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Substitute Teacher Application Information

 

Thank you for your interest in substituting in Jefferson County Schools.  Substitutes are vital members of our professional team and offer an important contribution to the educational program in the classroom.  

  

Jefferson County Schools has a new online application portal.  In order to be considered for the position of Substitute Teacher, you will need to apply specifically for the posted position, and complete a new online application (linked to below). 

 If you have any questions, please contact our HR department, at 865-397-7319. 

 

The requirements for Substitute Teachers are:

  • Minimum of High School Diploma/GED Certificate (Proof of Education required)
  • Clearance based on results of TBI/FBI Criminal Background Check (Click here for instructions to be fingerprinted for the background check.)
  • Clearance based on results of Sexual Offender, Department of Children's Services and Vulnerable Abuse Registries
  • Passing Score on screening interview
  • Attendance at Jefferson County Schools Substitute Teacher Training

 

JCS Employment Application Portal

 

Once your application is received, you will be contacted to schedule a screening interview.  

If approved for employment, you will be notified of the next scheduled Substitute Teacher Training.  You are required to attend training before substituting in any classroom.  If hired, you must complete and pass a Physical Exam and Tuberculois Screening prior to entering the classroom.  Click here for the form to be completed by you and the doctor.

If you have questions, please email Connie Lemons or call 865-397-7319.

 

Substitutes in Jefferson County who hold an active Tennessee Teaching License are paid $80 for a full day or $40 for a half day.  All other substitutes are paid $65 for a full day or $32.50 for a half day with the following exceptions: 

  • non-licensed substitute for full-time prek assistant full day (6.5 hours) - $56.00
  • licensed substitute for full-time prek assistant full day (6.5 hours) - $69.00
  • non-licensed substitute for special education assistant (7 hours) - $60.00
  • licensed substitute for special education assistant (7 hours) - $74.00
  • non-licensed substitute for part-time prek assistant (4 hours) - $34.00
  • licensed substitute for part-time prek assistant (4 hours) = $42.00 

 

 

 

 

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