The Substitute Office
It is critical that students have effective teachers every day, and that no instructional time is wasted. When the regular teacher is absent, substitute teachers play a significant role in maintaining a stable classroom. Substitute teaching can be a rewarding job, and often assists aspiring teachers in gaining the experience needed to lead their own classroom. It also provides a flexible job schedule where you determine the days you will work.
What are the requirements needed to become a substitute with the School District of Palm Beach County?
- 30 earned college credits/hours
- Completion of the How to Become a Better Substitute Teacher Workshop – Exemptions apply, please see our Become a Substitute Teacher page for a list of exemptions
- Completion of hiring paperwork and process
How much will I be paid?
|*Retired Teachers (From any State)||$13.91 per hour|
|BA/BS Degree or Higher||$13.39 per hour|
|AA/AS Degree or 60+ Earned Credits/Hours||$11.59 per hour|
|30-59 Earned Credits/Hours||$11.33 per hour|
|Glades Supplement||$3.00 per hour (additional)|
*For teachers who have retired from a school district other than Palm Beach County, to receive retired pay, they must submit proof of teacher retirement to their technician.
For more information on becoming a substitute teacher with our district, please refer to our Become a Substitute Teacher page.