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Rothsay is conveniently located on I-94, forty miles southeast of Fargo-Moorhead.  Small classes, a growing school, and a youthful, energetic teachers & staff make our school a fantastic place to work.  

Posted: 2/13/2024

Junior High Baseball Coach

The Rothsay Public School is looking for a JH Baseball coach for the 23-24 season. If interested, please send letter of interest and references to the Athletic Director, Trevor Hone at      


Posted: 1/22/2024

Superintendent/High School Principal Rothsay

Rothsay Public School is seeking a combination superintendent and high school principal with a start date of July 1, 2024.  Rothsay School has an approximate enrollment of 350 pre-kindergarten through grade twelve.  The Rothsay Board of Education seeks a superintendent who will serve the students of Rothsay School by being visible, acting in an ethical manner, working cooperatively with staff and students, being good with people, and able to lead a high-achieving staff and student body.

Previous superintendent experience preferred, but not required.   

SALARY/CONTRACT:  A compensation and benefits package will be negotiated commensurate with experience and qualifications. The contract length is negotiable as provided in Minnesota statute.


To be considered for this position, an applicant’s completed file must be received in the district office by 11:59 p.m. on January 29, 2024, and must include: a cover letter indicating a desire to be a candidate for the “Rothsay Public School Superintendent/High School Principal”; a license showing the candidate’s qualifications to be a superintendent and principal in the state of Minnesota; and a set of up-to-date credentials.  Current resume, at least three letters of recommendation, and a copy of the candidate’s official transcript(s), must be included.  Upon hire, original transcript(s) must be submitted to the school district. Send all application materials to Diane Haugrud at

The position is open until filled.  

Please contact Wade Johnson, Rothsay Schools Superintendent/High School Principal, if you have any questions.


Job Posted: 2/9/2024

School Bus Route Driver Needed for 2024-25 School Year

Are you a responsible and reliable individual with a passion for ensuring the safety of children? We are seeking a dedicated school bus route driver to join Rothsay Public School for morning and after-school shifts in the 2024-25 school year.  There could be some substitute driving and extracurricular driving as soon as the current school year. The pay for this position is dependent upon experience.  If you have no experience – no problem – we will train you at the school district’s expense.

Job Description:

As a school bus route driver, you will be responsible for safely transporting students to and from school daily. Your primary duty will be to ensure the safety and well-being of the students while maintaining a timely schedule. You will need to adhere to all traffic and safety regulations, conduct pre-trip and post-trip inspections of the bus, and maintain a clean and orderly vehicle. Additionally, you will need to communicate effectively with school staff, parents, and students.


  • Valid commercial driver’s license (Class B CDL) with school bus endorsement/passenger endorsement
  • Clean driving record
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to maintain discipline amongst the students on your bus
  • Knowledge of traffic laws and safe driving practices

Pay and Benefits:

The pay for this position is dependent upon experience. Drivers with no experience will be paid just over $90 per day (morning/afternoon) next school year.

If you are interested in joining our team as a school bus route driver, please submit a cover letter detailing your relevant experience to We look forward to welcoming a dedicated individual who shares our commitment to student safety.


Substitute Teachers 

As many of you know, we are in dire need of substitute teachers for the upcoming year.  Perhaps some of you might be interested in helping us out as the only qualifications you would need are a bachelor's degree and fingerprints for a background check.  The beautiful part of being a substitute teacher in Rothsay is that you can work when you want to work, get paid $155, get a free lunch, and get to be around the best kids.  Following is how you can apply.  If you have any questions - please be sure to call me at 218-867-2116.  Thank you!

The following is required to be mailed for an initial three-year short-call substitute teaching license (not to exceed 15 consecutive days replacing the same classroom teacher).  

To apply and pay online for a three-year short-call substitute teaching license, please follow the below link.

1). Completed Minnesota fingerprint card. This can be requested through the online application. Detailed instructions as well as a list of fingerprinting locations will be included with your mailed card.

2). Sealed official transcripts verifying a U.S. bachelor's degree (if degree was attained outside the U.S., an equivalent will be required via NACES approved evaluation report|

Regarding transcripts, please have the college/university send the official (sealed) transcripts directly to YOU. Upon receipt of the sealed official transcripts, you would include them (do NOT break seal) with the rest of your application materials for licensure.

If the college refuses to send the official sealed paper transcripts to you, that is fine. 

However, you will need to make sure to make a note within your application packet. The note will need to state that your transcripts were submitted separately. If a maiden name is listed on the transcripts, you will need to make sure to place your former name within the note.

Having said the above, you can request your transcripts be sent electronically from the college/university parchment service to

The transcript cannot be sent electronically (or printed) from you.

Upon receipt, PELSB will place the electronic transcripts within an envelope. Once your application packet arrives, we will attach the parchment transcripts to your received packet (even if it comes 2-3 weeks after the electronic transcripts are received). However, keep in mind to make note of a maiden name if that is applicable.

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