How to Apply

All applicants must submit a Crazy Horse School employment application. Click here the Employment Application form.

Application forms must be completed in full and the following documents must be provided:

  • Official college transcripts
  • DD-214 (if applicable)
  • Training Certificates
  • Teaching Certificate
  • Certified Degree of Indian Blood
  • 3 personal references must be listed on the application or resume

Submit by Mail:
Crazy Horse School
Attn: Human Resources
Box 260
Wanblee, SD 57577
IMPORTANT: Please write ”APPLICATION ENCLOSED” on the bottom left of the envelope.

Submit by Email:

Employment Opportunities:


Completed applications must be submitted with all required documentation to:

Human Resource

PO Box 260

Wanblee, SD 57577

Tribal members and/or veterans must submit appropriate documentation for preference.  Permanent employment is contingent on a favorable background investigation and drug test results.  Applications with incomplete information will not be considered.  For further information you may call the Human Resource Office at (605) 462-6803.


Certified Positions

SD Teaching Certificate required.

Certified Teachers Starting salary - $36,000

Teacher Sign On Bonus:         - $1,000 For all New Certified Teachers that pass A Probationary Period. 

May Bring In Eight(8) Years' Experience.

Full Single Health, Dental, Vision, Disability, and Life Insurance Paid.

In addition, 5% Of contract amount paid towards retirement program.

Certified Para-Professional starting salary $10.83 per hour

Non-Certified Positions

Applicants must possess a high school diploma or GED (need to provide proof).

Starting Salary $9.38 per hour

Single health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance paid.  In addition, 5% of contract amount paid towards retirement program.


Substitute Non- Certified   Salary $9.00 per hour

Substitute Certified Salary $18.75


2016 - 2017 Openings

Middle School/ High School:

  • Paraprofessional


  • 4th Grade Teacher




  • K-12 PE/Heath Teacher

Special Education:

  • Special Education Teacher (3)

Extra Duties Positions:

   High School:

  • Golf Coach


  • Lakota Drum


Notice of School Board Vacancy


The Crazy Horse School is seeking applicants to fill a vacant school board position for the remainder of the School Board position term ending in 2018. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest explaining their interest in the position, and confirmation that they meet the following requirements:

1. Enrolled member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe

2. Resident of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

3. Twenty-one years of age

4. Not be an employee of the Crazy Horse School

5. Pass a criminal and other background check including no convictions for moral turpitude, fraud or embezzlement, crimes against children or felony convictions for violent crimes

6. Cannot owe money to the Crazy Horse School

Interested applicants should contact the Crazy Horse School Business Office at (605) 462-6803 to obtain an application and to submit a letter of interest. Applications are due by September 9, 2016 at 5:00 pm at the Crazy Horse School Business Office. The School board will appoint the Board position after conducting interviews with applicants after September 9, 2016. A copy of the Crazy Horse School Constitution and Bylaws setting forth requirements for Board member eligibility is also available at the CHS Business Office.


All certified position applicants must possess a current South Dakota State Teaching certificate with the appropriate endorsement in the area applying for.

Applicants applying for administrative/support positions that require a degree, must possess the minimum education requirement in the appropriate field of study to be considered.

Questions may be directed to:

Human Resource Officer
Crazy Horse School
Box 260, 245 Crazy Horse School Drive 
Wanblee, SD 57577

Phone #: (605) 462-6811 / Fax#: (605) 462-6621

EMPLOYMENT NOTICE: It is the policy of Crazy Horse School to provide a safe learning and working environment for our students and staff. Therefore, all candidates selected for employment will be subject to a pre-employment drug test and a criminal background and character investigation. Crazy Horse School is an EEOC employer. Pursuant to P.L. 93-638 the legal policy of Indian Preference will be followed.

P.O. Box 260
245 Crazy Horse School Drive
Wanblee, SD 57577
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