About Big Lake Schools: At Big Lake Schools, we pride ourselves on being the perfect size. We are small enough to offer the many benefits that come with being a small school district, but we are large enough to be able to offer exceptional programming that only large districts are able to offer.  We have a student population of 3100 spread across four schools; Liberty (EC-2), Independence (3-5), Middle School (6-8), and High School (9-12).

Big Lake Schools is always looking for future employees who:

  • Have a strong work ethic
  • Are energetic and passionate about their work
  • Enjoy working collaboratively

  • Embrace technology as a core tool in their everyday lives

  • Recognize the importance of education

If the above attributes sound like you, we encourage you to consider becoming a Hornet!

Job Summary:  Under the direction of district administrators, the Special Education Teacher is responsible for assisting the District in assessing and identifying students with special needs such as learning disabilities, emotional/behavioral disorders, health impairments, developmental cognitive delays or other similar needs according to State of MN eligibility criteria.  The Special Education Teacher plans for, develops and implements individualized education programs and instruction in academic areas in collaboration with other educational professionals and administrators in designing, modifying and delivering programming to special needs students.

Qualifications:  Minimum licensure area in SLD.  Multiple SPED licensure areas preferred. Co-teaching experience is preferred.  Certified teaching certificate from the State of MN in the required subject area.         

Working Conditions:  Duty day as per teacher contract

Application Procedure:  Candidates may apply for this opportunity via the school website at www.biglakeschools.org

Big Lake Schools is an equal opportunity employer: applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance.