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Apply to Substitute

Do work you’ll feel good about.


Substitute teachers play a vital role in Ankeny Schools, filling in during training or extended teacher absences. Teachers on Call® partners with the Ankeny School District to provide exceptional substitutes, investing in personnel and supporting their dedication to youth education. Enjoy flexibility by choosing your preferred school, opting for consistent daily work, or creating a schedule that fits your commitments. Apply on the Teachers on Call website under the Talent section. All substitutes must undergo a background check and hold a valid Iowa Teaching License, Iowa Substitute License, or Iowa Substitute Authorization License.


For educators wanting to serve as substitute teachers at ACSD, we offer the most competitive pay in the area:

  • Long Term Substitutes: $250.00 per day (after 10 consecutive days)
  • Teacher Substitute: $160 per day
  • Associate Substitute: $14.25 an hour
  • Special Education Associate Substitute: $14.25 an hour

Hired by Teachers on Call

  • Nurse (RN) Substitute: $140 per day*
  • Nurse (BSN) Substitute: $150 per day*
  • Food Service Substitute: $14.25 an hour*
  • Secretary Substitute: $14.25 an hour*
  • Custodian Substitute: $14.25 an hour*

*Hired by Ankeny Community School District

If you have any questions please contact us:

Teachers On Call
Mike Pipho
515-965-9604 ext. 3945