High School Teaching | Music - Band | Crookston Middle School | Available: 11/06/2023 | Closing: 11/28/2023


Position:  Full-time Middle School Band and Elementary Music opening will serve K-8 grade students starting immediately or as soon as possible.  
Work Schedule:  Monday РFriday, 7:45-3:35, possibly some evening and weekend events depending on performance schedule.
License Required:  K-12 Instrumental (Band/Orchestra) or Vocal and Classroom Music Minnesota teaching License through PELSB.
Salary/Benefits:¬† Pursuant to the Crookston Education Association’s (CEA) Collective Bargaining Agreement¬† (see¬†¬†)
Application Process:  Apply online, application deadline is Tuesday, November 28, 2023 or until filled.

Crookston Public Schools is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Middle School Band and Elementary Music Instructor grade K-8, starting immediately or as soon as possible.  Position will includes one hour per day of band instruction, some elementary classroom music instruction and possible subbing to cover intermittent vacancies.   Qualifiications for this position include having a valid MN Teaching License in the area of  K-12 Vocal and Classroom Music; having strong classroom management and communication skills; and the ability to build successful relationships with students, parents and staff

Crookston, MN is located in the heart of the Red River Valley in Northwest Minnesota and has a population of approximately 7,800.  Agriculture is a very strong part of our community.  University of Minnesota-Crookston campus is located here and is a very strong member and supporter of our community.  Located just 25 miles east of Grand Forks, ND, we are close to the University of North Dakota, ample shopping, dining, an international airport and more.  District enrollment size is approximately 1200 students, with the high school about 625 students grade 6-12.

Crookston Public Schools offers a competitive salary and benefit package, (see agreement link above).   To apply, please submit a letter of application, résumé, copy of Minnesota License, completed application form, three letters of recommendation and college transcripts. 

For more information about the position, please contact: 
Matt Torgerson, HS Principal; or Chris Trostad, Elementary Principal
Crookston Public Schools at 218-281-2144 or email or 218-281-5600 or email .  Application deadline is Friday, October 27, 2023,  or until filled. 

Crookston Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer.