Special Education Teacher | Special Education Teacher | Futures/Choices


Position Type: SUN Teacher @ Futures/Choices program

Location:  ZED Building located in Kasson, MN (just opened in Fall 2022)

Workday/Year:  Monday-Friday; 7:30-3:30 

Duty Days:  186 (approximately)

Starting Date:  August 2023

Closing Date For Applications: Open until filled


About Zumbro Education District: ZED is an education district serving six member districts that include Triton, Kasson-Mantorville, Stewartville, Byron, Hayfield, and Blooming Prairie.  ZED offers a wide array of general education and special education services to our member districts (please refer to for details). ZED has been in existence for over 30 years.  **ZED just opened a brand new 61,000-square-foot constructed building for all programs in Kasson (MN) in the 2022-23 school year with a brand new state-of-the-art FACS kitchen.   

SUN Program: This program is designed for students who require specialized instruction in a small classroom atmosphere with high staff support. Specific areas student’s in this program focus on are social, emotional, and cognitive developmental areas, as well as transitional and vocational skills. Some students in this program may work in an individual office space and join small group lessons in a classroom, while others may engage in the small group lesson space for their learning environment. Each student has individual needs and very individualized programming in the SUN program.

Students in this program may have an overreaction to sensory stimuli, interpret social situations incorrectly, and have difficulty expressing their feelings and emotions with words and may exhibit challenging behavior as a means of communciation. This program is located in a setting IV school.

Job Summary:   The SUN Teacher will deliver special education services based on an appropriate IEP.  The teacher is responsible for delivering functional academic, social, behavioral, communication, and sensory programs that will lead towards an increase in independence in the core transition areas.  The transition teacher is also responsible for needed assessment, diagnostic and due process services required by the federal and state standards.

Required Qualifications:  Must be currently licensed by MDE in a special education teaching area. ASD license preferred.

Benefits:  ZED offers a competitive salary complete with full benefits. 

Application Procedures:  Please apply online at and under “Employment.” If you have any further questions please contact Amy Rice ( or at 507-634-2037. All submitted applications will be kept on file for one year.