Jackson County Central Employment Opportunities

2024-25 Teachers Needed!

Science 1.0 FTE (HS)

Counselor 1.0 FTE (MS)

Counselor 1.0 FTE (Elementary) - filled

Choir Teacher 1.0 FTE (MS and HS)

Music Teacher (Elementary)

Preschool Teacher (Riverside Elementary)

Teacher Applicant Requirements:

1.      letter of application

2.      resume

3.      formal application 

4.      copy of your college transcript

5.      Minnesota license

6.      3 letters of recommendation


Send immediately to:

Supt. Barry Schmidt, Jackson County Central Schools, Box 119, Jackson MN 56143

507-847-3608-phone or 507-847-3078-fax or emily.anderson@jccschools.net


Deadline for applications are as noted or until filled

Food Service Director

Food Service Director needed for the 2024-25 school year (July 1 start date). 

The District School Nutrition Director will oversee all aspects of the district nutrition program operation.  The job functions include administering, planning, directing, assessing, implementing, and evaluating the program in order to meet the nutritional and education needs of children, as they relate to nutrition program.  The school nutrition director shall partner with others in the school district and community to solicit support for the development of a sound nutrition assistance food program while following federal, state, and local guidelines.  The Director is to provide an environment that supports healthy food habits while maintaining program integrity and customer satisfaction. In addition, this position will be in charge of staffing, menus and other duties. Will need to pass food safety and nutrition course, become Minnesota Certified Food Protection Manager and School Nutrition Association Level 4 certification within established time frame.


This position is 40 hours per week, year round. Pay is dependent on experience and training education.  To apply, complete above application and submit to emily.anderson@jccschools.net. Application can also be picked up at 1128 North Highway in Jackson, Minnesota or mailed to PO Box 119, Jackson, MN 56143.


Deadline: April 2, 2024.

Needed now!!

Food Service Assistant

Food Service Assistant needed at the Middle School in Lakefield. Position is during the school year for 5 hours per day (25 hours per week). Pay is $12.00 per hour.  Application can be found above or at the district office at 1128 North Highway in Jackson. Submit application to emily.anderson@jccschools.net or mail to PO Box 119, Jackson MN 56143

Coaching staff:

Middle School Softball coaches needed for this spring!  Join a great team!  Apply to JCCAD@jccschools.net with letter or interest and application (found above).


Social Worker or Counselor needed at the Middle School!

Please submit letter of application, resume, formal application (found above), copy of college transcripts, copy of license held, and 3 letters of reference to: Barry Schmidt, PO Box 119, Jackson, MN 56143 or email emily.anderson@jccschools.net


This position will provide counseling and services to our students in grades 4-8. The candidate will join a great team with a current social worker and student support specialists. Pay is dependent on experience, education and license. Deadline is until filled.  Position is available NOW.


Paraprofessional needed at the Middle School in Lakefield and Riverside in Jackson!!

The Paraprofessional provides support to teachers and students in carrying out Individual Educational Plans and lesson plans. He/she may also work in specialized programs or on an individual basis with students requiring close supervision and special assistance. 

These positions are Monday through Friday around 35-37.5 hours per week.  

Pay for Paraprofessionals is $13.50/hour. Benefits available including personal leave, sick leave, retirement contribution, paid Holidays and insurance contribution. Pay differential for trainings and bus supervision.

To apply, complete application (above) and submit to Emily.Anderson@jccschools.net . Applications can also be picked up at the school and dropped off or mailed to 1128 North Highway, PO Box 119, Jackson MN 56143

Deadline:  Open until filled. 

Pool Manager

Pool Manager position available!

The Jackson Pool is hiring a pool manager responsible for the care and upkeep of the pool as well as managing lifeguards, arranging swimming lessons and other related duties.  Certifications preferred.  This position is part time but could have full time potential. 


If interested, please email application to emily.anderson@jccschools.net or mail to PO Box 119 Jackson MN 56143.  Application can be found above or at the District office at 1128 North Highway in Jackson. 

Tiers link

Substitutes Needed


Substitutes needed in all areas.


Substitute pay:

Teacher full day $155 / Teacher half day $77.50

Retired JCC teacher pay $175 per day ($87.50 half day)!


Must have Minnesota teacher license to sub as a teacher


Find out more about how to obtain a license with a BA/BS degree here!


Para subs: $12.25 per hour

Food Service subs: $11.50 per hour



Lifeguards needed!! 


Please contact the pool for information about Lifeguard openings.

To apply for non-teaching positions, submit the following formal application to Supt. Barry Schmidt, Jackson County Central Schools, Box 119, Jackson MN 56143; 507-847-3078-fax or emily.anderson@jccschools.com 


JCC is an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.