Substitutes

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Substitute positions are vital in keeping the district running ​smoothly. Substitute positions include but are not limited to: substitute teachers, substitute nurses, substitute librarians, substitute counselors, substitute principals, substitute office professionals, substitute paraeducators and substitute security personnel.

Sub Certificated Applicant Requirements
Learn the basic requirements to apply for a certificated substitute position.
 

Sub Administrative Applicant Requirements
Learn the basic requirements to apply for a administrative substitute position.
 

Sub Classified A​​pplicant Requ​irements
Learn the basic requirements to apply for a classified substitute position.
 

Application Instructions
Get some help on using our online application system. ​


 
Substitute Hourly Rates - Hourly rates for substitutes

New Hire Substitute Documents - Helpful substitute documents

TPS Employee Substitute Page - Tacoma Public Schools Substitute Website

Bargaining Agreements - Information on Bargaining Agreements at Tacoma Public Schools​

Washington Educators Skills Test - main website for the WEST

Testing locations for the WEST - locate a test center near you and check seat availability

Background Checks - learn about how we fingerprint and run background checks to protect students

Frequently Asked Questions - our Human Resources Department's answers to common applicant questions

 

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