General Purpose of Job: To inspire and prepare all students 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: 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.

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.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree or higher and a Valid Minnesota Teaching License. Strong communication skills both written and verbal.

Compensation: $150/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.