Substitute Resources

  • Welcome All Substitutes!  


    You will need to complete the online application to become a substitute. Certified substitutes are for substitute teaching and classified substitutes would be for all other substitute positions. Please click here and type substitute in the search bar to view all substitute openings and to begin the application process. 

    NOTE: We require all substitutes to work 2 days per month to stay on our substitute list.

    All substitute applicants must have current fingerprints (not more than a year old).   To register for your fingerprints go to  You will be asked to provide a 4-digit code (see below). You are responsible to pay for your fingerprints. Currently the cost is $41.75.

    • Substitute Teacher code > 0941
    • Classified Substitutes code > 0942

    Substitute Teachers:
    Must have either a current Missouri teaching certificate, OR a current substitute certificate. To apply for a substitute certificate (you must have at least 60 college credit hours), please go to The substitute page on the DESE website will provide you the information needed to apply for a substitute certificate.

    Substitute Pay:

    • Substitute teachers are paid an hourly rate of $17.34 and work 7.5 hours per day ($130.05) Long-term is $20.00 per hour and $150.00 per day.
    • Classified substitutes pay rate matrix


    Long-Term Substitutes:
    A substitute is considered a long-term substitute after working 10 consecutive days for the same assignment. Starting with the eleventh (11)day; substitute pay is retroactive to the first day at the long-term sub rate. For the classified sub rate of pay click here. (NOTE: not all classified sub have a long-term rate of pay)

    Pay Dates: 

    Pay days are on the 10th and the 25th of the month, or the last working day before the 10th or the 25th of the month. To view the payroll schedule click here.

    All substitutes will be paid by Direct Deposit. To view your pay stub click here. Your user name is your personal email and your password is your employee ID number. Note:(The first time you log in you will be asked to change your password).


    To view the Substitute Handbook, click here.  


    If you have questions please send them to