Substitutes

SUBSTITUTES

Substitute Teacher Application Form

Substitute Powerpoint

Substitute Handbook

Substitute Acknowledgement Form

PROCEDURES TO APPLY FOR SUBSTITUTE CERTIFICATE IN WINSTON COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM

According to Board Policy, you must be at least 21 years of age or have
completed 2 years of college to apply for a Substitute Teaching Certificate. A
substitute teacher license is not required for substituting in support positions
(lunchroom/maid/custodial services)

1. Complete Application for a Substitute Teacher’s License (above).
2. Background clearance based on a fingerprint review. Instructions regarding
    the fingerprinting process through Cogent Systems may be obtained at
    https://www.cogentid.com/al/index_adeNew.htm or by calling (866)989-9316.
    Applicants may verify whether their ABI and FBI criminal history background
    check has been completed and whether they are suitable and fit to teach under
    state law at www.alsde.edu/EdCert .

3. Applicants must bring the following to the Winston County Board of Education
    a. Application printed and signed
    b. Acknowledgement form signed and dated
    c. $30.00 non-refundable fee paid by cashier’s check or money order payable to
        the Alabama Department of Education or you may pay online with a major credit
        card at www.alabamainteractive.org/education  (a $4.00 transaction fee will be
        applied).
    d. TB Test – Results of a previous test that are less than 1 year old will be
        accepted.
    e. Driver’s License or Photo ID
    f. Social Security Card
    g. High School Diploma/GED and/or College Credits equal to 2 years or more

Substitutes are added to the substitute list once approved by the Alabama
Department of Education.