Job Opportunities at Holden R-III

  • Thank you for expressing an interest in the Holden R-III School District. 

    Support Staff Employment Opportunities 

    The Holden R-III District has openings for the following support staff positions:


    • Eagles’ Nest Paraprofessional – This person will assist the preschool teacher with daily activities.   Must have a Child Development Associate (CDA), Two year Associate Degree in Child Care/Education or 60 college hours with or be willing to take a minimum of three college credit hours in early childhood, child development or child/family related courses.  Experience working in a program with young children is preferred.

      Candidates may complete the non-certified application which can be found on the District’s website:  Applications/resumes will be accepted by mail, email, or FAX until Sept. 5th, 2019.  Those should be sent to the attention of Sarah Burks, Elementary Principal; 1903 S. Market, Holden, MO 64040; or email to

    • Substitutes - 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.

How to Apply

  • 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.

    Support/Non-Certified Staff
    Support/Non-Certified Staff Job Openings are listed above. 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. 

    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. 

Other Employment Opportunities

  • 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