• Human Resources

    Thank you for your interest in being employed by Platte County School District. Working in our school district is a rewarding experience. Daily, we challenge our staff members to work hard and make a difference in the lives of our young people. We provide you with the tools to take our kids to new heights. There is nothing more rewarding than positively impacting a child. In addition to intrinsic rewards, our employee compensation package is very competitive in the metropolitan area. Whether you are a teacher, counselor, administrator, custodian or bus driver, we think you will find that we appreciate talented staff members by providing competitive salaries, district paid health insurance, an employee wellness program, access to fitness equipment and many other benefits. 

    Hiring talented faculty and staff is the most important thing we do for our children. We have high expectations for our employees. Constant improvement is a requirement when it comes to meeting the needs of our students. Are you up to the challenge? If so, we look forward to the possibility of working with you. Again, on behalf of the Board of Education and Administration, thank you for your interest in Platte County Schools.

    Dr. Rob Gardner
    Dr. Rob Gardner
    Assistant Superintendent, Personnel and Operations


    Fax: 816.858.5593

    Human Resources Department Team
     Team Member  Primary Responsibilities
    Bobbi Wheeler
    Bobbi Wheeler
    Human Resource Specialist
    816.858.5420 x. 2120 
    Dixie Balagna
    Dixie Balagna
    Executive Administrative Assistant - Human Resources
    816.858.5420 x. 2107  
    Omundson Kashca Omundson
    Executive Administrative Assistant - Personnel and Operations
    816.858.5420 x. 2128

    Notice to All Applicants

    In accordance with Missouri House Bill 1453, the Platte County R-3 School District requires an FBI/Highway Patrol background clearance.  This process will be conducted through 3M/Cogent, you must register for an appointment with MACHS located at www.machs.mo.gov.  In addition, a complete background check will be conducted and cleared through case.net.com and The Children's Division, in accordance with Board policy, before the hiring process is complete. As an applicant who is the subject of a national fingerprint-based criminal history record check for noncriminal justice purpose, you have certain rights which are discussed on this form here.


    Prohibition Against Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation 

    The Platte County R-3 School District Board of Education is committed to maintaining a workplace and educational environment that is free from discrimination and harassment in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs, services, activities and facilities, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. In accordance with law, the district strictly prohibits discrimination and harassment against employees, students or others on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. The Platte County R-3 School District is an equal opportunity employer.

    The Board also prohibits: 

    1.  Retaliation actions including, but not limited to, acts of intimidation, threats, coercion or discrimination against those who.

     a)  Make complaints of prohibited discrimination or harassment. 

     b)  Report prohibited discrimination or harassment.

     c)  Participate in an investigation, formal proceeding or informal resolution, whether conducted internally or outside the  district, concerning prohibited discrimination or harassment.

    2.  Aiding, abetting, inciting, compelling, or coercing discrimination, harassment, or retaliatory actions.

    3.  Discrimination, harassment or retaliation against any person because of such person's association with a person protected from discrimination or harassment in accordance with this policy.

    All employees, students and visitors must immediately report to the district for investigation any incident or behavior that could constitute discrimination, harassment or retaliation in accordance with this policy.  If discrimination, harassment or retaliation that occurs off district property and that is unrelated to the district's activities negatively impact the school environment, the district will investigate and address the behavior in accordance with this policy, as allowed by law.  Please contact the Compliance Officer, Dr. Rob Gardner, Assistant Superintendent of Personnel & Operations, 998 Platte Falls Rd, Platte City, MO 64079, phone  (816) 858-5420, fax (816) 858-5593 Email: gardnerr@platteco.k12.mo.us   Click here for grievance form