INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #2897
Why work at Redwood Area School District: Located in Southwestern Minnesota, Redwood Area School District serves approximately 1,100 students K-12 in the Belview, Morton and Redwood Falls area. Our school district is located in a family friendly area, offers plenty of opportunities for education and adventure and is located in the center of some of the best agricultural land in the state. (Check out the local Chamber and Tourism website for more information about the area.) In regard to education, we offer a wide variety of programs and opportunities at all levels. (Check out our Community Education Pages, Elementary School Homepage, Middle School Homepage, High School Homepage, and Activities Homepage for more information on the exciting things going on at each level.) If you would like to work in this exciting environment and be part of an exceptional team, apply at the Redwood Area School District. We are an equal opportunity employer.
Current Job Openings
1.0 FTE HS Math Teacher
Redwood Area School District is seeking applications for a 1.0 FTE High School Math Teacher to begin approximately January 3, 2017 and continue through the remainder of the 2016-17 school year and beyond. This new position will include teaching HS Math courses and also exploring/developing additional High School math/STEM classes. The position requires MDE licensure in at least 7-12 mathematics. Applicants with engineering and or/science background/degrees will be given preference. Required application can be found here. Position will be open until filled.
1.0 FTE HS Student Support Services Secretary
Redwood Area School District is now accepting applications for a Student Support Services Secretary in the High School office. This is a 10 month position (or 203 contract days, 8 hours per day). Strong computer skills are required. Applicant must maintain absolute confidentiality regarding data privacy matters; be a team player; be able to multi-task in a busy environment; demonstrate strong organizational, oral and written communication skills. Duties include processing student records for grades 9-12, maintaining special education records, serves as the contact person for outside entities providing student support, assists students with post-secondary, scholarship, ACT, and financial aid applications, and processes 3rd party billing. Salary and benefits based on experience. Required application can be found here. Application deadline is Friday, October 28, 2016.
Redwood Area School District is seeking applications for substitute teachers for the 2016-2017 school year. Pay is based on either half or full days and is $125 for a full day. Those with a full teaching license as well as those with a short call license welcome to apply. Required application can be found here.
Short-Call Substitute Teachers
If you hold a bachelor’s degree in a subject outside of teaching, you can apply for a short call teaching license through the MN Department of Education. Redwood Area School District would love to hear from you if you are interested. Please contact Heidi Hennen in the business office for more information. Phone: (507) 644-8067 / Email:
Redwood Area School District is seeking applications for substitute paraprofessionals at the elementary, middle, and high school levels for the 2016-2017 school year. Starting pay is $11.25 per hour. Required application can be found here.
How to apply:
- All positions should submit to following: Applicable Redwood Area School District application, (Applications can be obtained here or in the district office.) letter of interest, resume
- All licensed and/or professional positions should submit the following in addition to the materials above: transcripts/credentials and copy of MDE Licensure (where applicable), and three letters of reference
- Application materials should be addressed to the Superintendent of Schools unless otherwise noted and can be submitted via mail - 100 George Ramseth Drive, Redwood Falls, MN 56283; fax - (507) 644-3057; email - firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Positions are open until filled, unless otherwise noted.
- Please note: Background check will be required, upon acceptance of employment, for any position in the school distirct.
Interested individuals should contact: Andy Ourada, Activities Director, Redwood Area Schools, 100 George Ramseth Drive, Redwood Falls, MN 56283. Phone: (507) 644-3531.
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Substitute Teachers (All Levels)
Interested in substitute teaching but do not hold a teaching license? Redwood Area School District will accept short call teacher licensure. A short call substitute teacher must have a (education or non-education) bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year college, but does not need a teaching license. A short call substitute teacher may teach on a day-to-day basis not to exceed 15 consecutive days replacing the same teacher. In addition, a short call substitute license allows you to sub in grades K-12, in all subjects. To obtain a short call teacher license, go to http://education.state.mn.us then under Quick Links go to Licensing and then go to online licensing system. If you’ve never created a user id and password, go to the third section down to create a new MDE account and continue from there.
Substitute Paraprofessionals (All Levels)
Paraprofessionals provide assistance to licensed staff throughout the learning environment and, under the direction of the building administrator and/or licensed staff, the paraprofessionals in this level are responsible for assisting students with one-on-one and group defined instructional activities, supporting student needs in preparing their lessons for all subject areas and assisting and supervising students during instructional and non-instructional activities. Paraprofessionals also observe student’s activities/actions and communicate rules, expectations and consequences.
Community Education Substitutes: Early Childhood, Cardinal Kids Club, School Age Child Care (SACC), etc.
Community Education is a growing sector of the education experience at Redwood Area School District. We offer a wide variety of programs ranging from Discovery Time for our 3-4 year olds to Adult Basic Education. We also offer child care through our Cardinal Kids Club and SACC programs. We are in need of on-call staff to help us cover a variety of positions in these areas. If interested, please submit a substitute application and indicate that you are interested in Community Education. If you have preferences as to which programs, please indicate your preferences on the application.