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The Ankeny School District is seeking substitute Classroom Teachers and Associate substitutes. If you are interested or have questions about these positions, please e-mail

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Details of the Substitute Arrangement

  • Substitute teachers earn $145 per day
  • $248.33 per-day, long-term rate after ten consistent days in the same position
  • Gain experience and display teaching skills while seeking a contracted position
  • You determine the days and hours you want to work (limited to 29.5 hours per week in compliance with the Affordable Care Act)
  • You select the schools in which you want to work
  • Smoke-free environment
  • Ankeny Schools is an equal opportunity employer


  • All Substitutes must submit to a criminal background check.
  • Substitute teachers must have a valid Iowa Teaching License, Iowa Substitute License or Iowa Substitute Authorization License.


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Substitute Pay for the school year are as follows:

  • Teacher Pay: $145 per day
  • Nurse Pay: ┬áRN: $130.50 per day/BSN: $145 per day
  • Associate Sub Pay: $12.75 an hour
  • Food Service Sub Pay: $13.25 an hour
  • Secretary Sub Pay: $13.95 an hour
  • Custodian Sub Pay: $13.95 an hour