Teachers On Call

  • Columbia Heights Public Schools has partnered with Teachers On Call to fill our Substitute Teacher, Paraprofessional, Custodial and Food Service positions.

    To complete an online application for employment with Teachers on Call, visit their website to complete an online application. If you are already employed by Teachers On Call in a surrounding area district, please contact them for access to Columbia Heights. You need not reapply.

    For more information, contact Teachers On Call directly at 800-713-4439.

Benefits Overview

  • Columbia Heights Public Schools offers an extensive and affordable benefit package for eligible staff. Below is a summary of some of the many benefits the District has to offer. Current employees should refer to HeightsNET for more specific benefits information.



    Employee Cost / Month

    Medical Insurance

    • Three high-deductible plans with District-funded VEBA
    • Includes routine eye exams





    Three plans:

    • VEBA 834 1200/2400
    • VEBA 835 1850/3700,
    • Minimum Value Plan



    $1200 Single: $84.50
    $2400 Family: $298.50

    $1850 Single: $39.00
    $3700 Family: $176.50

    Min Val Single: $0
    Min Val Family: $0


    • 100% funded by the district
    • Auto-enrolled when you select a High-Deductible plan
     Healthcare savings account


    Employer Contribution per Year

    1200 or 1850 plan - Single: $1,200
    2400 or 3700 plan – Family: $2,400
    MVP Single: $2,904
    MVP Family: $6,090

    Dental Insurance

    • $1500 Max per person/year,
    • $50 deductible per person/year


    Delta Dental PPO & Delta Dental Premier Networks with limited Ortho coverage

    Employee Only: $21.00

    Employee + Family: $63.50

    Vision Insurance

    • High Plan: VSP Choice Network & Affiliates
    • Low Plan: EyeMed Discount Program

    Ameritas High (exam and materials) and Low Plans (materials only)

    Reimbursement Accounts

    Flexible Spending (FSA), Dependent Care (DCAP), and VEBA; all with Further debit card to use for eligible expenses

    Disability Insurance

    LTD through Madison National Life: 66-2/3% benefit; 60 Day Elimination Period

    Life Insurance

    Basic, AD&D, Supplemental, and Dependent Life Coverage through Madison National Life Insurance Company

    Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

    Short-term counseling and referral services. 


    Advice & consultation, family matters, document prep, auto, IRS audit legal services, representation and more.


    Monthly monitoring of identity, counsel when needed.

    Voluntary Retirement Programs

    403(b), Roth 403(b), & 457 Deferred Compensation.  Please refer to your Employment Agreement or Contract for participation & match eligibility.