Teaching: Elementary School | Art | Zanewood Community School | Closing: Until Filled


Job Summary: To inspire and prepare each and every scholar with the confidence, courage, and competence to achieve their dreams; contribute to community; and engage in a lifetime of learning. Provide instruction and support in the curriculum areas for which employed; make appropriate and equitable use of instructional resources and technologies; implement the goals and objectives of the district, school and/or program for which employed; maintain contact and communication with guardians/caregivers of scholars, working with them in the development of their scholar; design, deliver, and assess curriculum according to district guidelines; provide in-person, synchronous and asynchronous learning when applicable and work collaboratively with others. Willing to participate in district and building leadership activities.

Osseo Area Schools is a Qcomp school district: Teacher Development & Evaluation Overview

Please review the full job description at the link below for a detailed description of the essential functions and requirements of the position.

Classroom Teacher Job Description -Final

Minimum qualifications include: 

  • Bachelor‚Äôs Degree required

  • MN teaching license in appropriate field (Art), OR a valid MN teaching license in another field and willing to obtain an Out of Field Permission.*

  • If not currently licensed, must be willing and eligible to apply for and receive a Tier 1 or 2.*

*Additional information can be found at MN Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB). Apply for Additional License

Zanewood Community School: A Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math School
Our PK – grade 5 STEAM school is a dynamic, thriving magnet school with curriculum and instruction that continually evolves to integrate national standards, best practices, and new technologies with core curriculum.¬† The core curriculum is the Osseo Area Schools’ curriculum in all subject areas.¬† Value added standards in art, engineering, science, math and technology are integrated with the core curriculum and are included in value added projects at each grade level which include the use of technology tools and scientific equipment.
Teachers use inquiry based instructional strategies and differentiation.  All teachers use PBIS Classroom strategies.  Teachers work with a Curriculum Integration Coordinator to develop, review, and revise value added standards and projects.
We are seeking a creative, flexible art teacher to encourage creativity and artwork reflecting many cultures from around the world.  The art teacher is responsible for preparing lesson plans and providing developmentally appropriate instruction on art techniques and the use of art media.  Set up and clean up of the classroom, monitor inventory,attend faculty meetings, parent-teacher conferences and professional development.  Instruct students in proper care and use of tools and equipment.  Organize storage areas and control use of materials, equipment and tools to prevent loss or abuse, and to minimize time required for distribution and collection.  Plan and present art displays and exhibitions designed to exhibit students’ work for the school and the community

Teachers at the Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math School:

  • Integrate science concepts into other subject areas, including the use of technology
  • Use an inquiry based focus to let students’ questions guide instruction, especially in science
  • Integrate other subject areas into the area of reading and art.
  • Are willing to learn new technologies and integrate them with core curriculum and changing projects
  • Are willing to attend staff development and planning sessions during the school day, before or after school, and in the summer
  • Are committed to work equitably¬†with a diverse, multicultural student population
  • Are flexible, willing to try new things, positive, and fun


Salary:  View salary grid on Pages 51 Р52 of the teacher’s contract Education Minnesota Osseo 

FTE: 1.0 

Bargaining unit: Education Minnesota Osseo 

Desired start date: 8/28/23 

Osseo Area Schools offers:

  • Meaningful and impactful work¬†

  • Opportunities to grow professionally

  • A variety of benefits

  • Mentorship programs for teachers and educational support professionals

  • Summer opportunities

  • and more¬†

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: 

Osseo Area School District ISD 279 is an Equal Opportunity, and veteran-friendly employer.

Osseo Area School District ISD 279 ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, gender, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or disability. Osseo Area School District is committed to a workforce that reflects the diversity of the district and strongly encourages persons to apply who can strengthen our diversity. For more information, view the District’s Equal Opportunity and Prohibition Against Discrimination, Harassment and Violence Policy. 

Veteran’s Preference: If you are an eligible veteran, please submit a legible copy of your DD214 with your application. 

Accommodation: If you have a disability that requires an accommodation during the selection process, please email Human Resources at or call 763-391-7007.

Background Check Upon Conditional Offer: 

Background checks are conducted upon receiving a conditional offer. Employees must complete a background check and are responsible for the background fee. A passing background is required.  Criminal convictions are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.