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

Phone: 507-233-6180

A leader in education through engaging and innovative programs and support structures.

 New Ulm Public Schools is a regional center of educational excellence.  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 are redefining education in 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 new high school building is for grades 9-12, offering college, vocational and work ready courses. We have many opportunities for fine arts and athletics for all students.

 Position Available:
 Part Time Kindergarten Teacher 

Position Available:                
Part Time Kindergarten Teacher 
Washington Learning Center, 910 14th North Street, New Ulm, MN
Job Description:                    
The certified teacher develops lesson plans, conducts classroom instruction, evaluates and assesses both instructional material, and student performance. The teacher meets with parents, interprets student progress, and informs parents about student strengths, weaknesses and/or programs.             
The successful candidate will carry out responsibilities as defined by the master contract, maintains high quality communication and cooperation with stakeholders, and believes that all students can attain high levels of learning. Demonstrates continued professional development through course work, research, peer collaboration, and/or job-embedded staff development. Must have working knowledge of the subject matter, classroom management techniques, current researched best practices and strategies, as well as students’ learning styles and needs, both academic and affective. Possesses the knowledge and skills to build effective educational experiences that benefit all students. Takes responsibility for the learning of our students and his/her own performance.

Per Teacher Master Agreement
Current MN Teacher license in Kindergarten Education

Position Start/End Date:        
As agreed upon
Application Deadline:            
Applications accepted until the position is filled and will be reviewed as received.
Application Procedure  
To apply as an INTERNAL applicant:
1.   Go to the school website at
2.   Click on the down arrow near District box at top of the page
3.   Under General Info, on the right hand side, click on the Employment hand side
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 District box at top of the page
3.   Under General Info, on the right hand side, click on the Employment hand side
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.         

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, and disability or veteran status.

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