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
2022-01-21 21-596 General Paraprofessional-Long Term Reserve Paraprofessionals | General | Central Middle School | Closing: 01/26/2022@4:00
2022-01-21 21-595 Special Education Paraprofessional-Multiple Paraprofessionals | Special Education | North Woods | Closing: 01/26/2022@4:00
2022-01-20 21-594 Special Education Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | Special Education | MEADOW RIDGE | Closing: 01/25/2022@4:00
2022-01-19 21-273 Summer School Staff: Licensed and Non-Licensed for All Programs 2022 Summer School | Summer School Staff | District | Closing: 2/28/22 Or Until filled
2022-01-19 21-274 Summer Learning Site Coordinator-Elementary Summer School, Licensed | Meadow Ridge Elementary | Closing: 01/24/22 or Until Filled
2022-01-15 21-272 0.5 FTE Math Intervention Teacher Teachers, Elementary | Elementary Grades 1-5 | Greenwood Elementary School | Closing: Open Until Filled
2022-01-15 21-271 1.0 FTE Physical Science Teacher Round 2 Teachers, High School | Science | High School | Closing: Until Filled
2022-01-15 21-269 1.0 FTE Mathematics Teacher - Semester 2 Teachers, High School | Mathematics | High School | Closing: Until filled
2022-01-15 21-592 Wayzata Early Learning School Preschool Instructor Birchview Preschool | Instructors | Birchview Elementary School | Closing: 01/21/2022@4:00
2022-01-15 21-270 LTR Spanish 1.0 - 6 Week LTR Teachers, High School | Mathematics | High School | Closing: Until Filled
2022-01-13 21-268 Technology/Engineering Teacher - Long Term Sub Teachers, Middle School | West Middle School | Closing: Until Filled
2022-01-12 21-553 COVID Testing Facilitator-Flexible Hours Including Weekends UNAFFILIATED | Administration Building | Closing: Ongoing
2022-01-08 21-267 .883 FTE Social Studies Teacher - 2nd Semester Teachers, High School | Social Studies | High School | Closing: Until Filled
2022-01-08 21-266 .667 FTE Social Studies Teacher - Semester 2 Teachers, High School | Social Studies | High School | Closing: Until Filled
2022-01-08 21-265 Kindergarten Long-Term Reserve Teacher Teachers, Elementary | Kindergarten | Greenwood Elementary School | Closing: Until Filled
2022-01-05 21-587 Special Education Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | Special Education | Early Learning School-ELS | Closing: 01/10/2022@4:00
2022-01-04 21-586 Wayzata Kids Program Instructor School Age Child Care | Assistant/Instructor | Birchview Elementary School | Closing: 01/07/2022@4:00
2021-12-23 21-563 Lunch and Recess Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | General | Sunset Hill Elementary School | Closing: 01/05/2022
2021-12-22 21-263 1.0 FTE High School Life Science - Teacher Round 2 (21/22 Only) Teachers, High School | Science | High School | Closing: Until Filled
2021-12-21 21-582 Wayzata Kids Program Instructor School Age Child Care | Assistant/Instructor | Greenwood Elementary School | Closing: 01/03/2022
2021-12-14 21-261 .5 FTE Early Childhood Special Education Teacher 21/22 Only Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | Early Learning School-ELS | Closing: 12/17/21 or Until Filled
2021-12-14 21-579 After School Building Supervisor General | General | West Middle School | Closing: 12/17/2021
2021-12-11 21-578 Early Learning School Program Instructors (2 positions) (working with students with Special Needs) Preschool | Instructors | Community Education Services | Closing: 12/16/21@4:00
2021-12-09 21-260 1.0 FTE Grade 2 Teacher LTR Teachers, Elementary | Elementary Grades 1-5 | Kimberly Lane Elementary School | Closing: 12/14/21 Or Until Filled
2021-12-08 21-258 .5 FTE Behavior Support Specialist-District 2021/2022 School year only Teachers, Elementary | District | Closing: 12/13/21 Or Until Filled
