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
2022-06-25 22-372 Special Education Birth to Five Clerical Paraprofessional / Health Para Paraprofessionals | Special Education | Early Learning School-ELS
2022-06-24 22-224 Special Education Teacher Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | Sunset Hill Elementary School | Closing: 6/29/22 or until filled
2022-06-24 Head Coach - Boys Varsity Golf Activities/Athletics | Athletics | High School
2022-06-24 22-369 Media Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | Media Center | West Middle School | Available: 09/06/2022 | Closing: 06/29/2022@4:00PM
2022-06-24 22-370 General Paraprofessional/After School Supervisor Paraprofessionals | General | West Middle School | Available: 09/06/2022 | Closing: 06/29/2022@4:00PM
2022-06-23 22-223 1.0 FTE H.S Spanish Teacher Teachers, High School | Foreign Language - Spanish | High School | Closing: 6/27/22 or until filled
2022-06-22 22-222 1.0 FTE High School Health/Physical Education Teacher Teachers, High School | Health | High School | Closing: 6/27/22 or until filled
2022-06-22 22-221 Language Arts - 6th Grade Teachers, Middle School | Central Middle School | Closing: 6/27/22 or until filled
2022-06-18 22-363 Behavioral/Student Support Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | General | Greenwood Elementary School | Available: 09/06/2022 | Closing: 06/23/22@4:00PM
2022-06-16 22-220 Early Childhood Special Education Teacher 1.0 FTE Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | Early Learning School-ELS | Closing: 6/21/22 or until filled
2022-06-16 22-219 Middle School Counselor Teachers, Middle School | Guidance Counselor | Central Middle School | Closing: 6/21/22 or until filled
2022-06-15 22-359 Paraprofessional - High School Study Hall/Hall Monitor Paraprofessionals | Student Supervison | High School | Available: 09/06/2022 | Closing: 06/20/2022@4:00PM
2022-06-14 Middle School Enrichment Specialist Teachers, Middle School | Gifted & Talented (Vision 21) | East Middle School | Closing: 6/16/22 or until filled
2022-06-14 22-215 Middle School English/Language Arts Teachers, Middle School | English/Language Arts | Central Middle School | Closing: 6/16/22 or until filled
2022-06-14 22-217 1.0 FTE Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher - West and Central Middle School Teachers, Middle School | Family/Consumer Science | West Middle School | Closing: 6/16/22 or until filled
2022-06-14 22-214 Middle School English/Language Arts Teachers, Middle School | English/Language Arts | Central Middle School | Closing: 6/16/22 or until filled
2022-06-14 22-218 Speech Language Pathologist Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | Speech and Language Pathologist | Gleason Lake Elementary School | Closing: 6/16/22 or until filled
2022-06-11 22-213 1.0 FTE High School Health/Physical Education Teacher Teachers, High School | Health | High School | Closing: 06/16/2022
2022-06-08 22-207 Director of Student Services Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | Education Service Center | Closing: 06/15/2022
2022-06-08 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
2022-06-03 1.0 FTE H.S Spanish Teacher Teachers, High School | Foreign Language - Spanish | High School | Closing: 6/8/22 or until filled
2022-06-03 22-355 Special Education Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | Special Education | Early Learning School-ELS | Closing: 06/08/2022@4:00
2022-06-03 22-353 Special Education Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | Special Education | Plymouth Creek Elementary School | Closing: 06/08/2022@4:00
2022-06-03 22-351 Special Education Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | Special Education | Sunset Hill Elementary School | Closing: 06/08/2022@4:00
2022-06-03 22-350 Special Education Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | Special Education | Kimberly Lane Elementary School | Closing: 06/08/2022@4:00
2022-06-03 22-352 Special Education Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | Special Education | Oakwood Elementary School | Closing: 06/08/2022@4:00
2022-06-03 22-349 Special Education Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | Special Education | West Middle School | Closing: 06/08/2022@4:00
2022-06-03 22-354 Special Education Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | Special Education | Early Learning School-ELS | Closing: 06/08/2022@4:00
