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    Maple Lake Public Schools
    ATTN: Human Resources
    200 Highway 55 E
    Maple Lake, MN 55358

  • Maple Lake Public Schools serves about 800 preschool through 12th grade students in a beautiful rural setting situated in the heart of central Minnesota lake region.  Maple Lake is located 40 miles west of the Twin Cities and 30 miles southeast of St. Cloud.  Maple Lake Irish extracurricular and co-curricular activities have enjoyed enormous success over the last several years.  Our students have a history of scoring well on state assessments.  The mission of Maple Lake Public Schools is to create an exceptional place to learn and work, emphasizing educational opportunities and promote academic achievement, life-long learning, and productive citizenship in our society.


    Current Openings  

    Social Studies, 1.0 fte long term substitute 

    Maple Lake High School has an immediate opening for a full time Social Studies long term substitute teacher for the 2021-2022 school year.   A MN teaching license is required.  Coaching preferred.

    Please submit a certified application (available here on our website), a letter of interest, resume, 3 letters of recommendation, copy of MN license and copies of transcripts to: 

    David Hansen

    High School Principal

    Maple Lake Schools

    200 Highway 55E

    Maple Lake, MN  55358


    Position open until filled


    Elementary Instructional Assistants 

    Maple Lake Elementary has the following Instructional Assistant vacancies for 2021-22: 

    One-7 hours per day/35 hours per week Instructional Assistant 

    One-3.5 hours per day/17.5 hours per week Instructional Assistant 

    One-3 hours per day/15 hours per week-10:15 am-1:15 pm Recess Instructional Assistant 

    One- 3 hours per day/15 hours per week-10:15 am-1:15 pm Lunchroom Instructional Assistant 

    Candidates should have a desire and willingness to work with students identified with special needs. Position continuation based on the special education department’s need for staffing.  Pay & benefits according to 2020-21 Support Staff Master Agreement, pay scale II, DOQ, to be refigured when the 2021-23 Support Staff Master Agreement is settled. 

    To apply, please send a completed Instructional Assistant application (found here on our website) to: 

    Andy Sawatzke

    Elementary Principal


    Positions open until filled


    Assistant Boys Basketball Coach

    Maple Lake High School is accepting applications for an Assistant Boys Basketball coach for the 2021-2022 School Year.  Responsibilities will be to work collaboratively with the head coach, have excellent communication skills, be a self-starter and excellent motivator. This position is a non-tenure position that is renewable on a year-to-year basis.  The Activities Director and Head Coach will supervise this person. 

    Start date will be November 22nd, 2021with a potential end date of March 26, 2022.

    Interested applicants please submit a letter or interest and resume to:

    Dan Krause, Activities Director


    Position open until filled 


    Buildings and Grounds Night Manager

    230 work days plus 9 holidays.  This position would oversee the night custodians during the school year from 3 pm -11 pm and perform ground maintenance in the summer from 7 am-3 pm.  This position qualifies for the PERA pension plan.

    The Manager shall lead and supervise the team of night custodians. The Manager will assist the District Custodian in overall maintenance of the building and grounds.  The Manager will coordinate evening custodial staff in consultation with building administrators and the District Custodian.  The Manager will direct evening custodial work during the school year and support the evaluation of custodial work performance.  The Manager will perform grounds keeping duties during the summer months.


    High School diploma

    Boilers License-Chiefs preferred or working towards

    Training or experience in building HVAC

    Supervisory experience

    Knowledge of building automation systems

    Knowledge of building maintenance and custodial services

    Mechanical abilities

    Skilled labor preferred

    Work conditions:  The employee is regularly required to talk, hear, climb ladders, balance, stoop, kneel, reach for objects, stand, walk, push, pull, lift and use hands to grasp and feel.  Must be able to frequently life and/or move 50 pounds or more.  Abilities require close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.

    Salary:  Starting salary $49, 000, based on experience and qualifications.

    To apply,  please return a completed custodial application,  found here on our website, to:

    Brad Neutz

    District Custodian

    Maple Lake Schools

    200 Highway 55 E

    Maple Lake, MN  55358



    Position open until filled









    Minnesota Math Corps or Reading Corps Tutor

    Position title: Math Tutor – Minnesota Math Corps


                          Reading Tutor – Minnesota Reading Corps

    Join us as we head back to school! Maple Lake Elementary is looking for caring adults to serve with Minnesota Reading Corps or Minnesota Math Corps. You can help kids become successful in reading or math! You’ll work directly with students every school day, during school hours, August- June.

    • Elementary Literacy Tutor
    • Math Enrichment Tutor

    Tutors come from many backgrounds and include recent high school and college grads, career changers, stay- at- home parents and retirees. With training, support from onsite coaches and evidence- based strategies, Reading Corps and Math Corps tutors are well- equipped to change lives. No previous teaching experience necessary!

    Tutors earn a living allowance, education award to repay student loans or pay tuition, and federal student loan forbearance. Tutors may be eligible for health insurance and child care assistance. To learn how you can join our team, visit www.readingandmath.net.  

    Questions? Contact Becca.Johnson@servetogrow.org or 612- 430- 9882.


    Substitutes Needed


    • Teacher substitutes (certified or short call)
    • Instructional Assistant substitutes
    • Cafeteria substitutes
    • Custodial substitutes


    Job specific applications can be found on the left side of  the “District Employment” page.  Paper applications available upon request by contacting 320-963-7522.


    Maple Lake Schools

    District Office

    200 Highway 55 E

    Maple Lake, MN 55358