Kelly Educational Staffing (Substitute Teachers)

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Ashley Hemmingway, Account Manager 


Remember that teacher who made a difference in your life? Now it’s your turn! Substitute teaching is a great opportunity to be a mentor and help students become the best versions of themselves. Substitute teachers are essential to ensuring students continue to learn and grow every day.

Why substitute teach?

  • Positively impact the education of students in your own community.
  • Feel good about the work you do.
  • Earn steady income through a variety of short- and long-term substitute positions available.
  • Enjoy work-life balance.


  • Assume duties of the classroom teacher in accordance with school district lesson plans, school rules, and Kelly policies. This includes:
    • Leading instruction in the classroom by conducting the teacher’s existing lesson plans
    • Instructing students on a variety of classroom topics/courses
    • Building positive relationships
    • Assigning reasonable tasks and homework
  • Motivate students to learn, and encourage classroom participation
  • Create a classroom environment that’s conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students
  • Adapt to the various learning styles of students
  • For long-term assignments, it may be required to develop lessons plans, as well as create, administer, and grade tests and assignments

Minimum requirements:

  • Must have at least a HS diploma/GED
  • Must be available at least 3 days per week
  • Completion of online substitute training
  • Completion of mandatory employment orientation for substitute teaching with Kelly Education

Perks you’ll enjoy as a substitute teacher:

  • Free online classroom management training to help you become a capable, confident classroom leader
  • Free ongoing professional development to keep your skills sharp
  • Paid orientation on district policies and procedures so you understand the culture and requirements of the school district
  • Weekly pay
  • Kelly-sponsored Affordable Care Act healthcare coverage, for eligible employees
  • Group insurance options*
  • Ability to create a work schedule that works for you
  • Ability to select your preferred school locations

*Offered and administered by Leslie & Associates. These plans are not sponsored by Kelly.

Next steps:

  • Apply now! Call us at 800-528-0049 option 2 to get started today.
  • If you meet the minimum requirements, you will receive a response to your application within 48-72 hours. This is an opportunity for you to also get questions answered and learn more about the position.
  • Share this job. Know someone who would make a great substitute teacher? We’re always looking for more role models!

Southeast Education Practice: (800) 528-0049

Option 1: Fulfillment Center (the new and improved Scheduling Team)

Option 2: Recruiting (for anyone who would like to get started with Substitute positions)

Option 3: Onboarding (for talent inquiries regarding our hiring process)

Option 4: Client Services (for school and district employees)

Option 5: Payroll (for any payroll related inquiries)

Option 6: Talent Services (for current KE’s who have non-payroll related inquiries)

Our commitment to you:

Kelly® Education is committed to our substitute employees working in safe environments. Kelly Education operates under the collective guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), state officials, and school district administration, and we ensure our employees are adequately protected by school district policies and procedures.

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