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Reserve Teachers – Spanish Speaking

Eden Prairie Schools is seeking applicants for Reserve Teacher at elementary, middle and high school locations.  Reserve teachers play an important role in the education of all students by ensuring each student continues to receive high quality education when the regular classroom teacher is not able to be present.  Please consider joining the Eden Prairie Schools team in our Reserve Teacher program.

Applicants will need a Bachelor’s degree to apply, but you do not need to hold a current teaching license.  Instead, with a Bachelor’s degree, you are eligible to apply for a Short Call or Limited Short Call Substitute Teacher license issued by PELSB, the Minnesota teacher licensing standards board.  So if you hold a Bachelor’s degree and enjoy teaching and helping students learn, please consider joining our district as a Substitute Teacher.

Eden Prairie Schools is a district with over 1,400 employees serving approximately 9,000 students. The district is recognized for its quality initiatives and its leadership in educational programming

Position requirements:

  • – A current Minnesota teaching license is required to be a Reserve teacher . This license permits you to substitute in grades K-12.

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  • A four year college degree which meets the requirements for applying for a Short Call/Limited Teaching License with the PELSB (Public Educator Licesing and Standards Board).  If you have a 4-year degree, but not in education, contact the Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB) to learn about the requirements needed to receive your Limited Short Call Sub license to be eligible to substitute teach in a Minnesota school district.  PELSB can be contacted at (651) 539-4200 or emailed at  

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  • – For the 23-24 & 24-25 school years: Work with Human Resources to apply for the Short Call Substitute Pilot Program. Qualifications for this program are below:
    • Holds a minimum of an associate’s degree or equivalent and has or will receive substitute training from the school district or charter school; or
    • Holds a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent and has been employed as an education support personnel or paraprofessional within the district or charter school for at least one academic year

Click Here to review the District’s New Tiered Pay Schedule:
Click here to review the Reserve Teacher Handbook.

Number of Days Worked During the
2022-23 School Year 

Full Day Rate

1/2 Day Rate
3.5 hours or less
Less than 4 periods
Less than 2 periods

More than 1/2 day, 
but not full da
3.54 hrs (K-6)
Four periods (7-8):
Two periods (9-12):

Additional Assignment
(beyond a full day as
assigned by Principal)

Day 1-24

Day 25-49

Day 50+

Substitutes who taught for more than
90 days during the 2021-22 school year will start on Day 50.  


Eden Prairie Public Schools is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable Equal Opportunity laws, directives and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies. Eden Prairie Public Schools does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation or age.