Employment Opportunities

  • Long-Term Substitute Elementary Special Education Teacher

    Sheyenne Valley Special Education Unit is seeking Long-Term Substitute Elementary Special Education Teacher in Oakes Public Schools. January 2023-May 2023.  Will consider part-time (3 days/week) or full time (5 days per week).  Primary responsibility to provide special education programming to elementary students.  Follows the Oakes Public School Calendar.  Requires a valid ND Educator’s License, experience in Special Education preferred but not required.  Open until filled.

    To apply, send cover letter, resume, and three letters of reference to Tracey.Zaun@k12.nd.us.

    Elementary Paraprofessional

    Oakes Public School is seeking a classroom paraprofessional for elementary classrooms for the 2022-2023 school year, responsibilities include:

    • Providing assistance to teachers as requested
    • Monitor recess and lunch times
    • Supervising, instructing, monitoring, and communicating with students and staff
    • Assist students with learning tasks
    • Maintain confidentiality of work-related issues and records
    • ND Paraprofessional Certificate required.
    • Part-time or full-time.
    • Opportunity to earn a bachelor's degree in elementary education at low, to no cost.

    For questions or to apply contact:


    Greg Dobitz, Elementary Principal

    804 Main Ave Oakes ND 58474

    Phone: 701-742-3234 Fax: 701-742-2812


    Part-Time Strength & Conditioning Coach

    Oakes Public School is seeking a Strength & Conditioning Coach.  This position is part-time, responsibilities include:

    • Oversee the implementation of a strength and speed program for student-athletes in grades 9-12
    • Plan, instruct and supervise the year-round implementation of the strength and speed program
    • Work with coaches to design in and out of season strength and speed programs
    • Maintain communication with other coaches, administration, athletes, and parents.
    • Beginning salary $4,485.00

    For questions or to apply contact:


    Anna Sell, Interim Superintendent

    804 Main Ave

    Oakes ND  58474

    Phone: 701-742-3234

    Fax: 701-742-2812 


    Substitute Teachers and Paraeducators

    For questions, please contact Maureen Wentworth at maureen.wentworth@k12.nd.us or 701-742-3234

    Substitute Bus Drivers

    For questions, please contact Dave Ehrlin at dave.ehrlin@k12.nd.us or 701-742-3234


    Please send cover letter, resume, letters of reference, and any credentials/licenses to:

    Oakes Public Schools, Interim Superintendent Anna Sell, 804 Main, Oakes ND 58474 or email anna.sell@k12.nd.us.


    To apply submit the OPS Job Application to Oakes Public Schools, Shannon Jepson, Business Manager, 804 Main, Oakes ND 58474, or email shannon.jepson@k12.nd.us.

    All Classified positions are eligible for Veterans Preference. The Oakes Public School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Page last updated: 09/28/2022 9:35:48 AM