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Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with the Rapid City Area School District and Western Dakota Technical Institute (WDT)! We are the second largest public school system in the state of South Dakota as well as the second largest employer in the city. We employ approximately 1,600 dedicated staff members who serve over 13,000 students.

Our post-secondary school (WDTI) employs about 120 administrators, instructors and support
personnel who serve over 1000 students. For openings at WDT, please visit their

External Applicants:
If you are interested in pursuing positions within the
Rapid City School District, you must complete the online application process below: 

 View Teacher Salary Schedule

 View our open positions

 Start an employment application

 Continue/edit my application

 Use Passcodes sent to me

 Request Technical Assistance

Internal Applicants:
We encourage growth and opportunities for current employees. You only qualify as an internal applicant if you are a permanent/regular employee with the school district and are applying for a transfer within your bargaining unit or job category. Substitutes are not eligible to apply as internal applicants. If you have questions regarding your status with the district, please contact the HR Department at 394-4014.

   Education for excellence has always been the primary goal of the Rapid City
Area School District and Western Dakota Technical Institute.
Rapid City Area School District   Convention & Visitors Bureau
Office of Human Resources
300 Sixth Street Phone: (605) 394-4014
Rapid City, SD 57701 Fax: (605) 394-4011