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Employment

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Current Job Openings

montessori teachers

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.

  • Montessori Toddler Teacher - Year Round, Full Time
  • Montessori Children's House Teacher - Year Round, Full Time
     

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early childhood

Winter/Spring 2024 Openings:
 

  • Full-time Teachers (Infant & Toddler Age) (Several positions)
  • Full-time Teacher Assistants (Infant & Toddler Age) (Several positions)
  • Part-time Teacher Assistants (All Age Groups) (Several Positions)
     

For more information or to apply, email Christine Nichols




 

Kitchen Staff

Cotter Schools is seeking Kitchen Staff 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.

  • 4 hour shift (10am-2pm) School days only
  • 4 hour shift weekdays (school year and summer) + 8 hours every other weekend
  • Numerous full-time and part-time positions for the 2024-25 school year. Apply now!

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Coaching position

Girls & Boys Golf Coach
Start Date: ASAP in preparation for 2024 season

This will be a new program at Cotter and we are looking for a coach with strong knowledge of golf coupled with great leadership and communication skills. Interested applicants should email Activities Director, Mathias OBrien a resume and brief cover letter, which should highlight their golf experience and desire to lead this new golf program. 

Qualifications:

  • Positive communicator with students, parents, and school staff.
  • Provide leadership and vision for the program.
  • Experience and knowledge of the sport and best coaching practices.
  • Willing to meet MSHSL requirements. 

Application Deadline: Feb. 29.

Coaching position

Varsity Defensive Coordinator
Start Date: ASAP in preparation for 2024 season

Applicants should possess a positive attitude, a passion for working with young athletes, and previous coaching experience. Previous play calling responsibility is a plus. Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until a successful candidate is chosen.

Qualifications:

  • Positive communicator with students, parents, and school staff.
  • Provide leadership and vision for the program.
  • Experience and knowledge of the sport and best coaching practices.
  • Willing to meet MSHSL requirements. 

Email Kyler if interested.

coaching position

Varsity Offensive Line 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 at offensive line. Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until a successful candidate is chosen.

Qualifications:

  • Positive communicator with students, parents, and school staff.
  • Provide leadership and vision for the program.
  • Experience and knowledge of the sport and best coaching practices.
  • Willing to meet MSHSL requirements. 

Email Kyler if interested.

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.

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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.