Job Opportunities

Lapwai School District is accepting applications for the following positions for the 2017-2018 School Year:

"Competitive Salary Schedule"

Certified Positions:

1. Habilitative Intervention Professional:  full time

Habilitative Intervention Professional:  to assist students served in the Special Education disability categories of Developmental Delay and Austism in gaining and utilizing skills such as behavior control, social skills, academic improvement, communication skills, appropriate interpersonal behavior, symptom managment, and coping skills.  To be hired for this position you musbe a Cerified Special Education teacher or be a Certified Habilitative Interventionist throught the Idaho Department of Welfare.  Pay is $18.00/hour with benefits.  Please contact Lori Ravet for more information.

2.  Lapwai Nez Perce-Victory Dance Project
     College and Career Readiness Teacher

The College and Career Readiness (CCR) Teacher:   will teach elective course work that provides academic and social and emotional support to Native American students in grades 6-12. Teacher will monitor student social development, educational achievement, and provide guidance to students and help them identify and realize career goals through personal consultation.

The CCR Teacher is a guide, a supporter, an encourager, a partner. The Teacher  is not an enforcer or a director. Career guidance is about being an  ally, helping guide Native American youth toward realizing their own ideas, goals and decisions.

This is a grant funded position.  Requirements: Valid Idaho Teaching Certificate. Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of Culturally Responsive Teaching and understanding of child growth and development and how it  relates to learning.

3. Music Teacher k-12

4. Speech and Language Pathologist

Speech and Language Pathologist:  the speech poistion is in a local school district working with kids 3-21 years.  Therapist will be responsible for daily direct services, writing IEP goals, doing assessments and meeting with parents.  Speech therapist will work collaboratively with a focused team of Special Educaiton professionals.

Must have SLP license and credentials to work in public schoo. Experience SLP-CCC or CFY's is acceptable.  Please contact Lori Ravet for more information. 

5. Certified Substitute Teachers

Substitute Teachers:  to fill in for classroom teachers all grade levels.  Must have a Valid Teaching Certificate in any area.  $100/day or $50/half day.

To request an application or if you need assistance please contact Connie Desjarlais 208-843-2622, extension 201; write to Lapwai School District #341, 404 S. Main St., Lapwai, Idaho 83540; or email

For Teaching Positons, a complete Certified Application Consists of:
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Certified Application Form
  3. Resume
  4. Transcripts
  5. Three (3) Letters of Reference
  6. Copy of Idaho Certificate

Optional Forms:

  1. Disclosure Form
  2. Optional Information Form

Teacher Requirements: Must be certified through the State of Idaho with proper endorsement; be highly qualified in content area; be knowledgeable of state standards, best teaching practices, and data driven decision making; and communicate effectively with parents and professional learning community.

Open Classified Positions:
  1. Project Clerk - Vicotry Dance Project:  Full time
  2. Elementary Paraprofessional
  3. HS Varsity Football Coach  - 2018-2019 School Year
  4. Volleyball and Basketball Game Announcer
  5. Substitute Custodians, and Kitchen help
  6. Behavior Intervention Professional

Project Clerk - Victory Dance Project:  Full time

Project Clerk:  will communicate with Native American parents and students, staff, etc. in person, by telephone or letter for the purpose of providing information and record keeping on a variety of culturally responsive academic plans and issues and meeting project goals and objectives regarding student portfolios.

The Project Clerk will provide supplemental help to other project personnel, participating students, and college career readiness teachers/staff/college and Career Readiness Teacher as may be required (e.g. project director, CCR Teacher, School Counselor, etc.) for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of the work activities and grant parameters.

This is a grant position- 7 hours per day (8:00am-3:30pm) Monday-Friday

Requirements:  High School Diploma or GED and 2 years of colleg (32 college credits)Public school experience working with middle school and high school students.  Must have strong communication skills (verbal and written), computer technology skills, as demonstrated in a resume or job application.

Behavior Intervention Professional: to Assist students served in the Special Education disability Categories of Developmental Delay and Autism to gain and utilize skills such as behavior control, social skills, and communication skills within the school-setting.  To be hired for this position you must be at least (18) years of age and have completed 32 college credit hours or passed a paraprofessional praxis test to show competency.  Pay is 14.60/hour with benefits.  Please contact Special Education Director Lori Ravet for more information

Volleyball and Basketball Game Announcer
1) Previous Game Announcing Experience*
2) Be able to speak clearly.
3) Be able to attend no less than 90% of all scheduled home games for girls and boys.
4) Be able to engage the crowd that reflects the ideals and policies of Lapwai School District, the Whitepine League, and the IHSAA.

Paraprofessional/Behavior Interventionist/Instructional Assistant positions require High School Diploma or GED and 2 years of college (32 College Credits) or successful completion of the ParaPro Assessment.  Please contact David Aiken if you need more information on the Parapro Assessment.


A complete Classified Application Consists of:
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Classified Application Form
  3. Resume
  4. Three (3) Letters of Reference
Additional Coaching Requirements:

Application Deadline: All positions are opened until filled and require a background check.

Lapwai is an Equal Opportunity Employer with competitive pay and benefits.

For more information on the jobs listed please contact David Aiken, Superintendent 208-843-2622 ext. 202 or email

To request an application, or need assistance with downloading the forms identified above, call 843-2622, extension 201; write to Lapwai School District #341, 404 S. Main St., Lapwai, Idaho 83540; or email

Please note we also post job positions on the Idaho Education Jobs website.