The Continuous Special Education Substitute Teacher will be providing classroom instruction out of multiple classrooms.

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 special education teacher, the substitute teacher provides instruction, encourages student progress, and manages the learning environment.
Responsibilities and tasks include:  The substitute teacher will be assigned to classrooms where a special education teacher is absent with a focus on filling Connect, Skills or Strategies openings first before accepting open Resource positions to 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:

  • Follow teacher lesson plans
  • Encourage student progress
  • Support student who may be dysregulated

Minimum Qualifications include:

  • Valid Minnesota Teaching License in special education; ASD, DCD or EBD preferred. Strong communication skills both written and verbal.


    Salary: $33/hour
    FTE: 1.0

    Osseo Area Schools offers:

    • Meaningful and impactful work 

    • Opportunities to grow professionally

    • A variety of benefits

    • 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.