Thank you for your interest in Centralia School District.  We are a member of the Public Schools Personnel Cooperative which provides a one application process for employment opportunities in area school districts and the local ESD. Centralia School District requires applicants to complete a Public School Personnel Cooperative on-line application (www.teachinginwashington.com) AND submit a letter of interest to the Administration Office, Attention, Principal.
 
About Centralia School District
 
The school district is located in Lewis County, one of the largest of Washington’s 39 counties and one of the most scenic. District enrollment for the 2009-2010 school year averaged 3,400 which includes a four-year AA high school, a two-year middle school, five primary/intermediate elementary grade centers, an alternative high school, an on-line virtual school, and a special services cooperative.

We are dedicated to providing a quality education for all through programs and facilities of which Centralians are justly proud. The district employs 217 certificated and 237 classified staff members.

Our Community

Centralia is located in Southwest Washington, enabling its 13,000 residents to enjoy the scenic beauty as well as many outdoor activities including mountain climbing, hiking, fishing, boating, water and snow skiing, and access to ocean beaches. . .all within a hundred mile radius. The community is often described as "kid-oriented" because of the support of student activities.

Centralia is also the location of the state’s oldest community college which offers a wide variety of educational opportunities.
 
 
Centralia School District #401 complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, honorably discharged veteran or military status, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. This holds true for all district employment and opportunities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the school district’s Title IX/RCW28.A640 Officer, Section 504 Coordinator, Matt McCauley, Assistant Superintendent, 2320 Borst Avenue, Post Office Box 610, Centralia, WA 98531-0610, (360) 330-7600. 
 
We hire only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers as per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. The Centralia School District is a drug-free/tobacco-free workplace (Policies 2170 and 9400). Effective June 11, 1992, pursuant to the Public Law 92544, all new employees must complete a satisfactory fingerprint check with the Washington State Patrol and the FBI. All employment is considered temporary until receipt of a satisfactory check. Offer of employment for positions requiring a CDL license are conditional upon successful result of a drug test.