Careers at Owatonna Public Schools

WELCOME TO OWATONNA PUBLIC SCHOOLS / ISD 761

Our Mission
Inspiring Excellence. Every Learner. Every Day.
 
Our Vision
Owatonna Public Schools inspires a community of learners with equitable access to high quality, innovative learning opportunities ensuring all students are college, career and life ready.
Our Core Values
  • Build and nurture relationships
  • Develop and maintain a growth mindset
  • Challenge the status quo
 
Our Commitments
  • 21st Century Learners
  • High Quality Teaching & Learning
  • Safe & Caring Community
  • Equity
Job Openings
Published Title Summary
2021-05-12 Part-time Elementary Music Teacher K-5 (2021-2022 School Year) Elementary School Teaching | Music | District Wide | Available: 08/23/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-05-07 Elementary Teacher Grades 3-5 (School Year 2021-2022) Elementary School Teaching | To Be Determined | Available: 08/23/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-05-07 School Social Worker - REACH Program (School Year 2021-2022) Student Support Services - Certified | Social Worker | Owatonna Middle School | Available: 08/23/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-05-01 Special Education Paraprofessional (School Year 2021-2022) Student Support Services | Special Education Paraprofessional | McKinley Elementary | Available: 08/23/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-04-30 Early Childhood School Readiness Educator-Summer Program Other Teaching | School Readiness Educator | Roosevelt Community School | Available: 07/12/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-04-29 Speech Language Pathologist(s) (School Year 2021-2022) Student Support Services - Certified | Speech and Language Pathologist (SLP) | District Wide | Available: 08/23/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-04-28 Early Childhood Special Education Teacher Special Services - Certified | Special Education - Early Childhood | District Wide | Available: 08/23/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-04-27 English Language Learner Teacher / German Teacher (2021-2022 School Year) High School Teaching | English Language Learners (ELL) | Owatonna Senior High | Available: 08/23/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-04-22 Career Pathway Navigator Student Support Services | District Wide | Available: 07/01/2021 | Closing: 05/05/2021
2021-04-22 Elementary Primary Teacher - Grades K - 1st-2nd Elementary School Teaching | To Be Determined | Available: 08/23/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-04-17 Summer ESY Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Health Services | Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) | Owatonna Middle School | Available: 06/21/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-04-17 Special Education Paraprofessional Student Support Services | Special Education Paraprofessional | Owatonna Middle School | Available: ASAP | Closing: Open until filled
2021-04-17 Assistant (Head B-Squad) Girls Soccer Coach Athletics/Activities | Coach / Supervisor | Owatonna Senior High | Available: 08/16/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-04-13 Part-time Elementary Music Teacher K-5 (2021-2022 School Year) Elementary School Teaching | Music | District Wide | Available: 08/23/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-04-13 Special Education Teacher Long-Term Substitute Special Services - Certified | Special Education - Elementary | Wilson Elementary | Available: 08/23/2021 | Closing: 05/07/2021
2021-04-13 Assistant (Head B-Squad) Boys Soccer Coach Athletics/Activities | Coach / Supervisor | Owatonna Senior High | Available: 08/16/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-04-01 Minds at Work Classroom Educational Assistant (Summer 2021) Student Support Services | Classroom Educational Assistant | Wilson Elementary | Available: 07/12/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-04-01 Kindergarten Kamp Educational Assistant (Summer 2021) Student Support Services | Classroom Educational Assistant | Wilson Elementary | Available: 07/12/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-03-31 Assistant Boys Hockey Coach Athletics/Activities | Coach / Supervisor | Owatonna Senior High | Available: 11/22/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-03-31 Head Wrestling Coach Athletics/Activities | Coach / Supervisor | Owatonna Senior High | Available: 11/22/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-03-31 Social Studies Teacher - 1.0 FTE High School Teaching | Social Studies | Owatonna Senior High | Available: 08/23/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-03-19 Special Education Teacher, Developmental Cognitive Disabilities (DCD) (School Year 2021-2022) Special Services - Certified | Special Education - Elementary | District Wide | Available: 08/23/2021
