Substitute TeachingThank you for your interest in serving as a substitute teacher for the Jefferson City Public Schools. We utilize Kelly Educational Services for hiring our Substitute teachers. Contact Kelly Services at 573-635-5962 or 362X@kellyservices.com for more information.The following are a few of the requirements needed to work as a substitute teacher:
- A valid Missouri teacher certificate or,
- Minimum of 60 college hours with an official transcript on file
- As of January 1, 2005, a MO Highway Patrol and FBI fingerprint background check is required.
Those applying for a substitute position should also follow the link below to complete the required application from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Since June 1, 2011, all educator certification applications are only submitted electronically through DESE's new online certification system. To begin the application process, applicants (i.e. new graduates, educators seeking renewals and upgrades, and substitutes) will need to create a user ID and profile. If you have additional questions about this process or have difficulty logging into the certification web applications, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 573-751-0051.DESEMissouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education