Become a Substitute Teacher

  • Effective July 1, 2023:

    Substitute Teacher who holds a substitute credential: $140/day

    Long-Term Substitute Assignment: $150/day

    Building Base Substitute (Teacher placement): $175/day 

    Full-day Day Substitute Paraprofessional: $110/day 

    Full-day Clerical Substitute: $100/day

    Obtaining a Substitute Teacher Certificate

    NEWLY UPDATED SUBSTITUTE CERTIFICATE INFORMATION AS OF JUNE 30, 2023

    CANDIDATES MUST:

    • Request your official transcript.  The Certification Office cannot request your transcript due to the FERPA Law. You MUST request to have your official transcript electronically sent to: New Jersey Department of Education:   certapplication@doe.nj.gov
    • Upload the approved Criminal History Background Form into your NJEDCERT Portal once you have created your account.  Criminal History Background forms are available to print out two weeks after completing your fingerprints.
    • Create an NJEdCert account, apply for your substitute certification, and pay the $125 application fee through the State of New Jersey Department of Education Website.  Fees are waived for the period beginning July 1, 2023, and ending June 30, 2024.
      Please enter your email address.  You’ll then receive a specific case number for your application.
    • If you have 30 credits or more and are applying for a substitute certification (especially if you plan to sub in a district), make sure to select the 30-credit instructional substitute certification in the application when asked. If you have 60 or more credits, please make sure that you select the 60-credits instructional substitute certificate.

     

    How to become a Substitute Teacher with Hackensack Public Schools:

    Please click the link:

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