2021-03-12 Kids First Head Baseball Coaches Kids First Athletics | Kids First Coach | District Wide | Available: 04/05/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-03-11 Title I Interventionist Elementary Teacher Elementary School Teaching | Interventionist | To Be Determined | Available: 08/17/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-03-11 Summer School Age Care (SAC) Program Assistant Student Support Services | Summer Programs | Roosevelt Community School | Available: 06/01/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-03-11 Summer School Age Care (SAC) Team Leader Student Support Services | Summer Programs | Roosevelt Community School | Available: 06/01/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-03-11 Summer Early Childhood Youth Camp Assistant Student Support Services | Summer Programs | Roosevelt Community School | Available: 06/07/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-03-11 Summer Early Childhood Youth Camp Leader Student Support Services | Summer Programs | Roosevelt Community School | Available: 06/07/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-03-10 Assistant Girls Track Coach Athletics/Activities | Coach / Supervisor | Owatonna Senior High | Available: 03/29/2021 | Closing: 03/19/2021
2021-03-10 Assistant Boys Tennis Coach Athletics/Activities | Coach / Supervisor | Owatonna Senior High | Available: 03/29/2021 | Closing: 03/26/2021
2021-03-05 Special Education Paraprofessional - Long Term Sub Student Support Services | Special Education Paraprofessional | Owatonna Senior High | Available: 03/29/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-03-05 Assistant Spring Strength Coach Athletics/Activities | Coach / Supervisor | Owatonna Senior High | Available: 03/29/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-03-05 Special Education EBD Teacher (School Year 2021-2022) Special Services - Certified | Special Education - Secondary | Owatonna Senior High | Available: 08/23/2021 | Closing: 05/07/2021
2021-03-04 Special Education Paraprofessional - STRIDE Program Long Term Substitute Student Support Services | Special Education Paraprofessional | Washington Elementary | Available: ASAP | Closing: Open until filled
2021-03-03 Kids First Girls Softball Head Coach Kids First Athletics | Kids First Coach | District Wide | Available: 04/05/2021 | Closing: 03/31/2021
2021-03-03 Kids First Boys/Girls Assistant Track Coach Kids First Athletics | Kids First Coach | District Wide | Available: 04/05/2021 | Closing: 03/31/2021
2021-03-03 Kids First Boys/Girls Track Co-Head Coach Kids First Athletics | Kids First Coach | District Wide | Available: 04/05/2021 | Closing: 03/31/2021
2021-03-03 Special Education Teacher - Long Term Substitute Special Services - Certified | Special Education - Secondary | Owatonna Middle School | Available: 04/27/2021 | Closing: 04/09/2021
2021-03-03 Assistant Band (Head Drumline Instructor) Athletics/Activities | Coach / Supervisor | Owatonna Senior High | Available: 03/29/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-03-02 Chemistry Teacher (School Year 2021-2022) High School Teaching | Science | Owatonna Senior High | Available: 08/23/2021 | Closing: 05/28/2021
2021-02-19 English Language Learner (ELL) Teacher (School Year 2021-2022) Elementary School Teaching | English Language Learners (ELL) | To Be Determined | Available: 08/23/2021 | Closing: 06/04/2021
2021-02-18 Minnesota Professional Educator Job Fair - Owatonna Public Schools Other Teaching | District Wide | Available: 08/23/2021 | Closing: 02/24/2021
2021-02-18 Classroom Educational Assistant - Grades K-5 (LTS) Student Support Services | Classroom Educational Assistant | McKinley Elementary | Available: ASAP | Closing: Open until filled
2021-02-16 Special Education Teacher (School Year 2021-2022) Special Services - Certified | Special Education - Secondary | Owatonna Middle School | Available: 08/23/2021 | Closing: 05/07/2021
2021-02-16 Special Education Teacher, Developmental Cognitive Disabilities (DCD) (School Year 2021-2022) Special Services - Certified | Special Education - Secondary | Owatonna Senior High | Available: 08/23/2021 | Closing: 05/07/2021
2021-02-16 Physical Education/Health Teacher (School Year 2021-2022) High School Teaching | Physical Education | Owatonna Senior High | Available: 08/23/2021 | Closing: 05/07/2021
2021-02-13 Chemistry Teacher (School Year 2021-2022) High School Teaching | Science | Owatonna Senior High | Available: 08/23/2021 | Closing: 05/07/2021
