Job Title: Substitute Teacher ECE
School Year: 2020-2021
Thank you for your interest in becoming a Early Childhood Substitute Teacher for DC Public Schools!
DCPS will be accepting applications for candidates with a bachelor's degree AND one of the following criteria:
- Candidates with 2-4 yyears experience with children ages 3-5 in early childhood education
- Sucessful completion of ECE group interviews with the early childhood team
Additionally, candidates will need to complete the following upon selection:
- Clear a criminal background check
- Clear a TB test
- Provide official transcripts (unofficial transcripts will not be accepted)
Please register for an account, which will then allow you to complete and submit your application. Please be sure that you complete all application questions (make sure there are no questions with an answer of "none" or "NA") before you click the submit button at the bottom of the application.
Upon reviewing your application, you may be invited to the group interview phase of the hiring process. If you are successful, you will be invited to a group interview.
If you are selected for hire, you will also be required to pass a fingerprinting/background check, a tuberculosis test, and a drug test. Then, at the orientation session, we confirm that you have completed all the steps required for hire, and you can sign your official DCPS offer letter. Only after you sign your offer letter will you be entered into SmartFind Express, our automated system that Substitute Teachers use to find assignments and keep track of working hours.
If you have any questions about Substitute Teaching with DC Public Schools, please feel free to email us at (see application details) .
Notice of Drug Testing. This position is a safety-sensitive position. All safety-sensitive positions are subject to mandatory pre-employment drug testing in accordance with the Child and Youth, Safety and Health Omnibus Act of 2004. If you are tentatively selected for this position, you will be required to submit to testing for illegal drug use prior to employment, and your employment shall be contingent upon negative test results. If you are appointed into this position, you shall be subject to mandatory random drug and alcohol testing throughout your employment.
Notice of Criminal Background Check. In accordance with the Criminal Background Checks for the Protection of Children Act of 2004, this position has been designated and identified as one which requires a criminal background check and/or traffic record check. If you are tentatively selected for the position, a criminal background check and/or traffic record check (for positions which require the operation of a motor vehicle) will be conducted. A final offer of employment is contingent upon the receipt of a satisfactory criminal background check and/or traffic record check.