Employment Opportunities

Crosslake Community Schools' pre-kindergarten-8th grade seat-based program offers a unique learning environment, specializing in multi-age classrooms and parent/guardian, teacher, and student partnerships. By design, our classes are limited to 19 students - providing for very personalized, high quality educational experiences that are difficult to duplicate in larger school settings.

The online learning model gives students the flexibility to pursue personal activities while completing the required courses to receive their high school diploma.

CCS is located in the Brainerd Lakes area and is steps away from Cross Lake, part of the Whitefish Chain of Lakes.

Crosslake Community School

Seat-Based Opportunities

Food Service Associate

Hiring for the 2024-2025 School Year.  Approximately 32.5 hours per week.

Duties include preparing food to be served to students by complying with all applicable sanitation and health.

Music Arts Teacher

Deadline to apply is Monday, April 15, 2024.

Duties include teaching individuals or groups instrumental or vocal music.

Requirement for employment: valid Minnesota Teaching License for the grade and content area assigned; or if no appropriate candidates can be found, we would entertain the submission of a Tier 1 license or an out-of-field permission request. 

Substitute Teacher (on-call)

In absence of teacher,  on-call substitute teachers will supervise students and implement sub plans left by teachers in the seat-based program. This assignment could also include lunch and recess duty; hours are M-F 8:00-3:30. A working knowledge of web-based applications such as email and the Google suite is preferred due to the current pandemic. 

Requirement for employment: teaching license in any content area including a substitute teacher license (requires a four year degree but no teacher training).

Substitute Paraprofessional (on-call)

In absences of paraprofessional on staff, on-call substitute paraprofessionals will work with students in a one on one or small group setting in the seat-based program. This assignment could also include lunch and recess duty; hours are M-F 8:00-3:30. A working knowledge of web-based applications such as email and the Google suite is preferred due to the current pandemic. 

Minimum requirement: high school diploma.

Crosslake Community School

Online Opportunities

Online Reading Interventionist

This position will provide leadership to the online program with a focus on grades K-8. Responsible for program growth and accountability, enhancement of services and programs for K-8, and providing leadership and supervision to K-8 teaching, coaching, and support staff.

Online Associate Director

This position will provide leadership to the online program with a focus on grades K-8. Responsible for program growth and accountability, enhancement of services and programs for K-8, and providing leadership and supervision to K-8 teaching, coaching, and support staff.

Substitute Paraprofessional (on-call)

Special education paraprfessionals support students based on the needs and accommodations outlined in the Individualized Education Plan (IEP). Duties are determined by the IEP team and special education teacher.

Licensed Teachers

​For the online program (K- 12th graders): We are always interested in hearing from those with Minnesota licenses in a variety of subjects and particularly those with multiple license areas and electives such as CTE, business, etc.

Learning Coach (FTE to be determined)

Continuously accepting applications in the online 5th-12th grade program; valid Minnesota teaching license required