2021-12-07 21-256 Social Studies Teacher 1.0 FTE LTR Teachers, High School | Social Studies | High School | Closing: 12/10/21 or Until Filled
2021-12-07 21-257 6th Grade Language Arts 2021/2022 Only Teachers, Middle School | Central Middle School | Closing: 12/10/21 or Until Filled
2021-12-03 21-255 Adaptive Physical Education Teacher, Long Term Reserve Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | Adaptive Physical Education | District | Closing: 12/06/21 or Until Filled
2021-12-01 21-254 1.0 FTE Behavior Analyst, Special Education Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | District | Closing: 12/06/2021
2021-11-24 21-574 Art: Clay Technician - Part Time Extra Curricular Teachers, High School | Art | High School | Closing: 12/02/21 Or Until Filled
2021-11-17 21-572 Lunch and Recess Para Paraprofessionals | General | Sunset Hill Elementary School | Closing: Until Filled
2021-11-11 21-563 Coach - Assistant Varsity Nordic Ski Activities/Athletics | Athletics | High School | Closing: 11/16/2021
2021-11-11 21-564 Coach - Interim Girls Track and Field Activities/Athletics | Athletics | High School | Closing: 11/16/2021
2021-11-11 21-565 Assistant JV Coach - Girls Lacrosse Activities/Athletics | Athletics | High School | Closing: 11/16/2021
2021-11-04 21-560 Wayzata Kids Program Instructor School Age Child Care | Assistant/Instructor | Meadow Ridge Elementary | Closing: 11/09/2021@4:00
2021-10-27 21-545 Wayzata Kids Program Instructor School Age Child Care | Assistant/Instructor | Plymouth Creek Elementary School | Closing: 11/01/2021@4:00
2021-10-26 21-543 Coach- Assistant Boys Varsity Swimming (2) Activities/Athletics | Athletics | High School | Closing: 10/29/21 or Until Filled
2021-10-26 21-544 Office Paraprofessional - Elementary Paraprofessionals | General | Sunset Hill Elementary School | Closing: Until filled
2021-10-20 21-542 Lunch/Recess Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | General | Plymouth Creek Elementary School | Closing: 10/25/2021@4:00
2021-10-16 21-538 Assistant Coach - Debate Activities/Athletics | Activities | High School | Closing: 10/21/21 or Until Filled
2021-10-13 21-244 .7 FTE Special Education Teacher Round 2 (Elementary) Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | District | Closing: 10/18/21 Or Until Filled
2021-10-08 21-531 Technology Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | Technology | Kimberly Lane Elementary School | Closing: Until Filled
2021-10-05 21-523 Special Education Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | Special Education | Greenwood Elementary School | Closing: 10/08/21@4:00
2021-09-28 21-240 Licensed School Nurse Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | School Nurse | District | Closing: 10/01/2021
2021-09-28 21-239 Wayzata Early Learning School Program Substitute - Temporary (2021-22) Preschool | Instructors | Wayzata Early Learning School | Closing: 10/01/2021
2021-09-21 21-518 Lunch and Recess Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | General | Meadow Ridge Elementary | Closing: 09/24/21@4:00
2021-09-16 21-517 Elementary General Paraprofessional - Temporary Paraprofessionals | General | Greenwood Elementary School | Closing: Until Filled
2021-09-16 21-516 Lunch and Recess Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | General | Sunset Hill Elementary School | Closing: 09/21/21 @4:00
2021-09-16 21-513 Assistant Coach - Quiz Bowl Activities/Athletics | Activities | High School | Closing: 09/21/21 Or Until Filled
2021-09-15 21-510 Wayzata Kids Program Instructor School Age Child Care | Assistant/Instructor | Kimberly Lane Elementary School | Closing: 09/20/2021
2021-09-15 21-511 Wayzata Early Learning School Preschool Assistant Preschool | Assistants | Early Learning School-ELS | Closing: 09/20/2021
