Substitute Teaching

  • The current daily rate of pay for substitute teaching is $125. After the 15th consecutive day, the daily rate increases to $135 for a long term substitute teacher with a clear credential.
    Applicants for substitute teaching positions must submit the following:

    1. A completed District Application
    2. Copy of Social Security Card
    3. Copy of Driver’s License
    4. Copy of TB test results or TB Risk Questionnaire
    5. Copy of CBEST Card
    6. Copy of Credential or 30-Day Substitute Teaching Permit
    7. One letter of character recommendation from either a district you have previously worked for or your Master Teacher
    8. HireRight, Inc. Background Investigation*
    9. Fingerprints**

    * If you have a B.A. and have not passed the CBEST or have not taken the CBEST you may still be eligible to substitute in Fowler USD.

    **A HireRight criminal background check  is required of all new substitute teachers as of April 13, 2005.

    *** If you have been fingerprinted at the Fresno County Office of Education, please let us know. Otherwise, a fingerprinting appointment must be made for you at the Fresno County Office of Education.

    If you are interested in substitute teaching, call Martha Torres at (559) 834-6080 or send an e-mail to