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Job Openings

POSITION OPENINGS – ISD #696 – Ely Public Schools is taking applications for as needed substitute PLAY GROUND SUPERVISORS, substitute special education PARAPROFESSIONALS, and substitute CAFETERIA AIDES; background check required. Application available on the district website at or in the General Office. Return application to: ISD No. 696, Attn: Superintendent, 600 E. Harvey St., Ely, MN 55731.


Interested in substitute teaching at the Ely Public Schools? If you love children and have a bachelor’s degree you may be eligible to substitute teach in MN schools. You can apply for a, Two­Year, Short­ Call Substitute License‚Äč: Available to applicants who have a bachelor’s degree, but not in education. The forms can be obtained from the Minnesota Department of Education by emailing mde.educator­This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. The Ely Public Schools would love to welcome you into our classrooms! 



Position Opening-ISD No. 696, Ely Public Schools-Custodian: Ely Public Schools is taking applicationsfor an as needed substitute custodian for the 2017-2018 school year: $12.00/hr.; background check required. Applications available at; click on Administration; then on Job Openings on the bottom of the page or in the General office, 2nd floor of the Memorial Bldg. Return application to: ISD #696, Attn: Superintendent, 600 E. Harvey St., Ely, MN 55731. Application deadline: July 13, 2017.


Apply Today To Become a Tutor!

We are recruiting math and literacy tutors for Washington Elementary. Math and literacy tutors commit to 11 months of AmeriCorps service. Our tutors are parents, grandparents, college students and recent college graduates, mid-career professionals and retirees who may want to get more involved at our school, explore a new career in education, re-enter the workforce or give back to their community.

Benefits of serving include:

  • Training and coaching in research-based math practice strategies

  • Impacting the lives of students who need extra support to become proficient in math
  • Biweekly living allowance
  • Education award
  • Health care and child care benefits (available for full time only)
  • Stronger connection to Ely Public Schools
  • For more information  & to apply, visit or and
  • Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 866-859-2825 with questions


INTERNAL POSTION; AFSCME LOCAL NO. 295; Posted 7-7-2017 at 2:30 p.m.; End Date 7-20-2017 at 3:00 p.m.; TYPE OF WORK-Paraprofessional; PLACE OF WORK- District; RATE OF PAY: As per AFSCME Agreement; HOURS- 6.5 hrs./day; 5 days per week, student contact days; CLASSIFICATION-Paraprofessional; QUALIFICATIONS- AA or two years of college required. Make application to: Kevin Abrahamson, Superintendent.



POSITION OPENINGS-ISD No. 696, ELY PUBLIC SCHOOLS – Paraprofessional:  PLACE OF WORK: District; RATE OF PAY: $15.16/hr.; HOURS: 6.5 hrs./day, student contact days; QUALIFICATIONS: AA Degree or two years of college required.  Back ground check required. Application (non-licensed) available at  or on the bulletin board ( 2nd floor Memorial bldg.). Send materials to: ISD #696, Attn: Superintendent, 600 E. Harvey St., Ely, MN 55731. Deadline for application Friday, July 28th.                 



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Independent School District # 696
Ely Public Schools
600 E. Harvey St.
Ely, MN. 55731
Phone  (218) 365-6166
Fax  (218)  365-6138