2022-06-03 22-342 Special Education Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | Special Education | Birchview Elementary School | Closing: 06/08/2022@4:00
2022-06-03 22-348 Special Education Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | Special Education | Early Learning School-ELS | Closing: 06/08/2022@4:00
2022-06-03 22-343 Special Education Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | Special Education | Greenwood Elementary School | Closing: 06/08/2022@4:00
2022-06-03 22-344 Special Education Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | Special Education | Central Middle School | Closing: 06/08/2022@4:00
2022-06-03 22-345 Special Education Paraprofessional (Wayzata Transition School) Paraprofessionals | Special Education | District | Closing: 06/08/2022
2022-06-03 22-346 Special Education Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | Special Education | Meadow Ridge Elementary | Closing: 06/08/2022@4:00
2022-06-03 22-347 Special Education Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | Special Education | North Woods | Closing: 06/08/2022@4:00
2022-06-03 22-339 Health Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | Health | Central Middle School | Closing: 06/08/2022@4:00
2022-06-03 22-340 Health Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | Health | Greenwood Elementary School | Closing: 06/08/2022@4:00
2022-06-03 22-341 Health Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | Health | North Woods | Closing: 06/08/2022@4:00
2022-06-03 22-356 Health Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | Health | West Middle School | Closing: 06/08/2022@4:00
2022-06-03 22-338 Special Education Paraprofessional Multiple Positions Varying Hours Paraprofessionals | Special Education | High School | Closing: 06/08/2022@4:00
2022-06-02 22-207 Director of Student Services Administration | District Administrator | Education Service Center | Closing: 06/15/2022
2022-06-02 22-208 5th Grade Classroom Teacher Teachers, Elementary | Elementary Grades 1-5 | Sunset Hill Elementary School | Closing: 06/07/2022
2022-06-02 22-209 .5 FTE Special Education Teacher Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | Special Education | West Middle School | Closing: 06/07/22 Or Until Filled
2022-06-01 22-206 1.0 FTE English Learner Teacher Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | ELL | District | Closing: 06/06/22 or until filled
2022-05-28 22-196 1.0 FTE Special Education Teacher Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | High School | Closing: 06/03/22 or Until Filled
2022-05-28 22-197 1.0 FTE Special Education Coordinator Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | District | Closing: 06/03/22 or Until Filled
2022-05-28 22-198 1.0 FTE Special Education Teacher Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | District | Closing: 06/03/22 or Until Filled
2022-05-28 22-200 1.0 FTE Special Education Teacher Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | District | Closing: 06/03/22 or Until Filled
2022-05-28 22-199 1.0 FTE Special Education Teacher Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | Greenwood Elementary School | Closing: 06/03/2022
2022-05-28 22-336 Coach - Assistant Middle School Boys' Cross Country Activities/Athletics | Athletics | Central Middle School | Closing: 06/03/2022
2022-05-26 22-324 Wayzata Kids Program Instructor (Student Support) School Age Child Care | Assistant/Instructor | Community Education Services | Closing: 06/01/2022@4:00
2022-05-26 22-320 Wayzata Kids Program Instructor School Age Child Care | Assistant/Instructor | Oakwood Elementary School | Closing: 06/01/2022@4:00
2022-05-26 22-323 Wayzata Kids Program Assistant (Gleason Lake, Birchview, Sunset Hill Elementary Schools) School Age Child Care | Assistant/Instructor | Community Education Services | Closing: 06/01/2022@4:00
2022-05-26 22-322 Wayzata Kids Program Assistant (Greenwood, Kimberly Lane, Meadow Ridge, North Woods, Plymouth Creek Elementary Schools) School Age Child Care | Assistant/Instructor | Community Education Services | Closing: 06/01/2022@4:00
2022-05-26 22-321 Wayzata Kids Program Instructor (6 hours per day) School Age Child Care | Assistant/Instructor | Community Education Services | Closing: 06/01/2022
