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Current Job Openings

Montessori Lead Teacher

The Lead Teacher in the Children’s House (3-6) Montessori classroom or Toddler Community (16mo - 3 years) works collaboratively with an Assistant Teacher and a small staff of assistant teachers and aides to oversee and execute all aspects of a high-fidelity year-round Montessori learning environment.

We currently have two Montessori teaching positions open. 

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Teaching positions

Cotter Schools is seeking teachers for the 2024-2025 school year. Competitive pay and benefits available.  Current MN teaching license required or equivalent training and experience.  Please include the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email. 

  • Art, Junior High, 0.33 FTE
  • Counselor, Junior High & High School, 1.0 FTE
  • Music Teacher, Elementary, 1.0 FTE
  • Science Teacher, High School, 1.0 FTE (Introductory Physics and Algebra 1)
  • Science Teacher, Junior High, Long-Term Substitute, 0.5 FTE
  • Spanish, High School, 1.0 FTE

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Residential Life Mentor

The Residential Life Mentor (RM) understands that the student experience is a complex reality involving both a challenging academic curriculum and engaging co-curricular activities.  It is also an opportunity for each student to immerse themselves in their communities, to serve those around them, and be expected to be involved in extracurricular activities.  The Residential Life Mentor (RM) provides support, planning & organization of activities and operations of the residence center to enhance the student life experience.

This position is for the 2024-25 school year.

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Cotter Dining Staff

Anticipated start date is 8/12/2024. The positions listed below are benefit eligible.

  • 2 Part-Time (5 Hour Shift) School Year Position, 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
  • 1 Full-Time School Year Position, 10:30 AM-7:00 PM
  • 1 Part-time (4 Hour Shift) School Year Position, 4:00-8:00 PM

Positions are open until filled.  Interested Candidates can apply on Indeed or email a letter of interest, copy of resume, and a list of 3 professional references to Cotter Dining Food Service Director, Susie Tsolakov.

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Football Coaching position

Junior High Head Football Coach
Start Date: ASAP in preparation for 2024 season

Applicants should possess a positive attitude, a passion for working with young athletes, and a combination of previous coaching or playing experience. Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until a successful candidate is chosen.

Email Kyler if interested.

Volleyball Coaching position

This position will be responsible for providing leadership, supervision, and coaching instruction for our JV volleyball program including working with our Varsity head coach.

The season starts mid-August and goes until mid-Oct.

Interested Applicants can send their resume to Cotter Activities Director: Mathias OBrien.

IT Audio-Visual Specialist

Cotter Schools is seeking an Information Technology and Audio-Visual Specialist to be responsible for implementing, supporting, updating, monitoring, changing, and protecting Cotter’s information systems. This position will also be responsible for implementing, supporting, updating, documenting, changing, and protecting Cotter’s audio-visual equipment and systems.

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Guided by Catholic beliefs & values

Cotter Schools is a private, independent, coeducational school located in Winona, Minnesota, and guided by Catholic beliefs and values since 1911. We serve infants 6 weeks through Grade 12 and challenge students to achieve their full potential and use their lives in service of others. As an international Catholic learning community, we believe: 

  • God is present in all creation. 
  • Each person is valuable and deserves respect. 
  • Education prepares people to build a better world. 
  • In community, everyone grows.