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Substitute teachers are an integral part of Charleston R-I Schools! We value their service, as they contribute to student achievement through their commitment to quality education.


Charleston R-I needs talented individuals to work with our students. We offer flexible hours, a supportive working environment, and competitive wages.
The daily rates* for degreed substitutes are $90.00 short-term / $183.07 long-term.
For non-degreed substitutes, the daily rates* are $85.00 short-term / $100.00 long-term.
If you are interested in becoming a Charleston R-I substitute teacher, please complete and submit the application below. If you have any questions, contact Charleston R-I Central Office at 573-683-3776.


All substitutes are required to have a Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) issued substitute teaching certificate. If you do not already have this certificate, we will help guide you through the process. 
DESE Substitute Certificate Process:

DESE Substitute Certificate Checklist:

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Charleston R-I School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability status, genetic information or testing, family & medical leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise oppose discrimination.

Minorities & Success:

Charleston R-I partners with "Minorities & Success" to advertise open job positions.
*Daily rates as of March, 2021.