Elementary School Teaching | Primary School | Available: 08/26/2024 | Closing: Open Until Filled


First Grade Teacher

Start date: 8/26/24

Schedule: 1.0 FTE

Salary & Benefits: Click here for full contract information

About the District: Becker Public Schools (Independent School District No. 726) is located in the city of Becker, Minnesota. The district covers 150 square miles of beautiful countryside, lakes and rural areas. The city of Becker is located about 45 minutes Northwest of the Twin Cities, with direct access to U.S. Highway 10 and quick pathways to I-94. The community offers the charm of a rural lifestyle with the convenient services of city living. The district prides itself on its long tradition of excellence and maintains a dedicated staff made up of teachers with varying degrees of experience and educational backgrounds. The community is represented by a school board that emphasizes student achievement in an environment of academic rigor. The District mission statement strives to “Develop Self-Directed Learners to Thrive in a Changing Global Community.”

Position Summary: Becker Primary School is currently seeking a dynamic and positive First Grade teacher to join our team for the upcoming 2024-2025 school year. We are looking for applicants who are passionate about fostering a learning environment where all students can thrive. As a First Grade Teacher, we encourage a focus on motivating students to achieve their maximum potential.


  • Develop engaging lesson plans and instructional materials.
  • Translate lesson plans into meaningful learning experiences, integrating subject area content and technology.
  • Instruct students in specified subject matter, adapting teaching materials and methods to meet the needs of diverse learners. Assess, identify, and evaluate the needs of students, providing instruction in individual or group sessions while maintaining standards of behavior.
  • Evaluate student progress, maintain accurate records and prepare progress reports.
  • Communicate effectively with students, families through conferences and other means.
  • Stay current with professional development through in-service education and self-selected professional books and instructional materials.


  • Minnesota Elementary Teaching Licensure.
  • Preference given to someone already Trained in the Science of Reading – LETRS: Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (Lexia).
  • Familiarity with school and district rules, regulations, and procedures.
  • Strong judgment and decision-making skills.

Essential Skills Required:

  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with staff, students, and families.

Application Procedure:  Apply online at the Becker School District Application Page  

Questions: For questions about the position, please contact Dale Christensen, Becker Primary School Principal at: 763-261-6330 /