Search and Application

Please use the link below to view and apply for job listings in the Elkhorn Public Schools. You may be asked to electronically attach supporting materials such as resume, cover letter, certificate and transcripts. You may log in to update your application at any time.

Internal Applicants: For current employees seeking to change role or level, please use these directions to submit an internal application for the job listing of interest.



Substitute Teachers

Elkhorn Public Schools continually accepts applications for substitute teachers. Interested candidates should complete the online application. Substitute teachers must possess a valid Nebraska teaching certification and have the following skills: knowledge of classroom instruction and supervision, ability to work with others, flexibility in job assignments, and be dependable and punctual.

Substitute Teacher Rate of Pay: $160.00 per day; $170.00 per day for long-term substitute positions (11th consecutive day in the same position)



The Elkhorn Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, veteran status, national or ethnic origin, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related condition, or any other basis prohibited by state and federal law in admission or access to, or treatment of, or employment in, its programs and activities.

It is the intent of the Elkhorn Public Schools to comply with both the letter and spirit of the law in making certain discrimination does not exist in its policies, regulations, operations or employment practices. Grievance procedures have been established for anyone who feels discrimination has been shown by Elkhorn Public Schools. These procedures can be obtained from the Executive Director of Personnel.

Inquiries concerning the application of the Elkhorn Public Schools’ policy of nondiscrimination should be directed to the Executive Director of Personnel, 20650 Glenn Street, Elkhorn NE 68022, (402) 289-2579.