Apply to become a substitute teacher

In our district, substitute teachers, teaching assistants and nurses are in high-demand and needed on an ongoing basis. You can apply to become a substitute through Capital Region BOCES.

Qualifications

  • Each district looks at applications on a case-by-case basis
  • Substitute teachers must have proof of 60 college credits, an associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree, license or certification, depending on the school district.
  • Teaching assistants need proof of a high school diploma, a GED diploma, AAS diploma or a New York State Teaching Assistant Certificate, depending on the district.
  • Nurses must have an RN and/or LPN license and current CPR training.

Did You Know?

  • Instructional substitutes have access to the teacher’s retirement system.
  • Substitute positions can lead to permanent placements…take the first step!
  • Substitutes earn a competitive salary.
  • Long-term substitute assignments are often available.
  • Substitutes can base their assignments on grade-level and area of expertise preferences.
Preparing our students for success in tomorrow’s world.

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