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Substitute Teaching

What are the qualifications to be a substitute teacher for Wilkes County Schools?


Substitute teachers must meet the following qualifications in order to serve as a substitute teacher in the Wilkes County school district:

  1. Complete Effective Teacher Training through a local community college or complete an on-line course called "Subtitute 101" through the Western R.E.S.A (Regional Education Service Alliance). Effective Teacher Training through Wilkes Community College is an on-line training. Please contact Curt Miller at 336-838-6230 or cbmiller923@wilkescc.edu for more information.
  2. Schedule an appointment with Mrs. Melissa Shepherd (336-667-1121) with Wilkes County Schools' Human Resources Department in order to complete all pre-employment documentation and to learn about AESOP (Automated Substitute Management System).
  3. Sign up to participate in an upcoming scheduled substitute teacher training.


Once these three requirements have been met, substitutes will be activated in our automated substitute management system.

 

 

What components will be covered in the Substitute Teacher Training?
• School safety
• Wilkes County Schools Code of Conduct
• General communication
• Do’s and don’ts of substitute teaching
• Bloodborn pathogens and student wellness
• Substitute teacher Q and A

 

 

What are the dates for Substitute Teacher Training for the 2019-20 school year?


September 5, 2019      9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

January 7, 2020           1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

April 3, 2020                9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

 

 

What is the daily rate of pay for a substitute teacher?
Non-certified substitute teachers currently earn $80 per day. Certified teachers currently earn $103 per day. Minimum substitute teacher pay rates are set by the state of North Carolina.

 

 

Who should I contact if I have questions regarding substitute teaching in the Wilkes County School District?
Individuals who wish to serve as a substitute teacher may contact Melissa Shepherd at (336) 667-1121.