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The Garretson School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position:

ASL Interpreter. The Garretson School District is seeking an American Sign Language interpreter / tutor to work 1:1 with a student. Qualifications include being registered and certified in the State of SD, holding a level III certificate. Pay range of $30 - $32 per hour. Essential functions of the position include facilitation of communication between the student in need of services and the teacher, other school personnel and other students. The ASL interpreter will provide direct tutorial assistance to support academic learning. The interpreter will participate in IEP team meetings, interdisciplinary team meetings and other formal and informal staff meetings as necessary to provide information regarding communication strategies and progress related to the child's use of the interpreter's services. Applicants can send a Letter of Application, Resume and completed classified staff application to Guy Johnson at PO Box C, Garretson, SD, 57030 or email to

2023-2024 Coaching Opportunities:

Assistant Track Coach

If interested in coaching opportunities, please contact Superintendent Guy Johnson or Activities Director Kevin Steckler for specific information.

Bus Drivers (route drivers, substitute route drivers & activity drivers) for the 2023-2024 school year. CDL with passenger / school bus endorsement required. The District will train and pay for  suitable candidates to obtain appropriate endorsements. Anyone with questions can contact Guy Johnson (605.594.3451) or Tim Nelson, Transportation Director (605.310.6400). Send completed application to Guy Johnson, PO Box C, Garretson, SD 57030, drop off at the main school office, or via email to Guy at


The Garretson School District #49-4 does not discriminate in its employment policies and practices, or in its educational programs on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, disability, national origin, or ancestry. Inquiries concerning the application of Title VI, Title IX or section 504 may be referred to:

Superintendent of Garretson School District
PO Box C, 505 2nd St.
Garretson, SD 57030
Phone #: 605.594.3451

Office for Civil Rights
US Department of Education
8930 Ward Pkwy, Suite 2037
Kansas City, MO 64114-3302
Phone #: 816.268.0550


All students of the district will have equal educational opportunities. The Board will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, handicap, economic status, national origin, or ancestry in its policies or programs. To accomplish this policy of nondiscrimination, the Board will make every effort to provide all students equal access with respect to admission or membership in school-sponsored organizations, clubs, or activities; access to facilities; distribution of funds; academic evaluations; or any other aspect of school-sponsored programs or activities. The Board recognizes that children vary widely in capabilities, interests, and social and economic background, and that no two children can be treated exactly alike if the fullest development of each is to be achieved.


The District shall maintain a program of affirmative action that will assure the provision of equal employment opportunities to people regardless of race, religion, national origin, age, marital status, sex, or physical handicaps. This program shall be in accordance with Title IX of the 1972 Elementary and Secondary Education Amendments, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and all other relevant State and Federal executive orders and statutes. The affirmative action program shall include, but not be limited to the following: employment, upgrading, demotion or transfer, recruitment or recruitment.