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If you are passionate about leading the next generation into the future, please considering joining SoWashCo Schools

We offer competitive pay and many of our employees are eligible for a benefits package that may include:

  • 403B Retirement Accounts with District Matching
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Minnesota PERA/TRA Contributions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Professional Development Opportunities
A science teacher and student conduct an in class experiment
SoWashCo School bus driver and student crossing guard pose for a picture.
A SoWashCo Schools teacher looks at a drawing made by a young student
Nutrition staff member serves meals to students
Middle school students learn about engineering while building a bridge in science class


Kevin Witherspoon
Director of Human Resources
651-425 6291

We are the sixth-largest school district in the state of Minnesota and serve more than 18,500 students. SoWashCo Schools employs more than 2,500 employees, including 1,400 licensed teachers and administrators. Our district encompasses seven cities and townships including Afton Township, Cottage Grove, Denmark Township, Grey Cloud Island Township, Newport, South Saint Paul, and Woodbury.

“Helping start a student’s days off with a ‘good morning’ or ending it with a smile and a ‘how was your day?’ can make a big difference in their lives.”
- Brenda Newton
Department of Transportation

Students getting off the bus and greeted by staff members at SoWashCo Schools

Become A Substitute Teacher For SoWashCo Schools

Teachers on Call® is proud to partner with SoWashCo Schools to provide exceptional substitute teachers! You can earn $175 for an all day sub assignment and $88 for a half day. 

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