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.

 

ELL Para
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Date of Availability: 01/23/2023
Bilingual (Spanish/English) ELL and SPED Paraprofessional Job Description – Lester Prairie School
Location:  K-12 Building 
Hours: 7:45-3:00

Start Date: January 23, 2023
 
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
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Science Teacher

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Date of Availability: 08/28/2023
Date Closing: Until filled

Science Teacher, grades 10-12 1.0 FTE @ Lester Prairie Schools
Grades:  10-12
Start Date:  2023-2024 School Year
Closing Date: Until Filled
License Required:

Valid MN licensure is required:  Science:  Life Science, Chemistry, 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.  

Head and Assistant Coaching Positions also available.
Head Robotics, and various junior high coaching positions 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

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LTS Art Teacher
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Date of Availability: 03/22/2023
Date Closing: Until filled

Position Type:
K – 12 Art Teacher - Long Term Substitute Teacher
 
Location:
Lester Prairie Public Schools
 
Date of Availability:
Starting of the week of March 20, 2023 through May 30, 2023
 
Closing Date:
until filled
 
Description:
Lester Prairie School is seeking a Long Term Substitute Art Teacher for grades K–12.
 
Qualifications:
A valid Minnesota teaching license in Art (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.   

Lester Prairie School uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
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Business Manager
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Date of Availability: ASAP
Date Closing: until filled
Business Manager Position
Full time: 260 Days
Position Details;
Lester Prairie Public Schools is seeking a Business Manager to start immediately. The Business Manager is responsible for overseeing the financial operations of the district.  This position will work with district office staff to manage the district finance related activities including but not limited to revenues, expenditures, budgets, payroll, taxes, investments, accounts payable, and accounts receivable.
Applicant should have positive customer service skills, phone etiquette, good communication skills, be responsible, flexible, helpful, have math and accounting skills, be self-directed and self-motivated.  Must have the ability to meet deadlines. 
Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree with accounting, business administration, finance, or closely related field preferred. Training will be available if needed.
Strong Communication skills with the ability to get along with a variety of people.
Experience in the accounting field in business or school environment or governmental accounting.
Demonstrate leadership, customer service, and team growth.
 
Functions of the position;
  • Directs the overall financial management of the district
  • Prepares annual operating budget
  • Plans and prepares work papers for the annual audit
  • Finance and budget consultation with Administration
  • Assists the business operations of the Food Service program
  • Compiles annual levy information and provide the Superintendent with recommendations
  • Monitors long term debt obligations
  • Determines cash flow projections, borrowing needs, and excess funds
  • Prepares all State and Federal reports pertaining to district financial aid. This includes maintaining for SEDRA, and all Federal awarded grants programs (Title I, II, IV, REAP and SERVS).  Prepare and electronically submit required reports to the Minnesota Department of Education.
  • Initiates UFARS coding according to MDE guidelines
  • Monthly Bank Reconciliations, ledger and journal entries as required
  • Attends School Board meetings as a resource person
  • Other duties as assigned


Lester Prairie School uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
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Spring Play Director
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Date of Availability: 2022-23 school year
Date Closing: Open until filled

Description: 

1. Provide leadership in the planning, development, and execution of the Spring 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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JH Softball Coach
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Date of Availability: 2022-23 School Year
Date Closing: Open until filled

Description: 

1. Provide leadership in the planning, development, and execution of the 7-8th Grade Softball program by focusing on building a positive culture and developing quality relationships with student-athletes and parents

2. Under direction of Head Softball 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 LP 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
Email: 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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JV/Assistant Varsity Volleyball Coach
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Date of Availability: 2023-24 School Year
Date Closing: Open until filled
Description: 

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

2. Under direction of Head Volleyball 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 LP 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
Email: 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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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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