The Pleasant Hope R-VI School District is accepting applications for full–time employment in the Food Service Department. Applicants must demonstrate aptitude for successful performance of the tasks required, be able to lift and carry food products, have the ability to work well with others and provide a pleasant interaction with students and staff. Interested persons may pick up a Support Staff Application from the district office located at 303 N. Main, or print one from our website, www.phr6.org.  If you have any questions, please call the district office at 267-2850.


Pleasant Hope R-VI Schools is accepting Superintendent applications for the 2021-22 school year. School District Information: • Elementary School – (PreK-4) student enrollment -233, Middle School (05-08) student enrollment- 211, High School (09-12) student enrollment- 238 Boys Ranch (5-12) 75. Annual Operating Budget – $8,535,000. Total Tax Levy - $3.8260 ($.5676 Debt Service included) • Assessed Valuation - $50,000,000.00 Reserve Balances – 27%. Administrators – 5. MSIP: Fully Accredited. Contracted Transportation Service. District Operated Food Service. Other Programs: Parents as Teachers Program, PBIS, FBLA, FCCLA, FFA, A+ Program. Online Courses Offered, Dual Enrollment Courses, Ozarks Technical College.

Application Time Line: • Applications must be post marked no later than – November 20, 2020 • Screening to begin – Ongoing during the application period • Interviews Tentative Date – December 10-22 • Anticipated Hire Date – December 22, 2020 Contract Begins – July 1, 2021 Salary/Benefits Information: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Salary Range: $95,000-105,000. Specialist Required-Doctorate Preferred. Missouri Superintendent’s Certificate or eligibility thereof required. Board paid insurance benefits including health and life. Multi-year contract to be offered 2-year. Living in the district is preferred or within 25 miles of the District Office.

Application Guidelines: Submit a completed application form and current resume with three letters of reference. Include a cover letter directed to the Pleasant Hope R-VI Board of Education – Describe reasons for interest in the position and provide a record of significant accomplishments over the past five years. Provide evidence of Missouri Superintendent Certificate (copy of certificate). Provide transcripts and current placement papers or credentials. Include any other supporting documents that would enhance the application file. Please note that the selected finalist will provide a copy of his/her most recent background check prior to official employment. Application Procedure: Download administrative application on the Pleasant Hope website. Forward application (Please do not email materials!) and support materials to: Pleasant Hope R-VI Superintendent Search Attn: Lynn Eagon, 303 North Main, PO Box 387, Pleasant Hope, Missouri 65725. Other Contact Information: Phone # - (417)-267-2850 ext 2100 Email: Leagon@phr6.org Pleasant Hope R-VI is an equal opportunity employer. Refer to announcement for contact information. Applicants are asked to NOT make direct contact with the board of education members. Initial applications will be kept confidential, however, all applications, letters of reference, resumes, transcripts, credentials, etc. for the purpose of this application process will, upon receipt, become the sole property of the Pleasant Hope R-VI Board of Education, and shall remain their property indefinitely.

Computer Lab Instructional Aide

The Pleasant Hope R-VI School District, located 15 miles north of Springfield and south of Bolivar, is seeking to employ a dynamic and student-focused elementary computer lab instructional aide to join our team for the 2020-2021 school year. Pleasant Hope Schools operates on a 4 day weekly calendar (no school on Mondays) for the 2020-2021 school year. Pleasant Hope offers full health benefits, and a family-like working atmosphere. The successful candidate will have a valid Missouri sub certificate, and at least 60 college credits. The candidate must have an understanding of the Google Classroom, Google Drive, computer coding, and a desire to work collaboratively as a team member in a Professional Learning Community, and the ability to effectively integrate technology.

Applicants should send the following materials to Mrs. Jessica Johnson, Elementary Principal, via email (jessicajohnson@phr6.org)

1. Resume

2. Copy of Sub Certificate

3. Copy of College Transcripts (60 college credits required)

4. Pleasant Hope Support Staff Application (found below on this page or Support Staff Application)

5. Please provide at least 3 References/ Letters of reference

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 


The Pleasant Hope School District, (located at the Good Samaritan Boys Ranch), is currently seeking a special education paraprofessional for emotional behavior support at both primary and secondary levels with approximately 12 students per classroom for the 2020-2021 school year (4-Day Weeks; Tuesday through Friday). Pleasant Hope offers a competitive salary, full health benefits, and a family-like working atmosphere. The successful candidate will have a valid Missouri substitute teaching certificate, an understanding of the Missouri Learning Standards, a desire to work collaboratively as a team member in a Professional Learning Community, and the ability to effectively integrate technology in the classroom. The candidate needs to possess knowledge, experience and expertise in instruction of students with disabilities, as well as, demonstrate competency and compliance in the special education process. Experience teaching special education students in small group settings focusing on emotional behavioral supports and spectrum disorders is preferred; however, experience is preferred but not required. Additionally, the candidate should have experience implementing behavioral plans designed by the IEP team for students with behavior disorders or other special conditions for the purpose of presenting and reinforcing learning concepts.

Applicants should send the following materials to Mrs. Shaundra Ingram, Ranch School Principal at 5545 Hwy. K, Brighton, MO 65617 or via e-mail to singram@phr6.org:

1. Resume

2. Copy of Teaching Certificate (Missouri Teacher Certification in Substitute Teaching)

3. Copy of college transcripts (60 hours required)

4. Pleasant Hope Support Staff Application (found on this page)

5. Ancillary Material (i.e. letters of reference, etc.)

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


We are accepting applications for substitute teachers for all of our buildings.  The PHR6 School District pays $90 per day and $110 for a long term substitute for one position.  Applicants need to have a current substitute certification from DESE and fill out paperwork available in the district office.

If you have questions or would like to apply, please contact the District Office at 417-267-2850. 

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