Hiring for 2024-2025 School Year

How to Apply

Interested applicants should apply by sending the following credentials to: hr@csemn.org
Please Include:
  1. Letter of Interest
  2. Current Resume
  3. Completed CSE Application (download as PDF or Word Doc from Google Doc)
  4. Completed CSE Application Essay Questions (Teacher and Paraprofessional applicants only)
  5. Unofficial Transcripts (Teacher and Paraprofessional applicants only)
  6. Proof of Licensure (Teacher applicants only)
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Community School of Excellence seeks Elementary School Teacher with Bachelor’s degree in Education (foreign credential equivalency accepted) and valid Minnesota Educator’s License (multiple openings).


Job duties: responsible for teaching academic and social skills to students at the elementary school level. Specific duties include (1) preparing course objectives and outline for course of study in accordance with state and school curriculum guidelines and requirements; (2) demonstrating and using audiovisual teaching aids to present subject matter to class; (3) preparing, administering, and correcting tests and homework assignments; (4) teaching rules of conduct; (5) maintaining order in classroom and on the playground; (6) observing and evaluating students' performance, behavior, social development, and physical health; (7) counseling pupils when adjustment and academic problems arises; (8) discussing pupils' academic and behavioral attitudes and achievements with parents, teachers, counselors, and administrators; (8) conferring with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons that promotes learning; (9) recording attendance and grade records as required by the school; (10) coordinating class field trips or other events; and (11) performing related teaching duties as needed.


Please send cover letter and resume to 270 Larpenteur Ave. W., St. Paul, MN 55113. 

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Join the Team

Thank you for your interest in employment at Community School of Excellence!
Do you like an inclusive workplace where input is valued and hard work is rewarded?
Do you want to work in a healthy and professional environment where staff are able to learn and grow?
Then CSE is the place for you! We are looking for individuals who are committed to education and to the mission and vision of CSE. If you always have  students’ best interest at heart, if you are ready to be accountable for your students' success and your professional development, you are ready to join our team.

CSE Staff Are:

  • Committed to a career in education and charter school development.
  • Committed to the mission of CSE.
  • Committed to diversity and believe all students can learn regardless of background.
  • Committed to collaboration and teamwork.
  • Accountable for their students' progress and their own professional development.
  • Role models for the students on and off campus through professional/value-based conduct.
  • Excited about being part of the CSE team!

Minimum qualifications for the following positions:

  • Teaching - a valid Minnesota teaching license in the appropriate grade levels and subject area.
  • Paraprofessional - two-year degree OR completion of 60 semester credits with C grade or better OR successful completion of Parapro Assessment.
  • Administrative Assistant - two-year degree related to the business management, business administration or related field and must be bilingual in English and Hmong, both oral and written.

Employee Benefits

Community School of Excellence works to provide a comprehensive employee benefit package for its staff. It is important to CSE that our staff feel valued, have a well-rounded benefit plan and options that fit their needs. 
CSE offers a full benefit package that includes: medical, dental, vision, long-term care, life and AD&D, and flexible spending account (FSA).
  • HealthPartners Provides both our medical and dental plans.
  • Ameritas Provides our vision plan.
  • UNUM Provides our long-term care, life and AD&D plans, which is covered at 100% by CSE.

The following additional coverage options are available on a voluntary basis:
  • Short Term Disability
  • Additional Life and AD&D
  • Additional Long Term Care

Retirement Plan

  • Teacher's Retirement Association (TRA) - CSE contributes the state regulated percentage of payroll to each eligible employee's account. Employee pays 7.5% and CSE matches 7.5%
  • Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) - CSE contributes the state regulated percentage of payroll to each eligible employee's account. Employee pays 6.5% and CSE matches 7.5%
  • 401K Plans - CSE works with retirement vendors to provide staff additional retirement options that will supplement the TRA/PERA. This is employee contribution only.

Paid Time Off

  • In addition to the 10 paid Holidays, CSE offers a generous paid time off plan for its employees. 

Family Medical Leave Act and Minnesota Parenting Leave

  • CSE is 100% compliant with FMLA and Minnesota Parenting Leave.


  • CSE participates in the Q-Comp system in which teachers may qualify to receive stipends based on the involvement in the Q-Comp system. 

Other Benefits

  • Employees receive a laptop computer for their professional use during the school year
  • Teachers still paying off federal student loans may qualify for loan forgiveness on Stafford loans or have Perkins loans cancelled.

Collective Bargaining Agreement

To learn more about careers or benefits at Community School of Excellence, please contact Human Resource at 651-282-0158 or hr@csemn.org