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Employment Opportunities at Minnehaha Academy

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, locate the on-line application in the right side column of this page and click on the appropriate application 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.


Upper School (9-12)

Middle School (6-8)

Lower School (P-5)


North Campus

South Campus

Institutional Advancement


Extended Day and Summer

Extended Day



Lower School Spanish Teacher

Minnehaha Academy has an opening for a full-time Spanish teacher in the Lower School, serving students in Preschool through Grade 5

Qualifications include:

  • Previous teaching experience; Spanish teaching experience strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to engage learners and deliver rigorous curriculum across PreK through 5th Grade students
  • Demonstrated ability to assess student progress and differentiate instruction accordingly
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with students, colleagues, and families
  • Minnesota K-12 Spanish teaching license or commensurate license from another state
  • Ability to relate the Christian faith to learning and life

If interested, apply on-line and send a resume to:

Karen Balmer, Prek-8 School Principal
Minnehaha Academy
4200 West River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55406
Fax: (612) 728-7777

Pre-K-K Teacher Ė Extended Day Program: Our program is open Monday through Friday during the school year. The hours for this position are 2:30pm to 6:00pm. During school breaks, there are also opportunities to work 4 to 6 hour shifts.

Qualifications include:

  • Elementary Education or Early Childhood license required
  • Passion for working and playing with children
  • Reliability and dependability
  • Strong people skills to interact with the children, parents, and staff
  • Ability to plan and implement age appropriate activities
  • Support and implement the mission of the school and Extended Day Program
  • CPR/First Aid Certification preferred

If interested, apply on-line and send a resume to:

Michelle Olson, Extended Day and Summer Programs Director
Minnehaha Academy
4200 West River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55406
Phone: (612) 728-7745 x2
Fax: (612) 728-7777

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

Substitute Teachers:

Qualifications include:

  • College degree, educational background preferred
  • Dedication to studentsí 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

You can learn more about Minnehaha Academy by visiting our web site at www.minnehahaacademy.net. If interested, please complete the online Substitute Teaching Application and send a resume to:

Bonnie Anderson, HR
Minnehaha Academy
3100 West River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55406

Minnehaha Academy has an immediate opening for an
Institutional Advancement Office Coordinator
(normal business hours 7:30 AM Ė 4PM with some flexibility required)

The Institutional Advancement Office Coordinator supports the activities of the Advancement office (Development, Admissions, Marketing) by representing Minnehaha Academy through relationships with and assistance to team members, prospective families, donors, alumni, parents and volunteers. The ideal candidate will be able to juggle multiple responsibilities and tasks, serving both internal and external customers in a fast-paced environment. This is a full-time, 12 month position, benefit eligible.

Key Competencies for the job include:

  • Support and commitment of Minnehaha Academyís mission with all constituent groups
  • Discretion and confidentiality concerning records, issues, donors and personnel
  • Organizational skills including ability to multitask, attention to detail and accuracy, timely follow through
  • Focus on goal-oriented outcomes
  • Promoting positive relationships within the department and throughout the school

Critical duties include:

  • Coordinate Advancement Office functions including calendar, supplies, appointments, mail and financial/applicant records as well as general administrative support
  • Compose, edit and publish correspondence for team members
  • Coordinate mailings and volunteers as requested
  • Create applicant files and process acceptance packets
  • Assist with special events: planning and execution
  • Manage donor information and records using Blackbaudís Raiserís Edge; track admissions information and create reports using Senior Systems
  • Update webpages and provide content for social media outlets, manage Spark and Constant Contact (mass email) communications and electronic surveys

Position requirements:

Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong competencies in Microsoft Office and general computer skills, database management (experience in Senior Systems and Raiserís Edge preferred), 5-7 years administrative assistant or related experience with Bachelorís Degree preferred.

Learn more about Minnehaha Academy and apply on-line by visiting our web site at www.minnehahaacademy.net. If interested, also please send resume to:

Sara Jacobson, Executive Director of Institutional Advancement
Minnehaha Academy
3100 West River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55406

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