216 Aspen Ave SE
PO Box 160
Menahga MN 56464
PHONE
218.564.4141
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District Office/HS: 218-564-5401
MS/ES: 218-564-4502
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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

 
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Other positions, please use the application under links on this page.
 

CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS

BUSINESS MANAGER - MENAHGA ISD 821
Business Manager - Menahga ISD 821 - Click to start application


Date of Availability: 06/18/2018
Date Closing: 06/29/2018
Business Manager

Position Purpose
Under the general Supervision of the Superintendent of Schools, to manage the Business Services functions of the district including budget and finance, purchasing, transportation, food services, safety and risk management, and related areas.

Essential Functions
  • Supervises the fiscal operations of the school district using standard accounting and bookkeeping principles and procedures in accordance with Board policies, rules and regulations, and applicable laws.
  • Maintains accurate, up-to-date records of accounts receivable, accounts payable, and the financial position of the school district in order to ensure that the school district is able to maintain its operations and remain within fiscal year budgets.
  • Assists the Superintendent in preparing annual budget requests for school district operations to maintain and improve educational opportunities and all necessary support and operations.
  • Prepares monthly operating statements, quarterly reports, and other information or documents as requested.
  • Secures an annual audit of the school district's finances.
  • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping and reporting for all financial records as required by law.
  • Oversee all school district purchasing, banking activities, payroll and employee benefits programs.
  • Establish, monitor and manage all safety and risk management policies, procedures and practices for the purpose of ensuring a safe environment for employees and students in their use of school facilities and transportation, and to comply with legal requirements (e.g., OSHA and Workers' Compensation).
  • Maintain appropriate levels of insurance to protect school district property and potential liabilities.
  • Oversee the school district's transportation programs, including bus routes, schedules, and contracts to ensure that the school district has an adequate and cost-effective student transportation system.
  • Manage the food service operation and related operations.
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn about current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research.
  • Assist the Superintendent in making recommendations regarding salaries and benefits for all school district employees.
  • Oversee the administration of employee benefits and the payroll function.
  • Represent the school district as necessary in off-site meetings, associations, etc.

Additional Duties
Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Superintendent.                
                Note:    
The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Equipment
Use standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone.

Travel Requirements
Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Knowledge of best practices in accounting and bookkeeping principles.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, and perform complex arithmetic operations.
  • Ability to understand, apply and use personal computers and software applications (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to analyze situations to define and draw conclusions.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding school district finance, transportation, safety and health, and other areas of responsibility.
  • Ability to develop and implement projects.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to organize multiple tasks and conflicting time constraints.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to leadership, performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
Work in standard office and school building environments.
           Note:    Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Functions for this position.

Qualifications Profile
Accounting background or experience in school finance preferred.

Experience
Successful Supervisory experience preferred.
 
FLSA Status: Exempt
Menahga ISD 821
 uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online




CURRENT OPEN FACULTY POSITIONS


BUSINESS EDUCATION TEACHER

Date of Availability: 08/13/2018
Date Closing: 07/06/2018

Business Education Teacher - Menahga ISD 821 - Click to start application


Position Purpose
Under the general supervision of the School Principal, to develop students' business academics (e.g. reading, math, writing, etc.) and business skills (e.g. word processing, typing, bookkeeping, record keeping, office procedures, business communications, etc.), as well as an understanding of our American business system and its place in the nation's and world's economy; to provide knowledge needed for intelligent consumption of business services; to develop practical business skills for personal use or for use in business occupations; and to encourage students to develop work and personal habits essential for success in business. 

Essential Functions
  • Develops and administers business education curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives.
  • Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning.
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction
  • Teaches knowledge and skills in the following subjects to secondary students: typing, note-taking, bookkeeping, record-keeping, office procedures, business communications, data processing or basic business principles.
  • Provides instruction on the use and development of skills in the use of office equipment, technology (including the use of computer network systems and applications, and business techniques such as those used in merchandising.
  • Prepares appropriate instructional aids and display materials to enhance learning.
  • Instructs students in use, care, and safe operation of business equipment.
  • Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs.
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research, and by maintaining professional relationships with members of the business community.
  • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
  • Ensures that student conduct conforms with the school's standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Coordinates with other professional staff members, especially within grade level, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
  • Selects and requisitions appropriate books, instructional aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records.

