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Creating an Applicant Profile

Your application with Educate Kansas is referred to as an applicant profile.  Your applicant profile consists of the following components:  main portal, my profile, my general qualifications, my education, my licenses, my experiences, my references, my cover letters, and my resumes. The components of your applicant profile may be completed in any order and returned to as often as necessary for editing purposes.  Please make sure to save updates each and every time you make changes.   Below are step by step instructions to complete each component of your profile.  

Creating an Applicant Profile

  1. Login to your Educate Kansas Applicant Account.
  2. Click on the Main Portal button in the upper right corner of your screen.  
  3. Click Profile.  Make sure all contact information provided while signing up is accurate.  
  4. Check the box that says check here if you want your information to be viewed by all potential employers.  Checking this box makes your profile searchable and viewable by employers who are completing searches for candidates. If you want to wait until your profile is complete, you can return to click this box at any time.  
  5. Click Save Changes if you made changes.

To Complete Qualifications

  1. Click on Qualifications.
  2. Identify the start date that you will be available for employment.
  3. Select Kansas regions your job search is targeting (regions in which you are willing to work, live, relocate to, etc.).
  4. Answer the background questions by selecting yes or no.
  5. Type in the provided text boxes to identify any additional activities or sports you are qualified to coach or sponsor, foreign languages spoken and the institution having your credentials.
  6. Type and/or copy and paste your answers to the two survey questions.   
  7. You may return to this section at any time to make changes or updates.   
  8. Click Save Changes before exiting the page.

To Complete Education

  1. Click on Education.
  2. To add a degree, list the institution where your degree was completed, then list the type of degree obtained and major.  From the drop down menu, identify the date the degree was conferred or the date of graduation.
  3. Click Save Changes. 
  4. To add additional degrees, simply repeat and save changes. 
  5. To edit a degree, click on the pencil paper icon to the left of the degree and make necessary changes.  Click Save Changes.  Clicking the X icon to the left will remove the degree.  
  6. You may return to this section at any time to make changes or updates.  
  7. Click Save Changes before exiting the page.

To Order Education

  1. Once you have entered your education, you may chronologically order your education.
  2. Click on the paper pencil edit icon to the left of the degree.
  3. Beneath record order, click on the desired placement order.  For example, first will place the degree at the top of your list.  Fifth will place the education at the bottom of your list.
  4. Click Save Changes to save the degree in the desired order.
  5. Repeat the steps by clicking on the paper pencil edit icon to the left of each degree.
  6. The default for each degree is set to 1st Position. 
  7. The Record Order type (1st Position,  2nd Position, etc.) is not viewable by employers.
  8. You may return to this section at any time to make changes or updates.  
  9. Click Save Changes before exiting the page.

To Complete Licenses

  1. Click on Licenses.
  2. List any teaching licenses or certifications you may have on Licenses.
  3. From the endorsement drop down menu, select the endorsement that most closely describes your licensure.
  4. From the status drop down menu, select the status of license.  If you are licensed out of state, make sure to select out of state.
  5. Select grade level of license.
  6. From the state drop down menu, identify the state that the license is from.
  7. From the drop down menus, identify the start and expiration date of the license.
  8. Repeat the licensure steps to add additional licenses to your applicant profile.
  9. Click Save Changes.  
  10. To edit a license, click on the pencil paper icon to the left of the license.  Click Save Changes after making edits. Clicking the X icon to the left will remove the license.  
  11. You may return to this section at any time to make changes or updates.  
  12. Click Save Changes before exiting the page.

To Order Licenses

  1. Once you have entered your licenses, you may order your licenses.
  2. Click on the paper pencil edit icon to the left of the license.
  3. Beneath record order, click on the desired placement order.  For example, first will place the license at the top of your list.  Fifth will place the license at the bottom of your list.
  4. Click Save Changes to save the license in the desired order.
  5. Repeat the steps by clicking on the paper pencil edit icon to the left of each license.
  6. The default for each license is set to 1st Position. 
  7. The Record Order type (1st Position, 2nd Position, etc.) is not viewable by employers.
  8. You may return to this section at any time to make changes or updates.  
  9. Click Save Changes before exiting the page.

To Complete Experience

  1. Click on Experience.
  2. List any employment history that is relevant to your education career.
  3. In the employer text box, type the name of the employer.
  4. In the position text box, type the name of the position.
  5. From the drop down menus, identify the start and end date of your employment (if you are currently employed, use an estimated end date of employment.)
  6. In the reason for leaving, type the reason for leaving the position.
  7. Repeat the steps to add additional employment history to your applicant profile.  
  8. To edit an experience, click on the paper pencil icon to the left of the experience.  Click Save Changes.  To remove an experience, click on the X icon to the left of the experience to remove.
  9. You may return to this section at any time to make changes or updates.  
  10. Click Save Changes before exiting the page.

To Order Experience

  1. Once you have entered your professional experiences, you may order your experiences.
  2. Click on the paper pencil edit icon to the left of the experience.
  3. Beneath record order, click on the desired placement order.  For example, first will place the experience at the top of your list.  Fifth will place the experience at the bottom of your list.
  4. Click Save Changes to save the experience in the desired order.
  5. Repeat the steps by clicking on the paper pencil edit icon to the left of each experience.
  6. The default for each experience is set to 1st Position . 
  7. The Record Order type (1st Position, 2nd Position, etc.) is not viewable by employers.
  8. You may return to this section at any time to make changes or updates.  
  9. Click Save Changes before exiting the page.

To Complete References

  1. Click on References.
  2. List any personal or professional references that you would like employers to contact when considering you for employment (3 references recommended).
  3. Fill in the necessary information for schools to contact the reference.  Be sure to include an accurate email address as schools can now directly email references from your profile.
  4. Click Save Changes.
  5. Repeat the steps to add additional references to your applicant profile.  
  6. To edit a reference, click the paper pencil icon to the left of the reference. Clicking the X icon to the left will remove the reference.  
  7.  You may return to this section at any time to make changes or updates.  
  8.  Click Save Changes before exiting the page.

To Order References

  1. Once you have entered your references, you may order your references.
  2. Click on the paper pencil edit icon to the left of the reference.
  3. Beneath record order, click on the desired placement order.  For example, first will place the reference at the top of your list.  Fifth will place the reference at the bottom of your list.
  4. Click Save to save the reference in the desired order.
  5. Repeat the steps by clicking on the paper pencil edit icon to the left of each reference.
  6. The default for each reference is set to 1st Position . 
  7. The Record Order type (1st Position, 2nd Position, etc.) is not viewable by employers.
  8. You may return to this section at any time to make changes or updates.  
  9. Click Save Changes before exiting the page.