Learn about substitute teaching pay rates and opportunities in Minnesota’s public schools and districts. 

Substitute teaching in Minnesota requires either a full teaching license, or “short call” substitute teaching license. 
If you have a Bachelor’s degree, or are in an educator preparation program and have completed your student teaching, you can acquire a short license and begin making over $100 per day doing rewarding work at a time of need. More information about how to get a short call license to substitute teach.

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Open Requests for Substitute Positions

There is a an active need for both teaching and support substitutes.  Teachers On Call, a Kelly® Company, is a staffing service that hires licensed teachers, paraeducators, tutors, and early childhood education staff for nearly 150 schools and districts across Minnesota.  Complete one application to work in multiple districts, schools and centers.  Apply with Teachers On Call now.

The following are postings from the last 20 days.  Also search all open postings.

Title School Region
Adult Basic Ed Teacher Substitute Anoka-Hennepin Schools 7 County Twin Cities
Continuous Building Substitute Teacher Osseo Schools 7 County Twin Cities
Teacher - Special Education ((Resource) Long Term Substitute)) Osseo Schools 7 County Twin Cities
Teacher - Special Education (Skills (Long Term Substitute)) Osseo Schools 7 County Twin Cities

Daily Substitute Teaching Pay Rates Across Minnesota

Pay rates for daily substitute teaching jobs are set by each district and charter.  Typically, schools pay for either a full-day or half-day.  Some schools provide incentive pay for repeating service and hard-to-fill assignments.  The following rates were updated in July 2022.

Southeast$144
South central$157
Southwest$148
Lakes Country$141
Central Lakes$138
North Central$148
Arrowhead$139
Northwest$138
Twin Cities Metro$164
Statewide$150

If you are interested in learning more about current educator jobs in Minnesota’s public schools use other parts of Educate Minnesota to search for open jobs, and signup for job alert emails. 

More information on acquiring a Minnesota teaching license can be found here