Substitute | Substitute Teacher | Various Sites | Closing: until filled


We offer a variety of substitute positions, including: teachers, educational support professionals, school nurses, KidStop (before and after school program), custodial, food services and more. Please click on the link to learn about our opportunities: Substitute Opportunities

Job summary: To inspire and prepare each and every scholar with the confidence, courage, and competence to achieve their dreams; contribute to community; and engage in a lifetime of learning. In the absence of the classroom teacher, the substitute teacher provides instruction, encourages student progress, and manages the learning environment.
Responsibilities and tasks include: The substitute teacher will: Conduct assigned classes at the times scheduled; follow system policies and regulations concerning student conduct and discipline; follow professional practices consistent with school and system policies in working with students, student records, parents and colleagues.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities include: 

  • Demonstrate professional practices in teaching
  • Model correct use of oral and written language
  • Follow teacher lesson plans
  • Assign reasonable tasks and homework to students
  • Encourage student progress.

Minimum Qualifications include:¬†Bachelor’s Degree or higher and a Valid Minnesota Short Call Substitute Teacher¬†License. Strong communication skills both written and verbal.

Salary: $150/day; Retirees $185/day

If you are interested in being considered for a¬†Short-Call Substitute Teaching¬†position (Bachelor’s Degree or Higher required) please apply through PELSB at¬†

Osseo Area Schools is pleased to offer an online training course for substitute teachers that hold a short-call license!  This training will improve your skills in classroom management and teaching strategies and increase student performance. The 6-10 hour course of study includes an assessment test for substitutes to take at the end of the course. Upon successful completion, substitutes will receive a Sub Diploma. 

Osseo Area Schools offers:

  • Meaningful and impactful work¬†
  • Opportunities to grow professionally
  • A variety of benefits
  • Mentorship programs for teachers and educational support professionals
  • Summer opportunities
  • and more¬†

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: 

Osseo Area School District ISD 279 is an Equal Opportunity, and veteran-friendly employer.

Osseo Area School District ISD 279 ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, gender, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or disability. Osseo Area School District is committed to a workforce that reflects the diversity of the district and strongly encourages persons to apply who can strengthen our diversity. For more information, view the District’s Equal Opportunity and Prohibition Against Discrimination, Harassment and Violence Policy. 

Veteran’s Preference: If you are an eligible veteran, please submit a legible copy of your DD214 with your application. 

Accommodation: If you have a disability that requires an accommodation during the selection process, please email Human Resources at or call 763-391-7007.

Background Check Upon Conditional Offer: 

Background checks are conducted upon receiving a conditional offer. Employees must complete a background check and are responsible for the background fee. A passing background is required.  Criminal convictions are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.