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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 875 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:


    Custodian II

    Immediate opening for a Custodian II.  Duties include cleaning the building and basic building maintenance.  Pay according to the 2017-19 Support Staff Master Agreement, Pay scale II, DOQ (to be adjusted when the 2019-21 contract is settled).  Work year:  3:00 pm – 11:00 pm during school year and 7:00 am – 3:00 pm during summer; 250 workdays per year with paid vacation and holidays.  Boilers license or willing to obtain preferred.

    Please submit a letter of interest and Custodial Application (found on our website: www.maplelake.k12.mn.us) to: 

    Maureen Donohue, Human Resources Manager


    Application deadline: Open until filled


    Superintendent Vacancy 

    Posting date: December 16, 2019

    Closing date: January 24, 2020

    Starting date: July 1, 2020

    Tentative Interview Date: February 12, 2020 

    General Announcement: 

    The Maple Lake Schools is seeking candidates for the full time position of Superintendent of Schools. The successful candidate will begin work on or around July 1, 2020 and will receive a competitive salary and benefit package commensurate with experience and qualifications. 


    Position Requirements: 

    Applicants must hold a license as Superintendent of Schools issued by the State of Minnesota or be eligible to obtain a license at the time the application is submitted. Experience as a school superintendent is preferred. Experience as a principal or similar public school district administrative position is otherwise required. 


    Desired Qualifications: 

    • Knowledge and experience in the general administration of a comprehensive program of instructional and support services for pre-K through 12th grade students and community education patrons.
    • Proficiency in communications and public relations including a record of positive involvement in the community.
    • Knowledge and experience in the development and implementation of instructional and support programs for learners of all ages.
    • Knowledge and experience in the management and development of school personnel.
    • Knowledge and experience of Minnesota public school finance and school district financial management including budget development, deployment, and monitoring.
    • Knowledge and experience in positive interactions with the local School Board and other governmental units. 


    School District Information: 

    • The Maple Lake School District serves 830 k-12 students. In addition, children, families and other district residents are served through early childhood and community education programs. Maple Lake services are located on one convenient campus.
    • The district employs 130 licensed and non licensed staff members including one K-6 Principal and one 7-12 Principal, a Community Education Director shared with Annandale Schools, an Activities Director, and a Child Study Coordinator employed by MAWSECO. The district contracts transportation services and the management of food services.
    • Maple Lake is located 30 miles southeast of St. Cloud and about the same distance west of the Twin Cities. Neighboring communities include Monticello to the northeast, Buffalo to the east, Howard Lake to the south and Annandale to the west.
    • The district’s operating budget is approximately $10 million. Maple Lake is in a strong financial position with a growing fund balance. The district passed an operating levy in recent years; this contributed significantly to the district’s financial health.
    • The mission of Maple Lake Public Schools is to create an exceptional place to learn and work emphasizing educational opportunities that promote academic achievement, life-long learning, and productive citizenship in our society.
    • Additional information is available at the district’s website: maplelake.k12.mn.us 


    Application Process: 

    Interested parties should submit the following electronic files, in PDF format, to Greg Vandal at greg.vandal@peersolutions-usa.com

    • cover letter
    • detailed resume including a list of references
    • four current letters of recommendation
    • evidence of licensure 

    Additional materials may be requested as the process moves forward. 

    Inquiries regarding the position can be directed to Search Consultant Greg Vandal at 320-247-3739 or greg.vandal@peersolutions-usa.com.







    Recreation Supervisor (Temporary) - Annandale-Maple Lake Community Education 

    Date Available: ASAP

    Date Closing: Open Until Filled

     Annandale and Maple Lake Community Education Department is currently seeking candidates for a temporary Recreation Supervisor in our Community Education Department located in Maple Lake.  The candidate hired for this position will be responsible to open the Activity Center on Sunday afternoons from 3:00 - 5:00 PM. This person will be responsible for collecting money at the door for open gym or punching punches card previously purchased. To ensure the visitors using the gym are using it appropriately and being safe.  This position will start immediately and will continue until the end of March 2020. Please send a letter of interest or contact Brandii Thomas at bthomas@isd876.org / 320-274-3058. This job is working specifically work on Maple Lake School Grounds with community education programs. Rate of pay: $11.08 - $13.69/ hour – depending on experience must be out of high school to apply!


    Tiffany Grube 

    Director of Community Education 

    Annandale and Maple Lake Public Schools

    320-274-3058 EXT. 4600




    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