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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 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 for the 19/20 School Year    The files are available in word or in a pdf version.

          1 Sub Teachers cover letter - 19-20.pdf                    1 Sub Teachers cover letter - 19-20.docx

          2 New License with ODE.pdf                                     2 New License with ODE.docx

          3 ODE Letter for licensure - rev.pdf                           3 ODE Letter for licensure - rev.docx

          4 Important Information for Subs.pdf                          4 Important Information for Subs.pdf

          5 2019-2020 Sub Application.pdf                                5 2019-2020 Sub Application.docx

          6 Subs for Alternative Programs.pdf                           6 Subs for Alternative Programs.doc

            $22.00 fee can be paid at the Mid-Ohio ESC office, send in a check or pay on line here