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
2021-04-13 21-119 1.0 FTE Kindergarten Teacher Round 1 Teachers, Elementary | Birchview Elementary School | Closing: 04/16/2021
2021-04-13 21-118 .667 FTE Band Teacher Round 1 Teachers, Middle School | West Middle School | Closing: 04/16/2021
2021-04-13 21-117 1.0 FTE Vocal Music Teacher Round 1 Teachers, Middle School | Music - Vocal | West Middle School | Closing: 04/16/2021
2021-04-13 21-116 1.0 FTE Science Teacher at Central Middle School Round 1 Teachers, Middle School | Central Middle School | Closing: 04/16/2021
2021-04-13 21-115 1.0 FTE Math Teacher at Central Middle School Round 1 Teachers, Middle School | Central Middle School | Closing: 04/16/2021
2021-04-13 21-114 1.0 FTE Technology/Engineering Teacher at Central Middle School Round 1 Teachers, Middle School | Central Middle School | Closing: 04/16/2021
2021-04-13 21-113 0.14 FTE Student Support Specialist Round 1 (21/22 Only) Teachers, Elementary | Greenwood Elementary School | Closing: 04/16/2021
2021-04-13 21-112 0.2 FTE Music Teacher Round 1 Teachers, Elementary | Music - Vocal | Greenwood Elementary School | Available: August 2021 | Closing: 04/16/2021
2021-04-13 21-111 .28 FTE Art Teacher Round 1 Teachers, Elementary | Art | Greenwood Elementary School | Available: August 2021 | Closing: 04/16/2021
2021-04-13 21-110 1.0 FTE Kindergarten Teacher Round 1 Teachers, Elementary | Kindergarten | Gleason Lake Elementary School | Closing: 04/16/2021
2021-04-13 21-109 1.0 FTE 4th grade Teacher Round 1 Teachers, Elementary | Elementary Grades 1-5 | Sunset Hill Elementary School | Closing: 04/16/2021
2021-04-13 20-382 Human Resources, Manager –Licensed Staff UNAFFILIATED | Administration Building | Closing: 04/12/2021
2021-04-13 21-108 1.0 FTE Kindergarten Teacher Round 1 Full Year LTR Teachers, Elementary | Kindergarten | Meadow Ridge Elementary | Closing: 04/16/2021
2021-04-13 21-107 .9 FTE Elementary Music Teacher Round 1 Teachers, Elementary | Music - Vocal | Plymouth Creek Elementary School | Closing: 04/16/2021
2021-04-13 21-106 1.0 FTE Vocal Music Round 1 Teachers, Middle School | Music - Vocal | East Middle School | Closing: 04/16/2021
2021-03-24 Advanced Placement Proctor at Wayzata High School UNAFFILIATED | High School | Closing: Until Filled
2021-03-18 20-511 High School Online Teacher 0.0477 FTE Teachers, High School | High School | Closing: 03/23/21 Or Until Filled
2021-03-18 20-509 Summer Learning Site Coordinator-High School Summer School, Licensed | High School | Closing: 03/23/21 Or Until Filled
2021-03-18 20-510 .667 FTE Family & Consumer Sciences, LTR April 24 - June 11, 2021 Teachers, High School | Family/Consumer Science | High School | Closing: Until Filled
2021-03-11 20-508 2nd Grade LTR Teachers, Elementary | Sunset Hill Elementary School | Closing: 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
2021-03-09 20-506 Wayzata Early Learning School Preschool Teacher-long term reserve (April 19-June 11) Community Education | Early Learning School-ELS | Closing: Until Filled
2021-03-05 21-300 Finance and Business Services, Executive Director Administration | District Administrator | Administration Building | Closing: 03/25/2021
2021-03-04 20-504 LTR (4/29/2021-6/10/2021) 1.0 FTE Special Education Teacher Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | North Woods | Closing: Until Filled
2021-03-04 20-503 1.0 FTE English Teacher Teachers, High School | English/Language Arts | High School | Closing: Until Filled
2021-03-01 19-502 1.0 FTE High School Physical Science LTR 20/21 School year Teachers, High School | Science | High School | Closing: Until Filled
