"LIMITED SHORT CALL" SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS
The district is currently accepting
Limited Short Call Substitute teacher applications
through February, 2013. If you hold a 4-year degree, but not in the field of education, you may apply to become a Limited Short Call Substitute Teacher.
Please note processing time for the entire application process can take 3-6 weeks to complete. We realize it does cost to obtain your Limited Short Call License from MDE (approximately $90-$100). Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee how many days you may or may not work once you obtain your license. To get an idea of possible work days, you may want to talk to the building principals and building secretaries that you are interested in subbing to inquire as to
what their need for Limited Short Call Substitute Teachers is
. Each building's needs are different. Also, if you know some of our staff, you may ask them if they would be willing to contact you should they have an absence and need their classroom covered. If you then decide to continue on, here is what you need to do to apply.
1) Please take 20-30 minutes to complete the application on our website. Select the
button found on this page to begin.
2) Next, go to the Minnesota Department of Education's website to begin your application for a
Limited Shoft Call Sub license
Apply For or Renew Your License
Limited Short Call Substitute License
). Processing time can take 3-6 weeks to complete. MDE cannot complete your application until they receive "all pieces" of your application, including payment and signature page (see #3 below). Questions about the Limited Short Call Substitute Teacher application should be directed to MDE at
3) Bring your MDE school "signature" page to the district Human Resource office for signature. The HR office is open Monday-Friday 7:30 am - 4:00 p.m (you may want to call before stopping in).
You may make multiple copies of this page and have more than one district sign at a time, but
only those districts that you obtain signatures from can allow you to substitute teach in their schools
. Once you have obtained your signatures, submit this form to MDE ASAP. They will wait until they get this form to complete your application.
4) Once your application has been received by us and your MDE license application has been processed, we will contact you to complete the following:
Background check authorization (results in 24-48 hours after submission)
Setting up orientation to go over payroll paperwork and policies.
Substitute Teacher Pay Rates for 2012-13
$110/day (day 1-40)
$130/day (day 41-80)
$140/day (day 81+)
Days begin at 0 each school year.
General questions about substitute teaching can be directed to Erica in Human Resources at 763-682-8712 or