Minnehaha Academy

Admission Office: 612-728-7722

Employment Opportunities

Working at Minnehaha Academy is a rewarding and fulfilling experience. The Minnehaha community is committed to integrating the Christian faith with academic excellence, and this mission is lived out through our faculty and staff. To actively participate in the education of youth is our privilege and responsibility. With exceptional academics as one of our core values, we seek the very best faculty to educate our students along with the very best staff to support the faculty, students, parents and alumni of Minnehaha. Minnehaha is dedicated to excellence in all that we do, while striving to be a caring community in which to work where we strive to cultivate the potential, not only of our students, but also our employees. Minnehaha seeks to maintain a diverse body of students and employees that is a reflection of the community in which we live and work. We take pride in being part of an educational environment committed to the development of the whole child, academically, socially, physically and spiritually.

Open Positions

Minnehaha Academy is seeking candidates to fill the following positions.  To apply, click the online application (link) in each job posting to complete and submit online. Follow any additional requirements for application based on the individual job posting. If you have questions, contact the person listed within each job posting.

Faculty Application
Staff Application
Coaching Application
Substitute Teacher Application

Upper School (9-12)

Middle School (6-8)

Lower School (P-5)

Extended Day and Summer Programs

School Nurse – Substitute

Minnehaha Academy is seeking to create a short list of licensed nurses who would be available substitute for one day or a couple days at a time. The need is only during the school year and school days and the hours would be 8:15 – 3:30.

Qualifications for the position include:

  • Registered Nurse (RN); Licensed School Nurse (LSN) preferred
  • Experience working with Lower and Middle school students preferred
  • Able to build rapport and maintain confidentiality with students, parents, and faculty
  • Previous experience working in a school preferred
  • Ability to support Minnehaha Academy’s mission

If interested, please complete the online Staff Application and attach a resume.

Substitute Teachers:

Minnehaha Academy seeks substitute teachers for the Lower, Middle, and Upper Schools.

Qualifications for the position include:

  • College degree, educational background preferred
  • Dedication to students’ learning
  • Positive relationships with students, colleagues and parents
  • State Certification preferred, not mandatory
  • Ability to support our mission by relating the Christian faith to learning and life

If interested, please complete the online Substitute Teaching Application and attach a resume.


Night Custodian (35 hrs/week):

Minnehaha Academy has an immediate opening at our Upper School Campus, 1345 Mendota Heights Rd., Mendota Heights, MN:

Qualifications include:

  • Dependability (Monday – Friday, 3:00PM – 10PM)
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Potential to work extra hours if needed at night or on week-end
  • Past cleaning experience preferred
  • Requires lifting/moving up to 75 pounds and hauling garbage, etc. up stairs or ramps
  • Ability to positively interact with students, parent, faculty and staff while taking pride in maintaining a clean facility

If interested, please complete the online Staff Application and attach a resume.


Lower and Middle School Office Manager:

Minnehaha Academy has an opening for a full-time Office Manager beginning immediately

This new position will be a critical role, supporting the Principal and the larger school community. The Office Manager will have broad responsibility, including:

  • Oversee day-to-day office operations
  • Facilitate communications from the Principal’s office
  • Coordinate and support special events for the Lower & Middle School
  • Manage Lower & Middle School budgets
  • Manage the Principal’s calendar, coordinating both internal and external meetings
  • Provide administrative support to the Principal including preparation for meetings, coordinating professional development, conference, etc.
  • Facilitate Lower & Middle School Crisis Management Team plans
  • Coordinate support to Lower & Middle School administrators

Critical Attributes:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Positive approach and attitude
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Desire to grow and learn
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a critical support role
  • Strong support of our mission integrating our Christian faith with learning

If interested, please complete the online Staff Application and attach a resume.