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2022-2023 Orchestra Teacher (Applicant Pool)

Sioux Falls, SD | Full Time

Job Description

Applicant pools are used to gather interested applicants for a position before there is one available. If you are interested in a position for the 2022-23 school year, please complete this application to join the applicant pool. We will continue to post positions as they come available, but building administrators may pull applicants from this pool to interview as well. Specific job postings will receive first priority over applicant pools, so make sure to check back often or sign up for job alerts.

We want you here!

The Sioux Falls School District serves a student enrollment of approximately 25,000 students in grades K-12. The District includes twenty-three elementary schools, six middle schools, four high schools, and one career and technical high school.

Sioux Falls is South Dakota's largest city, with an estimated population of 202,600 — with 6,750 new residents in 2021. Featuring a robust culture and economy, as well as countless options for education, adventure, food and entertainment, Sioux Falls is a great place to learn, live, play and stay.

For several consecutive years, Sioux Falls ranked as the Best City for Young Professionals in 2021, according to SmartAsset. ZipRecruiter identified Sioux Falls as the third Hottest Job Market in 2020, based on the growing number of job postings and average number of job openings per job seeker as well as the median wage among other criteria. Sioux Falls was named No. 1 on Forbes' 2019 list of Best Small Cities for Business and Careers. For 14 straight years, Sioux Falls has been identified within the top five in the nation, according to WalletHub ranked Sioux Falls as No. 11 on the Happiest City in America in 2021. Also, the city was among the Top Best-Run Cities. National Van Lines ranked South Dakota No. 2 in Inbound Relocations for 2021. In March of 2021, Sioux Falls' 3% unemployment rate was three percentage points lower than the national rate of 6%. Sioux Falls was No. 7 among the 2019 Top 100 Best Places to Live, according to

What Makes You a Good Fit?
  • South Dakota certification or licensure with endorsements in the areas of teaching assignment required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Skills in human relations, leadership, and conflict management.
  • Knowledgeable of teaching techniques that meet the diverse needs of students.
  • Demonstrated skills in the use of technology to enhance student learning.
  • Open to learning and embraces the mentoring process.
  • For a full list of requirements and duties, please check out the job description linked in the Resources section below.

What Makes SFSD a Good Fit?
  • Compensation: $41,000 - $51,134
  • Health Benefits: Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Additional Benefits: Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Accident Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, Hospital Indemnity Insurance, Flexible Spending Account, Employee Assistance Program, Wellness Program
  • Paid Time Off: 12 Paid Sick Leave Days, 7 Paid Holidays, 2 Personal Days
  • Retirement: South Dakota Retirement System: 6% monthly staff contribution with a matching 6% monthly employer contribution
  • Professional Development: Instructional Coach and Mentoring program for educators who are new to the Sioux Falls School District

Sioux Falls School District Resources

  • Classroom Teacher Job Description
  • 2022-2023 Teacher Salary Schedule
  • 2022-2023 New SFEA Staff Calendar
  • SFSD Benefit Information
  • South Dakota Department of Education - Teaching Certification Information
  • Map of School Locations

Post-Offer Criminal Background Check Required

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Primary Location:
Multiple Locations
Salary Range:
Refer to Salary Schedule
Shift Type:
Full-Time & Part-Time Available

Company Overview

  • Website
  • Headquarters HOWARD, SD
  • Size 1,000 - 3,000
  • Founded 1871
  • Type
  • Revenue $10M - $50M
  • Industry Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit
  • About sioux falls school district
  • The Sioux Falls Public Schools are much more than the largest group of schools in South Dakota. Our character is defined by more than numbers of students or test scores, school buildings, or administrators. We are compassionate, highly skilled professionals who place our community's children as our highest priority. We are classroom teachers, administrators, and a full team of support staff. We are the individual students coming from different cultures and life experiences with varying abilities. And we are committed to providing each and every student with THE BEST outcome possible. We are yo ... ur public schools. We deliver Education For All. And we deliver it One Student at a Time. More