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Thank you for your interest in becoming a Substitute Teacher with Indian River County Schools!

The following information is being provided to assist you in completing the requirements to become a substitute teacher for Indian River County Schools.

Technology Services Instructions for Substitutes 

 

SUBSTITUTE EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS

Before you consider becoming a substitute for Indian River County Schools, 
it is required that you meet the following qualifications. NO Exceptions will be made:

Candidates must meet the following qualifications: 

Please read the employment questions below to help you determine your qualifications.
Then follow the instructions for the path that applies to you in order to complete your substitute packet.

*IF YOU HAVE EVER BEEN PERMANENTLY EXCLUDED AS A SUBSTITUTE BY INDIAN RIVER COUNTY SCHOOLS, YOU MAY NOT APPLY - NO EXCEPTIONS

*If you have concerns regarding your acceptance as a SDIRC Substitute, please contact (772) 564-3048, BEFORE you begin the process.

Paths to Becoming a Substitute

 

CHOOSE YOUR PATH TO BECOME A SDIRC SUBSTITUTE

PATH 1

Long Term Substitute Teachers, 21 days or more. Must have a Professional Certificate or Temporary Certificate.

Information, steps, & forms for those who hold a current teaching certificate:

PATH 2

Daily Substitute Teachers, not to exceed 20 days. Must have a District Certificate, Professional Certificate, or Temporary Certificate.

Information, steps, & forms for who do not hold a current teaching certificate:

PATH 3

ESE Teacher Assistant. Must have passed the Para Pro test, AA/AS degree, or 60 or more college credit hours (not vocational).

Information, steps, & forms for who would like to apply for this position:

 

Reemployment Limitations for FL Retirees Only

 Important Information for FLORIDA RETIREES ONLY Regarding Reemployment Limitations 

All reemployed retirees have a reemployment limitation period of 6 calendar months where they will have to suspend their pension benefits – There are no reemployment exceptions.

For reemployment questions, if you are unsure, please check with the Florida Retirement System at 1-888-738-2252 Ask for: Samantha Starks-Harrison or June Moore.

 

FAQs

 

1. If I have or have had a teaching certificate, do I need to complete the STEDI Subskills online training course?

No, you do NOT need to complete the STEDI Subskills online training course. However, you will need to submit a copy of your active or expired teaching certificate.

2. I have a Florida Statement of Eligibility. Do I need to complete the STEDI Subskills online training course?

3. I have a degree in education (Bachelors or higher) but I have never taught or held a teaching certificate from any state.  Do I need to complete the STEDI Subskills online training course?

4. I have a Florida Statement of Eligibility. Do I need to apply for a District Issued Substitute Certificate?

5. I have an AA / AS degree in education but I do not have my Bachelors yet, what path do I follow?

6. Do I need to bring in a copy of all my transcripts, such as an Associate degree?

7. When do I go for my Workplace screening?

  1. Workplace screening and retention fee:  $55.90  - check or money order only
  2. Fingerprinting:  $54.50 – credit/debit or money order only

8. Is the Substitute Teacher position a part-time or full-time position?

Applicants who are veterans and seeking initial employment by a covered employer will be given preference if they qualify under Florida Statute, Chapter 295.


*If you need any assistance during the application process, please contact:

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at (772) 564-3048

Human Resources Hours are from 8 AM to 4:30 PM

Please be advised Human Resources has a notary available.

Due to the increased number of Substitute Applicants, all Packages take approximately 15-20 business days to process from receipt of the package in Human Resources.