Murphy Elementary School District #21...

at a glance


Is the safety of our students and their academics


Is to cultivate a culture of trust and respect

Guiding Principles

Accountability, Collaboration, Communication, Responsibility, and Fiscally Sound Decision-Making

At Murphy

We are a family of four elementary schools, and an education and health center serving students and children from Kindergarten to 8th grade. Our student’s needs are diverse and as a true community partner, we make a difference in the lives of the children we serve, each and every day through great classroom education and varied school program offerings that allow our students to focus on learning. Our teachers, school leaders, and staff care about our student’s success and believe that through collaboration with parents and the community our students will leave our schools well prepared for high school, and with a solid foundation for their futures.

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Our Benefits


As a teacher, you’ll enjoy ongoing training to be effective in the classroom today and in the future.

Health, Dental, Life Insurance

Access to quality insurance options to take care of you and your family.

Health Center

We provide our students and teachers access to our health center.

Technology Supported Classrooms

iPads, Macs, Apple TV, Computer Labs, interactive white boards (just to name a few)

Supplemental Income

Supplement your income, have fun, and impact lives beyond the classroom.

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Relax and recharge with paid-time-off. We know that you work hard and you deserve time off.

Holiday Pay

You’ll enjoy 23 days of paid holidays.

At Murphy Elementary School District #21 we look for teachers and employees who believe that students can succeed in the classroom regardless of their situation outside of the classroom. We have created an environment where teachers are supported through great leadership, training, and technology, so that they can deliver the best education possible to our students.

As a teacher with Murphy you’ll have a suite of modern technology for you and your students to use both in and out of the classroom. You’ll also have close communication with parents about their students success and needs, and you’ll also have the opportunity to participate in community events throughout the year. Join our family and enjoy teaching for a district that is making a difference for students at such an important time in their lives.

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