Job Opportunities

Lapwai School District is accepting applications for the following positions:

"Competitive Salary Schedule"

Certified Positions for 2018-2019 School Year:

1. Speech and Language Pathologist
3. 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.

Classified Positions:
  1. District Wide Technology Coordinator
  2. Special Education Behavior Interventionist
  3. Special Education Instructional Assistant
  4. Library Paraprofessional MS/HS
  5. Instructional Assistants, Elemntary and MS/HS
  6. Junior High Volleyball Coach
  7. Project Clerk - NYCP Grant
  8. Substitute Custodians, and Kitchen help

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.

Minimum qualifications unless noted:  High School Diploma or GED and 2 years of college (32 College Credits) or successful completion of the Paxis (ParaPro Assessment).


Lapwai Native Youth Community Project (Victory Dance) Grant

Position:   Project Clerk

Description:   Paraprofessional, 7 hours per day Monday-Friday (180 days), $ 12.03 per hour, ($ 15,158 annual) and good benefits ($9,399).  This is a grant position and dependent on grant funding.


Duties:   The 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 aide middle school English teacher(s) and must be academically proficient in English, Speech/Communication, and Reading.  Computer technology skills will be used for online advanced academic coursework or credit recovery courses.


The Project Clerk will apply computer technology skills and provide supplemental help the College and Career Readiness Teacher, School Counselor, and Project Director.  All work assignments are provided by the Project Director.

All employees are required to pass 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.