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 Community Education/Community Relations Director
Redwood Area School District is seeking applicants for a full time Community Education/Community Relations Director. This 12-month position will be vacated completely by June 30, 2017 but we anticipate a transition period will begin approximately January 1, 2017.
The Community Education/Community Relations Director is responsible for planning, developing, organizing, coordinating and directing a comprehensive community education program for all populations in the Redwood Area School District.  In addition, the Director is responsible for district-wide communications including website management, internal and external publications, facility management and oversight of various committees as needed. 
Requirements include Bachelor’s Degree and Community Education Director licensure in place by July, 2017. A Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership (or related field) is preferred. Documented experience in marketing and communications is also required. Required application can be found
here. Please see below for the application materials requested. Application deadline is Friday, August 26, 2016. 


Part-Time Preschool Literacy Tutor
Reede Gray Elementary School has been named a Minnesota Reading Corp site for 2016-2017.  As a result, the school is recruiting one part-time paid literacy tutor for the 2016-2017 school year.  Minnesota Reading Corp is a statewide, research-based initiative to help every Minnesota child become a successful reader by the end of third grade.  Preschool Literacy Tutors will be in a classroom with children ages 3 to 5 and will collaborate with the classroom teaching staff to enhance daily literacy opportunities and conduct literacy assessments to ensure children are prepared for kindergarten and on track to read by the end of third grade.  To apply, submit an application on www.MinnesotaReadingCorp.org (do not apply to the district).  Positions will be open until filled.  Questions?  Contact recruitment@servemnaction.org or 866-859-2825.


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 - hhennen@redwoodareaschools.com.  
  • 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.

Activities Positions

  • Assistant Girls Basketball Coach
Interested individuals should contact:  Andy Ourada, Activities Director, Redwood Area Schools, 100 George Ramseth Drive, Redwood Falls, MN  56283. Phone: (507) 644-3531.
 

Substitute Positions

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.

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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.

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