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K-12 Superintendent/Principal Position

The Rapelje School District #32 is a class C school that is currently seeking a highly qualified candidate with visionary leadership skills and successful experience in education administration to serve in the combined position of K-12 SuperintendentPrincipal for the 2022-2023 school year beginning July 1, 2022.  The successful candidate must have experience as an administrator, successful teaching experience, excellent communication skills, unquestionable integrity and be willing to be involved in the community. School enrollment is currently 60 students Kindergarten through 12th grade.  Coaching positions may also be available.  The quiet little town of Rapelje is located 25 miles north of Columbus and approximately 65 miles northwest of Billings.

The successful candidate must hold or qualify for a Montana Superintendent's licence and must also demonstrate the following qualities:

  • High degree of integrity/honesty; respectful of all groups; strong core values.
  • Effective and transparent communication; good listening skills.
  • Committed to serving and putting kids first.
  • Understands Montana school finance, demonstrates sound fiscal management and budgeting skills.
  • Proven ability to make tough decisions when necessary and effectively communicate the reasons.
  • Personable/approachable while keeping an open mind; willing to trust the experts in the classroom.
  • Ability to build and sustain strong, effective community/business partnerships that impact student success
  • An empowering leadership style that collaborates and builds consensus while building a respectful work environment across the district.
  • Highly visible and actively particpate in school and community activities.
  • Willing to live in-district.

Salary:  Negotiable based on experience, housing provided, benefit package including health insurance, professional dues, and professional travel expenses.

Open until filled.  

Applications are available below.  Application requirements include:

  • Completed application form
  • Current resume
  • Cover letter of interest
  • Minimum of three (3) current letters of reference
  • Copy of Montana Class III Administrative Certificate showing Superintendent endorsement or information demonstrating ability to obtain such a certificate 
  • Copy of college transcripts

Application packets may be mailed or e-mailed in one PDF file to Stephanie Zindler, District Clerk, Rapelje Public Schools, PO Box 89, Rapelje, MT  59067-0089, szindler@rapelje.k12.mt.us

 

5th/6th Elementary Teacher

Rapelje School is seeking an elementary teacher for our 5/6 combo class.  The class consists of 3 fifth graders and 8 sixth graders.  Some coaching may also be available.  Rapelje school is a small rural school located 25 miles north of Columbus, and 65 miles northwest of Billings.  Our student population consists of 60 students in grades (K-12).  Starting salary for a first year teacher is $28,737. Salary range depending on degrees and years of service. The district has very affordable housing available and provides a contribution towards health insurance, Coaching/extracurricular positions are available for additional stipends.  Rapelje has a 5:1 student.teacher ratio.  Our school year is 169 days (including PIR days) with a five day week, ending early on Fridays.  School Calendar for teachers is August 22, 2022-May 5, 2023.   Rapelje is a great place to teach!

Please email the school district application located on our website at www.rapelje.k12.mt.us, your resume, 3 current letters of recommendation, and copies of your official transcripts.  You may also include anything else you think would help you to be our next 5/6 grade teacher.  Email your packet to Stephanie Zindler, District Clerk at szindler@rapelje.k12.mt.us.

Business Teacher

Rapelje School is seeking a Business Teacher for the 2022-2023 school year.  Rapelje School is a small rural school located 25 miles north of Columbus, and 65 miles northwest of Billings.  Our student population consists of 60 students in grades K-12.  Starting salary for a first year teacher is $28,737. Salary range depending on degrees and years of service. The district has very affordable housing available and provides a contribution towards health insurance, Coaching/extracurricular positions are available for additional stipends.  Rapelje has a 5:1 student.teacher ratio.  Our school year is 169 days (including PIR days) with a five day week, ending early on Fridays.  School Calendar for teachers is August 22, 2022-May 5, 2023.   Rapelje is a great place to teach!

Please email the school district application located on our website at www.rapelje.k12.mt.us, your resume, 3 current letters of recommendation, and copies of your official transcripts.  You may also include anything else you think would help you to become our next Business teacher.  Email your packet to Stephanie Zindler, District Clerk at szindler@rapelje.k12.mt.us.

English Teacher

Rapelje School is seeking a 5-12 English Teacher for the 2022-2023 school year.  Rapelje School is a small rural school located 25 miles north of Columbus, and 65 miles northwest of Billings.  Our student population consists of 60 students in grades K-12.   Starting salary for a first year teacher is $28,737. Salary range depending on degrees and years of service. The district has very affordable housing available and provides a contribution towards health insurance, Coaching/extracurricular positions are available for additional stipends.  Rapelje has a 5:1 student.teacher ratio.  Our school year is 169 days (including PIR days) with a five day week, ending early on Fridays.  School Calendar for teachers is August 22, 2022-May 5, 2023.   Rapelje is a great place to teach!

Please email the school district application located on our website at www.rapelje.k12.mt.us, your resume, 3 current letters of recommendation, and copies of your official transcripts.  You may also include anything else you think would help you to become our next English teacher.  Email your packet to Stephanie Zindler, District Clerk at szindler@rapelje.k12.mt.us.

Applications:

Coaching: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1QooS6DpnTL8vr9j0sqbAsRSgT1CljP4K/view?usp=sharing

Teacher: rapelje_application_teacher_app_05262022.pdf

Superintendent:  rapelje_application_superintendent_app_05272022.pdf

Classified: rapelje_application_classified_app_01202022.pdf

positions: call for more information: 406-663-2215

Co-op Coaching Positions for the 2022-2023 school year: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1xv4RLc-2N4N7v7LBgkk0Ti6qGA-65qa8/view?usp=sharing

 

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Rapelje School District #32
714 Main Street
Rapelje, Montana 59067
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Monday through Thursday 7:45-3:30; Friday 7:45-2:30.

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Phone: (406) 663-2215
Fax: (406)-663-2299