Substitute | Substitute Clerical/Instructional Clerk/Special Education Paraprofessional | Districtwide | Closing: Accepting Applications


Substitute needs: 
Daily on call Substitute for Special Education Paraprofessional / Instructional Clerk / Media Clerk
Should to be available at least three days per week.


  • High School diploma
  • Experience or interest in working in a school environment
  • Experience or interest in working with children with disabilities
  • Requires a pre-employment physical
  • Certified Personal Care Assistant/Community First Services Support Worker (PCA/CFSS)
  • Demonstrated experience and proficiency working with a culturally, ethnically, racially and socioeconomically diverse school community is preferred.

Duties may include:

  • Assisting staff with individual student needs
  • Assist with lunchroom and recess duties
  • Ability to lift, assist with toileting and implement intervention strategies as needed

Application Procedure:
Please complete an online application as an External applicant and sign up for a New Hire Orientation

You will need to provide the following:

  • 2 valid forms of ID – driver’s license, social security card, original or certified birth certificate, passport or other acceptable  documents per the Federal I-9 Form (will not accept expired documents)
  • $27.00 fee for the background check (cash or check).
  • Copy of your completed and submitted online application.
  • Direct deposit information – either a voided check or savings routing and account information.
  • Personal Care Assistant/Community First Services Support Worker.  The link for the (PCA/CFSS) test:

Compensation:  $14.00 – $16.00 per hour, based on position

In District 196, the sky’s the limit for students and employees. That’s because our committed team of employees is dedicated to the mission of educating, developing and inspiring our students for lifelong success. Our whole child, “Triple-A” approach provides students and staff opportunities to learn, grow and pursue their infinite possibilities in academics, the arts and athletics.
District 196 is a Minnesota public school district of choice, serving more than 29,000 students and 160,000 residents in the cities of Rosemount, Apple Valley, Eagan, Burnsville, Coates, Empire, Inver Grove Heights and Lakeville, and Vermillion township. District 196 is the third largest school district in Minnesota and among the largest employers in Dakota County, with more than 4,000 full- and part-time employees. District 196 has been named to Forbes’ list of America’s Best-in-State Employers multiple times based on a survey asking employees to rate their employer and how likely they would be to recommend their employer to others.
District 196 has 19 elementary schools (grades K-5); six middle schools (grades 6-8); four high schools (grades 9-12); an optional School of Environmental Studies for juniors and seniors; an Area Learning Center high school program; a K-12 special education school for students with special emotional and behavioral needs, and a special education program serving young adults ages 18-22. The district also operates three learning centers that provide early childhood and Adult Basic Education services, and offers extensive community education programs and classes for lifelong learners of all ages.
Equal Opportunity Employer
As required by Title IX and other state and federal nondiscrimination laws, District 196 does not discriminate in employment or in any of its education programs and activities, including vocational opportunities, on the basis of sex, race, religion, color, creed, national origin, marital status, familial status, disability, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, age or genetic information. District 196 provides equal access to designated youth groups.
The Director of Human Resources, Shelly Monson (651-423-7859 – is the designated Title IX Coordinator and has also been designated to respond to employment-related inquiries regarding the district’s non-discrimination policies. The Director of Elementary Education, Jeremy Sorenson (651-423-7782 – and the Director of Secondary Education, Michael Bolsoni (651-423-7712 – have been designated to respond to student-related inquiries regarding the district’s non-discrimination policies. The Director of Special Education, Janet Fimmen (651-423-7629 – has been designated to respond to inquiries concerning the rights of a student with a disability. The mailing address for all directors is 3455 153rd Street W, Rosemount, MN 55068. Title IX inquiries may also be referred to the Assistant Secretary of the US Office for Civil Rights (OCR).