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Substitutes

JOB FAIR - AUGUST 24, 2022

HELP SESSION DATES

Do you need help with getting set up as a substitute teacher? 
Pam is available on the following date to help you!

AUGUST 11 | 9:00-11:00 or 1:00-3:00

Please complete this Substitute Help Days Form to register.

Questions/Assistance:  Pam Gamble, 440.324.5777 x1113

BROCHURE

 
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DO YOU NEED A LPDC?

VIEW THE LPDC BROCHURE FOR INFORMATION 

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BECOMING A SUBSTITUTE TEACHER?

REQUIREMENTS:

  • MINIMUM BACHLOR'S DEGREE
  • ORIGINAL TRANSCRIPTS
  • CLEAN BACKGROUND CHECK

STEP #1: APPLY

Thank you for your interest in substitute teaching for the Lorain County school districts!

Depending on which districts you want to sub for, follow the directions below for ESC or NCSSA:

ESC DISTRICTS:
AMHERST, AVON, COLUMBIA, KEYSTONE, MIDVIEW, PATHWAYS TO SUCCESS, DETENTION HOME, AND TURNING POINT

Once we receive your completed application, BCI & FBI background checks, and a valid teacher or substitute license, you will go on the approved list for your chosen districts.

You will be Board approved by each school district you have chosen, and in return, you will receive your AESOP information and instructions from your chosen districts. 

 

OHIO SUBSTITUTE TEACHER SERVICES (OSTS) (formerly known as NCSSA) DISTRICTS: 

AVON LAKE, CLEARVIEW, FIRELANDS, LORAIN, NORTH RIDGEVILLE, SHEFFIELD-SHEFFIELD LAKE, VERMILION

Once your application is received, you will be contacted for a phone interview.  Once your references are checked, you will receive an orientation invite.

STEP #2: BACKGROUND CHECK

  • COMPLETE THE REQUIRED OHIO (BCI) AND FEDERAL (FBI) CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS AT OUR OFFICE (1885 LAKE AVE., ELYRIA)

             LINK TO SCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT ONLINE AND COMPLETE OUR FORM

             COST:  BCI & FBI - $60 (EXACT CASH (no big bills), CHECK, OR MONEY ORDER.  CREDIT/DEBIT CARDS NOT ACCEPTED

  • BACKGROUND CHECKS ARE REQUIRED FOR A NEW LICENSE AND IF RENEWING YOUR CURRENT LICENSE.
  • NEW APPLICANTS - WE ONLY ACCEPT PRIOR REPORTS IF THEY ARE LESS THAN ONE YEAR OLD.
  • DUE TO THE NEW ODE REQUIREMENTS, WE STRONGLY SUGGEST THAT YOUR BACKGROUND CHECK RESULTS BE RECORDED WITH ODE PRIOR TO APPLYING FOR A LICENSE.  License applications are only active for 60 days with the Ohio Department of Education for Licensing.

STEP #3: SUBSTITUTE LICENSE

  • OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS NEEDED
  • IF YOU ALREADY HOLD A VALID TEACHING LICENSE, YOU DO NOT NEED TO APPLY FOR A SUB LICENSE. 
  • YOU CAN NOT APPLY BY USING A TABLET OR PHONE - MUST BE A DESKTOP OR LAPTOP

DIRECTIONS:

  • YOU MUST HAVE AN OH/ID ACCOUNT.  FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS TO CREATE AN ACCOUNT IF YOU DO NOT HAVE ONE.
  • SIGN INTO OH|ID PORTAL ON THE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION'S WEBSITE
  • CLICK OH|ID PORTAL 
  • WHEN UPLOADING YOUR TRANSCRIPTS, YOU MUST SCAN THE FRONT AND BACK
  • SELECT LORAIN COUNTY EDUCATIONAL SERVICE CENTER (IRN#048108) AS YOUR SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • SELECT E-SIGNER SUPERINTENDENT IN ORDER FOR US TO APPROVE YOUR APPLICATION

PAM GAMBLE

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION OR QUESTIONS REGARDING SUBSTITUTE TEACHING
440.324.5777 ext. 1113