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State of Minnesota Substitute Teacher - Intermittent Special Teacher in St. Cloud, Minnesota

Working Title: Substitute Teacher - Intermittent Special Teacher

Job Class: Special Teacher

Agency: Corrections Dept

  • Job ID : 76586

  • Location : St. Cloud

  • Telework Eligible : No

  • Full/Part Time : Intermittent

  • Regular/Temporary : Unlimited

  • Who May Apply : Open to all qualified job seekers

  • Date Posted : 05/10/2024

  • Closing Date : 05/30/2024

  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit : Corrections Dept / Corrections-St Cloud-SRS

  • Division/Unit : Minn Corr Facl - St. Cloud / SCL Education Director's Staff

  • Work Shift/Work Hours : Day Shift

  • Days of Work : Monday - Friday

  • Travel Required : No

  • Salary Range: $26.90 - $52.25 / hourly

  • Classified Status : Classified

  • Bargaining Unit/Union : 215 - Residential Schools Education/Residen Sc

  • FLSA Status : Exempt - Professional

  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities (https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/diverse-workforce/people-with-disabilities/connect700/) : Yes

*Compensation for the successful candidate will be commensurate with the level of education attained and number of years of prior teaching experience approved at the time of hire.

The work you'll do is more than just a job.

At the State of Minnesota, employees play a critical role in developing policies, providing essential services, and working to improve the well-being and quality of life for all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota is committed to equity and inclusion, and invests in employees by providing benefits, support resources, and training and development opportunities.

The Department of Corrections is looking to hire a Substitute Teacher at our St. Cloud Facility! This intermittent position will provide appropriate learning experiences for students in a variety of educational settings. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide instruction in a well-managed and comprehensive instructional environment, which may include Adult Basic Education (ABE), General Educational Development diploma (GED), High School Diploma, English as a Second Language and English Language Learning (ESL/ELL), post-secondary preparation, and related life skills.

  • Develop and support Personal Education Plans and provide academic, career readiness skills.

  • Integrate methods of instruction to serve all types of learning styles in an individually-paced classroom and provide student advising as necessary.

  • Assess, monitor, and record offender progress and to direct resources to promote effective offender learning.This position will have direct contact with incarcerated students.

Minimum Qualifications

The following qualifications are required of all applicants seeking consideration for this position:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college/university.


  • Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Professional Minnesota teaching license OR possession of a current Five-Year or Lifetime Minnesota Short Call Substitute teaching license.

*An applicant with a Tier 1 license may be considered if the DOC is unable to recruit an applicant with a Tier 2, 3, or 4 teaching license in the specific licensure field required. Click here for MN's Tiered Licensure Infographic *

To ensure consideration for this position, please indicate the file folder number for your Minnesota teaching license on your resume/application.

Preferred Qualifications

The following qualifications are strongly desired of applicants seeking consideration for this position:

  • Possession of a current Minnesota Tier 3 or 4 teaching license.

  • Experience working in an education setting.

  • Experience working in a correctional setting.

  • Experience teaching Adult Basic Education.

  • Full-time teaching experience as a licensed teacher.

Physical Requirements

The selected finalist is required to review and sign a Physical Demands Analysis (PDA) for this position and may be required to complete a tuberculosis screening prior to hire. For a copy of the PDA, please email Ali Baumgart at alicia.baumgart@state.mn.us

Additional Requirements

The selection process may include screening the top candidate(s) on their criminal history, predatory offender registration, offender associations and/or other applicable background information in accordance with Department of Corrections’ policy. Top candidate(s) must pass a criminal history check which includes successful completion of all sentencing and/or restitution requirements of law enforcement jurisdictions, including probation.

Employment history/reference checks, including incidents of sexual harassment, will also be conducted on the top candidate(s) in accordance with Department of Corrections’ policy. This may include a review of job performance and discipline records.

New employees will be fingerprinted within the first 30 days of employment.


Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us . Please indicate what assistance is needed.