Employment Opportunities


Welcome to Lester Prairie Schools, please click on the link to apply for a position within our schools.

Lester Prairie School uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online.

 

Data and Systems Coordinator
Start Your Online Application Now

Date of Availability: ASAP
Date Closing: until filled
Lester Prairie is a PreK-12 school on the outer edge of the Twin Cities 30 miles west of Minnetonka and 20 miles east of Hutchinson.
Data & Systems Coordinator in the Human Resources department.
Position would be 210 days8 hours per day, with various hours depending on job duties. 
Must be willing to work flexible hours including some evening and weekend hours.
 
Candidate must be personable, helpful, and an effective communicator.  Other important skills include great attention to detail and excellent computer and customer service skills.
 
Duties include but not limited to:
  • MARSS/Ed-Fi Student Information System Management including but not limited to:
    • Registration/Enrollment/Drops/transfers
    • Entering and maintaining new student enrollments and maintaining/updating current student information and submitting data to Minnesota Department of Education on a monthly basis. 
  • Collecting and organizing office documents such as reports, retention records, and confidential records.
  • Data Entry & Data Management: Synergy, website, social media sites
  • Attendance
  • Census
  • Reception and assisting with answering the main phone and transferring calls as needed.
  • Mail
  • Providing administrative assistance to Administrators as needed.
  • Provide support to the Community Ed Coordinator.
Salary based on experience and education. 
Includes Health, Dental, Life and LTD Insurance, Matching 403B, Personal leave, Sick leave, and Paid holidays.

ISD #424 IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND SUPPORTS WORKFORCE DIVERSITY.
Spacer image
Industrial Tech/CTE
Start Your Online Application Now

High School Industrial Technology/CTE Teacher

Lester Prairie School District is accepting applications from qualified and dynamic individuals for the position of full time high school Industrial Technology/CTE Teacher starting for the 2022-2023 school year.
 
Desired applicants possess a varied skill set, which may include:  Welding, Small Engine, Woods, Metals (Fabrication), Computer Technology (CAD), Construction, Robotics, Agriculture, and/or much more.
 
Preferred Qualification & Experience:
BA/BS degree or higher in education or related field required. Must possess valid MN teaching license.  Candidates with the ability to receive a Tier 1 licenses will be considered.
 
Coaching Positions also available:
Head Volleyball, Head Girls Basketball, Head Robotics, Assistant Cross Country, Fall Play, various junior high coaching positions

Salary and benefits per the teachers master agreement.
 
Lester Prairie is a rural community located in eastern McLeod County on the edge of the western suburbs, 40 miles west of Minneapolis.  We have an enrollment of approximately 520 preK-12 students.  

Applicants should visit the Lester Prairie Website at www.lp.k12.mn.us and submit their application online.

ISD 424 IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND SUPPORTS WORKFORCE DIVERSITY
Spacer image
Science
Start Your Online Application Now

Date of Availability: 08/29/2022
Date Closing:  Until Filled

Science Teacher, grades 10-12 1.0 FTE @ Lester Prairie Schools
Grades:  10-12
Start Date:  2022-2023 School Year
Closing Date:  Until Filled
License Required:

Valid MN licensure is required:  Science:  Life Science, Chemistry, Physics (or have ability to obtain)

Lester Prairie is a rural community located in eastern McLeod County on the edge of the western suburbs, 40 miles west of Minneapolis.  We have an enrollment of approximately 520 preK-12 students.  

Head and Assistant Coaching Positions also available.
Head Volleyball, Head Robotics, Assistant Cross Country, Fall Play, various junior high coaching positions
Salary and benefits per the teachers master agreement.
Applicants should visit the Lester Prairie Website at www.lp.k12.mn.us and submit their application online.

ISD 424 IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND SUPPORTS WORKFORCE DIVERSITY



Lester Prairie School uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
Spacer image
Bilingual ELL/SPED Para
Start Your Online Application Now

Bilingual (Spanish/English) ELL and SPED Paraprofessional Job Description – Lester Prairie School
Date Posted:  3/21/22
Location:  K-12 Building 
Hours: 7:45-3:00

Start Date: as soon as possible
 
Assists district personnel in supervising K-12 grade students with and without special needs and/or English Language Learner students in a variety of activities, including before school, breakfast/lunch, classrooms, playground, student pick-up, etc.  
 
Performs other duties of a comparable level or type, as required.
 
Attends work regularly and punctually.

