• To ensure availability of qualified substitute teachers for the 20/21 school year,
    we have moved the 1st training date forward to August 10.
    The deadline to apply is July 17.

  • How do I apply to be a Substitute Teacher?
    Please follow the application process as noted in the brochure. 
              Application Procedure
    • Applications are accepted at any time. Applications are available using our online application process.
    • Complete and submit your online application.
    • If selected, you will be contacted and an interviewed scheduled.
    • After a successful interview, you will attend a four-hour training session at the central office and be fingerprinted. There is a $20.00 fee for fingerprinting due when fingerprints are made. Payment types accepted are Cash, Check, or Money Order.

      Items required at training
    • Pen/pencil for note taking
    • Driver’s license
    • Social Security Card
    • Proof of your highest level of education – must have at least a high school diploma or a GED.
    • Upon completion of the training session, you will schedule and attend a two-hour observation in an Effingham County school. This must be done within three weeks of your training session.
    • An observation form (provided at the training session) is to be signed by the school’s representative upon completion of your observation.
    • Submit the observation form to the Human Resource Department at the Central Office
    • After all, requirements have been met, your name will be added to the list of approved substitutes, you will receive your substitute teacher card and you may begin substituting. 


    2020-2021 Training Dates
    Deadline to Apply
    August 10
    November 11
    January  28
    July 17
    October 21
    January 4
    Training sessions will be held at:
    Effingham County Board of Education Central Office
    405 North Ash Street
    Springfield, GA 31329
    For more information, including pay rate and post-training steps, view our Substitute Teacher Brochure
Last Modified on July 23, 2020