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Melanie Almeida
Senior HR Specialist
(208) 263-2184 ext. 1004

  • Online Application & Hiring Process
  • Absence Management (Substitute Management System)
  • Substitute Staff
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Employee Relations
  • Volunteers

Thoretta Short
Human Resources Specialist
(208) 263-2184 ext. 1008

  • New-Employee Paperwork
  • Benefit Enrollment/Changes
  • Teacher Certification
  • Leave of Absence (Not Family Medical Leave)
  • Contracts
  • Employee Address/Phone Updates
  • Resignation/Retirement

Shawn Woodward, Superintendent
Title IX Coordinator
(208) 263-2184

Cindy Cooke
Receptionist
(208) 263-2184 ext. 1026


"We are committed to personnel practices that support and encourage a positive and productive work environment"

Job Openings

Thank you for your interest in working with Lake Pend Oreille School District!

All vacancies at LPOSD are posted through our Online Application site.


Documents/information that you will need in order to complete your application:
  • Letter of Interest
  • Resume
  • Contact information for at least three references
  • Transcripts, if position requires (unofficial transcripts are acceptable for application)
  • Teaching Certificate, if position requires

If you need assistance while completing the online application, please contact us at jobopenings@lposd.org or (208) 263-2184.

Notice to Applicants who need an Accommodation

If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit a request for accommodation through one of the methods listed below. Please be specific as to the job you are applying for, as well as the nature of the accommodation you require in order to complete the application or hiring process. Please note that this contact information should not be used for general follow up on your application, but only for applicants requesting a reasonable accommodation.

  • (208) 263-2184 x. 1004
  • melanie.almeida@lposd.org
  • Lake Pend Oreille School District; Human Resources; 901 Triangle Drive; Ponderay, ID 83852

Salary Schedules

Salary ScheduleDetails
Certified Teachers, Certified Specialists 
Certified New Hire Includes conversion chart for years of experience to LPOSD Salary Schedule 
Certified Administrator Principals, Asst Principals, Athletic Director 
Extra-Curricular Coaches, Advisors 
Classified Classified Positions 
Classified Director Classified Director Positions 
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Substitute Information

Absence Management Phone: 800-942-3767

ResourceDetails
Quick Start Guide - Substitute Sub instructions for Absence Management 
Quick Start Guide - Employee Employee instructions for Absence Management 
Absence Management Online Login to Absence Management 
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Benefits Information

BenefitsDetails
The Murray Group - Benefits 877-765-2620 Benefits Administrator; must be logged in as LPOSD employee to view document 
Medical HMO Summary of Benefits Blue Cross N2 HMO 
Medical HSA Summary of Benefits Blue Cross HSA 
Delta Dental Plan Summary Delta Dental 
Dental Blue Connect Plan Summary Willamette Dental 
Vision Plan Summary United Heritage VSP 
Health Exchange Marketplace Notice  
2019-20 Benefits At-a-Glance  
2019-20 Insurance Rates Benefit premiums effective 9/1/2019 
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HR Resource Links

ResourcesDetails
Certified Staff Contracts  
Negotiated Agreement 2019-20  
Employee Handbook 2019-20 Must be logged in as LPOSD employee to access. 
Tuition Reimbursement - Certified Staff Complete and return to HR 
Workers' Compensation - First Report of Injury Must be logged in as LPOSD employee to access. Download the form, then complete, print and submit to HR. 
Workers' Compensation - First Prescription Fill Must be logged in as LPOSD employee to access. Print the form when needing a prescription following work-related injury. 
Volunteer Opportunities  
Concordia University Info  
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