2022-05-26 22-333 Wayzata Kids Program Instructor (Kimberly Lane Elementary) School Age Child Care | Assistant/Instructor | Kimberly Lane Elementary School | Closing: 06/01/2022@4:00
2022-05-25 22-193 1.0 School Social Worker Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | Social Worker | Greenwood Elementary School | Closing: 05/31/22 Or Until Filled
2022-05-24 Reserve Teacher 2022/2023 School year Substitute | Substitute Teacher | District | Closing: On Going
2022-05-24 22-188 1.0 FTE Special Education Teacher Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | West Middle School | Closing: 05/27/22 or Until Filled
2022-05-24 22-191 .16 High School German Teachers, High School | Foreign Language - German | High School | Closing: 05/27/22 or Until Filled
2022-05-24 22-189 Speech Language Pathologist Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | Speech and Language Pathologist | District | Closing: 05/27/22 or Until Filled
2022-05-24 22-192 0.5 FTE Early Childhood Special Education Teacher Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | Early Learning School-ELS | Closing: 05/27/22 or Until Filled
2022-05-19 22-179 1.0 FTE Physical Education Teacher LTR 2022-23 School Year Only (Starting Approximately 9/21/2022) Teachers, Elementary | Physical Education | Gleason Lake Elementary School | Closing: 05/24/22 or Until Filled
2022-05-19 22-182 .50 FTE Theatre Teacher LTR 22/23 School Year Teachers, High School | High School | Closing: 05/24/22 or Until Filled
2022-05-19 22-316 Coach - Adapted Athletics Activities/Athletics | Athletics | High School | Closing: 05/24/22 or Until Filled
2022-05-19 22-317 GSA Advisor Activities/Athletics | Activities | High School | Closing: 05/24/22 or Until Filled
2022-05-13 22-174 1.0 FTE Special Education Teacher Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | Greenwood Elementary School | Closing: 05/18/22 or Until Filled
2022-05-11 22-172 1.0 FTE Social Studies Teacher Teachers, High School | Social Studies | High School | Closing: 05/16/2022
2022-05-11 22-315 Wayzata Early Learning School Preschool Teacher-long term reserve (August 29-November 10) Preschool | Instructors | Early Learning School-ELS | Closing: 05/16/2022@4:00
2022-05-11 22-314 Wayzata Early Learning School Preschool Instructor-long term reserve (August 29-September 23-approximately) Preschool | Instructors | Meadow Ridge Elementary | Closing: 05/16/2022@4:00
2022-05-11 22-313 Early Learning School Program Instructor (working with students with Special Needs) Preschool | Instructors | Early Learning School-ELS | Closing: 05/16/2022@4:00
2022-05-10 22-161 Middle School Spanish Teacher Teachers, Middle School | Foreign Language - Spanish | Central Middle School | Closing: 05/13/22 Or Until Filled
2022-05-10 22-169 1.0 FTE Special Education Teacher : Long Term Reserve - 2022-23 School Year Only Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | Sunset Hill Elementary School | Closing: 05/13/2022
2022-05-10 22-160 1.0 FTE High School English Teacher Teachers, High School | English/Language Arts | High School | Closing: 05/13/22 Or Until Filled
2022-05-10 22-171 .333 FTE Family & Consumer Science Teacher Teachers, High School | Family/Consumer Science | High School | Closing: 05/13/22 Or Until Filled
2022-05-06 22-157 Family Engagement Specialist 2 positions (1 Elem and 1 Middle) Teachers, District | Education Service Center | Closing: 05/17/22 or Until Filled
2022-05-05 22-148 Special Education Teacher Specially Designed Classroom Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | Meadow Ridge Elementary | Closing: 05/09/22 or Until Filled
2022-05-05 22-151 Special Education Teacher Specially Designed Classroom Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | North Woods | Closing: 05/09/22 or Until Filled
2022-05-05 22-147 1.0 FTE Special Education Teacher Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | Greenwood Elementary School | Closing: 05/06/2022
2022-05-05 22-145 1.0 FTE Social Studies Teacher Teachers, High School | Social Studies | High School | Closing: 05/03/2022
2022-05-05 22-306 Coach - Assistant High School Girls' Cross Country Activities/Athletics | Athletics | High School | Closing: 05/03/2022
2022-05-05 22-307 Coach - Assistant Middle School Girls' Cross Country Activities/Athletics | Athletics | Central Middle School | Closing: 05/03/2022
