Our community supports the work we do! The local community has supported excess levies for more than 70 years! Wood County citizens believe in the importance of public education.
We have more than 900 instructional personnel including classroom educators, psychologists, technology integration specialists, speech language pathologists and academic coaches.
We have more than 90 professional support personnel including school nurses, library media specialists, counselors, curriculum specialists, social workers and technology systems specialists.
We have 570 service support personnel supporting 16 elementary schools, six middle schools, three high schools, Distance Learning Academy, Summit Success Academy, and Wood County Technical Center.
Paid professional development conferences and other professional learning experiences
College coursework tuition reimbursement plan for any employee up to $800 per year
Reading resource, nurse and counselor in every building
National Board Certification supplements for educators and administrators of $3500 above state supplement
Unused sick leave bonus
Fully support educators with the implementation of new instructional resources
Excellent dental plan
Compensation for extra duties
Employee matching retirement pension
State public health insurance
School bus training & preparation opportunities
Nurse stipend for National Board Certified
First year employee mentorship
Community partnerships with WVCCU Stuff the Bus, Hall Financial Teacher Supplies, and grant opportunities from local organizations
Salaries competitive with higher paying counties in West Virginia
Accrued personal leave up to 10 days
Up-to-date instructional technology: All professional educators receive an iPad and MacBook for instructional use
Universities, colleges and technical centers to meet your needs including West Virginia University at Parkersburg, Marietta College, Washington State Community College, and nearby Ohio University
Within a mornings' drive of major metropolitan areas of Columbus, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Cincinnati
Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport direct flights to Charlotte Douglas International Airport with 189 destinations, including 36 international locations
Short commute times and low traffic congestion
More affordable housing as compared to larger nearby cities
Tomlinson Park, Williamstown
When life changes, our diversity of positions and choices of local communities bring value to working with Wood County Schools.
With 16 elementary schools, six middle schools, three high schools, specialized academies, maintenance, electrical, food service, technology and more, you are sure to find opportunities for when life takes a turn.
Blennerhassett Museum of Regional History, Campus Martius Museum, Ohio River Museum, The Castle Historic House Museum, Oil and Gas Museum
Julia-Ann Square Historic District
Unique · Cauley & Peoples Mortuary Museum
Riverboat cruises, trolley tours, and sternwheeler tours on the Ohio River
Smoot Theater, People's Bank Theater, The Theatre at Marietta College, Mid-Ohio Valley Players Theater, The Actor's Guild
West Virginia Symphony Orchestra - Parkersburg
Parkersburg Art Center
Parkersburg Country Club Golf Course
Blennerhassett Hotel, Downtown
City Park, Mountwood Park, Point Park & North Bend State Park
Blennerhassett Island, Parkersburg to Pittsburgh Rails to Trails, Marietta River Trail, Wayne National Forest
Seven golf courses
Recreational sports leagues
Kayaking, biking, hiking, and horseback riding
Abundant fine dining, pubs and eateries including many ethnic options such as Lebanese, Filipino, Indian, Israeli, and Japanese cuisines
With a metro-area population of 145,000, the Mid-Ohio Valley and Wood County Schools have a lot of offer.
Explore our website to learn more about us and use these links to learn more about our community. Should you have any questions, please feel free to give us a call at (304) 420-9663.