Employment Opportunities

  • Full-Time Elementary Teacher for 2024-2025

    Oakes Public School is seeking a Full-Time Elementary Teacher for the 2024-2025 school year. OPS is an innovative school district with a steady enrollment of 500 students K-12. We have partnered with the ND Department of Public Instruction and KnowledgeWorks on a transition to personalized competency-based learning. We are looking for a collaborative team player that is willing to continually grow as an educator and utilize personalized learning to provide our students with the essential skills for their success.

    Proper licensing for the state of North Dakota is required. This full-time position’s responsibilities, with optional coaching opportunities, include but are not limited to:

    • Planning and preparation for student learning
    • Classroom management
    • Family and community outreach
    • Assessment of student progress and goals
    • Develop and maintain positive relationships with students, staff and the school community
    • Proficient communication skills and technologies

    Salary and benefits include:

    • 20.25% Teacher Retirement, Health Insurance, Flexible Spending Account, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance
    • Tuition Reimbursement for advanced degrees and Retention Incentives
    • All levels of teaching experience accepted
    • Personal and Sick Leave provided
    • Beginning salary $44,750.00 plus compensation for experience
    • Job to remain open until filled.

    To apply send cover letter, resume, transcripts and three letters of reference to:

    greg.dobitz@k12.nd.us

    Greg Dobitz, Elementary Principal

    804 Main Ave

    Oakes, ND 58474

    Phone: 701-742-3234

    Fax: 701-742-2812

     

    Full-Time OR Part-Time Paraprofessionals

    Oakes Public School is seeking classroom paraprofessionals. Responsibilities include:

    • Providing assistance to teachers as requested
    • Supervising, instructing, monitoring, and communicating with students and staff
    • Assist students with learning tasks
    • Maintain confidentiality of work-related issues and records
    • High School Diploma or GED required
    • Pay beginning at $13.50/hour or more depending on experience
    • Retirement and 100% Single Health Plan
    • Dental, Vision and Life Insurance available
    • Personal and Sick Leave available
    • Scheduled hours are from 7:45 AM to 3:45 PM every day school is in session
    • Job to start immediately

    For questions or to apply contact:

    greg.dobitz@k12.nd.us

    Greg Dobitz, Elementary Principal

    804 Main Ave

    Oakes ND. 58474

    Phone: 701-742-3234

    Fax: 701-742-2812

     

    High School English Teacher

    Oakes Public School is seeking a High School English teacher with or without coaching . OPS is an innovative school district with a steady enrollment of 500 students K-12. We have partnered with the ND Department of Public Instruction and KnowledgeWorks on a five-year transition to personalized competency-based learning. We are looking for a collaborative team player that is willing to continually grow as an educator and provide our students with the essential skills for their success.

    Proper licensing for the state of North Dakota is required. This full-time position's responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Directing and managing the overall program of English in grades 9-12 
    • Planning and preparation for student learning 
    • Classroom management  
    • Family and community outreach 
    • Assessment of student progress and goals 
    • Develop and maintain positive relationships with students, staff and the school community
    • Proficient communication skills and technologies 

    Salary and benefits include:

    • 20.25% Teacher Retirement, Health Insurance, Flexible Spending Account, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance
    • Tuition Reimbursement for advanced degrees and Retention Incentives
    • All levels of teaching experience accepted
    • Personal, Emergency, and Sick Leave provided
    • Beginning salary $44,000 plus compensation for experience
    • Job to remain open until filled

    To apply send cover letter, resume, transcripts and three letters of reference to:

    Jordan Lynch, High School Principal

    jordan.lynch@k12.nd.us

    804 Main Ave
    Oakes ND. 58474
    Phone: 701-742-3234
    Fax: 701-742-2812

     

    Regular Route & Activities Bus Drivers

    Oakes Public School is seeking bus drivers for regular routes, afternoons, and activities, responsibilities include:

    • Operating school bus on assigned routes to and from school and special events
    • Maintain a clean bus interior, including floors, windows, and seats
    • Investigates and resolves safety hazards, equipment problems and emergency situations
    • Moderate physical requirements, may be required to lift and move items weighing up to 35 pounds
    • Pay is $49.11 per route (two routes per day)
    • Activity Routes are $49.11 plus paid sit time
    • Job to start August 23, 2023.

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

    To apply, contact: dave.ehrlin@k12.nd.us

    Dave Ehrlin, Transportation Manager
    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@k12.nd.us

    Anna Sell, 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, 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: 03/01/2024 1:27:48 PM