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Employment Application

Thank you for your interest in Discovery Woods School. To better help us prepare for the interview process, we require that a cover letter of interest in employment with our school, along with a current resume, be included with your application. We will only consider applications that include these items. These can be sent as separate attachments if you are using email. This application can be copied to your computer, completed, and submitted via email, or it can be printed off and completed by hand.

Application, cover letter, and resume can all be sent via email or postal service to the listed address below.


Phone: (218) 828-8200

Mail: Discovery Woods 
         604 N 7th Street
         Brainerd, MN 56401

 Thank you again for your interest in our school.


Board of Directors Human Resources Committee

Discovery Woods School will consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, national origin, sexual preference, gender, disability, age, color, creed, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, or any other legally protected category as may be provided by Federal, State or local statute or ordinance.


Check all which apply: Type of employment desired: 
Upload Cover Letter
Upload Resume


How did you hear about us?
Are you 16 years of age or older?
Do you have the legal right to live and work in the USA?  (Proof of citizenship/ immigration status required upon employment)
Do you need accommodation to complete the application process and/or interview process? 
Have you been convicted of a crime within the past seven years? (Conviction will not necessarily disqualify and applicant from consideration for employment)  


Discovery Woods is a public charter school. Classroom teachers must hold a valid MN teaching license. The charter school director is not required to hold an administrator’s license.

High School: Did you graduate?
High School:
Business/Technical School: Did you graduate?
Business/Technical School:
College: Did you graduate?

Other Education

Other: Did you graduate?


Please give an accurate, complete full-time and part-time employment record. Start with your present or most recent employer.


Name at least two persons who have firsthand knowledge of your work skills and experience (other than current or previous supervisors/ employers or relatives). 

EEO/ Affirmative Action
(Pre-employment/ Pre-offer Information)

Qualified applicants are considered for positions, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color or creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, handicap, status as disabled or Vietnam-era veteran, status with regard to public assistance or any other legally protected status.

As an employer/government contractor, we comply with government regulations and affirmative action responsibilities. To assist DWS with government record keeping, reporting and other legal requirements, please fill out this Affirmative Action Survey. The survey will be removed from your application and kept in a confidential file. If you are hired, it will not be placed in your personnel file. 

  • Providing this information is voluntary.

  • Refusal to provide information will not have a negative effect on your status as an applicant.

Please check the following box ONLY if you do not want to answer the EEO questions below.

Check One

Please Check the Following: (Race/Ethnic Group)

Check if any of the following are applicable:


I certify that the answers to the above question are true and correct to the best of my knowledge and that any incorrect facts shall be the cause for refusal of employment, or if I am employed, would be just cause for termination of my employment. I hereby authorize DWSto make reference checks of my employment and education background and hereby waive any right to see the references obtained. I understand that in the event I am employed, such employment is at will. I understand that, if employed, I will be subject to a probationary period of six (6) months, which can, at the employer’s discretion, be extended. Neither I nor the employer have agreed on any specific period of employment nor any specific pay or benefits unless otherwise set forth in a separate contract. I understand that a criminal background shall be performed after a conditional offer of employment is made. If employed, I understand that use of tobacco products are prohibited in any DWS buildings, vehicles, properties, and any vehicles parked on DWS property. 

Thanks for submitting!

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