General Ed. Teacher | Science | Village Ranch Alternative Program in Cokato MN. | Available: Fall 2024 | Closing: 05/13/2024


Meeker & Wright Special Education Cooperative #0938

Position Title: Special Education Teacher for the 2024-25 School Year
Assignment Location: Village Ranch Alternative Program in Cokato, MN
Hours per Day: 8
Days: 182 day contract per school year
Times: 7:30am-3:00pm 
Salary: Hourly rate will be in accordance with current placement on the teacher contract and will be the applicable contract hourly rate.

The Science Teacher will instruct physical and life science classes to students in grades 5 -12. 


  • Minnesota licensure in science is required.  
  • Dual licensure in special education is preferred.
  • Current State of MN Teacher License

Village Ranch Alternative Program (VRAP) is located in Cokato, MN and is an educational facility on the grounds of the Village Ranch, Inc. group home. The educational program provides a flexible, safe environment in which students can experience educational success. Students attending VRAP range from 12-18 years of age and some have pre-identified disabilities in the area of Emotional Behavioral Disorders (EBD) or Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD), or have other learning difficulties. VRAP’s goal is to transition students with academic, behavioral and/or emotional difficulties to successful integration into mainstream educational and/or work opportunities. 

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 (612) 417-6491 or email at:

Contact Caren Heltne at (320) 286-2922 ext 1100 Cell: (612) 441-0651 or email at:

MAWSECO is an equal opportunity employer