Holden School

Holden School

20170929_Holden_School_Aj_Williams_1_of_1_copy.jpgThe Holden Village School is a public school operated by the Chelan School District under state provisions for schools that are remote but necessary. It meets all state educational requirements and credits earned are transferable. The kindergarten through 12th grade curriculum meets the educational needs of the children of long-term staff families. The school also accepts a limited number of boarding students. If you have questions about the school or would like information about becoming a boarding student, contact Staffing Coordinator.

Certified Job Posting

Lake Chelan School District 129
January 5, 2018

Teach in the beautiful wilderness of the Cascade Mountains! Lake Chelan School District has a remote K-12 Teacher position available at the Holden Village School for the 2018-19 school year. Holden School at Holden Village is designated as a Remote and Necessary School in the state of Washington and the individual who fills this position will live in a remote community of intention in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. Over the course of 50 years, Holden has been transformed from a copper mining town to a vibrant place of education, programming, and worship amidst the wilderness of the Cascade Mountains. Hosting thousands of visitors from around the world each year, Holden welcomes all who seek contemplation and community. The strong community brings people together through daily rhythms of work, recreation, shared meals, and worship rooted in the Lutheran tradition. Holden enables individuals of all ages and walks of life to reflect on the beauty and gift of ordinary life.
Familiarity with the Village and/or experience is preferred for this admittedly unique and remote position, but is not necessary.

Qualifications to Include:

  • A current Washington State Teacher’s Certificate and K-8 or K-12 Endorsement
  • Working knowledge of Common Core State Standards (CCSS)
  • Ability to plan and implement instruction for individual or small groups of students based upon Common Core State Standards across the content spectrum as well as electives
  • Collect and utilize data for frequent ongoing progress monitoring systems to inform instructional decisions
  • Effective organizational and time management skills
  • Strong communication skills to work with students, parents, staff, and Village community
  • Trustworthy and responsible to complete duties in unique work environment
  • Experience clustering multi-grade instructional groups
  • Special Education and/or Highly Capable experienced teachers encouraged to apply

How to Apply:

Interested applicants are asked to sumbit a letter of interest and complete a certified district application online at www.chelanschools.org. Current LCSD employees need to apply through Employee Access. To log into Employee Access use the SKYWARD link located on the main page of our district website.

For more information, please contact:
Mr. Kelly Kronbauer, Principal, kronbauerk@chelanschools.org or 509-682-7744
Mrs. Tamar Burns, HR Director, hr@chelanschools.org or 509-682-3515

The Lake Chelan School District complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate in any programs or activities on-the-basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

The following employees has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:

Human Resources Director, Tamar Burns, PO Box 369, Chelan, WA 98816; 509-682-3515; burnst@chelanschools.org

Special Programs Director, Mr. Kelly Kronbauer, PO Box 369, Chelan, WA 98816; 509-682-7744; kronbauerk@chelanschools.org