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Current Job Openings

Director of Finance & Human Resources

The Director of Finance & Human Resources must be an effective, operationally focused leader who can manage information, people, and processes. As such, he/she must be skillful in dealing effectively with a wide variety of issues, situations, and problems in collaboration with the board of directors Cotter leadership. The Director must be able to produce consistently high quality work, inspire, and motivate others toward school goals. The Director oversees the financial and operational direction of Cotter Schools including auxiliary programming.


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Kitchen Staff

Cotter Schools is seeking part-time Kitchen Staff for the 2023-2024 school year to ensure that our students receive highest quality meal service experience. Kitchen staff are responsible for keeping the kitchen and dining areas clean, organized and running efficiently.

  • Part-time
  • Hourly position with a work schedule aligning with the academic calendar.
  •  Variety of shifts are available between 3 and 7 hours per day in both our St. Joseph & St. Luke kitchens. 
  • Employees working at least 4 hours per day, benefits package including health, dental, life/long-term disability insurance, pension plan contribution and tuition/childcare discounts.

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Junior High & High School teachers

Cotter schools is seeking a qualified teacher whose role is to plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential. Work is performed under the supervision of the principal.

Fall 2023 Openings (full-time)

  • Counselor
    • junior high/high school
  • Choir Teacher
    • junior high/high school
  • Computer Science Teacher
    • junior high/high school
  • Science Teacher
    • high school
  • Social Studies Teacher
    • junior high
  • Engineering Teacher
    • junior high/high school
  • Religion Teacher
    • high school

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resident mentor

Cotter Schools is seeking a Residential Life Mentor (RM) to provide support, planning & organization of activities and operations of the residence center to enhance the student life experience.


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custodial staff

Cotter Schools is seeking Custodians to be responsible for the cleaning & upkeep of Cotter buildings & grounds.

First and second shifts are available.

Full and part-time opportunities.

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Long Term Substitute Teacher

Cotter Schools is seeking a long term substitute Spanish teacher for the 2023-24 school year.  This position would teach junior high and high school introductory Spanish.

Contact Evan Howard to apply.


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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 all ages from 16 months to 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.