Come Work for Us!

Come work for one of the best school corporations in Southeastern Indiana.
Thank you for your interest in working at Sunman-Dearborn Community Schools.  We are proud of the education we provide for our community.  One of our goals from our Strategic Plan is to have the highest compensated staff in Southeastern Indiana, in order to retain and attract the best teachers, administrators, and support staff.  We achieved this goal in 2019 when we were the first in the area to start our teachers at $40,000.  For the 2024-2025 school year, our starting salary for teachers will be $49,000. This is the highest in the area.  In addition, we provide excellent health insurance benefits for our employees including Health Savings Account contributions of $1,500 - $3,000 depending on the plan selection.

Part of our comprehensive Employee Wellness Program includes a free biometric screening during our annual Health Fair, as well as a smartphone app and wellness portal - Power of Vitality.  Here, our employees are encouarged to develop health habits and can use the app to track their progress towards wellness goals and earn points.  These points can be redeemed for gift cards or fitness devices. 

Please browse the open positions below and consider serving our community and making a difference.  #WatchSunmanDearborn

Sunman-Dearborn Community Schools Application System

Non-Certified Substitute and Substitute Teacher
Are you interested in working for Sunman-Dearborn Community Schools, but need to maintain your flexible schedule?  Consider being a non-certified substitute or substitute teacher. 

Sunman-Dearborn Community Schools has partnered with ESS to manage our non-certified substitute and substitute teacher program. A leader in K-12 staffing, ESS will now be responsible for the hiring, training, and placement of all daily substitute teachers.  If you’re interested in working as a substitute for our district, please visit to apply or call 877.855.7264 for more information.

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    • Admin. Office

      Sunman-Dearborn Community Schools
      1 Trojan Place, Suite B
      St. Leon, IN 47012

      Tel: 812-623-2291
      Fax: 812-623-3341
      Dr. Andrew Jackson, Superintendent

      High School

      East Central High School
      1 Trojan Place, Suite A
      St. Leon, IN 47012

      Tel: 812-576-4811
      Fax: 812-576-2047
      Tom Black, Principal

      Middle School

      East Central Middle School
      8356 Schuman Road
      St. Leon, IN 47012

      Tel: 812-576-3500
      Fax: 812-576-3506
      Chad Swinney, Principal

    • Elementary Schools

      Bright Elementary
      22593 Stateline Road
      Lawrenceburg, IN 47025

      Tel: 812-637-4600
      Fax: 812-637-4606
      Michael Collier, Principal

      North Dearborn Elementary
      27650 Sawmill Road
      West Harrison, IN 47060

      Tel: 812-576-1900
      Fax: 812-576-1901
      Jeff Bond, Principal

      Sunman Elementary
      925 North Meridian St.
      Sunman, IN  47041

      Tel: 812-623-2235
      Toll Free:  888-645-5717
      Fax:  812-623-4330
      Pamela Dixon, Principal
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