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 Long-Term Substitute High School Ag Teacher
Redwood Area School District is seeking applications for a 1.0 FTE long-term substitute high school ag teacher. This position will begin January 4, 2015 and will last through the end of the school year. Position will be open until filled. Application can found here.
Middle School Paraprofessional
Area School District is seeking applications for a Special Education Paraprofessional at Redwood Valley Middle School. Position is approximately 6.50 hours per day and follows the school calendar. Starting pay is $10.50 per hour. Position will be open until filled. Application can found here.
1.0 FTE Early Childhood Coordinator
Redwood Area School District is seeking applicants for a full time Early Childhood Coordinator. This 12-month (184 contracted days) position is anticipated to start in January 2016. The Early Childhood Coordinator is responsible for developing, managing and coordinating a district wide program of Early Childhood Family Education classes and activities for families with children birth-5 years of age. Responsibilities include: Managing classes, curriculum and staff for ECFE parent/child classes, pre-school programming, Early Childhood Screening and special events. Maintain and promote collaborative programming with ECSE and other public and community organizations. Provide daycare visits and other outreach classes and activities. Administer all local and state grants. Coordinate preschool to Kindergarten transition classes and activities, home visits and transportation as needed. Submit annual reports, community needs assessments and other MDE and DHS requirements. The ideal candidate will possess above average communication and interpersonal skills to work with a diverse population of students, parents and community members. Competitive salary and benefit package commensurate with experience and education. Requirements include Early Childhood and Family Education licensure or ability to obtain. Application deadline is November 25, 2015. Application can found here.
Cardinal Kids' Club Early Childcare Assistant
Cardinal Kids’ Club is seeking applications for an Early Childcare Assistant at Reede Gray Elementary School. Looking for individuals who want to work in a fun environment, are enthusiastic about working with children, and willing to learn. Position is M-F. Benefits include free childcare while you work, if your child is enrolled in a preschool program with Redwood Area Schools. Requirements include an ability to work as a team and a strong desire to work with children. Childcare experience is strongly preferred. Education in a related field desired. Position is open until filled. Application can found here.
To Apply: Submit the applicable Redwood Area School District application, (Applications can be obtained here or in the district office.) letter of interest, resume, transcripts/credentials and copy of MDE Licensure (where applicable), and three letters of reference (for licensed/professional positions). Application materials should be addressed to the Superintendent of Schools 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.
- Middle School Speech Coach
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.