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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.


Mid-Ohio ESC is accepting applications for the 2021-2022 school year, however to visit our office it is required at this time, you have an appointment.

    Schedule your appointment here or call 419-774-5520 with questions.


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 OR hold a current teaching license.
  • Current BCI/FBI background check.  Fingerprinting for a background check can be completed at the Mid-Ohio ESC office for a fee.
  • Mid-Ohio ESC's Substitute Teachers application and $22.00 application fee.  The application fee can be paid online, a check can be mailed-in, or you may pay in the office by check, cash ($22.00 exact fee no change will be made) or credit card.

SEE BELOW for the complete substitute teacher's packet and pay on line option


        Forms to Download for the 21/22 School Year

                 1 Sub Teachers cover letter - 21-22.pdf

                  2 ODE Letter for licensure - 21 -22.pdf

                  3 Important Information for Subs 21-22.pdf

                  4 2021-2022 Sub Application.pdf

                  5 Subs for Alternative Programs 21-22.pdf


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