Substitute Teaching

Thank you for your interest in becoming a substitute teacher and/or substitute paraprofessional with Flagler Schools. Substituting is an excellent way to learn about our schools, while allowing principals, teachers, and staff to get to know you.


Substitute Paraprofessional: 60+ college credits, or AA degree, or a passing paraprofessional test

Substitute Teacher: Associates degree or higher, Florida Teacher Certification (if applicable)

Candidates with prior teaching experience, who have worked with children in a classroom setting are preferred.

Application and Hiring Process for Substitute Teachers and Substitute Paraprofessionals

Submit an Online Application
You must apply to a Substitute Teacher or Substitute Paraprofessional job posting on the Flagler Schools Work With Us page. Please be sure that the references you include on your application are professional references, which include supervisors and co-workers. Family members and friends are not acceptable references. If you are an intern or recent graduate, an Intern Coordinator/Supervisor or Professor are acceptable references. 

Substitute Teacher Online Training Course
If you are selected after your application has been reviewed, you will be contacted by Tony Coates. You will receive an email with instructions for completing the Online Substitute Training Course.

Official Transcripts
After passing the Substitute Online Training Course, your official transcripts must be submitted to the Human Resources Department. For substitute paraprofessionals, transcripts must indicate that 60 semester hours of completed coursework have been completed, or an AA degree, or evidence of having passed a paraprofessional test. For substitute teachers, an Associate’s degree or higher is required. If your degree was earned outside of the United States, you must provide an evaluation of your degree. Transcripts can be hand-delivered, or mailed to: Flagler Schools, Human Resources Department, 1769 E. Moody Blvd., Bldg. #2, Bunnell, FL 32110.

Fingerprinting and Background Screening
After passing the Substitute Teacher Online Training Course, you will receive a second email with instructions to schedule an appointment for a background screening, which includes fingerprinting. Registration and payment may be completed in the Human Resources Department. The fee is $51.25, and payment can be made with credit/debit card or a money order.

Drug Screening
A drug screening authorization form will be provided to you at this time. The fee for the drug screening is $35.00. Please bring the following required documents to your drug screening appointment:
  • Current Driver’s License or Passport
  • Original Social Security card (If you don’t have a Social Security card you can apply for one at the Social Security Administration office)
  • Voided check or direct deposit letter from your bank which includes your routing and account number (paychecks are direct deposit only)
If you do not have all documents at the time of your scheduled appointment, your date will be rescheduled. 

Substitute New Hire Packet
The Substitute New Hire Packet must be completed, and includes required reading for substitutes. 

Once all required steps have been completed, and fingerprint and drug screening clearance have been received by the Human Resources Department, you will receive a third email informing you that you are cleared to work. At that time you may visit to the Human Resources Department to obtain your Substitute ID Badge and AESOP login credentials.

Applying for a substitute position does not guarantee that you will be hired.

View Substitute Pay Scale

We conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, political or religious beliefs, national origin, or genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. We prohibit Retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination. Reasonable accommodations are available for qualified applicants with disabilities during the application and interview process. Please contact our Human Resources for assistance in completing the job application. Alert the school/department of accommodations needed when scheduling an interview. © 2022 Flagler Schools