Substitute teacher

  • Minimum qualifications:
  • Must have a current Minnesota teaching license.
  • We are accepting the Standard Five-Year Short Call Substitute license.
  • We are accepting the Limited Two-Year Short Call Substitute license.
  • Rate of pay: $135/day - Casual substitute teaching prorated at half days or full days; $145/day for retired Anoka-Hennepin teachers - prorated at half days or full days. 

Substitute secretary

  • Responsibilities may include any or all of the following: receptionist, switchboard, mailroom, media center, head school secretary, SASI.
  • Minimum qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Rate of pay: $10.75/hour; experienced: $11.25/hour **

Substitute special education para

  • Responsibilities may include any or all of the following: Assists in the instruction of students with disabilities in mainstream, resource room or centerbase settings. Although the job duties vary due to the age or level of disability, job duties may include:managing behavior (redirecting, calming or removing a disruptive student from the classroom);monitoring and recording student progress in instructional areas (academics, daily living skills, dressing , grooming, social skills, etc.); managing physical needs (toileting, feeding, dressing, lifting, positioning, transporting students in wheelchairs, etc.)
  • Minimum qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent. Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 pounds.
  • Rate of pay: $12.00/hour; experienced: $12.50/hour **


Substitute health para

  • Responsibilities may include any or all of the following: Recordkeeping; first aid; vision and hearing screening; assisting with health service reports; giving medications; working with special needs students in a fast-paced setting.
  • Minimum qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent. Must have completed or be currently enrolled in an eight-hour basic life support course (CPR), eight-hour first aid course, school health paraprofessional course or equivalent. Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 pounds.
  • Rate of pay: $12/hour; experienced: $12.50/hour **

Substitute elementary and secondary para

  • Responsibilities may include any or all of the following: Assist teachers with various instructional tasks, including lunchroom and playground supervision, prep-time, media center, classroom assistance, computer lab and other duties as assigned.
  • Minimum qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Rate of pay: $11/hour; experienced: $11.25/hour **

Substitute English as a Second Language para

  • Responsibilities: Assist teachers in the English as a Second Language program by reinforcing vocabulary and helping students learn to read.
  • Minimum qualifications: High school diploma of equivalent.
  • Rate of pay: $11/hour; experienced: $11.25/hour **

Substitute ECFE/School Readiness assistant

  • ECFE assistant responsibilities: Assist in daily and weekly classroom set-up; Assist in the design and implementation of activities for children.
  • School Readiness assistant responsibilities: Assist in conducting group and individual activities for children ages three to five.
  • Minimum qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent. Must be able to lift a minimum of 35 pounds.
  • Rate of pay: $12.15/hour.

Substitute School Readiness instructor

  • Responsibilities: Prepare for and conduct School Readiness classes for children ages three to five.
  • Minimum qualifications: BA degree in Early Childhood or closely related field. Teaching license in early childhood, kindergarten or elementary education preferred. Must be able to lift a minimum of 35 pounds.
  • Rate of pay: $17.12/hour.

Substitute ECFE teacher

  • Responsibilities: Prepare for and conduct early childhood classes for children ages birth to five years and their parents.
  • Minimum qualifications: Minnesota teaching license in Early Childhood Education and BA degree. Must be able to lift a minimum of 35 pounds.
  • Rate of pay: $17.12/hour.

*Experienced (classified) substitutes:
  • Anoka-Hennepin retirees subbing in their same category.
  • Current Anoka-Hennepin employees on non-medical unpaid leaves subbing in same category.
  • Effective at the beginning of each school year only, for those who subbed 67 days or more during the previous school year. Must substitute 67 days each year to maintain the experienced rate.
  • Current part-time secretary or paraeducator who substitute during non-duty time in different building same category.

Do you have a four-year degree?

If you have a four-year degree and are interested in educating the students of Anoka-Hennepin Schools for success, Anoka-Hennepin has expanded their substitute teacher opportunities by accepting the Limited Two-Year Short Call Substitute License. If you are interested in applying for this license, visit the Minnesota Department of Education website at: education.state.mn.us. If you have questions regarding substitute opportunities, call Employee Services at 763-506-1100.
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