Human Resources

In support of the mission, values and goals established by the Board of Education, the Human Resource department of the Oshkosh Area School District is dedicated to attracting, supporting, and retaining staff who are committed to enriching, inspiring, and engaging our diverse student population.

  • Recruitment, selection, employee relations and retention of all staff, while being fiscally responsible.
  • Employee handbook and board polices impacting staff, ensuring a safe and healthy work environment. 
  • Administer compensation benefits, federal and state labor laws including FMLA processing and employee contracts.
  • Wellness initiatives to support physical, spiritual, mental and social/emotional balance.
  • Provide quality substitutes for instructional and support staff as applicable.

The Human Resources Team

Belynda Pinkston, Executive Director of Human Resources
Belynda Pinkston
Executive Director of Human Resources
Email: belynda.pinkston@oshkosh.k12.wi.us
Phone: (920) 424-0097
Internal: 2009
Shannon Mraz, Employment and FMLA Coordinator
Shannon Mraz
Employment and FMLA Coordinator
Email:  shannon.mraz@oshkosh.k12.wi.us
Phone: (920) 424-0124
Internal:  2035
Paige Smoody
Executive Assistant Human Resources
Email:  paige.smoody@oshkosh.k12.wi.us
Phone:  (920) 424-0124
Internal:  2015
Jenni Johnson, Substitute and Absence Management Coordinator
Jenni Johnson
Substitute and Absence Management Coordinator
Email:  jenni.johnson@oshkosh.k12.wi.us
Phone:  (920) 424-1254
Internal:  2026

Important Information

Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

We know that it takes a remarkable person to work in education, and we are committed to providing our people with enriching employment opportunities and a rewarding environment.  Our work is making a difference in the lives of students and families, together we are "Building Community Through Education".

The Oshkosh Area School District strives to attract and retain the highest performing educators, support staff and administrators.  We offer a competitive salary, exceptional benefits, valuable professional development programming, and a welcoming and engaging work environment.

In order to apply, you will need to create a WECAN account. Please click on the links below to view our current vacancies. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Notice: It is the policy of the Oshkosh Area School District, pursuant to applicable State and Federal law, along with expectations and defenses as defined by law, that no person shall be subject to discrimination in employment on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, race, national origin, ancestry, color, age, creed, religion, pregnancy, marital or parental status, or physical, mental, emotional or learning disability, arrest or conviction record, membership in the national guard, state defense force or any reserve component of the military forces of the United States or this state or use or non-use of lawful products off the employer’s premises during nonworking hours, or any other reason prohibited by state or federal law.

Volunteer Application Process

Volunteer Application Process

We appreciate your willingness to volunteer your time.  Please note that a volunteer application only needs to be completed one time per school year, regardless if you want to volunteer in multiple schools. If you are selected to volunteer, please let the school secretary know that you have completed this form. If you have any questions about your application, or its status, please work directly with the school you would like to volunteer with. 

By completing and submitting this form you agree to the following statement:

I authorize the Oshkosh Area School District to conduct a full and complete criminal background check. I understand that any misrepresentation on this statement may result in immediate disqualification for any volunteer service within the Oshkosh Area School District. I understand that the District reserves the right to decline permission to serve as a volunteer. I hereby release the District and its employees and agents, and providers of information from any liability related to furnishing and receiving information related to arrests and convictions or other offenses.

Volunteer Application Link

Substitute Teacher/Support Staff Opportunities

Substitute Teacher/Support Staff Opportunities

Substitute staff are an integral part of the district’s educational team. If interested, please complete the application linked below and return it to:

Oshkosh Area School District
Attn:  Jenni Johnson
215 S. Eagle Street
Oshkosh, WI 54902  
 

Substitute Teacher Application

Substitute Support Staff Application

Please see the "Additional Information" section below for more information, or reach out to our Substitute Coordinator:

Jenni Johnson
Email:  jenni.johnson@oshkosh.k12.wi.us
Phone:  (920) 424-1254

Additional Information

Substitute Pay Rates

Salary & Pay Rate - Certified Substitute Teachers
Daily Licensed Teacher Rate $105/Day
Day Rate, Retired OASD Teachers $110/Day
Long-Term Teacher Rate (20+ days, retroactive to day 1) $130/Day
Long-Term Teacher Rate (45+ days, not retroactive) $175/Day

 

Non-Certified (Permit) Substitute Teachers
Daily Permit Teacher Rate $105/Day

 

Substitute Teacher Assistants (Paraprofessionals)
Rate $77/day
Long-Term Rate (20+ days, retroactive to day 1) $85.75/day

 

Aesop Training Video

Absence Management Training Video

Pay Dates

2019-2020 Payday Schedule

Required Staff Training

A.L.I.C.E. Active Shooter Training

The Oshkosh Area School District utilizes the A.L.I.C.E. active shooter response framework.  A.L.I.C.E. stands for Alert-Lock down-Inform-Counter-Evacuate.  We have worked very closely with our community partners, including local law enforcement as we have adopted the A.L.I.C.E. framework.  The Oshkosh Area School District requires all school employees to complete this training annually.

To learn more about A.L.I.C.E., please click the following link: 

A.L.I.C.E. Training Program Information

Bloodborne Pathogen Training

 An educational program on bloodborne pathogen training is required of all school employees that can reasonably be anticipated to be exposed to blood.  The Oshkosh Area School District requires all school employees to complete this training annually.

Please click the following link to view the training: 

Bloodborne Pathogen Training

Child Abuse and Neglect

Wisconsin law requires all employees of Wisconsin public school districts to report suspected child abuse and neglect, Wis. Stat. sec. 48.981(2)(a)16m.  The Oshkosh Area School District requires all employees to complete this training annually.  All new staff to the district must complete the training no later than six months from their start date with the district.  The Oshkosh Area School District utilizes the training developed by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI).  

Please click the following link to view the training: 

Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect

Mandatory Reporting of Threats of School Violence

The Oshkosh Area School District requires all employees to complete this training annually.  The Oshkosh Area School District utilizes the training developed by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI). 

Please click the following link to view the training: 

Mandatory Reporting of Threats of School Violence

Employee Handbook

2019-20 Employee Handbook

Teacher and Student 2019-2020 Calendar

Teacher and Student 2019-2020 Calendar