Chester Area School


Chester Area School has the following openings:

Administrative Employment Application 
Position of Business Manager

Application Process:  To be considered for the position, complete and submit the application, cover letter, resume, and two reference letters to Heath Larson, Superintendent at no later than Friday, February 9, 2024 or open until filled.  Questions can be directed to Heath Larson via email or by phone at 605-489-2411.

Starting Date:  July 1, 2024 or To Be Determined

Salary Range:  Dependent on education and experience, $70,000 - $90,000 plus benefits

Overview:  The Business Manager is a vital member of the administrative staff and plays a key role in school district finance, budgeting, and resource management with other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:  The candidate must have the skills and abilities essential in providing excellent fiscal leadership for the district with a preference on school business management or related experience.

Certified Employment Application (open until filled)

Classified Application (open until filled)

Bus Drivers: Regular Routes and Substitutes
Substitute Teachers
Substitute Custodians

Extra-Curricular (open until filled)


Chester’s base pay is $46,475 and offers an excellent benefit package. Send employment application, cover letter, resume, teaching certificate and transcripts to:

Heath Larson, Superintendent
Chester Area School
PO Box 159
Chester, SD 57016

Please Specify which job opening you are applying for.

The Chester Area School district is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its employment policies and practices, or in its educational programs on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, handicap, national origin or ancestry.

About Us

Chester Area School is a quality preschool through twelfth grade facility nestled in a setting of green grass, elegant trees and golden crops. Experienced teachers and community pride are the perfect combination to provide the nurturing educational experience we offer.

Chester Area School
102 2nd Avenue, PO Box 159, Chester, SD 57016

High School: 605-489-2411
Elementary School: 605-489-2412
Fax: 605-489-2413

Chester Area School serves the communities of Chester, Wentworth and Franklin.