Substitute Teacher Information

Williston Public School District #1 employs over 500 employees who provide an educational environment that supports and encourages the success of our students. Williston Public School District #1 offers challenging and rewarding careers, competitive salary and benefit packages, and a work environment that supports staff and student success.

We are proud of our staff and the work they do. We are continuously seeking enthusiastic individuals who are motivated to help us achieve our goal of attaining the highest levels of student success.

We welcome the opportunity to learn more about you and your qualifications as a potential employee. Please refer to our Online Application to view vacancies and to start an application.

If you have any questions about working for Williston Public School District #1, please feel free to contact us.

For all Certification or Licensure Questions, please visit the North Dakota Education Standards and Practices website.

Substitute Teacher Information

Williston Public School District #1 is in dire need of substitute teachers! To become a substitute teacher, you will need to visit the North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board website. The requirements to obtain a substitute license in North Dakota are:

  • Official transcript documenting a minimum of 48 semester hours of college coursework
  • Successful background check completed with ESPB
  • Complete online application for the substitute license with ESPB
These steps must be complete before submitting and employment application with WPSD #1. It may take 3-6 weeks to obtain a substitute license with ESPB.

The substitute license is $85 and can be reimbursed if the substitute works over 145 hours for the district. The license is good for a period of 2 years and expires on the applicant's birthday. The substitute license allows a person to be a substitute teacher grades K-12 in all ND schools.

After receiving your North Dakota substitute license from ESPB, please complete the Substitute Online Application

Human Resources Contact

For Employment questions, please contact Katie Makris. or call 701-572-1580.

Williston Public School District #1 is an Equal Opportunity employer and strongly supports diversity and an inclusive workplace.

Williston Public School District #1 prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, religion, ex, gender identity, national origin ancestry, disability age, or other status protected by law.