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Substitute Teaching

Wilkes County Schools is now accepting new applications for substitute teaching positions! 

Wilkes County Schools substitute teacher application process:

Step 1: Applicants who do not have a North Carolina teaching license must obtain an Effective Teacher Training certificate through a local community college or complete an online course called "Substitute 101" through the Western RESA (Regional Education Service Alliance). Effective Teacher Training through Wilkes Community College is an online training course as well. Please contact Ms. Marina Brannock of Wilkes Community College at 336-838-6210 or [email protected] for more information.
Step 2: Complete an application for substitute teaching by clicking here. Applicants will be required to upload a copy of their teaching license or course certificate of completion (Effective Teacher Training or Substitute 101). Applicants must be 21 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED.
If your application is approved, Mrs. Melissa Shepherd, Wilkes County Schools Human Resources, will provide additional communication in regards to pre-employment documentation, training, and to learn about the Front Line Absence Management System.
2023-24 Daily rate of pay for substitute teachers:
Certified: $135 daily
Non-certified: $112.50 daily

Who should I contact if I have questions regarding substitute teaching in the Wilkes County School District?

Questions regarding substitute teaching can be addressed to Melissa Shepherd at (336) 667-1121 or [email protected].