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Employment Opportunities

The Pleasant Plains Community Unit School District is a Pre-K through grade 12 district just west of Springfield, IL. The district offers a wide variety of academic and extra-curricular opportunities. If you are a teacher or support program specialist that is looking for a position in an exciting, cutting-edge school system that values students, parents, community, and the employee, Pleasant Plains is the place for you! If you have questions or need additional information about any of the positions below, please contact the the appropriate location.

You may be able file an application through the AppliTrack System at: Pleasant Plains AppliTrack
 Location Contact  Phone  Address 
Farmingdale Elementary Mr. Jamie Yates
Principal
Voice: 217-626-1221
Fax: 217-626-1839
2473 North Farmingdale Road
Pleasant Plains IL 62677 
Pleasant Plains Middle School  Mr. Ben Theilen
Principal
Voice: 217-626-1061
Fax: 217-626-2272
2455 North Farmingdale Road
Pleasant Plains IL 62677 
Pleasant Plains High School  Mr. Luke Brooks
Principal 
Voice: 217-626-1044
Fax: 217-626-1667
500 North Cartwright Street
Pleasant Plains IL 62677 
Pleasant Plains District Office  Mr. Matt Runge
Superintendent 
Voice: 217-626-1041
Fax: 217-626-1082 
315 West Church Street
Pleasant Plains 62677 
Pleasant Plains District Office Mrs. Heather Greer
Assistant Principal of School Activities 
Voice: 217-626-1041
Fax: 217-626-1082
315 West Church Street
Pleasant Plains 62677

Open Positions

You may be able file an application through the AppliTrack System at: Pleasant Plains AppliTrack
Or
The Employee Application Form filled out online by clicking here. This form must be signed, dated, and mailed to the Unit Office to be considered an applicant for a position. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and complete this application form. This software is free and can be downloaded from Adobe's web site. Fill out the online Employee Application Form, print it out and mail it to:

Pleasant Pains Unit Office
315 W. Church St.
Pleasant Plains, IL 62677

 Positions(s) Application Deadline  Contact Name 
Substitute Teacher
Substitute Teachers (all applicants must undergo a background check and have a current physical and TB test through the Regional Office of Education)

Substitute Individual Aides 
(all applicants must undergo a background check and have a current physical and TB test)

Substitute Custodians
(all applicants must undergo a background check and have a current physical and TB test)

Substitute Cafeteria Worker
(all applicants must undergo a background check and have a current physical and TB test)

Substitute Bus Driver
(all applicants must undergo a background check and drug testing)
  Becky Shown
(Unit Office)
217-626-1041
bshown@ppcusd8.org
     
Farmingdale Elementary
Full Time Individual Aide
Guidance Counselor
K-4 Physical Education position with possible coaching duties
       Elementary Physical Education Certification Required
    
 

Interested applicants send transcripts/certifications, resume and 2 letters of recommendation to Jamie Yates at jyates@ppcusd8.org or

Farmingdale Elementary School
2473 Farmingdale Road 
Pleasant Plains, IL 62677
ATTN: Jamie Yates



 
Pleasant Plains Middle School
5-8 Physical Education position with possible coaching duties 
      Middle Level Physical Education Certification Required 
      Health Endorsement Preferred

MS Secretary 

 
 
Interested applicants send transcripts/certifications, resume and 2 letters of recommendation to Ben Theilen at btheilen@ppcusd8.org or

PPMS
2455 Farmingdale Road 
Pleasant Plains, IL 62677
ATTN: Ben Theilen

     
Pleasant Plains High School         
Guidance Counselor
  Interested applicants send transcripts/certifications, resume and 2 letters of recommendation to Luke Brooks at lbrooks@ppcusd8.org or

PPHS
500 North Cartwright
Pleasant Plains, IL 62677
ATTN: Luke Brooks




Athletics/Activities
JV Baseball Coach (2016-2017)
MS Track Assistant Coach (2016-2017)
MS Assistant Musical Director (2016-2017)
MS B Baseball Coach (2017-2018)
HS Varsity Volleyball Coach (2017-2018)
HS Football Assistant Coach (2017-2018)


 Interested applicants send transcripts/certifications, resume and 2 letters of recommendation to Heather Greer at hgreer@ppcusd8.org or 

PPHS
500 North Cartwright
Pleasant Plains, IL 62677
ATTN: Heather Greer

   

 Operations/Grounds
Full Time Bus Route #4 for the 2016-2017 School Year (This is a daily route that is approximately 3 hours per day)

Full Time – Building Maintenance Position - “District Wide Position”
(This is a twelve month per year, eight hour a day position beginning on March 1, 2017.  This position will spend a portion of the time in the grounds area throughout the district and during the off season time will be spent on building maintenance in HVAC and building operations area.)
 
Interested applicants send transcripts/certifications, resume and 2 letters of recommendation to Bill Dargert at bdargert@ppcusd8.org or 

PPCUSD #8
315 W. Church 
Pleasant Plains, IL 62677
ATTN: Bill Dargert