Substitute Jobs

Substitute teaching can be a rewarding job, and often assists aspiring teachers in gaining the experience needed to lead their own classroom. It also provides a flexible job schedule where you determine the days you will work. When the regular teacher is absent, substitute teachers play a significant role in maintaining a stable classroom. It is critical that students have effective teachers every day, and that no instructional time is wasted. 

Hiring Requirements

*Workshop exemptions (proof required):

If within the past five (5) years:

  • You have been an SDPBC substitute teacher, or
  • You held a valid substitute certificate from another county, or
  • You have been a student teacher (or are entering your student teaching), or
  • You have been an active, certified classroom teacher, or 
  • You retired from a K-12 classroom teaching position.

Application, Hiring Process, and Document Submission

  1. Submit an online application for the substitute teacher job posting (offered one day a month). You will receive a Hiring Requirements letter from your HR Technician.
  2. Register and attend the workshop, if needed, and submit the Certificate of Completion to your HR Technician.
  3. Submit the required documents listed in your Hiring Requirements letter to your HR Technician by the last working day of the month you applied to the position. You will need to reapply if you do not meet the deadline. Once all documentation has been received, your HR Technician will send you an email with your Offer Letter and final steps information.
  4. Complete the online New Employee Orientation (NEO) forms and the online Employee Orientation (EO) videos. (Both will be available in your Applicant Profile once a job offer is extended.)
  5. Complete the Fingerprint/Background Check process. Click here for fee information
    You must bring your original Social Security Card, your Government Photo ID, and your Job Offer Letter.
  6. Complete the Pre-Employment Medical Screening - You will receive a list of approved physicians and locations from your HR Technician.

Substitute Handbook

Substitute Pay Rates

  • Retired* Teachers (from any State) - $13.91 per hour
  • BA/BS Degree or Higher - $13.39 per hour
  • AA/AS Degree or 60+ Earned Credits/Hours - $11.59 per hour
  • 30-59 Earned Credits/Hours - $11.33 per hour
  • Glades Supplement - additional $3.00 per hour
  • *Teachers retired from other school districts must submit proof of their teacher retirement.

Substitute Job Openings

Substitute Jobs openings are listed only one day a month. You must apply for the substitute position and submit your application on that day.

Job Opening date = March 1, 2019 (Job ID#TBD)

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