New Ulm Public Schools/Independent School District #88
414 South Payne, New Ulm, MN 56073

Phone: 507-233-6180

Empowering our learning community through equitable, engaging and innovative programming.

New Ulm Public Schools is a regional center of educational excellence. Our vision is: “Empowering our learning community through equitable, engaging and innovative programming.” Our schools and staff provide challenging and engaging academic programs for all students. Student success in academics, fine arts and athletics are reasons students and families come to New Ulm. 

We offer an early learning center for pre-school and kindergarten students, including a community education center. This center includes many outdoor and indoor active learning spaces. Jefferson Elementary provides programming for grades 1-4, focusing on small group instruction, responsive classroom, STEM opportunities and core curriculum. We offer a middle school structure and environment for grades 5-8, focused on advisory, exploratory and experiential learning opportunities. Our high school is for grades 9-12, offering college, vocational and work ready courses. We have many opportunities for Fine arts and athletics for all students. A new Career Technical Education (CTE) Center will open in the fall of 2021, providing students opportunities in automotive, welding, manufacturing, fabrication, engineering, construction careers and cabinetry.

Position Available:         
Agricultural Education Instructor – High School (1.0 FTE)

Job Summary:  
Provide instruction to students in grades 9-12 in the area of Agriculture Education and work in collaboration with Industrial Technology teachers to promote our career pathways program connecting students to essential careers in Agriculture and Industrial Technology. Strong background in using data to drive instruction, working in collaboration with department members through a PLC model, and strong content knowledge desired.

The certified teacher develops lesson plans, conducts classroom instruction, evaluates, and assesses both instructional material and student performance. The teacher interprets student progress and communicates regularly with parents about student strengths, weaknesses and/or programs. The teacher is a member of an interdisciplinary team and works collaboratively with colleagues to make decisions about team programming and supporting students through  intervention and enrichment.  

Qualified candidate should have a general background in Agri-science, Ag related technology and construction, and a variety of other Ag-related skills Recent graduates from a certified teaching program are encouraged to apply.

Minnesota Teacher licensure in Agricultural Education required.                         
Will consider a variance while license is being acquired.

Desired Qualifications:
Possess a varied skill set, which may include Welding, Small Engine, Woods, Metals (Fabrication), Computer Technology (CAD, Chief Architect, Programming and others), Building Construction, Robotics, Science, Economics and much more.

Start Date:                              
2022-2023 School Year

Dependent on experience; per Master Teacher Agreement; Benefit package available     
Application Deadline:             
Internal and external applications accepted until the position is filled
Application procedure:          
To apply as an INTERNAL applicant:
1.   Go to the school website at
2.   Click on the down arrow near the District box at the top of the page
3.   Under General Info, on the right-hand side, click on Employment 
4.   Under “Internal Applicants,” click on Submit an internal app./transfer form
5.   Complete the page with your information, click next and submit.
To apply as an EXTERNAL applicant:
1.   Go to the school website at
2.   Click on the down arrow near the District box at the top of the page
3.   Under General Info, on the right-hand side, click on the Employment 
4.   Complete the page with your information, click next and submit.

A resume, credentials, transcripts and a copy of your MN teaching license are required to be attached to your online application.
Please contact New Ulm Public Schools Administrative offices at 507-233-6180.

The school district shall require that applicants for school district positions, who receive an offer of employment, submit to a criminal history background check at an expense to the applicant.  All final offers of employment are contingent upon background check results.
The employer reserves the right to make assignments of employees to particular buildings.  New Ulm ISD is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

For more information on New Ulm Public Schools and the city of New Ulm, please visit the following resources:
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