Employment Opportunities

Positions Available:

Special Education Teacher 
Blooming Prairie Public Schools is accepting applications for a full-time special education teacher for the 2022-2023 school year. This position provides an opportunity to work with students of varying ages, with a variety of disabilities. The successful candidate must hold a bachelor's degree in education with a focus on a special education specialty area(s) and a Minnesota Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB) issued special education teaching license. The candidate must also have strong communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with administration, staff, and families.

Responsibilities include:

  1. Conducting comprehensive special education evaluations, interpreting results, and working with the team to determine if students meet initial entrance or continuing criteria under any Minnesota state disability category.
  2. Developing and implementing annual Individual Education Program (IEP) plans for students to include present levels of educational performance, special education needs, instructional goals and objectives, and the special education and related services required to meet those goals.
  3. Provide research-based specialized instruction to address the instructional goals and objectives within each student’s IEP plan.
  4. Serves as the primary contact for the parent (s), classroom teacher, and other support staff.
  5. Effectively and appropriately work with parents, students, staff, and other educational professionals regarding instructional needs, concerns, or challenges of the student and district.
  6. Maintain, document, and update due process records in accordance with federal and state laws, rules, and/or regulations.
  7. Provides direction and supervision of paraprofessionals as directed.
  8. Provides consultation to classroom teachers regarding classroom adaptations, instructional modifications, adaptive equipment, behavior modification plans, and other similar instructional interventions to meet the needs of students with IEPs.
  9. Enhance skills via continuing education and professional development activities.

Send letter of application, resume, credentials, recommendations, and transcripts to Jacob Schwarz, Elementary School Principal, Blooming Prairie Elementary School, 123 2nd Street NW, Blooming Prairie, MN 55917. If desired, information may be completed and submitted via the online application located at https://www.blossoms.k12.mn.us/page/3567. Deadline for applications is May 31, 2022 or open until filled.

Early Childhood Special Education/Elementary Special Education Teacher 
Blooming Prairie Public Schools is accepting applications for a full-time Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE)/Elementary Special Education Teacher starting Fall of 2022.  This position is a unique opportunity to work with children aged 3-6 years; along with early elementary-aged students with a variety of disabilities.  The successful candidate must hold a bachelor's degree in education with a focus in Early Childhood Special Education or special education specialty area(s) and a Minnesota Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB) issued ECSE or special education teaching license.  Our ECSE program is fully integrated within the preschool and School Readiness programs, allowing for strong collaboration between general education and special education staff.  The candidate must have strong communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with administration, staff, and families.

Responsibilities include:

  1. Conducting comprehensive early childhood special education (ECSE) evaluations, interpreting results, and working with the team to determine if students meet initial entrance or continuing criteria under the category of developmental delay (DD).  
  2. Developing and implementing annual Individual Education Program (IEP) plans for students to include present levels of educational performance, special education needs, instructional goals and objectives, and the special education and related services required to meet those goals.
  3. Provide research-based specialized instruction to address the instructional goals and objectives within each student’s IEP plan.
  4. Serves as the primary contact for the parent (s), classroom teacher, and other support staff.
  5. Effectively and appropriately work with parents, students, staff, and other educational professionals regarding instructional needs, concerns, or challenges of the student and district.
  6. Maintain, document, and update due process records in accordance with federal and state laws, rules, and/or regulations.
  7. Provides direction and supervision of paraprofessionals as directed.
  8. Provides consultation to classroom teachers regarding classroom adaptations, instructional modifications, adaptive equipment, behavior modification plans, and other similar instructional interventions to meet the needs of young students with IEPs.
  9. Enhance skills via continuing education and professional development activities.

Send letter of application, resume, credentials, recommendations, and transcripts to Stacy Magnus, Special Education Coordinator, Blooming Prairie Elementary School, 123 2nd Street NW, Blooming Prairie, MN 55917. If desired, information may be completed and submitted via the online application located at https://www.blossoms.k12.mn.us/page/3567. Deadline for applications is May 31, 2022 or open until filled.

Life Sciences Long-Term Substitute Teacher
Blooming Prairie Public Schools is accepting applications for a Life Sciences Long-Term Substitute Teacher starting early September for approximately nine weeks. 

This position provides an opportunity to work with students in the studies of life science to gain a deeper understanding of how living organisms function from the molecular level to complete organism and how they interact with other organisms as well as the world around them.

The successful candidate must hold a bachelor's degree in education with a focus in Biology or related science field (MN teaching licenses 9-12 Life Science and 5-8 General Science).

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of the subject matter through effective teaching practices, with expectations of high student achievement
  • Instruct 7th grade Life Science, Biology, and Anatomy & Physiology.
  • Assess student progress through formative and summative assessments.
  • Providing extra support outside of classroom time when needed.
  • Developing science labs and activities to support a deeper understanding of content knowledge.
  • Build relationships with students to understand how best to serve their needs in the classroom.
  • Foster and manage a safe, positive, and respectful learning environment for the purpose of promoting effective student behavior and success.
  • Differentiate classroom material to meet the needs of all learners.
  • Communicate and collaborate with parents and the school community for the purpose of fostering individual student success and growth while engaging families.
  • Maintain appropriate grades, assessment, and other student records as determined by established district procedures regarding the grading process.

Send letter of application, resume, credentials, recommendations, and transcripts to John Worke, High School Principal, Blooming Prairie High School, 202 4th Avenue NW, Blooming Prairie, MN 55917. If desired, information may be completed and submitted via the online application located at https://www.blossoms.k12.mn.us/page/2818. Deadline for applications is May 31, 2022 or open until filled.

6th Grade Long-Term Substitute Teacher
Blooming Prairie Public Schools is accepting applications for a sixth grade long-term substitute teacher at Blooming Prairie Elementary School. The position will start late September and be for approximately twelve weeks. Send letter of application, resume, credentials, recommendations, and transcripts to Jacob Schwarz, Elementary School Principal, Blooming Prairie Elementary School, 123 2nd Street NW, Blooming Prairie, MN 55917. Deadline for applying is May 31, 2022. If desired, information may be submitted via the online application located at https://blossoms-portal.rschooltoday.com/page/3567 or emailed to jschwarz@blossoms.k12.mn.us.


Multiple athletic coaching positions available including robotics.

E-mail letter of interest to Alison Mach, Associate Principal, at

Positions open until filled.


JMC Parental Information
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