• Employment with the Fort Osage R-1 School District is not simply finding a job, it is finding a family. We believe each and every employee is an important partner in the education of our student learners.

    Whether you are a recent graduate looking for a first job or someone seeking new challenges, we hope you consider the Fort for that career move. Some say that you will never work harder than you work at Fort Osage, but it is work with great purpose, making a difference in the lives of children.

    Fort Osage certificated and classified staff are afforded the opportunity to grow as adult learners, through professional learning experiences. With researched best-practice at the core of that learning, the Fort is considered a very progressive district.

    If you are interested in checking on available positions or wish to apply for a position within the district, please click "career opportunities" on the left side of the page.

    For other information pertaining to the Office of Human Resources, please review the additional listings in the left column.

    We hope you will consider joining our family at the Fort Osage R-1 School District, and making this your professional home.


    To speak with our Human Resources Department contact:


    Dr. Anissa Gastin, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources
    2101 N. Twyman Road
    Independence, MO 64058
    Phone: 816-650-7000
    Fax: 816-650-3888

    Karen Hile, Executive Director of Human Resources
    Phone: 816-650-7023

    Debbie Peterson, Administrative Assistant
    Phone: 816-650-7004

    Janelle Gray, Administrative Assistant
    Phone: 816-650-7017