2022-05-05 22-301 Wayzata Early Learning School Preschool Assistant-Multiple Positions Available (2022-2023 School Year) Preschool | Assistants | Wayzata Early Learning School | Closing: 04/22/2022
2022-05-05 22-300 Wayzata Early Learning School Preschool Assistant-2 positions (Oakwood Elementary and Birchview Elementary)-2022-2023 School Year Preschool | Assistants | Wayzata Early Learning School | Closing: 04/22/2022
2022-05-05 22-140 1.0 FTE Special Education Teacher Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | East Middle School | Closing: 04/27/2022
2022-05-05 22-129 Middle School Math Teachers, Middle School | Mathematics | Central Middle School | Closing: 04/15/22 Or Until Filled
2022-05-05 22-126 Fifth Grade Teacher -LTR (one year only) Teachers, Elementary | Meadow Ridge Elementary | Closing: 04/15/2022
2022-05-05 22-126 Fourth Grade Teacher, 1.0 FTE Kimberly Lane Elementary LTR (2022-2023 school year only) Teachers, Elementary | Kimberly Lane Elementary School | Closing: 04/15/22 Or Until Filled
2022-05-05 22-127 1.0 Middle School Art Teacher Teachers, Middle School | Art | Central Middle School | Closing: 04/15/22 Or Until Filled
2022-05-05 22-135 0.5 FTE Blind/Vision Impairment (B/VI) Teacher Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | District | Closing: 04/20/2022
2022-05-05 22-132 1.0 FTE Special Education Teacher Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | High School | Closing: 04/20/2022
2022-05-05 22-114 1.0 FTE Math Teacher at West Middle School Teachers, Middle School | West Middle School | Closing: 04/15/22 Or Until Filled
2022-05-05 22-115 1.0 FTE Behavior Analyst, Special Education Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | District | Closing: 04/15/22 Or Until Filled
2022-05-05 22-118 0.5 FTE Early Childhood Special Education Teacher Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | Early Learning School-ELS | Closing: 04/15/22 Or Until Filled
2022-05-05 22-119 Speech Language Pathologist (Multiple positions) Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | Speech and Language Pathologist | District | Closing: 04/15/22 Or Until Filled
2022-05-05 21-627 Assistant Coach - Dance Team Activities/Athletics | Athletics | High School | Closing: 03/25/22 or Until Filled
2022-05-05 21-628 Assistant Varsity Coach - Football Activities/Athletics | Athletics | High School | Closing: 03/25/22 or Until Filled
2022-05-04 Elementary Classroom Teacher Pool 2022-2023 School Year Teachers, Elementary | District | Closing: On Going
2022-05-04 Special Education Teachers K-12 Candidate Pool 2022-2023 School year Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | District | Closing: On Going
2022-05-04 Facility Attendant Community Education | Central Services Facility | Closing: On Going
2022-05-04 Paraprofessional, CES Building Supervisor Paraprofessionals | Building Supervisor | Community Education Services | Closing: On Going
2022-05-04 21-378 Quiz Bowl Assistant Advisor Activities/Athletics | Athletics | High School | Closing: 08/13/21 Or Until Filled
2022-05-04 21-538 Assistant Coach - Debate Activities/Athletics | Activities | High School | Closing: 10/21/21 or Until Filled
2022-05-04 21-507 Gymnastics Spotter Activities/Athletics | Athletics | High School | Closing: 09/14/21 Or Until Filled
2022-05-04 21-513 Assistant Coach - Quiz Bowl Activities/Athletics | Activities | High School | Closing: 09/21/21 Or Until Filled
2022-05-04 21-543 Coach- Assistant Boys Varsity Swimming (2) Activities/Athletics | Athletics | High School | Closing: 10/29/21 or Until Filled
2022-05-04 21-563 Coach - Assistant Varsity Nordic Ski Activities/Athletics | Athletics | High School | Closing: 11/16/2021
2022-05-04 21-564 Coach - Interim Girls Track and Field Activities/Athletics | Athletics | High School | Closing: 11/16/2021
2022-05-04 21-565 Assistant JV Coach - Girls Lacrosse Activities/Athletics | Athletics | High School | Closing: 11/16/2021
2022-05-04 General Para and Secretarial Substitutes-Highly Flexible Opportunity Paraprofessionals | District | Closing: On-Going
2022-05-04 Miscellaneous Activities and Coaching Opportunities Activities/Athletics | High School | Closing: On Going
2022-05-04 Special Education Para Substitute Paraprofessionals | District | Closing: On-Going
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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