Special Education Teacher | Autism Spectrum Disorder K-12 | Trek Program in Howard Lake, MN. | Available: As soon as possible | Closing: Open until filled


Meeker & Wright Special Education Cooperative #0938
**Up to $5,000 Sign on Bonus**

Position Title: Special Education Teacher, 1.0 FTE
Assignment Location: TREK Program in Howard Lake, MN
Hours per Day: 8.0
Schedule: 182 day contract per school calendar
Salary: Placement per the teacher contract, based on education and experience 

The Special Education Teacher is responsible for assisting in assessing and identifying students with special needs according to Minnesota eligibility criteria. The Special Education Teacher plans for providing input, development and implementation of individualized education programs and instruction in academic and behavioral areas in collaboration with other educational professionals, parents and administrators. Depending upon assignment and license, Special Education Teachers provide specialized instruction in addressing student needs and learning. 


  • Requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education.¬†
  • Current State of MN Teacher License.¬†
  • Licensure in ASD, or DCD preferred¬†

TREK is a program designed for students who have been identified as having a severe communication or neurological disorders.  The target population for this program includes students who have been identified with Autism Spectrum Disorders or Developmental Cognitive Disorders and exhibit behavioral patterns which negatively affect the ability to interact with peers or adults in the regular school setting.  TREK provides program solutions to effectively create an environment of successful learners.

MAWSECO is an agency of seven-member school districts (Annandale, Dassel-Cokato, Delano, Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted, Litchfield, Maple Lake and Rockford) that have joined together to provide services in the area of special education. The mission of the Cooperative is to provide quality special education leadership, services, and support to its seven-member school districts’ staff, students and families as well as other agencies/districts that purchase its services. The MAWSECO central office is located in Howard Lake, MN which is west of the metro and south of St. Cloud.

Meeker and Wright Special Ed Coop #938 utilizes an online application system. Please visit the site to apply:  
If you have questions or concerns regarding the application process, please contact Elizabeth Sullivan at:

Contact Jill Sundblad, Assistant Director of Alternative Programs phone (320) 543-1122 ext. 2156 or email at: 

MAWSECO is an equal opportunity employer