If you’re looking for a way to positively impact the lives of students and build the next generation of schools focused on individualizing learning for every student, West Side Summit is the place for you!


Current Openings

For more information about any of our openings, click on the links below to be taken to the full job description. Questions? Please contact us at or 651-200-4543.

2016-17 School Year Openings 

Now accepting applications in the 2016-17 school year for immediate consideration for these positions:

Special Education Teaching Assistant

On-Call Substitute Teacher

Reserve Teacher

Meal Service Assistant

2017-18 School Year Openings 

Minnesota Math Corps

Whether you want to explore a career in education, re-enter the workforce, or give back to your community, you can be a child’s hero as a tutor. To learn how you can join Minnesota Math Corps at West Side Summit Charter School follow this link. Want more information or have questions? Contact April Stensgaard, or at 612-460-8617.

Community Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator, AmeriCorps VISTA 

West Side Summit seeks a personable, ambitious, and social-justice oriented individual committed to closing achievement and opportunity gaps for low-income students in Saint Paul. Our Community Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator, AmeriCorps VISTA will build a robust network of community and volunteer supports for the students of West Side Summit to support their academic, social, and emotional growth.  More specifically, the Community and Volunteer Coordinator will coordinate with multiple staff members, including teachers and administrators, to ensure that volunteers are doing meaningful and lasting work at our school.  The coordinator will build a tutor/mentor program from scratch that supports student reading and socio-emotional growth. They will also build relationships with community members and organizations to extend the school’s network and build support for the school. See the full position description here.

Meal Service Assistant

West Side Summit seeks a reliable, customer-service oriented, and goal-oriented Meal Service Assistant to serve school meals and provide quality service to students, staff, and visitors. A few responsibilities include following proper procedures for maintaining program accountability and integrity of the School Nutrition Programs through compliance with federal, state, and local guidelines, assists in maintaining required food service record keeping forms, as well as serves food to students, staff, and visitors in a friendly and upbeat manner.

To apply for a position, please email your cover letter and resume to

Interviews are conducted on an invitation-only basis. Be sure to include your email address as part of your contact information as this will be the primary means of communication throughout the application and interview process.

Who we want

Innovative, entrepreneurial, and social-justice oriented teachers and operations staff are our most valuable asset and essential in our efforts to close Minnesota’s nation leading academic achievement gaps. We want teachers and operations staff deeply passionate about the mission and vision of West Side Summit and demonstrate…

– high academic and personal expectations for students, colleagues, and themselves
– a high level of flexibility and willingness to work in an entrepreneurial environment
– a sense of possibility for ALL students’ futures
– persistent effort to seek out feedback and maximize experiences for professional growth
– deep levels of personal responsibility for student learning and growth
– use of data to make decisions that positively impact student learning and growth

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