Duluth Public Schools are working to inspire every student to achieve their potential and preparing students to lead productive, fulfilling lives as citizens of Duluth and the wider world.
District/Organization hiring and interviewing instructions and processes for candidates:
Independent School District 709 (Duluth Public Schools) uses an online application system.
Paper applications are no longer accepted. The online application must be completed to be considered for current and/or future vacancies.
Individuals who are interested in applying for certified positions must typically hold a bachelors degree from an accredited college or university and a license issued by the Minnesota Department of Education with a specific endorsement for grade level and subject area. Additional Minnesota State Board license/registration requirements may be required for some positions (e.g., School Nurse, School Social Worker). To apply for a position:
Applicants must complete the online application which includes:
Completed Certified Online Application
College Transcripts (official or unofficial)
Three recent letters of recommendation or three recent professional evaluations
Licensure Areas Typically Hiring For:
Teaching Licenses (Elementary Education, Mathematics, Social Studies, etc.)| Career and Technical Education (CTE)| Special Education| Administrative and Other Roles
Adult Basic Education| Agriculture Education| American Indian Language, History, and Culture| Bilingual-Bicultural (Endorsement)| Business Education| Communication Arts and Literature| Communication Arts and Literature: Middle Level (Endorsement)| Early Childhood| Elementary Education| English as a Second Language| Family and Consumer Science| Health Education| K-8 World Language and Culture (Endorsement)| Library Media Specialist| Mathematics| Music: Instrumental and Classroom Music| Music: Vocal and Classroom Music| Parent and Family Education| Physical Education| Visual Arts| World Languages and Cultures| Other - All
Special Education: Academic and Behavioral Strategist (mild to moderate only)| Special Education: Autism Spectrum Disorders| Special Education: Blind or Visually Impaired| Special Education: Deaf or Hard of Hearing| Special Education: Developmental Adapted Physical Education (Endorsement)| Special Education: Developmental Disabilities| Special Education: Early Childhood| Special Education: Emotional Behavioral Disorders| Special Education: Learning Disabilities| Special Education: Oral/Aural Education| Special Education: Physical and Health Disabilities
Administrative and Other Roles:
School Counselor| School Nurse| School Psychologist| School Social Worker| Speech-Language Pathologist