FAQs

No question should go unanswered.  If you don’t see your answer here regarding Substitute Teaching Jobs or on regarding our Client Services, please give us a call.   You can also send us a note on our “Contact Us” page.  We will be sure to get you the answer for which you are looking !

Do I have to give you the Substitute Teachers that are already part of my pool?

Absolutely not, but you have that option.   While it may be beneficial for your School to transfer employment responsibility to TeachersASAP for your current substitute teachers – having us be responsible for all W2, Income Tax, Unemployment Insurance, Professional Liability Insurance, Workers Comp Insurance – it is NOT mandatory that you shift your labor force to TeachersASAP.    Upon closer examination, you may find that this option may work to streamline your substitute activity and we would be more than happy to discuss how to make a transition of this kind as smooth as possible.

I really want a full time job. How does subbing help with that?

You can get full time hours with TeachersASAP.   While some assignments may be daily, we have a lot of clients who need long term needs filled.   You are a TeachersASAP employee, working with multiple clients, and we try to help build a sense of community with our teachers as a TeachersASAP Employee.   We also know, that you may want your very own classroom as your full time career, and we can help you with that goal as well.    We can look out for permanent positions with our clients and help position you for those openings with our TeachersASAP relationship as they arise.   Our belief is that if that is your goal, we would like to be a stepping stone on your career path, and help you achieve that success.

Why would I want to be a substitute teacher?

For a variety of reasons, substitute teaching is an excellent way to build your experience in many different school setting and teaching styles.   Substitute teaching allows you to evaluate a schools that may be of interest to you if you are looking for full time positions.     By substitute teaching with one of our clients, it gives you exposure to the school’s administration and they have a unique opportunity to evaluate you real time,  in a classroom setting.   If an permanent job opportunity arise with that school, they now have first hand knowledge of your capabilities and this sets you apart from other candidates that my be applying for the same position.

I don’t have or need to renew my CPR Training, what should I do ?

You will need to complete your CPR Training within 30 days of being offered employment with TeachersASAP.    Some assignments may not be granted until that training is completed, per the requirement of our clients.    You can take your CPR training with any American Heart Association approved program.   If you are not aware of a program, please find a recommended one HERE.

If I contract with TeachersASAP, is my facility required to use TeacherASAP exclusively?

No. Once you are a client of TeachersASAP and establish an account, you are free to use our services as you see best.    If you have other methods of finding substitutes, you are able to continue to use those avenues.    It is our goal to earn your business, and will strive to be your best source for substitute placement.

What if we want to keep your sub full time?

Whether you want our substitute talent for long term assignments or future permanent placement , we are happy to know that our substitutes have earned that consideration.   TeachersASAP will work with your institution to ensure that we make their transition to full time placement as smooth as possible.

Do you offer long term substitution placement?

Yes.  We have a variety of placement length terms and long term substitution placement needs are welcomed.   If you need a substitute for a long engagement, please let us know exactly what is required.    We pride ourselves on knowing the skill sets of our talent and will work to place the correct person for your educational institution.

How do I request a substitute with TeachersASAP?

You may at any time call or email TeachersASAP, or place a request via your client portal.  We are in the office from 6 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday to assist you with your need, live and real time.  If you need to reach us after hours, you can call or email, leave a message describing our needs and we will try to respond to your request immediately.  Please make sure that you leave your institution name, the date, your contact information and what you’re looking for – qualifications, hours, etc.

If I choose TeachersASAP, do I have to use your services?

No.   While it is our goal to maximize the hours that you determine when you first become an employee of TeachersASAP, you are free to substitute for other districts, schools or centers.     We would prefer that your hours identified as workable hours be prioritized with TeachersASAP.

Do I always have to accept a teaching assignment that is offered?

Our goal to maximize the hours that you indicate you are available for work and TeacherASAP will expect that you will want to work on your days indicated.    If you cannot accept the assignment for whatever reason, we understand that flexibility is appreciated and you will not be adversely affected as a result.     If you do accept a substitute assignment, the educational institution and TeachersASAP will expect that you follow through with your commitment.

How do I get a teaching assignment with TeachersASAP?

Simple.   As an employee of TeachersASAP, you can…

–  Check the TeachersASAP website for any assignment

–  Call TeachersASAP for any assignment

–  A TeachersASAP administrator can call you for any assignments on the horizon

 

What teaching assignments do you have?

TeachersASAP fill a variety of assignments centered around the specific needs of our clients.    We fill short term, long term, day to day, with an option for direct hire positions.     Our goal is to customize our solutions to fit your needs.     Please contact our talent coordinator for what you may be looking.

With which school districts does TeachersASAP work?

Our business is always growing and service educational institutions and child care centers primarily in the 7 County Metro Area.   Please refer to our Resources Page for specific Institutions in which we have a relationship.

If I am chosen to be a TeachersASAP Substitute, how do I get paid?

TeachersASAP will gather and verify and validate your work assignments daily via your staff portal.   TeacherASAP pays weekly and checks will be deposited directly into a substitutes banking account, or check delivered by mail.

Are there any benefits provided by TeachersASAP?

Yes.   TeachersASAP offers weekly pay, pay raises with length of service, bonuses, referral bonuses and paid holidays (where applicable and dependent on hours worked)   We offer medical and dental benefits to those that meet the required qualifications.

Are there any fees required to become a TeachersASAP substitute?

No.    During your initiation with TeachersASAP, we cover all costs associated with screening including the cost of a background check.

Where are you located?

We’re centrally located in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro in St Louis Park, MN.  Our address is 1660 South Highway 100, Suite 500 St Louis Park, MN  55416. Our offices are staffed from 6AM-5PM Monday through Friday during the school year to assist with your needs.

Are there any contracts with TeachersASAP?

No, there are no contracts when you work with TeachersASAP.    We do have Service Level Agreements that define duties and responsibilities of each other when we are engaged in providing you services.   Our goal is for our clients and teachers to have all of their information provided up front, in one place, leaving no surprises about their relationship with TeachersASAP.

Can I set my own hours?

Yes!   Simply tell us.    Upon acceptance as a TeachersASAP employee, you will have to opportunity to determine what hours would you like to work during the initiation process.  It is our goal to be as flexible as you need us to be.   If your needs change and would like to increase or reduce you hours, you simply just need to let us know and we will accommodate that change immediately.

Are there a minimum number of hours that a TeachersASAP sub is required to work?

When you apply with TeachersASAP, you have the flexibilty to set your preferred days and times to work.   The more flexibility you have the more we can maximize your working hours.   You can schedule days off and vacation times as needed.

What if I don’t have my teaching License?

Requirements will vary depending on the childcare center or school district.  If you have a specific institution in mind, please contact our offices for additional information and we will see what can be accommodated.