Employment
Classified Staff Positions
Bus Drivers
Defiance City Schools is offering free CDL training for new bus drivers. Applicants muyst have, or be willing to obtain the following:
  • Class B CDL
  • Background Check
  • Clean Driving Record
For details please contact Keith Westrick at 419-782-7091 
Certificated Staff Positions
No positions are currently available.
Administrative Staff Positions
No positions are currently available.
Supplemental Staff Positions
No positions are currently available.
Confidential Staff Positions
No positions are currently available.
Certified Application
Classified Application
ODE Licensure
Licensure application/renewals for all certified, aides and paraprofessionals is completed internally through the Superintendent's Secretary.   Please direct your questions appropriately.
Background Checks
All applicants to the district must complete and pass both a BCI and FBI background check before being employed.

Background checks are conducted in the Superintendent's Office.  The district completes both BCI and FBI background checks electronically.  Typically, these can be completed Monday-Friday between 7:30 to 10:30 a. m. or from 12:00 noon to 3:30 p. m. Anyone in need of these services should call 419-782-0070 to confirm availability on a given day.

Cost of background checks:
BCI only - $35.00
FBI only - $35.00
BCI and FBI - $70.00

Additional $5.00 charge for bus drivers.
Nondiscrimination and Equal Employment Opportunity
The Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, military status, ancestry, or age in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities.  This policy is implemented properly and in compliance with Federal and State laws and regulations, particularly Part 104 of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (34 CFR) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

See Board Policy/Administrative Guidelines 3122.
Harrassment/Discrimination Officer

The Assistant to the Superintendent serves as the district’s designated Harassment Officer.  If an employee/organization believe they are being harassed or discriminated against by another employee, supervisor or parent/student, please contact the Central Office Office at 419-782-0070.


DCEA/OAPSE Associations
The district works cooperative with the teaching (DCEA) and the support staff (OAPSE) associations.   Both contracts have specific employment guidelines to implement before the district can hire from outside.  
Substitute Support Staff
Substitute support staff areas encompass:  the cafeteria, aides, bus drivers and custodial.  These employees are strictly as needed for a school year.  Interested and qualified candidates should call the Superintendent's Office at 419-782-0070 for application procedures.
Substitute Teaching
In order to be qualified as a substitute teacher, the candidate must meet the following:  possess a valid Ohio teaching license or be eligible to obtain one through verification of a bachelors degree.  These employees are strictly as needed for a school year.  Interested and qualified candidates should call the Superintendent's Office at 419-782-0070 for application procedures.
AESOP Assistance
The district utilizes AESOP for teachers absences and assigning substitutes. Anyone who experiences difficulty in using the system should contact the AESOP Administrator at 419-782-0070 for assistance.
629 Arabella St.  Defiance, Ohio 43512  |  Phone: 419-782-0070
Defiance High School  |  Phone: 419-784-2777
Defiance Middle School  |  Phone: 419-782-0050
Defiance Elementary  |  Phone: 419-785-2260
Defiance Athletic Department  |  419-784-0102
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Defiance City Schools
629 Arabella Street
Defiance, Ohio 43512

Call 419-782-0070
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