Picture of Somerset Student and TeacherWELCOME TO SCHOOL DISTRICT 197!
Individuals who are dedicated to helping every child learn and succeed are invited to apply to join the District 197 team. We seek highly qualified, caring individuals to be part of our mission to: 

  • Provide a challenging educational environment that instills in each student a lifelong passion for learning.

  • Empower all students to achieve their personal goals and academic potential.

  • Prepare students to be responsible citizens in an interconnected world.

Together, the School Board, staff and administration of District 197 are committed to high student achievement and continuous improvement for both students and staff. Thank you for your interest in our district.

District 197's employment application process is conducted online. Please use the links below to view current job opportunities and to complete or update an employment application.

The West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan Area Schools have partnered with Teachers On Call to fill our Substitute Teacher & Substitute Paraprofessional positions. Please visit https://www.teachersoncall.com  > Apply Now to complete an online application for employment, or don’t hesitate to contact TOC directly at 800.713.4439 with questions and for more information.

If you are already employed by Teachers On Call in a surrounding area district, please contact them for access to District 197. You need not reapply.