2021-02-09 Special Education Paraprofessional ECSE STRIDE Student Support Services | Special Education Paraprofessional | Owatonna Education Center | Available: 02/15/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-02-09 Early Childhood Educational Assistant - School Readiness Student Support Services | Community Education Educational Assistants | Roosevelt Community School | Available: 02/22/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-02-09 School Age Care (SAC) Program Assistant Student Support Services | School Age Care (SAC) | Washington Elementary | Available: 02/22/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-02-09 Adult Education Teacher (School Year 2021-2022) Other Teaching | Adult Basic Education | Roosevelt Community School | Available: 08/23/2021 | Closing: 05/07/2021
2021-02-05 Media Specialist - (School Year 2021-2022) Other Teaching | Media Specialist | District Wide | Available: 08/23/2021 | Closing: 04/30/2021
2021-02-05 Special Education Paraprofessional - Early Childhood - Long Term Substitute Student Support Services | Special Education Paraprofessional | Owatonna Education Center | Available: 02/22/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-02-05 High School Counselor - REACH Program (School Year 2021-2022) Student Support Services - Certified | Guidance Counselor | Owatonna Senior High | Available: 08/23/2021 | Closing: 04/30/2021
2021-02-03 English/Language Arts Teacher (School Year 2021-2022) High School Teaching | English / Language Arts / Communications | Owatonna Alternative Learning Center | Available: 08/23/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-02-02 Special Education Teacher (School Year 2021-2022) Special Services - Certified | Special Education - Secondary | Owatonna Alternative Learning Center | Available: 08/23/2021 | Closing: 04/30/2021
2021-02-02 Special Education Teacher, Developmental Cognitive Disabilities (DCD) (School Year 2021-2022) Special Services - Certified | Special Education - Secondary | Owatonna Middle School | Available: 08/23/2021 | Closing: 04/30/2021
2021-01-30 Math Teacher (School Year 2021-2022) High School Teaching | Mathematics | Owatonna Alternative Learning Center | Available: 08/23/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-01-30 Business Education Instructor (2021-2022 School Year) High School Teaching | Business Education | Owatonna Senior High | Available: 08/23/2021 | Closing: 04/09/2021
2021-01-29 Classroom Educational Assistant - Part Time Student Support Services | Classroom Educational Assistant | Wilson Elementary | Available: ASAP | Closing: Open until filled
2021-01-19 School Psychologist (2021-2022 School Year) Special Services - Certified | Psychologist | District Wide | Available: 08/23/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-01-16 Speech Language Pathologist - (2021-2022 School Year) Student Support Services - Certified | Speech and Language Pathologist (SLP) | District Wide | Available: 08/23/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-01-14 Physical Therapist (2021-2022 School Year) Student Support Services - Certified | Physical Therapist (PT) | District Wide | Available: 08/23/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-01-12 ECSE School Social Worker Long Term Substitute Student Support Services - Certified | Social Worker | Owatonna Education Center | Available: 03/11/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-01-09 Special Education Paraprofessional Student Support Services | Special Education Paraprofessional | Washington Elementary | Available: ASAP | Closing: Open until filled
2021-01-08 EA/Noon Hour Supervisor Long-Term Sub - Part Time Student Support Services | Owatonna Middle School | Available: 01/21/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2021-01-05 Assistant Girls Lacrosse Coach Athletics/Activities | Coach / Supervisor | Owatonna Senior High | Available: 04/05/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2020-12-17 Special Education Paraprofessional-Behavior Interventionist - Owatonna High School Student Support Services | Special Education Paraprofessional | Owatonna Senior High | Available: 01/11/2021 | Closing: Open until filled
2020-11-03 Special Education Paraprofessional-Behavior Intervention Student Support Services | Special Education Paraprofessional | Owatonna Senior High | Available: ASAP | Closing: Open until filled
2020-09-22 Kids First Officials Kids First Athletics | Kids First Officials | District Wide | Available: ASAP | Closing: Open until filled
2020-08-07 Health Office Nurse Substitute Health Services | District Wide | Available: On Going | Closing: On Going
2020-08-07 Substitute Teachers, Paraprofessionals & Educational Assistants Substitute Teaching | Substitute Teacher | District Wide | Available: On Going | Closing: On Going
Benefits

