Daily Substitute Position

Applications for substitute teachers in all subject areas are accepted by the district throughout the year. Daily substitutes are not advertised for and are on an on-call basis. Call arrangements are made through the Teacher Registry services provided by Broome-Tioga BOCES.

Please be aware that there is no guarantee that you will be called for any specific number of days, or on a regular basis, or at all.


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university preferred.

  • Background clearance through New York State Education Department (fee paid by applicant).

  • All district staff must be fingerprinted and clearance received from the NYSED prior to being hired.


Fill out Instructional Application, and addendum if needed. It is not necessary to complete a statement of philosophy for substituting, unless you are submitting the application for a permanent position as well.


You must then bring, in person, your completed application to the JCCSD instructional personnel office.

a) At that time, you will be given a substitute packet and additional hiring instructions and required materials (see below).

b) Our offices are located in the Johnson City High School building; come in through the High School main entrance and sign in, then receive directions to Room 166.

c) Applications are accepted between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 12 noon, and 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on most business days and throughout the summer.

d) You may call to set up an appointment (of about 15 minutes) to submit your application and review the substitute application process - (607) 763-1228.


You will be asked to provide the following documentation prior to being placed on our substitute list:

a) Official college transcript(s), which reflects degree conferral. This may be brought in by you in a SEALED envelope from the college, or sent directly from the college to our office. It is sufficient to supply this for either your Bachelor's or Master's degree.

b) 1 letter of reference with original signature and 2 references with phone numbers.

c) Copy of your teaching certificate(s), if you are certified.

d) We will check for your fingerprint clearance, or provide you with a packet and instructions for obtaining. IF YOU ALREADY HAVE FINGERPRINT CLEARANCE, please bring documentation for items 4)a, below, and be prepared to fill out tax forms.


Once we have your application, transcript(s), credentials/letters, certificate(s) if supplying, and fingerprint clearance, you will be called for another appointment to complete these items:

a) Homeland Security form (I-9) for which you will need to bring acceptable unexpired documentation (no copies) (see page 5 here for list).

b) Federal and State tax forms.

c) Miscellaneous district paperwork as required.

For information, contact our Administrative Offices at:

Johnson City Central School District
666 Reynolds Road
Johnson City, NY 13790

Esther Knapp
(607) 930-1109


Instructional Application, Fillable

Instructional Application, Print and Fill In

Application Addendum

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