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Substitute Teacher Application Instructions

Candidates interested in Substitute Teaching are encouraged to submit a complete application package (to include a recent application, transcripts, references, and child abuse training certificate). Successful candidates may be contacted for further processing in November.

Interested candidates must submit ALL of the following documents in order to be considered:

  • A completed PWCS Substitute/Temporary Application, dated within the last 6 months;
  • Professional References from recent/current supervisor(s);
  • Certificate of completion of the Child Abuse and Neglect Training; and
  • Copy of official or unofficial transcript(s) reflecting completion of 60 or more college credit hours.
  • OPTIONAL: If you hold a current Virginia teaching license or have retired from PWCS and have an expired VA teaching license, please provide a copy of your license.

Once all application documents are received, the office of Substitute and Temporary Employment will review the application and conduct a background check. 

Partial application packages will not be reviewed.

Although it is not required at the time the application is submitted, candidates may wish to obtain a negative medical Tuberculosis (TB) test result dated within the last 12 months. A hard copy of the TB verification is required at the time of fingerprinting.
 
Click the following link for full substitute Teacher application process (PDF).



Substitute Rates of Pay

  • Degreed Substitute Teacher (Bachelor's degree or higher) $16.01/hour
  • Non-Degreed Substitute Teacher (60+ college credits) $16.01/hour
  • Substitute Teacher Assistant positions are paid $14.00/hour for both general education and special education.

Per PWCS Regulation 511-07.01, candidates for substitute employment must have completed at least 60 college credit hours or an associate's degree to be considered for Substitute Teaching positions.

Substitute Teacher Assistant:

Interested candidates must submit ALL of the following:

  • A completed PWCS Substitute/Temporary Application, dated within the last 6 months;
  • Professional References from recent/current supervisor(s);
  • Certificate of completion of the Child Abuse and Neglect Training; and
  • Copy of the High School Transcript/GED
  • Rate of pay: $14.00/hour for both general education and special education.

Temporary Employment:

  • Complete Substitute/Temporary online application.

Candidates interested in Temporary employment are required to apply to the individual position of interest (Coach, Temporary Teacher Assistant, Temporary Cafeteria Hostess etc.) at https://jobs.pwcs.edu/Jobs/. Once an online application is successfully submitted it remains active for 6 months. The applicant may then apply to vacancies directly in the job postings main page without having to login to the online application and having to resubmit.

Substitute Bus Driver:

  • Complete Classified Application and apply to the Substitute School Bus Driver vacancy.
  • Rate of pay: $19.11/hour. Contact 571.402.3868 for more information.

Substitute Custodian:

  • Complete Substitute Application and apply to the Custodian Substitute vacancy.
  • Rate of pay: $13.41/hour. Contact 703.791.8361 for more information.

Food Service Substitute:

  • Complete Classified Application and apply to the Food Service Associate Substitute vacancy.
  • Rate of pay: $12.28/hour. Contact Food & Nutrition Services at 703.791.7314 for more information.

Lifeguards/Swim Instructors:

  • Complete Classified Application and apply to the Lifeguard and/or Instructor vacancy.
  • The Aquatics Center is located on grounds of Colgan High School in Manassas.
  • Lifeguard classes available to obtain necessary certification.
  • Rates of pay: $10.76/hour for Lifeguard, $12.91/hour for Head Lifeguard and $16.15/hour for Swim Instructor. Contact 571.374.6333 for more information.