Current Job Postings:

Certified Job Postings:     (Application for Employment: Certified)
Principal – Horizons Exploratory Academy
Principal – CREST Academy
Alternative Schools Principal

Special Education Teacher – Salida Middle School 

Classified Job Postings:  (Application for Employment:  Classified)
Secretary – Salida Middle School
Teachers Aide - Longfellow Elementary School (2 positions available)
Special Education Paraprofessional – Longfellow Elementary School
Secretary – Special Education and Crest Academy
Facilities Use Manager
Bus Driver
Lunch/Recess Supervision – Longfellow Elementary School
Nutrition Services - Cook
Special Education Paraprofessional

Seasonal Job Postings:

To apply for any available jobs posted within the Salida School District please contact Nancy Jones, Human Resources, at 719-530-5201 or email njones@salidaschools.org

For current pay on positions view our Salary Schedules


Substitutes Needed:

Substitute Teacher in the classroom.  This requires a certification with CDE (Colorado Department of Education) as a professional teacher or a substitute teacher.  To apply for a substitute license go to the CDE website to obtain more detailed information and to apply. 

Substitute Support Staff, classroom based or otherwise.  There are many support staff positions we need substitutes for.  These positions are: 

  • Paraprofessional (assisting a student in the classroom)
  • Teacher’s Aid (assisting a teacher in the classroom)
  • Kitchen
  • Custodial
  • Office

For more information on becoming a substitute please contact Shannon Scheffel, Payroll, at  719-530-5209 or email  sscheffel@salidaschools.org


To become a bus driver contact Evalyn Parks at 719-530-5231


Nondiscrimination/Equal Opportunity

In compliance with Titles VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Colorado law, Salida School District does not unlawfully discriminate against otherwise qualified students, employees, applicants for employment, or members of the public on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, religion, ancestry, or need for special education services. Discrimination against employees and applicants for employment based on age, genetic information, and conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth is also prohibited in accordance with state and/or federal law.

Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees, and members of the public. The following person(s) have been identified as the compliance officer and Title IX Coordinator for the district:

Amy Ward, Director of Academic Affairs

349 E 9th Street/ Salida CO 81201



In addition, the grievance/complaint process is available here for discrimination claims and here for sexual harassment claims.

The grievance/complaint form to file with the Title IX Coordinator and Complaint Officer is here 

The training materials used with the Title IX team are available here.  

Relevant policies (AC, AC-R1, AC-R2, AC-E1, AC-E2, GBA, GBAA, JB, JBB*) are available here.  

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