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Austin Public Schools

401 3rd Ave NW
Austin, MN  55912

District Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
7:30AM - 4:30PM


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Welcome to Austin Public Schools!

APS is a world-class public school system located in Austin, MN. We employ over 800 full- and part-time employees and serve over 5000 students from diverse backgrounds.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Austin Public Schools is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, age, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status or membership or activity in a local commission. The school district strongly encourages anyone interested to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

If you have teaching experience, we welcome your expertise. If this is your first teaching assignment, we will provide you with the support you need for a successful first year.

We understand that high expectations result in high achievement and that the success of each individual affects all of us. With the growing diversity of our community and increasing state standards, we know that embracing change is essential. We are a district that believes in high standards for all children and it is by having outstanding teachers and staff that we are preparing students to enter and compete in the global workforce.

A series of student pictures.

Austin Public Schools employees over 800 full-time and part-time employees as well as substitute and other dedicated professionals. Currently our district is composed of:

  • One early childhood school serving Pre-K (CLC)
  • One all day, every day kindergarten center (Woodson)
  • Four elementary schools serving students in grades 1 - 4 in each building (Banfield, Neveln, Southgate, Sumner)
  • One Intermediate School serving students in grades 5 & 6 (IJ Holton)
  • One Middle School serving students in grades 7 & 8 (Ellis)
  • One High School serving students in grades 9 - 12 (AHS)

Additionally, the district operates an extensive community education program providing learning opportunities for community learners of all ages.

Consider joining Austin Public Schools and becoming a valued member of our district!

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Reading Corps Information

Right now, nearly one in three Minnesota third-graders is failing to reach basic levels of literacy. No child wants to feel behind. Minnesota Reading Corps, the nation's largest AmeriCorps tutoring program, is changing the lives of thousands of children, and is proven to work.

Reading Corps Information and Application

Austin Testimonials

Department of Human Resources
401 3rd Ave NW
Austin, MN 55912
Fax: 507-355-2411

Sue Stark
Director of Human Resources

Jamie Norton
Human Resources Generalist

Val Vaughn
Human Resources Sub Services

Jenny Sayles
Payroll Specialist

Lisa Groth
Benefits Specialist / Cash Management