Return to Headlines

Step Up to Be a Substitute Teacher

Looking for Substitute Teachers

Columbus City Schools is looking for great Substitute Teachers

If you have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, you could be a Substitute Teacher in Columbus City Schools.

During this busy time of the year, our District is in constant need of great Substitute Teachers.

New Substitute Teachers earn $95.00 a day to start and go up to $110.00 a day after 40 days. Certificated Substitute Teachers earn $125.00 a day.

And if you are Retired CCS Substitute Teachers who has maintained a standard or permanent licensure, you can earn $140.00 a day.

There are a few requirements before you can be a new Substitute Teacher. You’ll need:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college/university. (Must provide original transcript)
  • Clear pre-employment FBI/BCI screening ($46.00 cost)
  • Obtain a short or long term teacher certificate from the Ohio Department of Education (click here to learn how to apply)  
  • Complete our District’s new hire onboarding and orientation.

If you’re ready to become a Substitute Teacher, simply click here and go to our Human Resources webpage. And if you have questions, contact for any additional information.

Columbus City Schools is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce.  Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.