Must be comfortable and capable to work with all ages and academic ability of students
 
ISD 424 IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND SUPPORTS WORKFORCE DIVERSITY

Lester Prairie School uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
Spacer image
ELL
Start Your Online Application Now

Position Type:
K – 12 English Language Learner Teacher
 
Location:
Lester Prairie Public Schools
 
Date of Availability:
Starting of the 2022-2023 School Year 
 
Closing Date:
5/6/22 or until filled
 
Description:
Lester Prairie School is seeking a 1.0 FTE English Language Learner Teacher for grades K–12.
 
Qualifications:
A valid Minnesota teaching license in K-12 EL/ESL 
 
Lester Prairie is a rural community located in eastern McLeod County on the edge of the western suburbs, 40 miles west of Minneapolis.  We have an enrollment of approximately 520 preK-12 students.   

Lester Prairie School uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
Spacer image
2022-2023 Elementary/Middle School SPED Teacher
Start Your Online Application Now

Date of Availability: 2022-2023 School Year
Lester Prairie School is K-12 single building school on the outer edge of the Twin Cities, 30 miles west of Minnetonka and 20 miles east of Hutchinson.

Special Education Teacher - Elementary/Middle School
ABS or ASD licenses preferred

Start Date:  2022-2023 School Year


Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide research-based special education services identified on the Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) of students with disabilities
  • Provide special education services in a variety of service delivery models
  • Comply with all state and federal special education rules and regulations
  • Facilitate IEP meetings; schedule and hold IEP meetings within required timelines
  • Collaborate with Building Administrator and Special Education Coordinator and IEP members to develop IEPs.
  • Complete IEPs and progress notes in a timely manner
  • Participate in the special education evaluation process, including complying with all state and federal special education rules and regulations, as assigned
  • Supervise the work of assigned paraprofessionals and assist with their performance evaluations (this position does not have authority to hire, terminate or discipline)
  • Be knowledgeable in the state standards, skills and content of their assigned curriculum areas of teaching
  • Participate in district-provided training related to crisis intervention skills and techniques.  Utilize approved verbal de-escalation skills and behavior management techniques during crisis intervention, including physical restraint in an emergency situation as prescribed by district procedures, provided training, and Minnesota statutes.
  • Prepares course objectives and outline for course of study following curriculum guidelines and state or national standards; implement and teach the core values established by our school as the focus of instruction and discussion when appropriate
  • Uses formative and summative assessment data to inform instruction
  • Analyzes classroom data to inform his or her teaching and small group instruction
  • Integrates technology into their teaching and professional activities
  • Collaborates with PLC team on curriculum, planning and student needs.
  • Creates and works toward ongoing communication with parents in a variety of forms
  • Implements school and district policies and procedures
  • Collaborates with other professionals/stakeholders working with the student.  
  • Other duties may be assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities
  • This job supervises the work of assigned paraprofessionals but has no formal authority to hire, terminate or discipline staff.
Education and/or Experience
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in education or an equivalent combination of education and experience permitting one to obtain appropriate licensure as a teacher by the Minnesota Department of Education.
  • Valid Minnesota Teacher's License appropriate for the particular grades or subject matter assigned.
ISD 424 IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND SUPPORTS WORKFORCE DIVERSITY
Spacer image
Head Volleyball
Start Your Online Application Now

Date of Availability: 2022-23 school year
Date Closing: Open until filled

DESCRIPTION:

1. Lead the planning, development, and execution of the 7-12 Volleyball program by focusing on building a positive culture and developing quality relationships with student-athletes and parents

2. Implement an effective training and competition program that maximizes student-athlete performance in the sport, including strength training

3. Provide direction and evaluation for assistant coaches in the program to ensure continuity through all levels

4. Communicate effectively with all program stakeholders to ensure a positive, quality experience is provided for our student-athletes

5. Manage equipment inventory and budget for program

6. Perform other duties as outlined by the MSHSL, Coaches Handbook, and Section Tournament Administrators

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Valid Minnesota coaching certification or meets acceptable criteria for non-licensed coach

2. Ability to organize and supervise a total sports program

3. Prefer previous successful coaching experience in assigned sport

4. The Head Coach must have substantial knowledge of the technical aspects of the sport

5. Works collaboratively with students, parents, and other members of the community

6. Effective interpersonal interactions and communication skills as applied to interaction with both youth and adults

7. Skilled in team building, decision making, problem solving, and conflict resolution

8. Ability to serve as an effective role model for student-athletes and represent Lester Prairie Schools with respect in all communities

9. Experience with ‘Why We Play’ and “Positive Coaching Alliance” seminar/coaches training preferred

Apply online or submit resume, cover letter, and three references to:

