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Job Title: Elementary School Teacher 2024-2025 School Year

Join our team of passionate educators at Independent School where you will have the opportunity to inspire young minds, collaborate with supportive colleagues, and grow both personally and professionally. We are seeking an Elementary School Teacher who is dedicated to providing exceptional education to our students and who shares our commitment to building a strong school community.

At Independent School, we pride ourselves on our supportive staff and administration, who work together to create a positive and collaborative environment. We believe in investing in our teachers and offer opportunities for training in the Science of Reading to ensure that our students receive the highest quality education possible.

As an Elementary School Teacher at Independent School, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with other educators to develop engaging and effective lesson plans, while also having the autonomy to tailor your instruction to meet the needs of your students. You will also have access to personal academic growth opportunities to continue developing your teaching skills.

If you are a passionate and dedicated educator who is committed to providing exceptional education to our students, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Come join our team at Independent School and be a part of a community that values both professional growth and creating a fun and supportive work environment.

Applicants submit the following:

1. Letter of Interest

2. Resume

3. College Transcripts

4. Three letters of reference

Please contact Sheila Chouinard, principal, at 406-259-8109 or email with questions.

The candidate must possess a Montana OPI certified Class 2 standard license in Elementary Education K-8 or in the process of obtaining OPI certification. 

An online application is not available.

Job Title: Physical Education Elementary Teacher 2024-2025 School Year

Independent School is looking for a .6 FTE (24 hours/week) Elementary Physical Education Teacher.

Independent School is a K-6 single-school school located north of Billings that currently serves 300 students. We are seeking a professional educator to present high-quality, engaging activities and lessons in line with District standards and expectations.

Candidates must also have strong communication skills and the ability to work successfully with administration and colleagues. A positive attitude, willingness to be actively involved in the school, and the belief that all students can learn are critical to the candidate’s success. Coaching opportunities available.

To apply, submit a Letter of Interest, Resume, Transcripts, Three Letters of Reference, and Copy of Teaching Certificate.

Email Sheila Chouinard, Supt/Principal with questions at

An online application is not available.


Independent School is looking for substitute teachers for classroom teachers, specialists, and special education aide positions. The successful candidates will work to foster positive working relationships with all students and staff. Training and guidance will be provided. Previous experience with children a plus. Candidates must submit a letter of interest, resume and background finger print check. The position begins as soon as possible and background check is complete. Interested candidates need to send a letter of interest and resume to Independent School, ATTN: Sheila Chouinard, 2907 Roundup Road, Billings.

Job Title: Custodian (Full Time Position) 12 month contract

Position Title: Elementary School Custodian

Position Overview: Independent School is seeking a dedicated and reliable School Custodian to perform heavy housekeeping duties under the general supervision of the school administrator. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, capable of working independently, and possess strong ethical and trustworthy qualities.

Wages/Benefits: $19.50 - $20.00 per hour (DOE) - 12 month contract

Health insurance

Vacation and sick leave

Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) available

Job description: Custodian Job Description 

Job Application:  Independent School Job Application  Application may be obtained at the school. 

To apply, complete the Independent Classified Application and email to or mail to Independent School, ATTN: Sheila Chouinard; 2907 Roundup Road, Billings, MT 59105.

Email Sheila Chouinard, Supt/Principal with questions at

Join our team and contribute to maintaining a clean, safe, and welcoming environment for our students and staff!

Independent Classified Application.pdf