Becoming a Reserve Teacher
Thank you for your interest in joining our team of reserve teachers at Minneapolis Public Schools. The following information outlines the reserve teacher application and selection process.
We are no longer hiring reserve teachers for the 2016-2017 school year. The application for the reserve teacher position for the 2017-2018 school year will be available the middle of July, 2017.
Candidates interested in becoming a reserve teacher for Minneapolis Public Schools must meet one of the following requirements:
The candidate must hold at least a BA degree and be available to work at least 1 day per month.
Candidates who do not currently hold a Minnesota limited short call license or standard teaching license, but have at least a BA degree, will be considered for the position and are strongly encouraged to complete the SubSkills Training Course (more below for more info).
You will need to complete the Minneapolis Public School online employment application which can be found on the MPS web site (http://www.mpls.k12.mn.us).
Incomplete applications will not be processed.
If you do not have a standard teaching license or a current short call license, you are strongly encouraged to complete and pass the SubSkills Training Course. Information and access to the course is available on the MPS web site:
Once you have completed the STEDI SubSkills Training course, you will need to provide a copy of your SubDiploma to Minneapolis Public Schools Human Resources, Attn: Reserve Desk:
Address: 1250 W Broadway Minneapolis, MN 55411
Your application and resume will be reviewed by the HR Department. Applicants meeting requirements or a specific need of the District will be contacted by an HR representative to schedule an orientation. Minneapolis Public Schools will ONLY contact candidates who have provided complete application materials.
Applicants selected for the reserve teacher position will be offered conditional employment pending a criminal background check and completion of reserve teacher orientation.
All applicants hired as a reserve teachers are required to attend an orientation. Applicants selected for the reserve teacher position will be scheduled for an orientation by a HR Representative. Orientations will start August 11, 2016 and will be held weekly as needed through March, 2017, at the MPS Davis Center from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The MPS Davis Center is located at:
1250 West Broadway Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55411
Candidates who do not currently hold a Minnesota limited short call license or standard teaching license, will have to apply for a short call license with the Minnesota Department of Education (http://education.state.mn.us) prior to attending the orientation. Once you complete the short call license application, you must print the District Verification Form which is located at the end of the short call license application. Please bring this form with you to the orientation and we will sign off on the short call license application. If assistance is needed when applying for the short call license, contact the Minnesota Department of Education directly at 651-582-8691.
When attending the orientation, you must bring with you the following information:
Your picture for your District ID badge will be taken at the orientation.
For questions regarding this process, please send an email to email@example.com.