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Substitute Training & Licensing

A substitute position at Lakes International Language Academy (LILA) offers a flexible schedule, competitive pay, and an opportunity to work with our amazing staff and students! Many of our current employees have started their careers at LILA in a substitute position. Chinese and Spanish Language Skills are NOT REQUIRED.

Teaching Substitutes

LILA offers a free monthly Substitute Informational Meeting where you can tour one of the schools, observe a classroom, learn about technology in the classroom, learn how to obtain a teaching license, and discuss the substitute’s daily responsibilities and resources while on the job.  Bring your questions for the panel of administrators leading the meeting!

State Licensing Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree (any major)
  • Completion of a Background Check
  • Application Fee (paid to the state)
  • Original College Transcripts


Non-Teaching Substitutes

LILA offers opportunities and training for the following non-teaching substitute positions: Special Education Paraprofessionals, Preschool Teacher Aides, Front Desk Attendants, and Health Room Aide.  

Position Requirements:

  • High School Diploma
  • Completion of a Background Check
  • 2 Years of Office Experience (Front Desk Attendants only)
  • Nursing Assistant Certification or LPN license (Health Room Aide only)

Human Resources Staff

Tami Cummings
Director of Human Resources

Alli Williams
Payroll Benefits Coordinator, Reporting Specialist

Mel Cain
Administrative Assistant - Human Resources
651-464-0771 x207