Job Opportunities at Holden R-III

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    External Candidates
    Applications for all open certified positions are only accepted through the online application process.

    To Apply:  View open Teaching positions and submit an online application. New Applicants will need to create an account. Once you complete the application, you will submit it to us electronically. You will receive an email, which acknowledges receipt of your online application.

    Current District Certified Personnel
    Transfer requests are accepted by emailing Patty Raker at You must specify an open position in which you are interested in when submitting a transfer request.

    Support/Non-Certified Staff Job Openings are listed below. Support/Non-Certified Staff may apply by completing an application. Submit your application to Central Office or mail it to Holden R-III School District, 1612 S. Main, Holden, MO 64040. 

    To substitute teach within the Holden R-III School District, you must be on file as a substitute teacher. Applications for substitute teaching are accepted throughout the year. Application packets are available at Central Office or you may request an application packet be mailed to you by sending your name and address to Patty Raker at In addition to substitute teachers, the Holden R-III School District utilizes substitutes for paraprofessional staff (clerical and classroom aides) as well as nursing staff.

    O.P.S. Custodial, Maintenance & Grounds Services

    Applications for custodial, maintenance & grounds positions available through O.P.S. may be filled out and submitted online at
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    Substitute Teachers 
    The Holden R-III District is taking applications for substitute teachers.  Applicants are required to possess at least 60 college hours from an accredited college or university.  Interested parties may apply by requesting a substitute packet from Patty Raker, Executive Administrative Asst., at the Holden R-III Central Office, 1612 S. Main, Holden, MO  64040, or by email or by calling 816-850-4444, ext. 5250.  Equal Opportunity Employer.