High School Education | Science | District Wide | Available: 08/21/2023 | Closing: Open until filled


Shakopee Public Schools is looking for a 1.0 FTE Science Teacher for the 2023-2024 school year located at Shakopee High School. 

Shakopee High School is an Academy school focusing on post-secondary planning which include trades, careers, and post-secondary education. Offering a wide variety of PLTW Engineering and vocationally based courses. We are looking for instructors that are highly motivated and looking to engage students in the areas of computer sciences, robotics, traditional shop classes, and engineering focused courses as we prepare students for their future. Please find more information by clicking here about the Academies of Shakopee High School.

Job Summary:
Provides instruction in content area in accordance with each student’s ability, creates a classroom environment that fosters student learning and personal growth.¬†Establishes effective working relationships with students and parents, works collaboratively with other staff members.

  • Valid Minnesota teaching license in Science (grades 9-12) or willingness and eligibility to obtain an Out of Field Permission (OFP); valid MN teaching license in Chemistry or Biology preferred
  • Experience with multiple instructional designs and differentiated instruction
  • Strong classroom management skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to build successful relationships with students, parents and staff
  • Previous teaching experience preferred

Working Conditions:
Classroom and/or office setting includes lifting, sitting, standing, pushing, pulling, keyboarding, etc.

Application Procedure:
You must be an permanent employee of the district to use the internal application. Substitutes are not considered internal applicants and must complete the external application. Apply online at under job posting 5587.

Selection Procedure:
Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately. Those selected for interview will be contacted.

Our staff receive:

  • Competitive salary and benefit package
  • Professional development opportunities offered through the District
  • Strong¬†mentoring program for first year staff

District Information:
The Shakopee district serves more than 7,600 students in Shakopee, Savage, Prior Lake, and the Jackson, Louisville, and Sand Creek townships.

Other important things to know:
Shakopee Public Schools recently passed a 10 year referendum, resulting in openings throughout the District. Additionally, the Shakopee Education Association (SEA) Local #1346 Collective Bargaining Agreement was approved effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023. The Agreement included adjustments to bring teacher compensation to the mid-range of comparable districts. To view the new contract and salary schedule, click here.

Our Mission: Shakopee Schools, in partnership with our community, will educate lifelong learners to succeed in a diverse world.