Sunday, May 29, 2016


Sicangu Oyate Ho, Inc., St. Francis Indian School, St. Francis, South Dakota, as represented by its Board of Education, is seeking a permanent full-time Superintendent to act as the Educational Leader/Planner for a K-12 school district. The Superintendent is directly responsible to the Board of Education for the administration of a K-12 school district with an enrollment between 650 to 700 students. The Board’s goal is to fill the vacancy by July 1, 2016.

To qualify, a candidate must have: 1) Five (5) years of successful experience as an
educational leader and administrator, and 2) a minimum of a Master’s degree in Educational Administration and a valid Administrator’s Certification with Superintendent endorsement from the State of South Dakota. Candidate must demonstrate that s/he possess excellent business or financial skills through adequate prior experiences and references.

A special application and further information concerning the position are available for download, see attachments below.


As with most schools, Saint Francis Indian School generally recruits teachers and other academic support staff around April.  However, situations do arise during the school year and positions become available.

Saint Francis Indian School appreciates unsolicited applications for employment any time of the year.  If you are interested, please fill in the form below to be placed on our openings contact list.  The School's Job Application is located on this page and can be downloaded in PDF format.

The St. Francis Indian School has openings for these positions: (As of May 23 , 2016)

** Please call for most current openings. **


Closing Date: June 3, 2016 or until filled

Call for current openings

These positions are for the 2016 - 2017 school year. All Teaching positions require a SD Teacher Certification in the area that applies to your concentration. All Para-educators require a Para-Pro Certificate and/or 48 college credits in your area.


High School 9-12

1 - Principal


Athletic Department K-12

None at this time


Lakota Language Devel Program

1 - Lakota Language Speaker (female) Middle School Program


Middle School 7-8:

None at this time


Gifted and Talented Program (K-12):

1 - Director


SPED Program (K-12):

1 - Certified Teacher (Braille instruction)


Operation & Maintenance

1 - Custodian

1 - Security



2 - Bus Drivers with CDL endorsement


K-6 Program

None at this time.



1 - Business Manager



TO APPLY: Submit SOH, Inc. job application with Appendix A to: St. Francis Indian School, P.O. Box 379, St. Francis, SD 57572 or call 605-747-2299 ext. 2101. Applications can also be e-mailed to:


REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL TEACHING POSITIONS: Requires a Teacher’s Certification in the area that applies to your concentration.


Download SFIS Job Application and Background Check forms below. Both are required as consideration for employment.

NOTICE: All individuals selected are subject to the Drug Free Workplace Policy of the Sicangu Oyate Ho, Inc. which includes pre-employment drug testing. All tentative selectees are subject to a favorable Background Investigation.

For information on submitting applications and supporting documentation please call 605-747-2299, Donna Hollow Horn Bear.

Thank you for considering employment at St. Francis Indian School.

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