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Chamberlain employment opportunities

We're always looking for great team members!

We're always looking for great team members!

Working at St. Joseph's Indian School is a blessing and a gift to the Native American children in need we serve.

Child Services Staff (Residential Staff)

  1. Single or married
  2. Strong role models
  3. Emotional and physical support
  4. Family-oriented
  5. Two staff members per home (12 students)
  6. 10 month contract
  7. Rotating schedule (six days on/three off)

We welcome all qualified applications and will keep on file for one year.

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Classroom Paraprofessional

Summary of Position:
The Classroom Paraprofessional is responsible for assisting the classroom/special education teachers with the implementation of the general education program, while acting as a contributing member of the school. This is a nonexempt position. Approximately 35 hours per week with no hours during holiday breaks or summer vacation.

Accountability: Reports to the Student Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  1. Conveys clear behavioral expectations to students and monitors compliance.
  2. Tutors students individually or in small groups as assigned by classroom teacher or special education teacher.
  3. Assists teachers in the classroom and prepares materials for display as scheduled or requested.

Qualifications:

  • High School Degree (preferred) or GED

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In Kind Associate

Summary of Position:
The In Kind Associate is responsible for those activities involved with receiving, storing and transporting parcels received from St. Joseph's Indian School Benefactors. Required to be on the Saturday rotation. This is a nonexempt position.

Accountability: Reports to the In Kind Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  1. Opens all parcels and sorts them based on area usage. Ie. student use, campus use, thrift store sales, and mission outreach.
  2. Provides the Development Office with the contents, names and addresses of donors, within five days of receipt of package.
  3. Accounts for and turns in to the Development Office all monies or checks found in parcels.
  4. Prepares excess or unusable merchandise to send to reservations as needed; includes transporting goods to mission sites.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Basic computer skills required
  • Previous retail or customer service training desired
  • Must have the ability to positively portray the mission of St. Joseph's Indian School
  • Valid Driver’s License

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Associate Native American Studies Teacher

Summary of Position:
The Native American Studies Associate works in conjunction with the Native American Studies Lead promoting Native American Studies across campus and as part of community outreach. Responsibilities include instruction of students, staff development, curriculum development and oversight of off-campus activities.

Accountability: Reports to the Native American Studies Lead

Responsibilities:

  1. Assists with the development and implementation of a Native American Studies curriculum to be integrated in the school curriculum and across all programmatic aspects of Child Services (Homes, Clinical Services, etc.).
  2. Assists with student instruction for Native American Studies in the school.
    • Conveys clear behavioral expectations to students and monitors compliance in the classroom.
    • Develops lesson plans.
    • Accurately evaluates and records student achievement and progress for reporting to the student parents/guardians, administration and staff servicing the child.
  3. Assists with cultural activities and ceremonies across campus (i.e. Student Cultural Trip, Inipi, etc.).

Qualifications:

  • BA in Native American Studies or other related field
  • Knowledge of Native American culture and traditions
  • Experience working with Native American students

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To APPLY, please send resume to:
Attn: Mandy McLaughlin
PO Box 776
Chamberlain, SD 57325
Email: mandy.mclaughlin@stjo.org

To DONATE, please send to:
St. Joseph’s Indian School
PO Box 326
Chamberlain, SD 57326