2021-09-10 Adult EL Teacher Community Education | Community Education Services | Closing: until Filled
2021-09-09 21-507 Gymnastics Spotter Activities/Athletics | Athletics | High School | Closing: 09/14/21 Or Until Filled
2021-09-09 21-509 General Para-Middle School - Instruction Intervention Paraprofessionals | General | East Middle School | Closing: 09/14/2021@4:00
2021-09-09 21-508 Lunch and Recess Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | General | North Woods | Closing: 09/14/2021@4:00
2021-09-04 21-236 Early Childhood Screener-Nurse Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | School Nurse | Wayzata Early Learning School | Closing: Until Filled
2021-09-04 Adult EL Teacher Community Education | Community Education Services | Closing: until Filled
2021-09-04 21-506 Destination Imagination Coordinator Activities/Athletics | Activities | District | Closing: 9/10/21 Or Until Filled
2021-09-03 21-335 .38 FTE Spanish Teacher Round 2 Teachers, Middle School | Foreign Language - Spanish | West Middle School | Closing: Until Filled
2021-09-03 21-504 Wayzata Kids Program Instructor School Age Child Care | Assistant/Instructor | North Woods | Closing: 09/09/2021
2021-09-02 21-503 Wayzata Kids Program Instructor School Age Child Care | Assistant/Instructor | Oakwood Elementary School | Closing: 09/08/2021
2021-08-31 21-233 .1 FTE Elem Music Teacher 1 Year Only Teachers, Elementary | Music - Vocal | North Woods | Closing: Until Filled
2021-08-31 21-234.1 FTE Elementary Art Teacher 1 year Only Teachers, Elementary | Art | North Woods | Closing: Until Filled
2021-08-25 21-395 Lunch and Recess Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | General | Gleason Lake Elementary School | Closing: 08/30/2021@4:00
2021-08-25 21-397 Special Education Paraprofessionals (Multiple Openings) Paraprofessionals | Special Education | District School Buildings | Closing: Ongoing
2021-08-24 21-394 Kindergarten Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | Instructional | Plymouth Creek Elementary School | Closing: 08/27/21@4:00
2021-08-24 21-231 .232 FTE -Middle School Social Studies Round 2 21/22 Only Teachers, Middle School | East Middle School | Closing: 08/27/2021
2021-08-20 21-230 .5 FTE H.S Spanish Teacher Round 2 Teachers, High School | Foreign Language - Spanish | High School | Closing: 08/25/2021
2021-08-20 21-229 0.5 FTE Social Studies Teacher, One Year Only Teachers, High School | Social Studies | High School | Closing: 08/25/21 Or Until Filled
2021-08-19 21-224 Math- 6th Grade Long Term Reserve Teachers, Middle School | West Middle School | Closing: 08/24/21 or Until Filled
2021-08-19 21-391 Educational Interpreter UNAFFILIATED | Unaffiliated | Kimberly Lane Elementary School | Closing: 08/24/21 or Until Filled
2021-08-17 21-222 0.23 FTE - 7th Grade Math Teacher - Round 2 21/22 Only Teachers, Middle School | East Middle School | Closing: Until Filled
2021-08-13 21-217 0.3 FTE Physical Education Teacher Round 2 2021/2022 Only Teachers, Elementary | Physical Education | Gleason Lake Elementary School | Closing: 08/18/21 or Until Filled
2021-08-12 21-216 1.0 FTE Mathematics Teacher Round 2 Teachers, High School | Mathematics | High School | Closing: 08/17/21 or Until Filled
2021-08-12 21-215 1.0 FTE Speech Language Pathologist Round 2 Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | District | Closing: 08/17/21 or Until Filled
2021-08-10 21-378 Quiz Bowl Assistant Advisor Activities/Athletics | Athletics | High School | Closing: 08/13/21 Or Until Filled
2021-08-07 21-376 Assistant Basketball Coach-Girls Varsity Activities/Athletics | Athletics | High School | Closing: 08/12/21 Or Until Filled
2021-08-05 Facility Attendant Community Education | Central Services Facility | Closing: On Going
