Welcome to RTSD26!

At River Trails School District 26, our staff is our life’s blood. On a daily basis these talented and dedicated individuals are making a difference in students’ lives.

We strive to offer students a diverse staff from a variety of backgrounds, races and ethnic groups. At the same time, we value the opportunity to help staff grow personally and professionally.

Come join the River Trails family!

  • Full and part-time jobs available
  • Small, family-like district
  • 33 different home languages spoken
  • 88% teacher retention rate
  • Ideal class sizes with an average of 19 students
  • Increased base compensation rates for ESPs
  • Up to 10 years of teaching service credit honored
  • Average of 210 minutes of teacher plan time
  • Eligibility for graduate coursework reimbursement after 1 year in district for both teachers & ESPs
  • Compensation increases for additional graduate coursework
  • Voluntary extra duties (clubs, sports) compensated at $26 per hour
  • 1 hour of built-in professional development per week
  • Voluntary retirement benefits for both teachers & ESPs
  • Full-time staff begin with 12 sick days, 4 personal days, 2 bereavement days
  • Single HMO health insurance cost is completely covered by district
  • Mentoring program & innovation coaches at each building