Salary Schedule & Benefits

Frontier Schools is a Pre K-12 Public Charter School System located in Kansas City, Missouri. Frontier strives to provide personal growth and professional success to recent graduates or experienced professionals seeking new career opportunities. We offer competitive salaries, great benefits, professional support and opportunities for career advancement.

Salary Schedule for Certified Teachers 2021-2022

Base Salary For Teacher Critical Subject is $49,000

Base Salary For Teacher Non‐Critical Subject is $46,000

Critical Subject:

Board approved Critical Subject areas for 2021-2022 school fiscal year are as follows: Generalist (PK‐5), Science, Technology/Computer, Engineering, Mathematics, PLTW courses, English Language Arts, English Language Learners (ELL), Social Studies, Special Education, Gifted Talented Education, Advanced Placement (AP) Courses, CTE courses.

Advanced Degrees:

Teachers who hold a Master’s degree will receive an additional $2000 annually. Exempt employees holding an educational specialist degree (Ed.S.) will receive an $1000 or doctorate degree (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) will get $2,000 annually as part of their salary (in addition to the $2,000 received for master’s degree, all Ed.S., Ed.D. or Ph.D. holders will be considered to have master’s degree). The degree must have been awarded by August 1, 2021.

Health Benefits

Frontier Schools offers a competitive benefit package to all full-time employees working 30 or more hours per week. Medical, dental, vision and voluntary benefit options allow you to customize your coverage in order to best suit you and your family. Eligible employees are also covered by a district-paid life insurance policy.


Your employment with Frontier Schools means you’ve taken an important step towards achieving financial security in your retirement years. We recognize that retirement may not be uppermost in your mind at this stage in your career, however we encourage you to understand the advantages of your membership in the Kansas City Public School Retirement System (KCPSRS) and the benefits you are entitled to receive.

KCPSRS Information

KCPSRS New Hire Presentation

KCPSRS Defined Benefit vs Defined Benefit Contributions

FAQ about Retirement System

KCPSRS – Facts

Your Retirement Benefits Brochure

Purchase of Service (including information on reinstating, purchasing & reciprocity of service credits)

Ready to Retire Guide