Becoming a Substitute Teacher
Thank you for your interest in joining our team
of Substitute Teachers with St. Cloud School District
To qualify for a Substitute Teacher position,
you must have a valid
Minnesota teaching license in any content area OR a valid
Minnesota short call sub license.
You must hold a minimum of a BA/BS college degree in order to
obtain a Minnesota
short call sub license.
The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) is
responsible for issuing
To apply for a teaching license and/or licensure questions,
please contact the MDE office at 651-582-8691 or
Candidates who are applying with MDE for a short
call sub license and do not have classroom experience are
recommended to attend a two-day sub teacher workshop
applying for employment with School District 742.
For workshop information, please contact:
Resource, Training & Solutions
Street South, Suite 550
St. Cloud MN 56301
All candidates MUST attend orientation before
becoming a Substitute Teacher with District 742.
The employment application and a
criminal history background check are part of the hiring
must be completed
before attending the orientation.
Candidates are called to orientation in the
order of their application submission date, or by specific
You will be notified if you are
selected for orientation. Please make sure your contact
information is current and correct on your application.
The background check authorization process and orientation
dates/details will be shared with you when you are notified for
Substitute Teachers will not be under a regular
written contract with School District 742.
Substitute Teachers are expected to assume full
teaching responsibilities rather than provide mere supervision
for students; therefore, they will be given as much support as
possible by building administrators and staff.
Substitute Teacher rate:
$100 per day, $14.29 per
District 742 retired teachers:
$110 per day,
$15.71 per hour