Additional Duties
Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.
                Note:    The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Equipment
Use standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone.

Travel Requirements
Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.

Work Schedule
Standard teacher work schedule as set forth in the Teachers' Unit Contract.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.
  • Knowledge of business education curriculum and concepts.
  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
  • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
Work in standard office and school building environments.
                Note:    Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Functions for this position.
 
Qualifications Profile

 

Certification/License:

  • State Certification as required for position.
  • Motor Vehicle Operator's License or ability to provide own transportation.
Education:
  • Bachelor's from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment.
Experience:
Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade level preferred.
 
FLSA Status:       Exempt
 
Menahga ISD 821 uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online


 
Special Education Teacher, EBD (Grades K-8)

Special Education Teacher, EBD (Grades K–8)  Apply Online

 Position Purpose 

-  Under the general supervision of the School Principal, to maximize the learning experience of students with special needs, in academics, interpersonal skills and activities of daily living by implementing district approved curriculum; documenting teaching and student progress/activities, outcomes; addressing students' specific needs; providing a safe and optimal learning environment. 

 Essential Functions 

-  Conducts assessments, testing and diagnostic examinations of students for the purpose of identifying learning issues, and recommending courses of action or corrective procedures to overcome issues and maximize learning. 

-  Participates in PPT's and assists in developing Individual Educational Plans ("IEP") for students. 

-  Assists students and teaching staff in implementing students' IEP's and behavior management plans. 

-  Coordinates with outside agencies, organizations and institutions, including state and federal authorities as needed. 

-  Coordinates with administrators and other teaching staff members to ascertain individual student's abilities and needs, including students with special needs, and to familiarize stakeholders with social work services. 

-  Serves as ready resource to students and parents to provide counseling that will lead each student to increased personal growth, self-understanding, and behavioral management; serves as liaison between home and school. 

-  Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research, and by maintaining professional relationships with members of institutions of higher learning and the business community. 

-  Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping and providing student information to prospective colleges and employers, as required by district procedures and applicable laws. 

-  Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents. 

-  Assists in the orientation of new teachers, and provides in-service training in guidance. 

-  Selects and requisitions appropriate books, aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records. 

Additional Duties 

-  Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent. 

  Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility. 

  Equipment 

-  Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone. 

  Travel Requirements 

-  Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required. 

  Skills, Knowledge, Abilities 

-  Knowledge of Special Education principles, theories, testing, methods, etc. as well as proven methods of maximizing the educational experience of students with special needs. 

-  Knowledge of differentiated instruction based on student learning styles. 

-  Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans. 

-  Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students. 

-  Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed. 

-  Ability to organize and coordinate work. 

-  Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents. 

-  Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth. 

-  Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work. 

  Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards 

-  Works in standard office and school building environments. 

  Note:   Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Functions for this position. 

Qualifications Profile 

  Certification/License:    -    State Certification as a Special Education Teacher. 

-  Motor Vehicle Operator's License or ability to provide own transportation. 

  Education: 

-  Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment. 

  Experience: 

-  Successful prior special education teaching experience for the appropriate grade level preferred, but not required.

 FLSA Status: Exempt 
Category: High School Teaching/Special Education Teacher
Date Posted: 3/20/2018
Location: Menahga Elementary School
Date of Availability: 08/13/2018
Date Closing: 05/18/2018


SUBSTITUTES

Menahga School is looking for SUBSTITUTES for the 2017-2018 school year for bus driving, paraprofessional, clerical, custodial, kitchen and teachers.  
If you are interested please contact one of the school offices.

EOE
8-10, 17c