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 Mental Health Professional
Redwood Area School District is seeking applications for a 1.0 FTE Mental Health Professional for the 2015-2016 school year. Major responsibilities include working with students 13 years of age and older in the middle school and high school who receive mental health services based on an individual education plan. Applicants who have an Advanced Practice Registered Nursing license in Psychiatric Nursing preferred. Application deadline is Wednesday, August 5, 2015. Application can found here. (Please note application materials required below.)
High School Secretary
Redwood Area School District is now accepting applications for a High School Secretary. This is an 11 month position (or 223 contract days, 8 hours per day). Strong computer skills are required as well as the ability to work with a diversified group of people. 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 maintaining accurate, current student data; performing year end and beginning of year student setup; processing attendance record reports; compile and type reports for DOE, superintendent, principal and Board of Education as requested. Salary and benefits based on experience. Position will be open until filled. Application can found here. (Please note application materials required below.)
Student Support Assistant
Redwood Area School District is seeking applications for a student support assistant. This position is responsible for providing a supervised and structured environment for students assigned to the in-school suspension program. Responsibilities include monitoring students and maintaining a safe and orderly environment within the in-school suspension classroom as well as providing assistance to students in completing any assigned work. Hours will vary, but are anticipated to be 2-4 hours per day in accordance with students assigned to the program. Pay will commensurate with education and experience. Position will be open until filled. Application can found here. (Please note application materials required below.)
Redwood Area School District is seeking applications for a Finance Director. Major responsibilities include maintaining the books and accounts of the district, assisting other administrators in the development and management of the district budget, preparation of the annual financial statements of the district funds, and assuring timely reporting as required by the school board, the State of Minnesota, and other agencies and organizations to which the district is fiscally responsible. Bachelor’s degree with major in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance preferred and/or five years experience as a school business official. Additional preferred qualifications are advanced graduate work in business administration or school administration. Application deadline is Monday, August 3, 2015. Application can found here. (Please note application materials required below.)
Redwood Area School District is seeking applications for a Technology Director/Integrationist. Major responsibilities include overseeing all of the technology in the school district, planning and budgets for additions/replacements to current technology, assisting school district staff in the use of technology and keeping abreast of the new technology available. Computer science and/or educational technology background preferred. Application deadline is Monday, August 3, 2015. Application can found here. (Please note application materials required below.)
Redwood Area School District is seeking applications for a Technology Assistant. Responsibilities include assisting with clerical duties related to maintenance of technology in the school district as well as assisting with video production and other technology duties as assigned. Computer science and/or educational technology background preferred. Application deadline is Monday, August 3, 2015. Application can found here. (Please note application materials required below.)
Long-Term Substitute High School Art Teacher
Redwood Area School District is seeking applications for a long-term substitute high school art teacher. This position will begin approximately October 18, 2015 and will last approximately 11 weeks. Position will be open until filled. Application can found here. (Please note application materials required below.)
Part-Time Preschool/ECFE Assistant
Redwood Area Early Childhood is seeking applications for a part-time Preschool/ECFE Assistant at Reede Gray Elementary School for the 2015-2016 school year. Starting pay is $9.25 per hour. Position will be open until filled. Application can found here and should be submitted to the Community Education Coordinator.
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: Denny Stoterau, Activities Director, Redwood Area Schools, 100 George Ramseth Drive, Redwood Falls, MN 56283. Phone: (507) 644-3531.
- Head Girls Gymnastics Coach
- B Squad Girls Basketball Coach
- Varsity Assistant Baseball 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.