Mequon-Thiensville School District


Our employees don’t just create an environment in which students learn, they ignite each student's potential. Our commitment to student success is inseparable from our commitment to diversity and equity. We embrace growth mindset and understand there is no limit to learning. We connect with our students on a personal level, understanding who they are and what drives them to succeed. We value the diversity of the people in our school community and their ideas in order to prepare each child for a life of infinite possibilities. By working in the Mequon-Thiensville School District, you join a team of educational professionals which ensures each student has the necessary tools to create their own personal path to success.

We invite you to explore our employment opportunities.

Wisconsin Education Career Access Network

We post career and employment opportunities on the Wisconsin Education Career Access Network, or WECAN. The site also serves as a tool for application submissions. Please visit WECAN in order to see career and employment opportunities in the Mequon-Thiensville School District.

Please note, applicants will be required to set up a username and password in order to complete the application materials through WECAN.

Ongoing Employment Opportunities

Substitute Teachers

The substitute teacher's role in the educational process is very important. Providing continuity in the classroom during a teacher's absence is essential to a sound education. Do you have an interest in supporting and inspiring students? Consider substitute teaching in MTSD!

What qualifications are required in order to substitute teach?

Substitute teachers must have a teaching license from the Wisconsin DPI, a bachelor's degree from a college/university or an associates degree from a technical or community college. With a bachelors or associates degree, a prospective substitute teacher must complete a training course. Training courses are offered through CESA 1.

Can a substitute teacher indicate specific preferences and availability?

Substitute teachers have choice and flexibility in the following:

  • Preferred ages/grades
  • Preferred building(s)
  • Content area preferences such as math, art, world languages, etc.
  • Days (or half days) and frequency of availability

How much are substitute teachers compensated?

Daily assignments are paid at $115/day or $57.50/half-day.

If you are not a substitute with our district but would like to become one, we encourage you to apply. As of the 2018-2019 school year, the Mequon-Thiensville School District has partnered with Teachers on Call to fill our substitute teacher and substitute aide positions. Please visit and click "Apply Now" to complete an online application for employment. You may also call Teachers On Call directly at 1-800-713-4439 with questions or to find out more information.

Playworks Recess Mentors

If you love children and love being active, and if you are interested in making extra money while also making a difference, apply to become a Playworks recess mentor! Recess mentors foster fun, inclusive and safe playground environments for elementary school students from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. daily during the school year. We are also open to creative scheduling options, including job sharing. Paid training is provided. Mentors earn $10 per hour - a great opportunity for parents, grandparents, and college students.

We recruit on WECAN for recess mentors. Please register with WECAN to apply for open positions.

Sarah Zelazoski
Executive Director of Human Capital

Sandy Tews
Human Capital Administrative Assistant