New Substitute Application Process
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To obtain your substitute teaching certificate you will need to go to the DESE website at http://dese/mo.gov and apply for a substitute certificate.
Requirements for Ozark Schools
A minimum number of 90 college credit hours and a substitute certificate issued by DESE is required to substitute teach at Ozark Schools. Anyone having a Lifetime or current Missouri teaching certificate is qualified to substitute teach at Ozark Schools.
Need to have a substitute certificate issued by DESE prior to beginning assignments with Ozark Schools..
Applications accepted year round for student teachers.
High school diploma, GED, or two year experience in childcare.
Clerical experience suggested but not required.
Substitute nurses must submit a copy of their RN license as well as a current CPR training certificate.
Custodial experience suggested, but not required.
All substitutes are required to have a FBI Fingerprint clearance less than one year old before being put on our substitute list.
All substitute are required to fill out the below paperwork and bring it to 302 N 4th Ave Ozark, MO between the hours of 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM.
MO W-4 Form
Federal W-4 Form
I-9 Form (please complete page 7)
Personal Data Sheet
Direct Deposit Form with Voided Check Attached
Substitute Handbook receipt form (last page of handbook)
Acceptable Usage Policy Agreement for Staff
Two forms of identification (social security card, driver's license, birth certificate, or current passport)
For substitute teachers & student teachers: Transcripts showing 90 college hours (copies are acceptable)