Employment - La Crosse

Teacher (Math)

Coulee Connections is a community leader in providing innovative, highly effective educational services for at risk students.  We are looking for a dynamic teaching professional to join our team as full time middle/high school math instructor for the 2022-23 school year.  We have developed and implement a highly effective team oriented system of care, to scaffold the foundational social, emotional, and behavioral strengths that lead our students to be available and actively engaged in their learning adventure.  Candidates must possess the desire for establishing and maintaining a balanced, genuine connection with some really unique, awesome and at times challenging students.     


•    Wisconsin teaching license is required. Background in Math is preferred. 
•    Experience with at-risk youth or certification in Special Education is preferred.
•    Working understanding of Individualized Education Programs. 
•    Ability and desire to connect classroom learning to the community and family. 
•    Ability to deal positively with changing priorities in a fast paced environment.
•    Display a positive, professional and proactive attitude to accomplish quality work that is in line with Coulee Connections’ mission statement.



•    Develop and implement creative Math curriculum. 
•    Identify students’ individual learning needs and deliver appropriate instructional methods as determined in his/her IEP.
•    Assess student progress towards objectives, expectations, and goals, and develop methods for improvement and/or reinforcement of these.


Goals in the home environment
•    Collaborate with staff, parents, and community members to improve the overall quality of student outcomes. 
•    Manage student behavior with the Coulee team to provide a safe and positive learning environment. 
•    Prepare various written materials to document student progress and meet mandated requirements. 
•    Develop supportive relationships with students while reinforcing classroom expectations.


About Us

From top to bottom, our Coulee Connections team has a singular focus of creating the best possible learning opportunities for our students and staff. This dynamic team believes that students learn best when we blend the academic world with real world experience. We strive to create motivated learners by incorporating a variety of community and outdoor activities, vocational field trips, backpacking trips, hiking, and canoeing, into a curriculum based on the common core standards. Our team believes that a sense of belonging facilitates the growth of social, emotional, behavioral and academic skills –better equipping our students in bringing balance and value to their school and life choices. Through building positive relationships with our students, our passionate staff creates an environment of trust, which helps to make school at Coulee Connections a relaxed and enjoyable place for growth. 


If Interested

Please go to and explore our website at couleeconnections.com.  If this position feels like a good fit for you, please send a resume and cover letter to Matt Tepper mtepper@couleeconnections.com.  Interested applicants will be contacted to arrange a phone interview.  In-person interviews will be scheduled after the initial phone-interview.

Student Coach

Coulee Connections has openings for part-time Student Coaches. Student Coaches work directly with at-risk youth in Summer Program and Alternative Education programs while providing youth with support academically, emotionally and behaviorally. Student Coaches will be responsible for creating positive relationships and maintaining structure in group and individual settings.


Applicants must demonstrate the ability to:

  • Work with a diverse group of people;

  • Simultaneously manage a variety of tasks;

  • Maintain patience and remain calm during stressful situations;

  • Work a flexible schedule;

  • Collaborate with a team;

Preferences include:

  • Experience working with children

  • Obtained an Associates or Bachelor's Degree

  • Working towards an Associates or Bachelor's Degree

  • Interest in working in the outdoors

A clean driving record is required.


Submit an application and send a Resume to the email address




If you have any questions please contact:

Shannon Kessel
Human Resources Director
608-519-5540 Ext. 109
Coulee Connections
99 Milwaukee Street
La Crosse, WI 54603