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.

 

Business Education
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Position Type:
Business Teacher 
 
Location:
Lester Prairie Public Schools
 
Date of Availability:
Starting of the 2021-2022 School Year 
 
Closing Date:
6/14/21 or until filled
 
Description:
Lester Prairie School is seeking a .2 FTE Business Teacher for grades 9-12
 
Qualifications:
A valid Minnesota teaching license in 9-12 Business Education.
 
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
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Kindergarten
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Date of Availability: 08/30/2021
Date Closing: 07/07/2021
Position Type:
Elementary Teacher - Kindergarten
 
Location:
Lester Prairie Public Schools
 
Date of Availability:
Starting of the 2021-2022 School Year 
 
Closing Date:
7/7/21 or until filled
 
Description:
Lester Prairie School is seeking a full time Kindergarten teacher
 
Qualifications:
A valid Minnesota teaching license in K-6 Elementary Education.
 
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
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Physical Education
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Date of Availability: 08/30/2021
Date Closing: 07/21/2021
Location:
Lester Prairie Public Schools
 
Date of Availability:
Starting of the 2021-2022 School Year 
 
Closing Date:
7/21/21 or until filled
 
Description:
Lester Prairie School is seeking a full time K-12 PE/Health Teacher
Position involves primarily Elementary PE and HS Health.
DAPE licensure preferred but not required.
 
Qualifications:
A valid Minnesota teaching license in Physical Education and Health.
 
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
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Fall Play Director

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Date of Availability: 2021-22 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
wolff@lp.k12.mn.us

Lester Prairie School uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
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Assistant Boys Basketball Coach
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Date of Availability: 2021-22 school year
Date Closing: Open until filled

Description: 

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

2. Under direction of Head Boys Basketball 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
wolff@lp.k12.mn.us

Lester Prairie School uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
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Head Softball Coach
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Date of Availability: 2021-22 school year
Date Closing: Open until filled

Description: 

1. Lead the planning, development, and execution of the 7-12 Softball 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
 

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
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Para Professional Special Education

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Date of Availability: 2021-2022 School Year

ASSIGNMENT:
6.75 hours per day 
7:45am-3:00pm
Benefits and pay per non-certified employment agreement 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:  
Provides classroom and teacher support by working with small groups and individual students in a classroom under the supervision of the licensed teacher. Supervise students in the classroom and recess setting during the classroom teacher's lunch break and prep period.  
  
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:  
1. Demonstrated fluency in English language.
2. Experience in working with children, preferably in a classroom setting.
3. Demonstrated ability to take initiative.
4. Demonstrated ability to respect, protect, and maintain confidentiality.
5. Demonstrated ability to follow through on a project.
6. Demonstrated organizational skills, punctuality, and efficiency. 
7. Physically able to transfer student(s) - training provided
8. Willingness to assist with student personal hygiene, if necessary



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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