2021-08-05 Paraprofessional, CES Building Supervisor Paraprofessionals | Building Supervisor | Community Education Services | Closing: On Going
2021-08-04 21-201 6th Grade Math - LTR Teachers, Middle School | Mathematics | Central Middle School | Closing: 08/09/21 or Until Filled
2021-08-04 21-206 Math 7th Grade - Long Term Reserve Teachers, Middle School | Mathematics | Central Middle School | Closing: 08/09/21 or Until Filled
2021-08-04 Full Time Reserve Teachers 2021/2022 School Year Teachers, Elementary | District | Closing: On Going
2021-08-04 21-105 1.0 FTE English Teacher LTR Teachers, High School | English/Language Arts | High School | Closing: Until Filled
2021-08-04 21-196 1.0 FTE English Learner Teacher LTR Round 2 Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | ELL | District | Closing: 08/09/21 or Until Filled
2021-08-04 21-374 Technology Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | Technology | Kimberly Lane Elementary School | Closing: 08/09/2021
2021-08-04 21-373 Health Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | Health | Birchview Elementary School | Closing: 08/09/2021@4:00
2021-08-03 21-371 Assistant Coach 9th Grade B Volleyball Activities/Athletics | Athletics | High School | Closing: 08/06/21 or Until Filled
2021-08-03 Adult Basic Education Teacher Community Education | Community Education Services | Closing: until Filled
2021-08-03 Adult EL Teacher Community Education | Community Education Services | Closing: until Filled
2021-07-30 21-369 Junior Varsity Coach-Girls Tennis Activities/Athletics | Athletics | High School | Closing: 08/04/21 Or Until Filled
2021-07-16 21-362 Wayzata Early Learning School Preschool Instructor Preschool | Instructors | Plymouth Creek Elementary School | Closing: 07/21/21 Or Until Filled
2021-06-03 21-330 Wayzata Early Learning School Preschool Assistant Preschool | Assistants | Plymouth Creek Elementary School | Closing: 06/08/2021
2021-06-03 21-329 Wayzata Early Learning School Preschool Assistant Preschool | Assistants | Kimberly Lane Elementary School | Closing: 06/08/2021
2021-06-03 21-326 Wayzata Early Learning School Preschool Assistant Preschool | Assistants | Early Learning School-ELS | Closing: 06/08/2021
2021-05-14 21-166 1.0 FTE Family & Consumer Science Teacher Round 2 Teachers, High School | Family/Consumer Science | High School | Closing: 08/25/21 Or Until Filled
2021-05-11 21-306 School Year: Wayzata Kids Program Assistant (Before School) School Age Child Care | Assistant/Instructor | Community Education Services | Closing: 05/14/21 Or Until Filled
2021-05-11 21-305 School Year: Wayzata Kids Program Assistant (After School) School Age Child Care | Assistant/Instructor | Community Education Services | Closing: 05/14/21 Or Until Filled
2021-05-11 21-304 School Year: Wayzata Kids Program Instructor (working with students with Special Needs) School Age Child Care | Supervisor | Community Education Services | Closing: 05/14/21 Or Until Filled
2021-05-11 21-301 School Year: Wayzata Kids Childcare Program Assistant (After School) School Age Child Care | Assistant/Instructor | Community Education Services | Closing: 05/14/21 Or Until Filled
2021-03-11 20-507 1.0 FTE Technology Education LTR April 30 - May 24, 2021 Teachers, High School | Industrial Technology | High School | Closing: Until Filled
2020-11-19 Substitute Health Office Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | Health | District School Buildings | Available: ASAP | Closing: ASAP
2020-08-05 Reserve Teachers-2021/2022 School Year Substitute | Substitute Teacher | District | Closing: Ongoing
2019-10-02 General Para and Secretarial Substitutes-Highly Flexible Opportunity Paraprofessionals | District | Closing: On-Going
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.

Employment Contracts
Videos