• Employment Opportunities with Pelican Rapids Public Schools


    Please fill out the attached application form and return to the District office if you are interested a support staff position in the Pelican Rapids School District.



    Substitute Teachers and Non-Certified Positions (Paraprofessional, Custodial)

    Contact Barb Ripley if interested in subbing opportunities at bripley@pelicanrapids.k12.mn.us or 218-863-5910 ext. 4326.


    Food Service Substitutes

    Working in a fast-paced environment with some lifting. Contact Trudy Gorton at tgorton@pelicanrapids.k12.mn.us or Jessica Kulsrud at jkulsrud@pelicanrapids.k12.mn.us if interested.


  • Title One Paraprofessional-Viking Elementary


    Reports to: Building Principal

    General Summary: Title One paraprofessionals assist students with targeted interventions under the direction of a certified teacher. The Title One paraprofessional work with teachers to identify and deliver targeted interventions to support academic and social growth.

    Qualifications: 60 College Credits or passing ParaPro Exam required

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Assisting students in achieving academic success
    • Working with students who may be aggressive or disruptive in class
    • Behavior support which includes physical management
    • Social integration
    • Consultation and collaboration with Regular Education Teachers as well as related service staff
    • Any and all other duties as may be assigned

    Essential Job Functions:

    The ability to work with other to create a positive academic experience.

    The ability to lift at least 40 pounds.

    The flexibility to adapt to changing job assignments to meet the needs of the school district.


    Reading and Math Tutors for Viking Elementary


    Make a difference in your community and join our team as a reading or math tutor. Viking Elementary is looking for reading and math tutors to give their time and talent to help our kids become successful readers and learners. 

    Tutors work one-on-one or in small groups with students during school hours throughout the school year. No matter if you’re a recent grad, career changers, stay-at-home parent or retiree, you can make a great tutor. No experience? No problem. Minnesota Reading and Math Corps provides comprehensive training in strategies proven to help students learn, so tutors are well equipped to help students grow. 

    Perks as A Tutor • Receive a stipend every two weeks • Earn up to $3,000 for college tuition or student loans. Tutors 55 and older may gift the award to their child, grandchild, stepchild or foster child. • Free health insurance and child care assistance for those who qualify Ready to be the change for struggling students? Learn more at ReadingAndMath.net. Questions can be sent to jennifer.breding@servetogrow.org or call 218.422.6017.