Park Rapids Century Elementary is seeking an Elementary Education teacher beginning with the 2021-22 school year. Current licensure preferred or the ability to obtain MN licensure.  Candidates should have the ability to work as a team in planning and teaching to create a positive learning environment, as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills. Teachers at Park Rapids Area Schools are supported through staff development and a teacher mentoring program. We believe in supporting teacher growth and program success.

Welcome to Park Rapids Area Schools! We are a progressive district seeking out motivational educators to take our programs to the next level. Park Rapids schools has a history of vision and excellence which is summed up by our mission: “Preparing today’s learners for tomorrow’s challenges.”

Park Rapids Area Schools is located in Park Rapids, the county seat for Hubbard County. The population of Park Rapids in 2016 was 3,935 with a total county population at 20,655. Park Rapids Area Schools includes 4 schools that serve 1650 students ranging from grades PK through 12. In addition the school district has an active Alternative Learning Center that serves approximately 40 students and a Community Education that serves over 7,000 community members on an annual basis.

Park Rapids boasts the Headwaters of the Mississippi River as well as over 400 area lakes. More information on Park Rapids and the surrounding areas can be found at www.parkrapidsdowntown.com or www.parkrapids.com or https://heartlandlakes.com/

Interested applicants should apply online at www.parkrapids.k12.mn.us under the Human Resources tab. Coaching opportunities available.  

A successful candidate will be an individual who: 

  • Believes in embracing change and striving to be a lifelong learner
  • Believes that we teach students- not subjects
  • Believes that integrity, trust, compassion, and open communications are the foundation of an excellent educational community.
  • Believes in personalized learning in order for each student to meet his or her individual needs.

Park Rapids School District has been able to remain In-Person for grades K-4th grade for the entire school year during the 2020-2021.  Grades 5-12 began the 2020-2021 school year in Hybrid, but after the Christmas break we brought all students back to In-person learning.  Our District has been supportive of those families who have chosen to remain in Distance Learning.