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.

 

JH Softball

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Date of Availability: 03/11/2024
Date Closing: Until filled
Junior High Softball Coach
Start Date:  March 11, 2024

 

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 activity is desirable

4. Has knowledge and background in the assigned activity

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

 

TO APPLY: Internal candidates: Email a Letter of Interest to Ross Scheevel, 

Activities Director at scheevel@lp.k12.mn.us


DEADLINE TO APPLY: Open until filled

Lester Prairie School uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
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SPED Teacher
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Date of Availability: 08/26/2024
Date Closing: Until filled

Special Education Teacher 
Grades:  5-8 and 9-12 (two positions)
Start Date:  2024-2025 School Year
Closing Date: Until Filled
License Required: Valid MN SPED licensure is preferred, out of field licensure will be considered.  

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 in one building.

Coaching Positions also available.

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
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Science Teacher
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Date of Availability: 08/26/2024
Date Closing: Until filled

Science Teacher - 1.0 FTE @ Lester Prairie Schools
Start Date:  2024-2025 School Year
Closing Date: Until Filled
License Required:

Valid MN licensure is desired:  Science:  5-8 Science and/or Life Science and/or Chemistry and/or Physics (Tier 1, Tier 2 licenses, or out-of-field permissions will be considered).  

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.  

Coaching Positions also available.

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
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Industrial Tech
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Date of Availability: 08/26/2024
Date Closing: Until filled
Industrial Arts Teacher - 1.0 FTE
Starting the 2024-2025 school year
 
Licensure required:  MN Industrial Arts 7-12 or a valid MN teaching license in another field with experience willing and able to obtain an Out of Field Permission.  If not currently licensed, must be willing and eligible to apply for and receive a Tier 1 or 2 Teaching license. 
 
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.
 
Lester Prairie is a rural community located in eastern McLeod County on the edge of the western suburbs.  Located 20 minutes west of Lake Minnetonka and 50 minutes from downtown Minneapolis Lester Prairie is an ideal location to get the best of both the “city” and “rural” life. We have an enrollment of approximately 500 preK-12 students.  Lester Prairie High School opened its new wood shop and has updated metal shop with state-of-the-art welding and metal equipment 2 years ago. 
 
Extracurricular and coaching positions available.

Salary and benefits per 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
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ELL Teacher
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Date of Availability: 08/26/2024
Date Closing: Until filled
ELL Teacher - 1.0 FTE @ Lester Prairie Schools
Grades: K-12
Start Date:  2024-2025 School Year
Closing Date: Until Filled
License Required:
 Valid MN licensure is required in ELL.  Out of Field Placement and/or Tier 1 or 2 licenses will be considered.

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 500 preK-12 students. 

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
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Assistant Track and Field Coach
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Assistant Track and Field Coach
Lester Prairie High School

Starting Date:  March 11, 2024
Salary:  per Master Agreement

Description:

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

2. Under direction of Head Track & Field 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


Email a Letter of Interest to Ross Scheevel, Activities Director at scheevel@lp.k12.mn.us

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

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Date of Availability: 08/26/2024
Date Closing: 03/22/2024
Lester Prairie Schools 

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 in one building.

Job Title: Student Success Coach
Reports To: Building Principal
FLSA Status: Salaried/Exempt
Union: Teacher

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Responsible for working with students, school staff, and families to provide educational support services across the district to ensure student success and eventual graduation. Work with teachers to design and implement best-practice, evidence-based instruction, interventions, and programs to enhance student success as well as serve as a resource for MTSS processes.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provide staff guidance and assistance in understanding screening, diagnostic, and progress monitoring data for the purpose of identification of struggling learners, instruction/intervention design, and students’ response to interventions.
  • Provide individual and small group student instruction designed to meet individual needs.
  • Communicate, assist, and work closely with classroom teachers in designing interventions and monitoring responses to interventions.
  • Serve as a liaison to administrators, teachers, counselors, social workers, school psychologists, and other stakeholders to develop and implement appropriate interventions and supports through MTSS processes.
  • Customize and facilitate professional development based on district needs.
  • Model lessons and strategies in the classroom
  • Visit classrooms and provide feedback when requested by teachers.
  • Consult with district teams such as grade level, content area, SPED, EL, and paraprofessionals regarding strategies and techniques to foster progress of struggling students.
  • Identify best practices regarding teaching, instruction, and assessment in MTSS.
  • Analyze assessment and other relevant data to assist in creating goals and objectives and evaluating the effectiveness of programs and services.
  • Coach colleagues in literacy best practices to carry out the Local Literacy Plan.
  • Facilitate Student Assessment Team (SAT) and Professional Learning Community (PLC) team meetings.
  • All other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  • Thorough understanding of state standards, best-practice instruction, assessment, data collection, progress monitoring, and MTSS.
  • Ability to demonstrate communication, collaboration, and leadership skills in professional practice.
  • Strong knowledge of culturally responsive teaching and research-based interventions.
  • Ability to effectively coach and develop others.
  • Provide support and guidance for the district to accelerate student achievement and reduce achievement gaps.
  • Establish and meet schedules and timelines and work with discretion and confidentiality.
  • Understand and carry out oral and written directions.
  • Apply policies and procedures related to assigned duties and responsibilities of the position with good judgement.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of four years teaching experience required. A strong background in effective implementation of professional development, data assessment, mentoring, and instructional coaching preferred. Reading Specialist or related degree preferred.

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
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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
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