Application Process for Substitute Teacher
Expectations of all substitutes-click here-
please read expectations before applying.
All applicants who have completed and submitted the requirements
below are reviewed, appropriately selected and then offered
*employment. Once employment offer is made, the applicant
will be required to complete a state health form and obtain a TB
test. Substitute orientation will be scheduled after the health
form and TB test are completed. Your paperwork will not be
processed for hire until all steps below have been submitted.
hours are capped at 129 hours per month.
Create an on-line "Substitute"
to complete this application.
Note: This step should be completed first
before any paperwork is submitted. The online
application must be updated yearly to keep
your paperwork on file with our office.
Previous NHCS employees-(separated
less than 5 years) Please complete
attached application. Please attach #2 if
separated longer than 1 year. The sub office
will contact you for additional paperwork, if
needed. Click here to print
Note: NHCS employees
separated longer than 5 years must complete the
Disclosure & Authorization form.
A pre-employment criminal background check will
education. (Minimum educational
requirement: High school diploma or equivalent)
Submit a copy of
your official transcripts (unofficial copies
and diplomas will not be accepted as proof of education).
Licensed applicants must also submit a copy of
your teaching license.
Copy of Effective Teacher
Applicants are required to take this
course (Licensed applicants- current, expired,
in-state or out of state, are
excluded from taking
this class. Teacher interns are also excluded
from taking this class).
CFCC class schedule
Course Fee: $75.00 Cape Fear Community
College 910-362-7199 or email
Mar 3, 4, 5, 6
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Apr 7, 8, 9, 10
9:00 am - 3:30
Cost $130.00 plus the
cost of your book
(click here for information) Must finish
course by end date listed.
firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone
336-249-8186 ext 6740
Three supervisory references
supervisory references should be completed from
persons who have first hand knowledge of
applicant's qualifications. It is the
responsibility of the applicant to furnish the
reference forms to the appropriate individuals
(Use the form below or a personal letter from
your reference is acceptable).
County Reference form-click here
interviews are required. One at an elementary
level and one at a middle or
high school level.
*The applicant should contact the schools to schedule a substitute interview. When
the interview has been completed, the principal
will contact me with his/her recommendation for
Note: The applicant
should schedule their interviews after you have
submitted your online application and mailed in
your paperwork. You do
not need to wait for
confirmation from the sub office that your
packet has been received to schedule the
Steps 2 through 5 should be sent
New Hanover County Schools
Attention: Substitute Office
6410 Carolina Beach Road
Wilmington, NC 28412
The daily rate for a substitute
who now holds a teaching certificate.
The daily rate for a substitute
who has taken Effective Teacher
(Note: Graduates will be paid at
this level until a license has
Pending/Completion letters cannot be used as proof that you
have a license.)
Daily rate for any substitute
working for a teacher assistant.
HALF DAYS are paid at half the daily salary rate (example: half
day for a teacher assistant is 37.50)
Teacher half days are 3.75 hours or less
Teacher Assistant half days are 4.00 hours or less
Long Term Substitutes
- Must be on the New Hanover County active
- Must hold an active NC teaching certificate
in the appropriate content area.
- The Principal of the school will make the
- The long term assignment must be for 4 weeks
(20 days) or more.
- The long term assignment must be approved by
the Human Resources Department.
Long Term Substitutes will
be paid on the state teacher salary scale
A-O which is currently $3300.00 per month. A long term
substitute is not eligible for benefits including sick leave,
holiday pay, vacation pay, etc. Those days (sick, holiday,
vacation) will be deducted on a monthly basis when incurred.
Human Resources at 910-254-4345 if you have any