Benefits are a portion of a total compensation package for employees.  ISD #761 – Owatonna Public Schools provides a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance; as well as flexible spending, retirement and an employee assistance program.  Each employee group contract details eligibility requirements and District contributions for benefits.  

Additional Resources:

Substitute Jobs

If you are interested in substituting please apply online at www.teachersoncall.com.  If you have already applied with Teachers On Call at a neighboring district, you do not need to reapply Simply call Teachers On Call at 952-346-1656 or toll free at 1-855-346-1650 and advise that you would like to be able to access opportunities in the Owatonna School District as well.

Teachers On Call are currently recruiting substitute teachers, paraprofessionals, educational assistants,  and secretaries to work in Owatonna Public Schools on an on-call basis. Teachers On Call will identify your interests, qualifications, skills, and experience, and will match them to the needs of our schools.  

There are many advantages and benefits available to you as a Teachers On Call employee.
Working as a substitute with Teachers On Call has many advantages including a flexible schedule and chance to make a difference in the lives of young people. Once you are signed up with Teachers On Call, you will receive an employee guidelines brochure with complete information on all our benefits including:

  • Weekly competitive pay
  • Bonuses (for working consistently)
  • Referral bonuses
  • Gold Star rewards program – exclusive savings on shopping, travel and dining
  • Online training and development programs
  • Medical coverage for those who qualify

Our District has several different opportunities for substituting

Substitute Teachers:

All substitute teachers must have a current MN teaching license. A teacher with a standard license may substitute in any Pre K-12 assignment. A limited short-call substitute teaching license may be requested by the district for an individual if there is a shortage of qualified substitute teachers. The individual must have a four year degree and participate in a short-call substitute training session in order to meet district qualifications. The limited license is issued by the MN Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELBS) and is valid for two years.

Support Staff Substitutes:

Support Staff provide classroom assistance to teachers. No licensure is required to substitute in these positions, just the desire to work with children in an educational setting.

Frequent Questions

How do I apply for a vacancy?

Owatonna Public Schools uses an online application system for all district vacancies.  Click on the Apply button for any Owatonna posting you find on this site and you’ll be directed into our online system.  If you already have an application with Owatonna, you can edit and submit for multiple vacancies.  If you have questions relating to a specific vacancy, please contact the Human Resources Office at 507-444-8612.

Can I complete an application even if there are no current vacancies?

Yes, applications can be started without a vacancy being posted. The Position Desired Page of the application allows you to indicate an interest in future openings. To load our online application system click here.

How long are applications kept on file?

As long as you maintain/update your applicant file, it will remain active in our online system.

Can you tell me when there is an opening for a specific job?

If you indicate an interest in future openings on the ‘Position Desired’ page of the application, you will be notified via email when vacancies occur in those areas.

What do I need to do if I am interested in substituting?

If you are interested in substituting please apply online at www.teachersoncall.com.  If you have already applied with Teachers On Call at a neighboring district, you do not need to reapply Simply call Teachers On Call at 952-346-1656 or toll free at 1-855-346-1650 and advise that you would like to be able to access opportunities in the Owatonna School District as well.

Teachers On Call are currently recruiting substitute teachers, paraprofessionals, educational assistants,  and secretaries to work in Owatonna Public Schools on an on-call basis. Teachers On Call will identify your interests, qualifications, skills, and experience, and will match them to the needs of our schools.  

There are many advantages and benefits available to you as a Teachers On Call employee.
Working as a substitute with Teachers On Call has many advantages including a flexible schedule and chance to make a difference in the lives of young people. Once you are signed up with Teachers On Call, you will receive an employee guidelines brochure with complete information on all our benefits including:

  • Weekly competitive pay
  • Bonuses (for working consistently)
  • Referral bonuses
  • Gold Star rewards program – exclusive savings on shopping, travel and dining
  • Online training and development programs
  • Medical coverage for those who qualify

Our District has several different opportunities for substituting

Substitute Teachers:

All substitute teachers must have a current MN teaching license. A teacher with a standard license may substitute in any Pre K-12 assignment. A limited short-call substitute teaching license may be requested by the district for an individual if there is a shortage of qualified substitute teachers. The individual must have a four year degree and participate in a short-call substitute training session in order to meet district qualifications. The limited license is issued by the MN Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELBS) and is valid for two years.

Support Staff Substitutes:

Support Staff provide classroom assistance to teachers. No licensure is required to substitute in these positions, just the desire to work with children in an educational setting.

How do I submit materials to the local CEU committee for review?

Owatonna School District uses a platform called PDExpress to encompass professional development needed for renewal of an educational license with MN Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB).   To access PDExpress, you must set up a Guest account by going to:  http://pdexpress.owatonna.k12.mn.us/ and click on “Request a Guest ID?  

Once your license renewal submission has been approved by the CEU Committee through PDExpress, your information will be uploaded to PELSB.

Our CEU Committee is broken down by first initial of last name.  The CEU Committee Members are available to answer any of your licensing questions.  For general questions, please contact Cheryl Summer at:  csummer@isd761.org or 444-8612.

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