Eden Prairie Schools is seeking applicants for Reserve Teachers.  Our reserve teachers play an important role in the education of our students and our students continue to receive high quality education when you provide the best instruction possible in the absence of the regular teacher. Whenever a reserve teacher is teaching in our schools, you are working within the community’s most valuable assets: our students. Please consider joining Eden Prairie Schools in our Reserve Teacher program.

Position requirements:

  • A valid 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 Minnesota Department of Education.  If you have a 4-year degree, but not in education, you must contact the Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB) to learn the requirements to receive a Limited Short Call Sub license before you can begin to substitute teacher in the district.  PELSB can be contacted at (651) 539-4200 or emailed at pelsb@state.mn.us.  


  • $62.50 for a half day assignment; $125.00 for a full day assignment.


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

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.