Substitute Information

Unit 4 logo Substitute Opportunities

 

 

Champaign Unit 4 hires substitutes on an as needed basis throughout the year. We offer employment for the following substitute positions: Behavioral Safety Aide, Bus Driver Trainee, Bus Mechanic, Bus Monitor, Cafeteria Worker, Crossing Guard, Custodian, Hall Monitor, Health Safety Aide, Kids Plus After School Program Activity Leader, Maintenance Worker (Grounds), Maintenance Worker (Buildings), Nurse, Playground-Lunchroom Supervisor, Secretary, Warehouse/Storekeeper, Teacher, and Teacher Aide. We would love to consider your application for any of these positions! To express interest in one of our substitute positions, please complete an online application at www.champaignschools.org/apply.

Requirements for All Substitutes:

  • Interview & reference check
  • Physical Exam
  • Online DCFS Training
  • Completion of employment packet
  • Clear a fingerprint background check
  • Attend substitute orientation

Substitute Teachers:

In order to qualify as a Substitute Teacher, you must be able to obtain your Substitute Teaching Authorization (SUB) through the Regional Office of Education. You do not need a substitute authorization if you hold a valid Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL).

  • Basic Requirements for Substitute Teaching Authorization: Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree

Option 1

If you intend to work as a substitute in multiple area districts (not just with Unit 4), you must have a Substitute Teacher Authorization document from the Regional Office of Education (ROE). You will need to complete all steps in the Application Process for Substitute Teaching License at: 

https://www.roe9.k12.il.us/page/substitute-teaching-information

Option 2

If you only intend to work as a substitute with Unit 4 and do not already hold a valid PEL or Substitute Teaching Authorization, you should complete steps 1-4 in the Application Process for Substitute Teaching License section at: https://www.roe9.k12.il.us/page/substitute-teaching-information

Please Note: The District does NOT hire Substitute Teachers under a Short-Term Substitute License. Candidates with this license are encouraged to apply for a Teacher’s Aide position instead. 

Substitute Teacher Aides:

In order to qualify as a Substitute Teacher Aide, you must be able to obtain your Paraprofessional License through the Regional Office of Education. For any questions regarding the licensure process, please visit:

https://www.roe9.k12.il.us/o/roe-9/page/paraprofessional-license-information

  • Basic Requirements for Paraprofessional License: Completion of 60 hours of college coursework OR you must have taken and passed the ACT WorkKeys assessment tests.

 

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