Elementary School Teaching | Elementary Teacher | Aitkin Rippleside Elementary


Aitkin School District # 0001 is looking for a Second Grade teacher.  This position is a 1.0 FTE position for the 2024-25 school year. 


Job Summary:

  • Collaborate with Special Education team members, Second Grade team members, and administration.

  •  Participate in regular PLC meetings as an active and engaged professional.

  • Communicate frequently with parents, colleagues, students, and administrators through all available means of technology.

  • Establish and maintain high standards for the educational experience of students. 


  • Current MN Licensure (Variances are a possibility). 

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills

  • Able to work cooperatively with staff

Please complete the online application in order to be considered for this position, including a letter of interest in a position at Aitkin Public Schools, license, references and transcripts.


Aitkin Public Schools mission is to empower students to be life-long learners and productive citizens by developing high expectations and student achievement in a safe and friendly learning environment. Aitkin Schools covers a large portion of Aitkin County in northern Minnesota.  The city of Aitkin offers a friendly, small town atmosphere with larger cities nearby. Our area offers a wide variety of outdoor family opportunities. We are 15 miles north of Mille Lacs Lake. Aitkin county is home to over 365 lakes, many within minutes of the city of Aitkin. We also have the Mississippi and Ripple Rivers that flow through our community which provide a variety of boating possibilities. Aitkin county is also known for some of the most scenic wildlife trails in Minnesota. We have a very good system of snowmobile and atv trails. We are within minutes of a number of outstanding golf courses as well. The city of Aitkin has a wonderful park located on the Ripple River that families throughout the area enjoy on a regular basis.  Aitkin is home to the Riverwood Healthcare facility with over 60 physicians, specialists and surgeons. The city of Aitkin is also the home of the Aitkin County seat. Why just visit Aitkin when you can live and work here year around?  “WE ARE ISD1!”