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Application Process

The employment application is in fillable format.   Once completed, the employment application can be saved on your computer.  You can then email the employment application via the email button located on the form or to [email protected].

  • Application form (NOTE: For best results, download the form and fill out using Adobe Reader vs. using the browser pdf plugin)

DESE Application Process

MO Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Human Resources
PO Box 480
Jefferson City MO  65102-0480
Phone:  573-751-9619
TTY/TDD Users:  Relay Missouri service at 1-800-735-2966
Fax:  573-522-8395

MO Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Application Process

Notice: Submit a cover letter, resume, two references, official copy of college transcripts and the employment application electronically to [email protected] or Mail To:

Missouri Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
1500 Southridge Drive, Suite 201
Jefferson City, MO 65109

Phone (573) 526-5205 (V/TTY)
Fax: (573) 526-5209
E-Mail:  [email protected]


  • All vacancies are open until filled unless a deadline date is specified.  The hiring committee will review applicants and will call the applicants selected for an interview.  
  • Please review the Employee Requirements tab for valuable information concerning employment with our Department.
  • To Our Applicants With Disabilities:  For assistance with any phase of the Department process, please notify the Director of Human Resources at (573) 751-9619 or TTY/TDD Relay Missouri service at 1-800-735-2966.  Reasonable attempts will be made to accommodate special needs.
  • Non-Discrimination Policy


The Missouri Department of Elementary
and Secondary Education
 is an equal opportunity employer.