Special Education, EL, Health, Licensed | Greenwood Elementary School | Available: 8/21/23 | Closing: 3/15/23 or until filled


Special Education Teacher
Greenwood Elementary School or Gleason Lake Elementary School
2023-2024 School Year
2 Positions: FTE 0.5 each

Position Description:

Wayzata Public Schools is currently seeking a Special Education teacher with the ability, skills, and training necessary to work with a broad array of students with disabilities in a cross-categorical model, such that they can receive an appropriate education program in their neighborhood school.

Why Wayzata?

  • High student achievement
  • Instructional Technology- Technology levy has increased the number of computers and other technology available for use in the classroom.
  • Alternate Compensation- This program provides teachers with additional professional development opportunities through peer coaches, courses and study groups.
  • Competitive salary and benefits- Our benefits include medical, dental, and life insurance; long term disability and employee assistance program.
  • Professional support and development- First year teachers are provided a mentor and on-going professional development opportunities.
  • Good People- We strive to hire good people that work well together and have fun doing it.


  • Special Education Licensure required for working with students in Federal Setting 1-3. 
  • Multiple licensure preferred.
  • Ability to design and implement specially designed instruction tailored to meet the unique needs of students requiring special education services. 
  • Experience and willingness to work on general education teams and provide collaborative special education services with general education teachers is required.
  • Ability to collaborate with paraprofessionals and to effectively direct the work delegated to them. 
  • Interest in and ability to relate well to elementary students.
  • Experience with evaluation and eligibility determination for special education services preferred.

Application Procedure:

  • Apply online at
  • Internal Applicants must complete the internal application located on the website under application process.

Selection Procedure:
 Applications received on or before 3/15/23 will be given first consideration.  Position will remain open and active until filled.