Jenna Wolff
Activities Director
Lester Prairie Public Schools
131 Hickory Street North
Lester Prairie, MN 55354


320-395-3005
Fax: 320-395-4204


Lester Prairie School uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
Spacer image
Fall Play Director
Start Your Online Application Now

Date of Availability: 2022-23 school year
Date Closing: Open until filled

Description: 

1. Provide leadership in the planning, development, and execution of the Fall Play by focusing on building a positive culture and developing quality relationships with student participants and parents

2. Implement an effective rehearsal program that maximizes participant performance

3. Communicate effectively with all program stakeholders to ensure a positive, quality experience is provided for our participants


Qualifications:

1. Prefer, but not required Minnesota teaching certification

2. Prefer, but not required, employment as a teacher in Lester Prairie School District

3. Previous experience in theatre is desirable

4. Works collaboratively with students, parents and other members of the community

5. Effective interpersonal interactions and communication skills as applied to interaction with both youth and adults

6. Skilled in team building, decision making, problem solving, and conflict resolution

7. Ability to serve as an effective role model for student-athletes and represent Lester Prairie Schools with respect in all communities
 

Application Procedure:
Apply Online or send letter of interest, resume, three letters of recommendation, and other credentials to:

Activities Director
Lester Prairie Schools
131 Hickory Street North
Lester Prairie, MN 55354

Phone: 320-395-3005
Fax: 320-395-4204


Lester Prairie School uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
Spacer image
Robotics Coach
Start Your Online Application Now

Date of Availability: 2022-23 school year
Date Closing: Open until filled

Description:

1. Provide leadership in the planning, development, and execution of the Robotics program by focusing on building a positive culture and developing quality relationships with student participants and parents

2. Model how to program and build structurally sound robots and support groups of students in building and programming their own

3. Teach team members the principles of Robotics including the functions of power source, sensors, motors and structural members of a robot

3. Communicate effectively with all program stakeholders to ensure a positive, quality experience is provided for our participants

Qualifications:

1. Prefer, but not required Minnesota teaching certification

2. Prefer, but not required, employment as a teacher in Lester Prairie School District

3. Previous experience in Robotics is desirable or ability to acquire a working knowledge of robotics, problem-solving skills, and simple computer programming skills

4. Works collaboratively with students, parents, and other members of the community

5. Effective interpersonal interactions and communication skills as applied to interaction with both youth and adults

6. Skilled in team building, decision making, problem solving, and conflict resolution

7. Ability to serve as an effective role model for student-athletes and represent Lester Prairie Schools with respect in all communities
 

Application Procedure:
Apply Online or send letter of interest, resume, three letters of recommendation, and other credentials to:

Activities Director
Lester Prairie Schools
131 Hickory Street North
Lester Prairie, MN 55354

Phone: 320-395-3005
Fax: 320-395-4204
wolff@lp.k12.mn.us

Lester Prairie School uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
Spacer image
Assistant Cross Country Coach
Start Your Online Application Now

Date of Availability: 2022-23 school year
Date Closing: Open until filled

DESCRIPTION:

1. Provide leadership in the planning, development, and execution of the Cross Country program by focusing on building a positive culture and developing quality relationships with student-athletes and parents

2. Under direction of Head Cross Country Coach, implement an effective training and competition program that maximizes student-athlete performance in the sport and ensures continuity through all levels

3. Communicate effectively with all program stakeholders to ensure a positive, quality experience is provided for our student-athletes

4. Manage equipment inventory for program

QUALIFICATIONS:    

1. Prefer, but not required, Minnesota teaching and coaching certification

2. Prefer, but not required, employment as a teacher in Lester Prairie School District

3. Previous coaching experience in assigned sport is desirable

4. Has knowledge and background in the assigned sport

5. Works collaboratively with students, parents, and other members of the community

6. Effective interpersonal interactions and communication skills as applied to interaction with both youth and adults

7. Skilled in team building, decision making, problem solving, and conflict resolution

8. Ability to serve as an effective role model for student-athletes and represent Lester Prairie Schools with respect in all communities

 

Application Procedure:
Apply Online or send letter of interest, resume, three letters of recommendation, and other credentials to:

Activities Director
Lester Prairie Schools
131 Hickory Street North
Lester Prairie, MN 55354

Phone: 320-395-3005
Fax: 320-395-4204


Lester Prairie School uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
Spacer image
Mission Statement
"To develop every learner to the learner's maximum potential, to succeed and continue to learn in a changing world."
Address
131 Hickory Street North
Lester Prairie, MN 55354
PH: (320) 395-2521
FAX: (320) 395-4204
Follow Us On