Substitute spotlight: Sarah Rahija

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What does a substitute teacher look like? A stay-at-home mom who wants to spend more time with her kids? A college student wanting to grow their skills before becoming a full-time teacher? Or a retiree who is looking for something to do in their free time? The answer is all of the above, and more.

Substitute spotlight: America Patton

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What does a substitute teacher look like? A stay-at-home mom who wants to spend more time with her kids? A college student wanting to grow their skills before becoming a full-time teacher? Or a retiree who is looking for something to do in their free time? The answer is all of the above, and more.

Insider Secrets: A day in the life of an elementary school substitute teacher

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Mike Nevels, a substitute with Morgan Hunter Education shares his insight on what it’s like to work as a substitute teacher for elementary-aged students.  

SURVIVING YOUR FIRST DAY: TIPS FOR FIRST TIME SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS

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Properly preparing for your first substitute teaching day is critical to having a successful experience. If you’re a fist-time substitute teacher, follow this helpful advice to mitigate any problems and ensure you have a positive first day.

Differences Between Substitute Teacher Licenses

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  If you are thinking of becoming a substitute teacher in Kansas or Missouri, there are a few requirements you must meet before you can begin your new career. Besides passing a background check and having the proper education, you will need to obtain one of the substitute teaching licenses required by each state. But… Read more »

3 Big Reasons Professional Development is Vital for Substitute Teachers

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  Educators spend years in the classroom preparing for their profession. So the thought of additional education can irk some teachers. Though continuing your education can be a time-consuming endeavor, it is extremely important — not only for your career but for your students as well. More Available Jobs Substitute teaching can offer a flexible… Read more »

5 Tips for Being a Successful Substitute Teacher

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  While substitute teaching can be very rewarding, it can also be extremely challenging. Substitutes are expected to command a classroom full of kids they’ve likely never met and teach subjects in which they may not be an expert. They are expected to adapt to a number of factors outside their control. And, the majority… Read more »

How to Use Absence Management (formally Aesop)

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  MHED uses a system called Absence Management to schedule substitute teaching jobs. Absence Management can be used online or over the phone and is an easy way for you to manage your substitute teaching schedule. If you are new to MHED, this quick start guide should give you enough information to get started: Logging… Read more »

Get to Know the MHED Staff

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Ashley Peterson Substitute Staffing Specialist   As a former teacher, Ashley Peterson knows what it takes to work in education. Her educator background gives her unique insight into the needs of districts and substitutes alike. “Having been in the classroom for a number of years, I am able to act proactively to address the needs… Read more »

How to Become a Substitute Teacher

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  People become substitute teachers for a variety of reasons. If you’re thinking about starting a teaching career, substituting can be a great way to find out if the profession is for you. If you enjoy working with children and are looking to supplement your income, substitute teaching can provide a flexible way to do… Read more »