How to become an emergency substitute

  • We would love to add your friends and family to the Olathe Public Schools substitute pool. Below is information for you to share with your friends and family to see if they might be a good match for one of our substitute positions. Think about your college student coming home for break, your neighbor, your family or a friend.

     

    To apply: www.olatheschools.org -> click Human Resources -> click Employment Opportunities -> complete the external application

     

    Looking for more information? www.olatheschools.org/Page/8947

     

    Substitute Para or other non-certified positions (classified)

    • No college required
    • Flexible hours
    • Can get started quickly
    • Pay is $14.00 an hour
    • We will work with you on start and end times of jobs so you can get your children to and from school if needed.
    • You get to work with in the schools with amazing special education students.

     

    Substitute Teacher

    • Only 60 college credit hours required to get an Emergency Substitute License from the state of Kansas.  Directions are attached to this email to help with this process.
    • Flexible hours
    • You can attend orientation while waiting on license so when you receive it, you are able to get started quickly.
    • Pay is $16.63 an hour with a 4 hour minimum guaranteed for daily jobs. ($133.00 a day)
    • Long term positions of 10 days or longer pay $20.00 an hour. ($160.00 a day)
    • We will work with you on start and end times of jobs so you can get your children to and from school if needed.
    • You get to make a difference in the day of a child. You choose what age group you want to work with, and what schools you want to work at.

     

    Substitute Nurse

    • RN in the state of Kansas required
    • Flexible hours
    • Can work other nursing jobs at the same time
    • Pay is $16.63 an hour with a 4 hour minimum guaranteed for daily jobs. ($133.00 a day)
    • Long term positions of 10 days or longer pay $20.00 an hour. ($160.00 a day)
    • We will work with you on start and end times of jobs so you can get your children to and from school if needed.
    • You will have three days of training with our computer systems and our nursing staff to ensure you feel prepared to work in our schools.

     

    If you have questions, please email subservices@olatheschools.org

How to get your emergency substitute license

  • KSDE Licensure Process:

    1. Complete the Kansas State Department of Education Emergency Substitute licensure application at ksde.org. You will need 60 college credits to qualify.
    2. Pay the application fee of $60.00. There is also a $3.00 processing fee.
    3. Send official transcripts where directed after applying.
    4. Complete your KBI fingerprint check. You can get your fingerprints done at a law enforcement agency. Mo-Kan Mobile Fingerprinting at 913-530-1169 is typically able to do your prints within a day or two.

Hiring Process Steps

  • Ready to start the hiring process?

    1. Complete an online application with the Olathe Public Schools (olatheschools.org). First go to the human resources tab, then click the employment opportunities tab.
    2. If you start the application, then jump to mark the position of substitute teacher it will shorten the length of the application for you. You can go back anytime to add additional positions.
    3. Once you have submitted the application, we will email onboarding forms for you to begin working on. Please get these ready so when the license is ready you can bring in all the paperwork and get signed up!
    4. After you submit your paperwork, and your background check has cleared, you will be invited to attend an orientation. **To expedite the process, you are welcome to see if there is room in an upcoming orientation near the time you expect to get your license. Call Shelly at 913-780-8268 to reserve a spot!