The Human Resource department is dedicated to providing quality service to all district employees and to the community. Our Human Resources Vision is to Create and implement a human resource system that attracts, retains, and develops high quality professionals and classified staff who demonstrate ongoing commitment to learning and implementing the district's mission, vision and values. We are a school district with high academic standards and expectations, and a record of outstanding achievement both in and out of the classroom.
District 656 includes the communities of Faribault, Cannon City, Nerstrand, Shieldsville and Warsaw. The District is one of the area's largest employers, with more than 600 full and part time employees and twelve employee bargaining groups. The District employs approximately 335 licensed teachers and administrators, more than half of them hold masters or specialist degrees.
We invite you to learn more about District 656 and consider joining our dedicated and professional staff.