School districts have minimum requirements for substitute teachers.
Education diplomas, transcripts, or certifications may need to be submitted with the paperwork. Applicants may be required to pay from $50 to $75 for background checks, tuberculosis or other medical tests. Other fees may also be added for orientation, training courses, or licensing.
Permanent teachers spend thousands of dollars and work for at least four years to get into the classroom. Thus, when a school district asks applicants to pay for these things, remember it is for the benefit of the students.
Applicants will be asked to specify those grades and subjects for which they feel the most comfortable teaching. Understand that job preference is given to those substitute teachers that are willing to: