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How to Become a Substitute Teacher

  1. Submit the substitute teacher application.
  2. Send the reference link to two professional references. They will need to complete it and submit it on your behalf.
  3. Complete the New Hire Packet.
  4. Complete the fingerprinting process.
  5. Complete the online substitute training (STEDI) course. You do not have to take this course if you meet one of the following criteria:
    1. Hold an active Teaching License from any state
    2. Are currently enrolled in a Master’s program in Education
    3. Hold an expired teaching license from any state that expired within the last 10 years.
    4. Have completed ninety semester college hours in a teaching preparation program within the last 3 years
    5. Have completed student teaching within the last 3 years
    6. Former Williamson County School teacher assistants who worked within the last three years and have left in good standing.
  6. New Hire Packet should be submitted electronically by attaching it to your application.
  7. Apply and complete the paperwork before the listed paperwork deadline.

You will receive an email invitation to the next scheduled orientation. Further instruction will be provided in that email.

Williamson County Schools

1320 West Main Street, Suite 202 Franklin, TN 37064

Phone: (615) 472-4000

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