Substitute Teaching

Clark County schools rely on professional and caring substitute teachers every day. Become a vital part of our education community as a substitute teacher!

If you enjoy working with students, have a passion for education and are looking for flexible employment opportunities to fit your schedule, substitute teaching is perfect for you. Our schools need you in our classrooms!

By completing the substitute teaching process at the Clark County ESC, you will become eligible to substitute at nine Clark County school districts. The Clark County ESC employs substitute teachers and aides for Clark-Shawnee, Greenon, Northeastern, Northwestern, Southeastern, Tecumseh, Springfield-Clark CTC, and the Global Impact STEM Academy. Or you can choose to only substitute in one district - it's up to you!

Why substitute?

  • Flexibility

  • School schedule perfect for parents!

  • Become part of the school community

  • Develop skills in instruction and communication

  • Earn $75 to $105 a day (rates vary by school district)

  • Choose where you'd like to work

  • One process to substitute in multiple districts



Substitutes must have the following items on file at the Clark County ESC Board Office:

  • Drivers License

  • Social Security Card

  • BCI/FBI Background Check

  • Transcripts

  • Completed Payroll Packet


Contact

Please click HERE to contact Scott for questions regarding becoming a Clark County substitute teacher or aide. You can also call Scott at 937-325-7671 ext. 205

Please click HERE to contact Scott if you are having issues with accessing your Ohio ID portal. You can also call Scott at 937-325-7671 ext. 205


Steps for becoming a Substitute Teacher in Clark County

New Subs (Bachelors Degree Required Option)

Thank you for your interest in Substitute Teaching! All new subs must complete the initial packet to become an eligible substitute.

STEP ONE – Packet Completion

Click HERE to view the 2021-2022 Substitute Payroll Packet


The first step you need to take is to fill out the 21-22 substitute teaching packet. You can access this packet by clicking HERE. Along with this packet, you must submit a copy of your social security card and a photo I.D. Please send this packet of information to our Board Office. We are located at 4170 Allium Court, Springfield, OH 45505.

The following items must be included in your substitute teaching packet.

  • Driver's License

  • Social Security Card

  • College Transcripts

  • BCI/FBI Background Check


Substitutes Aides do not require a bachelors degree.

STEP TWO – Background Check

The second step you need to take is to schedule a background check. You can do this by contacting our office at 937-325-7671. You will need a BCI and an FBI background check. This will be a total of $60. We accept exact cash, check, money order, debit & credit. Background checks are conducted at our Allium Court location.

STEP THREE – OH ID Portal - Click HERE for instructions on how to create and account and apply for your license.

For step three, you will need to create an OH ID account. You can do this by clicking HERE. When it asks you for an organization to sign for your license, please utilize our IRN which is 046227. Please contact Scott Webb at 937-505-1367 if you have any issues with your OH ID Portal set up. If you have an active teaching license, you do not need to apply for a substitute teaching license. The Clark County ESC will need a copy of your teaching license on file for Board Approval.

STEP FOUR – CCESC Board Approval

Once you have completed steps 1-3, your information will be reviewed by the CCESC Board for approval.

(Bachelors Degree Not Required Option) 1 Year Temporary Substitute Multi-Age PK License Application Process

STEP ONE – Packet Completion

Click HERE to view the 2021-2022 Substitute Payroll Packet


The first step you need to take is to fill out the 21-22 substitute teaching packet. You can access this packet by clicking HERE. Along with this packet, you must submit a copy of your social security card and a photo I.D. Please send this packet of information to our Board Office. We are located at 4170 Allium Court, Springfield, OH 45505.

The following items must be included in your substitute teaching packet.

  • Driver's License

  • Social Security Card

  • BCI/FBI Background Check

  • Reference Sheet (References cannot live in your house or be a family member)

    • Click HERE to access the reference sheet

STEP TWO – Background Check

The second step you need to take is to schedule a background check. You can do this by contacting our office at 937-325-7671. You will need a BCI and an FBI background check. This will be a total of $60. We accept exact cash, check, money order, debit & credit. Background checks are conducted at our Allium Court location.

STEP THREE – OH ID Portal - Click HERE for instructions on how to create an account and apply for your license.

For step three, you will need to create an OH ID account. You can do this by clicking HERE. When it asks you for an organization to sign for your license, please utilize our IRN which is 046227. Please contact Scott Webb at 937-505-1367 if you have any issues with your OH ID Portal set up. If you have an active teaching license, you do not need to apply for a substitute teaching license. The Clark County ESC will need a copy of your teaching license on file for Board Approval.


STEP FOUR - Online Substitute Teacher Training

Substitutes applying for this specific licensure must complete online courses before they begin subbing. Please call Scott Webb at 937-505-1367 to be set up for your training course portal.


STEP FIVE- INTERVIEW

Once you have completed steps 1-4, you will be scheduled to interview with an administrator.


STEP SIX – CCESC Board Approval

Once you have completed steps 1-5, your information will be reviewed by the CCESC Board for approval.

Returning Subs

Returning substitutes should update their sub file every year.

Click HERE for the Returning Substitute Packet.

If your substitute teaching license is expired, you will need to log into your OH ID PORTAL and renew.

Please contact Scott Webb if you need the current status of your file.

Click HERE to log into your OH ID Portal.