Make a difference in the lives of our students

The Marion School District is hiring a diverse team of mission-driven individuals who are committed to providing our students with the academic, social, and decision-making skills they need to become productive citizens in our rapidly changing technological world. At Marion, we recognize individual differences in students and believe that all children can learn. We meet their needs and interests by offering a balanced curriculum and creating an atmosphere conducive to learning.

Be sure to check out our 2024-25 Recruitment/Retention Bonus and our special Stipends for Special Education Teachers!

To learn more about what it means to work in the Marion School District, watch the video below:

More about the Marion School District

  • Marion School District is located 12 miles west of Memphis, Tenn., in Crittenden County, Ark.

  • The district's 270 square miles extend to the south to include the northern third of West Memphis and reach 17 miles to the north through Gilmore. The eastern boundary is the Mississippi River, and the western line is Earle School District.

  • Nearly 4,000 students attend school at Marion, led by more than 500 faculty and staff members.

  • The district is home to 6 schools:

    • Marion Visual & Performing Arts Magnet

    • Marion Math, Science & Technology Magnet

    • Herbert Carter Global Community Magnet

    • Marion 7th Grade Academy

    • Marion Junior High School

    • Marion High School


Comprehensive and innovative

  • Marion utilizes an innovative Hybrid Academic Schedule, which spreads out the school year, adding 2-week breaks in the fall, winter, and spring, while still maintaining a 7-week summer vacation.

  • All campuses are accredited by the North Central Association. Marion School District is also AdvancED accredited.

  • A comprehensive curriculum exists in Marion School District for grades K-12. Special services are available for children with special needs. Experienced staff help children of all ability levels succeed.

  • A full complement of technical education courses are available in grades 8 through 12, both on campus and through an agreement with ASU Mid-South. Pre-AP and AP coursework in English, math, science, and social studies complete the full slate of core courses available to students who attend the Marion School District.

  • Each year, hundreds of Marion High School students earn concurrent college credit at ASU Mid-South at no charge through the Goldsby Scholarship Program.

  • Marion boasts a robust range of extracurricular activities, including 18 sports teams, an award-winning band program, and dozens of other activities such as robotics, e-sports, drama, choir, Beta Club, FBLA, debate, Spanish Club, yearbook, and more.

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A supportive environment

  • The Marion School District actively recruits top teacher candidates throughout the year. First-year teachers participate in The Patriot Academy, which provides support from experienced and successful veteran teachers.

  • Marion offers an aggressive salary schedule for certified and classified staff, including stipends for qualifying special education teachers.

  • For 2024-25, Marion is offering a one-time bonus for all staff employed on or before July 17, 2024.

  • Marion School District recognizes the worth of all individuals and groups. It is the policy of Marion School District that there will be no discrimination or harassment of individuals or groups on the grounds of age, color, creed, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex or sexual orientation in any educational programs, activities or employment.

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