2021-02-19 Badminton Coach-Community Education Community Education | Community Education Services | Closing: Until Filled
2021-02-19 20-379 Assistant Varsity Coach-Girls Swim and Dive Activities/Athletics | Athletics | High School | Closing: 02/24/21 Or Until Filled
2021-02-17 20-502 Summer Learning Site Coordinator Summer School, Licensed | District | Closing: 02/22/2021
2021-02-17 21-105 Executive Director, Teaching and Learning Administration | District Administrator | Administration Building | Closing: 03/03/2021
2021-02-17 Minnesota Professional Educator Job Fair Information Teachers, District | District | Closing: On Going
2021-02-17 20-104 1.0 FTE Resource Teacher, Professional Development (3 Year Term) Round 1 Teachers, District | Education Service Center | Closing: 02/22/2021
2021-02-17 21-103 1.0 FTE Peer Coach Round 1 Teachers, District | Education Service Center | Closing: 02/22/2021
2021-02-17 20-102 1.0 FTE Peer Coach Round 1 Teachers, District | Education Service Center | Closing: 02/22/2021
2021-02-12 20-376 Educational Interpreter UNAFFILIATED | Unaffiliated | District | Closing: Until Filled
2021-02-12 21-101 Activities/Athletic Director Administration | District Administrator | District | Closing: 03/03/2021
2021-02-10 Calling All Special Ed Teachers! Our Students Need You! Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | District | Closing: On Going
2021-02-10 20-501 Grade 5 Teacher LTR Teachers, Elementary | Gleason Lake Elementary School | Closing: 02/15/21 Or Until Filled
2021-02-09 Summer School Staff: Licensed and Non-Licensed for All Programs 2021 Summer School | Summer School Staff | District | Closing: 02/26/21 Or Until Filled
2021-01-29 21-100 Associate Superintendent Administration | District Administrator | Administration Building | Closing: 02/24/2021
2021-01-28 LSN, RN and LPN Opportunities Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | District | Closing: On Going
2021-01-26 20-298 LTR .6 to 1.0 (Flexible) FTE Licensed School Psychologist 4/28/21-6/11/2021 Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | District | Closing: 01/29/21 Or Until Filled
2021-01-26 20-297 1.0 FTE 2nd Grade Classroom Teacher LTR Teachers, Elementary | Elementary Grades 1-5 | Meadow Ridge Elementary | Closing: 01/29/21 Or Until Filled
2021-01-26 20-370 Health Paraprofessional Paraprofessionals | Health | Birchview Elementary School | Closing: 01/29/21 @4:00
2021-01-21 20-296 Long Term Reserve Kindergarten Teacher Teachers, Elementary | Birchview Elementary School | Closing: 01/26/21 Or Until Filled
2021-01-21 20-295 Language Arts-8th Grade Long Term Reserve Teachers, Middle School | Central Middle School | Closing: 01/26/21 Or Until Filled
2021-01-21 20-294 Math Interventionist-Middle School Long Term Reserve Teachers, Middle School | Central Middle School | Closing: 01/26/21 Or Until Filled
2021-01-15 20-294 1.0 FTE Licensed School Nurse Round 2 Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | District | Closing: 01/20/21 Or Until Filled
2021-01-12 20-368 Wayzata Kids Program Instructor (working with students with Special Needs) School Age Child Care | Supervisor | Community Education Services | Closing: 01/15/2021
2021-01-05 20-290 LTR 1.0 FTE Speech Language Pathologist (4/12-6/11/2021) Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | District | Closing: Until Filled
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
2020-10-22 20-355 Assistant Coach 9th Grade B Baseball 20/21 Season Activities/Athletics | Athletics | High School | Closing: 10/27/20 or Until Filled
2020-08-05 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
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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