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Become a Reserve Cadre/Substitute Teacher

Reserve Cadre - Short Call Substitute Teacher

To qualify for a cadre position, a valid Minnesota teaching licensure in any content area or a valid short-call license having well rounded experience in the majority of our schools and grade levels and have subbed for our district for at least one (1) year.

Below listed are the key contract terms and conditions for a Cadre Reserve:

  • A Cadre is paid $180.00 per day or $22.50 per hour. 
  • Cadre positions are benefit eligible;  earn nine (9) paid sick days per year*, single medical coverage at a reduced cost  pursuant to the teacher’s contract, and the option to purchase dental insurance.
    • * One (1) sick day per month, any additional time off will be unpaid. 
  • Cadres will be required to work every duty day during regular school week (Monday-Friday) and in accordance with the MPS school year calendar.
PDF Long Call Reserve Teacher   --  A Long Call Reserve is a Reserve Teacher who holds a standard teaching license and can sub for a long-term absence.
PDF Reserve Cadre - Short Call Sub   --  Reserve Cadres can only accept assignments on a last-minute basis, in order to fill assignments that have not been accepted by short call reserves. A Cadre must be available everyday for in-person learning for primary and secondary grades, and can only accept assignments the morning of the absence.