Substitute Teachers

Current Substitute Teachers

Substitute Teacher Kick-Off Conference

The Substitute Teacher Kick-Off Conference will be held August 1, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at East High School.  Receive motivation and inspiration from our keynote speaker, participate in a Round Table Forum with your Cohort Leader, and attend informational workshop sessions.  In addition, you will receive your high school parking tag and you must sign your Handbook Acknowledgment Form, which is necessary before you can begin subbing.  To see the program, click here.

When you click on the button below to register, you will be taken to the LPS Staff Development site.  If you have never registered for an LPS conference or class on this site before, you will need to create an account.  If you are uncertain, enter your username and password.  If it says it’s invalid, you will need to click on the “Create Account” button.  It just takes 3-5 minutes to create an account and register.

Register for Kick-Off Conference Here

THANK YOU for substitute teaching for the 2013-14 school year! Your support of LPS teachers and students is greatly appreciated!

The deadline for submitting reactivation forms was July 1st. If you missed the deadline but would like to substitute teach next year, you will need to submit an application for substitute teaching.

SubFinder

Handbooks

District News

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.

Cohort Leaders

Forms

Other Sites/Resources

Reactivation for Sub Paras & Bilingual Interpreters

Instructions for completing and submitting the reactivation forms by July 1, 2014:

  1. Open the form and save it on your computer.  Title the document 2014-15 Sub Para Reactivation or 2014-15 Bilingual Reactivation, which ever applies.
  2. Close the attachment, then open the saved document from your own computer.
  3. Complete all information requested on the form.  Save completed form to your computer.
  4. Open an email, and in the subject line, type the following: 2014-15 Sub Para Reactivation or 2014-15 Bilingual Reactivation, which ever applies.  Attach the saved completed document.
  5. Address the email to jericks4@lps.org.  You may want to copy yourself so you can double check that the information transferred properly.

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.

Sub Para Reactivation Form

Bilingual Interpreter Reactivation Form

Reactivation for Mentors

Instructions for completing and submitting the Mentor Reactivation Form:

  1. Open the form and save it on your computer.  Title the document 2014-15 Mentor Reactivation.
  2. Close the attachment, then open the saved document from your own computer.
  3. Complete all information requested on the form.  Save completed form to your computer.
  4. Open an email, and in the subject line, type the following: 2014-15 Mentor Reactivation.  Attach the saved completed document.
  5. Address the email to ccornell@lps.org.  You may want to copy yourself so you can double check that the information transferred properly.

Mentor Reactivation Form

Becoming an LPS Substitute

Substitute Teacher Applications

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

Local substitute teachers are those who hold a bachelor degree (or higher) in something other than education, or teacher education students of senior standing.

Local Substitute Requirements

Local Substitute Teacher Orientations

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:

  • August 22, 2014: District Office (5905 O Street)
  • September 5, 2014:  West Gate Bank (56th and Highway 2)
  • October 3, 2014: District Office
  • November 7, 2014: District Office
  • December 12, 2014: District Office
  • January 16, 2015: District Office

To register, please email the date you would like to attend to Stacey Blizek at sblizek@lps.org, with “Orientation Registration” in the subject line.  Stacey will confirm your registration via email.

Teacher Education Students:
  • Should attend an orientation session the semester prior to student teaching.
  • Should attend an orientation session in a timely manner to allow the certification process to be completed early in the semester of student teaching.
  • MUST complete the LPS Local Substitute application prior to registering for the orientation.