• SAN MARCOS UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
     
    WELCOME! 

    Thank you for your interest in becoming a substitute teacher for San Marcos Unified School District!

    Substitute teachers provide a valuable service to our students and District, and we appreciate the efforts and contributions substitute teachers provide in the absence of the classroom teacher.

    We hope to make the application process as seamless as possible so we have provided you with detailed and step-by-step instructions below.


     

     SUBSTITUTE TEACHER
    APPLICATION INFORMATION
     

     

     

    WHAT WILL I NEED
    BEFORE I CAN APPLY TO YOUR SUBSTITUTE TEACHER POOL?



    1.     Current California Teaching Credential

                  OR

                 30-Day Emergency Substitute Permit

                 OR

                 Temporary County Certificate (TCC)

    2.     Fingerprint Clearance through both:

              > California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
                    Form 41-LS   $75

              >  San Diego County Office of Education Fingerprint
                  Clearinghouse (SDCOE)
                     Clearinghouse Live Scan   $58


    Remember:

    When applying for your Teaching Credential or 30-Day Emergency Substitute Permit, the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) required you to be fingerprinted. This is done through the State of California and we do not have access to these records.
     
    As stated above, you will also need to be fingerprinted through San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE) Fingerprint Clearinghouse so we can verify you have been cleared.
     

     

     

     

    I DON’T HAVE A TEACHING CREDENTIAL.

    WHAT DO I NEED IN ORDER TO APPLY FOR A 30-DAY EMERGENCY SUBSTITUTE PERMIT?


     

    1.   Official Transcripts Showing Your Bachelor’s Degree or
           Higher

    2.   Basic Skills Requirement – Completion of CBEST

    3.   Appropriate Fingerprinting

    THE FOLLOWING LINKS WILL PROVIDE YOU WITH EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW, INCLUDING STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTION:

    HOW TO OBTAIN A 30-DAY EMERGENCY SUBSTITUTE TEACHING PERMIT

    FINGERPRINTING SERVICES

     



     

    I HAVE A TEACHING CREDENTIAL or 30-DAY EMERGENCY SUBSTITUTE PERMIT, AND I HAVE BEEN CLEARED THROUGH THE SAN DIEGO COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION FINGERPRINT CLEARINGHOUSE.

    WHAT IS MY NEXT STEP?


     


    Apply for our posting online at Edjoin.org under San Marcos Unified School District.  Please be prepared to have the following five (5) documents available to upload to your Edjoin.org application:  

    1.   Letter of Introduction

    2.   Current Resume

    3.   Valid California Teaching Credential or
          30-Day 
    Emergency Substitute Permit or
          Temporary County Certificate (TCC)

    4. and 5.    Two (2) Current Letters of Recommendation
                              (must include handwritten signatures).
                               

    Applications that are incomplete or missing attachments will be screened out of the posting.

    We accept applications for the substitute teacher pool throughout the school year.  Our substitute teacher pool consists of substitute teachers who remain active in our district by completing assignments on a regular basis.

     

     

     


     

    I HAVE SUBMITTED MY EDJOIN APPLICATION FOR THE SUBSTITUTE TEACHER POOL, WHAT HAPPENS NOW?


     

    Your application will be screened and, if selected, you will be notified by email through Edjoin.org. This email will provide you will additional instructions. 

     

     


     

    SALARY RATES FOR SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS

    Daily Rate

    7.5   Hours

    $ 120.00

    Half Day Rate

    3.75 Hours

    $   60.00

    Long Term Rate

    On 21st Day

    $ 130.00

     
    6/5ths Rate

     Middle and High School Only
    5 Periods PLUS One Period (teaching during Prep Period)  


    $ 140.00

     
    7/6ths Rate

     High School Only
    6 Periods PLUS One Period
     (teaching during 0 Period & Prep Period) 


    $ 160.00

     

     
     

     

     FOR NEW HIRES ONLY
    PROCESSING FORMS 

    New Hire Packet (complete and PRINT ALL forms) do not print double sided

    Mandated Reporter Training – take course and print certificate

    Safety Manual – please review

    Substitute Teacher Handbook – please review

     

    RETIRED TEACHERS ONLY

    The I-30 Form shown below must be completed by your physician and included with your new hire documents. 

    Certification of Freedom From Contagious or Infectious Disease (Form I-30) 

     
     

     2nd ANNUAL SUBSTITUTE TEACHER AWARD RECEPTION

    Our Annual Substitute Teacher Award Reception allows us the opportunity to show our appreciation to the dedicated substitute teachers of San Marcos Unified School District.

     
    San Marcos Unified School District presents a Golden Apple Award to the top 50 substitute teachers who have completed the most assignments each month.  Substitute teachers who received a Golden Apple Award in any month during the 2016-2017 school year were invited to attend our annual award reception.

    We also recognized the top 50 substitute teachers who completed the most assignments for the entire 2016-2017 school year by presenting them with the 2016-2017 Golden Apple Award Pin.
     
    Congratulations to all of our Golden Apple Award winners!  

  • Human Resources and Development
    255 Pico Avenue, Suite 250
    San Marcos, CA  92069

    Priscilla Madrid Lopez
    Human Resources Data Technician

    Substitute Certificated Personnel/Substitute Classified Personnel
    Frontline Absence and Substitute Management Coordinator 

    (760) 752-1243
    priscilla.madridlopez@smusd.org

     

Last Modified on August 1, 2017