Early Childhood Special Education Teacher

Be a LAKER and Live & Work at the lakes! Interested in teaching in a school district with ‘award winning’ schools? Look no further, as Detroit Lakes Public Schools (ISD#22) is seeking an Early Childhood Special Education Teacher to join our progressive and growing school district.

Detroit Lakes, MN is located in the heart of lakes country in West-Central Minnesota.  Amid sparkling lakes, a mile-long sandy beach, inviting neighboring forests, wetland sanctuaries, numerous golf courses, snowmobile and bike trails and the newly reopened downhill ski/bicycling recreational area, it doesn’t take much of an imagination to come up with 4-seasons of recreational activities. Log on to www.visitdetroitlakes.com for more information about our growing and progressive community — with a population of 8,000+,  our community swells to over 20,000+ in population during the summer months when we welcome our summer residents back. Located just 50 miles east of Fargo, North Dakota, we are close to the tri-college university system, ample shopping, an international airport and more.

The 2021-22 (K-12) student enrollment in Detroit Lakes has approximately 2,700+ students with 500 employees dedicated to educating and supporting our youth; preparing them for their lifetime of learning and success. Log on to www.dlschools.net to learn more about our progressive school district.

Job Qualifications: 

  • Must have current Minnesota Licensure in ECSE
  • Experience implementing academic curriculum
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds weight (and/or up to adult-size body weight with two-to-three person lift).
  • Experience with standardized assessment tools.
  • Knowledge of Special Education Due Process procedures.
  • Ability to communicate with parent/guardian and team members.

Schedule/Contract: Full-time – 1.0 FTE

Salary and Benefits: As per contract

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Questions: Please contact Karen Nudell / Special Education Director at (218) 844-4706 or by email – knudell@detlakes.k12.mn.us.




Human Resources

Detroit Lakes Public Schools

702 Lake Avenue

Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

Attn: Human Resources