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Substitute Teachers

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Interested in working as a substitute teacher?  Substitute teachers are needed in a number of area school districts.


Here is what you need to know:

  • Substitutes must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.

  • Apply for a substitute teacher license through the Ohio Department of Education.

  • Fingerprints, as well as BCI/FBI background checks, are required for the substitute license.These can be obtained at the Mid-Ohio ESC office for a fee.

  • All substitute teachers are encouraged to add their names and contact information to Mid-Ohio ESC’s Substitute Teacher List for $20.00 for the 17/18 year and the cost is $22.00 for the 18/19 year.  This list is distributed to Mid-Ohio ESC client and member districts to use as a resource.


            Forms to Download

            1 Sub Teachers cover letter - 17-18.docx                            1 Sub Teachers cover letter - 17-18.pdf

            2 ODE Letter for licensure - rev.docx                                    2 ODE Letter for licensure - rev.pdf

            3 Important Information for Subs.docx                                  3 Important Information for Subs.pdf

             4 2017-18 Sub Application.docx                                           4 2017-18 Sub Application.pdf

             5 Subs for Alternative Programs.doc                                    5 Subs for Alternative Programs.pdf