POSITION TITLE: Substitute Teacher
REPORTS TO: Department Chair
Required Experience or Training
Valid Illinois Substitute Teacher License or Professional Educators License
Approval through the West 40 Office
$180/day - After 20 days in same assignment
New Substitute Certificate Applicants Process
A substitute teaching license, valid for substitute teaching in grades PK-12 in any county in Illinois, may be issued to individuals who hold a bachelor's degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution of higher education.
To apply, individuals may submit an application online in the Educator Licensure Information System (ELIS).
A $100 fee will be assessed electronically when the application is submitted.
After submitting their application, individuals should have an official transcript showing an awarded bachelor's degree sent to ISBE.
To be valid for teaching, a substitute license must be registered in ELIS after it is issued.
The license is valid for five years and may be renewed if the educator has passed Illinois' test of basic skills (TAP 400.) An individual who has passed a test of basic skills for the first licensure renewal is not required to retake the test for further renewals.
Please note: Individuals who hold a lapsed professional educator license (PEL) and owed professional development are not eligible to obtain a substitute teaching license. If your PEL is lapsed and you do not owe professional development, you may obtain a substitute teaching license. Individuals who have had their PEL or ELS suspended or revoked and have no SDL2017
Proviso Township High Schools District 209