Thank you for your patience as we process over 600 reactivation forms! All reactivation forms will be processed by the end of the first week of school. If you haven’t signed the handbook acknowledgement form, you must do so to become active again. Handbook forms can be signed at the District Office. Just let the receptionist at the front desk know. If you substitute at high schools, be sure to ask for the new parking tag as well.
The Substitute Teacher Handbook has been updated and revised! In the past, there were two handbooks: SubWays To Good Teaching and the Substitute Teaching New Information Packet. This year, the two have been combined, and is now the Substitute Teacher Handbook – Guide to Successful Substitute Teaching. You’ll find streamlined information that is easy to find and understand. You’ll want to be sure to review Safety and Security, pages 9-12, where you’ll find new information about infection control, food allergies, and standard response protocols (LPS no longer utilizes “Code Red”). On page 14, you’ll find updated information about where to park when substituting at the high schools. Please be sure to review the Reporting Child Abuse and Harassment policies on pages 19-23. You’ll find invaluable information throughout the entire handbook.
Substitutes are also responsible for knowing the information in the Hourly Employee Handbook. Substitute teachers are highly encouraged to review both handbooks annually. Links to both the Substitute Teacher Handbook and the Hourly Employee Handbook are found below.
District news and important resources for staff can be found on the LPS Staff Center. Included here are links to the Information Center for Employees (ICE), Docushare, Staff Directory, Web Mail, Web Calendar and more.
Instructions for completing and submitting the reactivation forms by July 1, 2014:
If your form is not received by July 1, you will be resigned as a substitute para or bilingual interpreter. If you miss the deadline but wish to substitute next school year, you will need to re-apply.
Instructions for completing and submitting the Mentor Reactivation Form:
LPS will begin accepting Substitute Teacher applications for the 2014-2015 school year on June 16, 2014.
To apply online or to see the current list of employment opportunities, click here to enter the Lincoln Public Schools Recruitment System. For your convenience, you may wish to bookmark the Lincoln Public Schools Recruitment homepage when you enter the system.
When completing a substitute teacher application, please be sure to include email addresses for your references and upload your original transcripts and teaching certificate, in order to prevent delays in the processing of your application.
You will also be asked to complete a Gallup online interview called the Teacher Insight Survey. There is a link in the application process that will lead you to the Gallup interview.
Local substitute teachers are those who hold a bachelor degree (or higher) in something other than education, or teacher education students of senior standing.
After applying for a Local Substitute Teacher position, applicants must attend a mandatory orientation before being considered for employment. Orientations will be held on Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the following dates:
To register, please email the date you would like to attend to Stacey Blizek at firstname.lastname@example.org, with “Orientation Registration” in the subject line. Stacey will confirm your registration via email.