Careers at Wayzata Public Schools

Wayzata Public Schools is a vibrant, caring community of teachers and students located in the Twin Cities’ western suburbs. Extending from the north shore of Lake Minnetonka, we encompass 38 square miles of beautiful countryside, lakeside communities and growing suburbs.

Each of our students is on a unique and wonderful educational journey – and we do everything we can to help them embrace and nurture the possibilities.

Discover why we are considered one of the best school districts in the country!

Our teachers are among the most talented, enthusiastic and motivated professionals in the nation. Here are some of the things we do to both attract and retain great teachers:

  • Provide regular professional development opportunities to help them stay in tune with the most effective teaching strategies
  • Invest in technology, providing all teachers with computers and other technology tools to pique the learning interests of students
  • Offer an alternative compensation program that provides teachers with ongoing professional development through peer coaching, courses and study groups
  • Implement the professional learning communities model at all district schools, providing teachers with the time and structure to work together to review data and plan teaching strategies to provide more personalized learning to students

 

Job Openings
Published Title Summary
2020-11-19 20-351 Kindergarten Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | Instructional | North Woods | Closing: 11/09/2020@4:00
2020-11-19 Full Time Reserve Teachers-Elementary Teachers, Elementary | District | Closing: On Going
2020-11-19 17-422 Facility Attendant Community Education | Central Services Facility | Closing: 08/16/17 Or Until Filled
2020-11-19 17-421 Paraprofessional, CES Building Supervisor Paraprofessionals | Building Supervisor | Community Education Services | Closing: 08/16/2017@4:00
2020-11-19 Substitute Health Office Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | Health | District School Buildings | Available: ASAP | Closing: ASAP
2020-11-17 20-288 Grade 3 Teacher-LTR Teachers, Elementary | MEADOW RIDGE | Closing: Until Filled
2020-11-17 20-287 Grade 5 Teacher LTR Teachers, Elementary | MEADOW RIDGE | Closing: Until Filled
2020-11-17 20-286 LTR (2/8/2021-6/11/2021) 1.0 FTE Special Education Teacher Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | District | Closing: Until Filled
2020-11-17 20-285 LTR (2/22/2021-6/11/2021) 1.0 FTE Special Education Teacher Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | District | Closing: Until Filled
2020-11-17 20-362 Full-Day Preschool Program Instructor/Program Supervisor-Temporary School Age Child Care | Assistant/Instructor | Gleason Lake Elementary School | Closing: 11/20/20@4:00
2020-11-11 20-284 LTR .9 FTE Occupational Therapist Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | Early Learning School-ELS | Closing: Until Filled
2020-11-06 20-283 Elementary Art Teacher LTR Teachers, Elementary | Art | North Woods | Closing: Until Filled
2020-11-04 20-283 5th Grade Long-Term Reserve Teacher Teachers, Elementary | Kindergarten | Greenwood Elementary School | Closing: Until Filled
2020-11-04 20-282 Kindergarten Teacher - Long Term Reserve Teachers, Elementary | Kindergarten | Greenwood Elementary School | Available: 02/11/2021 | Closing: Until Filled
2020-10-24 20-281 LTR (1/4/2021-4/11/2021) 1.0 FTE Specially Designed Classroom-Related Service Provider Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | Meadow Ridge Elementary | Closing: Until Filled
2020-10-22 20-355 Assistant Coach 9th Grade B Baseball 20/21 Season Activities/Athletics | Athletics | High School | Closing: 10/27/20 or Until Filled
2020-10-13 20-352 Wayzata Kids Program Instructor (working with students with Special Needs) School Age Child Care | Supervisor | Community Education Services | Closing: 10/19/2020@4:00
2020-10-01 20-274 1.0 FTE High School Guidance Counselor LTR Teachers, High School | Guidance Counselor | High School | Closing: Until Filled
2020-10-01 20-350 Health Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | Health | Central Middle School | Closing: 10/05/20@4:00
2020-09-26 20-349 Kindergarten Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | Instructional | Gleason Lake Elementary School | Closing: 09/30/2020@4:00
2020-09-15 20-344 General Para-Middle School Paraprofessionals | General | East Middle School | Closing: Until Filled
2020-09-15 20-343 General Para-Middle School Paraprofessionals | General | East Middle School | Closing: Until Filled
2020-09-01 20-332 Wayzata Kids Program Assistant School Age Child Care | Assistant/Instructor | Community Education Services | Closing: Until Filled
2020-09-01 20-331 Lunch and Recess Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | General | Gleason Lake Elementary School | Closing: Until Filled
2020-08-10 20-333 .167 FTE Chinese Teacher Teachers, High School | Foreign Language - Chinese | High School | Closing: 08/14/20 Or Until Filled
2020-08-05 Reserve Teachers-2020/2021 School Year Substitute | Substitute Teacher | District | Closing: On Going
2020-07-07 20-301 PT Asst Coach High School Fall Performance Dance Coach Activities/Athletics | Athletics | High School | Closing: 08/10/20 Or Until Filled
2020-02-14 Calling All Special Ed Teachers! Our Students Need You! Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | District | Closing: On Going
2019-10-02 General Para and Secretarial Substitutes-Highly Flexible Opportunity Paraprofessionals | District | Closing: On-Going
2019-10-02 18-329 Assistant Varsity Coach-Girls Tennis Activities/Athletics | Athletics | High School | Closing: 06/08/18 Or Until Filled
2019-10-02 Miscellaneous Activities and Coaching Opportunities Activities/Athletics | High School | Closing: On Going
2019-10-02 Special Education Para Substitute Paraprofessionals | District | Closing: On-Going
2019-10-02 Substitute Health Office Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | District School Buildings | Available: ASAP | Closing: ASAP
Benefits

Health Insurance

Health insurance is offered to eligible staff. Enrollees have the choice of two insurance plans – Low Deductible and High Deductible – which would provide medical insurance benefits for themselves and for their dependents if they choose.

Dental Insurance

Dental insurance is offered to eligible staff. Enrollees have the option to elect coverage for themselves and for their dependents if they choose.

Dental Insurance Summary

Life Insurance

Basic Term Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)

Basic term life insurance and AD&D is offered to eligible staff. The benefit amount is determined by each collective bargaining unit’s agreement.

Supplemental Term Life and Supplemental Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)

Supplemental term life insurance and AD&D is offered to eligible staff. This coverage would be provided at the employee’s expense on any coverage elected for the employee, spouse and children.

Long Term Disability Insurance

Long term disability insurance is offered to eligible staff and provides a 66 ⅔% income continuation after a 60 calendar day qualification period of continuous disability.

Other Benefit Offerings

  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tax Sheltered Annuities, under IRS code 403(b)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Wellness
  • Minnesota Employee Recreation Services Council (MERSC)
  • Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA)
  • Teachers Retirement Association (TRA)
Substitute Jobs

Reserve Teachers

Thank you for your interest in being a substitute teacher in our district. We employ approximately 50 reserve teachers every day. A current Minnesota teaching certificate is required. The starting rate of pay is $135 per day.

Wayzata Public Schools uses Aesop, an automated substitute teacher placement and absence management system. It allows our substitute teachers access to assignment openings and selection of positions for which they are certified. Teachers are able to identify substitute teachers to be placed on preferred lists for their buildings.

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