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Substitute Information

Substitute Information

How to Apply                                                                                                                                                            

Open positions can be found on our Employment Information page.

  • For substitute teaching positions: complete and submit an online Substitute Teacher Application.
  • For classified para-professional substitute positions: apply directly at your desired school; you will need to submit an online application as well.
  • For departmental substitute positions (GAP After-School Program, Food Service, Transportation) apply online through the PFSD employment website or contact the desired department directly.

Types of Substitutes                                                                                                                                                

  • Certified Substitute – substitute for classroom teachers - please note you do not have to be a subject area expert to substitute for a classroom teacher.
  • Classified Para-Professional Substitute – substitute for para-professional support positions.
    • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
    • Apply directly through your desired school.
  • Departmental Substitute - qualifications vary with position.

Application Review                                                                                                                                                 

  • After your application has been submitted it will go through the district review process.
  • Applying for a substitute position does not guarantee employment as a substitute.
  • Be sure to include any volunteer experience in the application (ex: coaching, community service, etc.) and/or on your resume.
  • Be sure to include email contact information for all employment references.

Selected Applicants                                                                                                                                                

  • If selected to become a substitute, you will be notified via email with additional instructions regarding the mandatory substitute orientation meeting date, time, and place. (Certified Substitutes only.)
  • The selected applicant will be required to complete an FBI Criminal Background Check and pay the associated $36.00 fingerprinting fee.

Pay Information                                                                                                                                                        

  • $110.00 for a full day at New Vision High School, Fredrick Post Learning Center and all Elementary Schools  (half days will be $55.00)
  • $125.00 for a full day at Post Falls High School, River City Middle School and Post Falls Middle School   (half days will be $62.50)
  • $120.00 long term (after 10 consecutive days) Elementary and NVHS full day
  • $135.00 long term (after 10 consecutive days) PFHS, PFMS and RCMS full day
  • $145.00 Retired Teachers (With verified documentation) full day   (half days $72.50)

 Required Action for New Substitutes                                                                                                                    

Please complete the following forms:

These forms must be completed and brought to your new substitute appointment.

Schedule a New Substitute Appointment with the Human Resources Department                                

Once you have completed all of the requirements outlined above:

  • The Human Resources Department will contact you to schedule a new substitute appointment.
  • Bring all completed forms and required identification for I-9 verification.
  • Fingerprinting for your Idaho Department of Education Background Check will be completed at your new substitute appointment.
    • Payment of $36.00 for your background check will be collected at your new hire meeting. Payment may be made via credit card, debit card, check, money order, or exact cash.
    • Please see Background Check Memorandum for more information.

Substitute Resources                                                                                                                                               

  • Job Descriptions
    • Please visit the Job Descriptions web page for details about what a substitute job assignment for a specific Certified/Classified Staff position might entail.
    • Substitute Handbook
  • Substitute Resignation Form
    • If you can no longer sub for the Post Falls School District, please fill out the Substitute Resignation Form to be removed from our active substitute list.

For any other questions, please email