Substitute Teaching

Looking for a flexible and rewarding job? Consider substitute teaching in JPS!

  • Kelly Education

    Jackson Public Schools is always looking for great substitute teachers. We have enlisted the support of Kelly Educational Staffing Services to help us locate qualified and interested individuals for this role.

Kelly Education
  • Top 3 Reasons to Substitute Teach

    Gain experience as an aspiring teacher for your own classroom one day. 

    Maintain a flexible job schedule where you determine the days you will work.

    When the regular teacher is absent, you can play a significant role in maintaining a stable classroom. It is critical that students have effective teachers every day, and that no instructional time is wasted.  


    • Assume duties of the classroom teacher in accordance with school district lesson plans, school rules, and Kelly policies. This includes:
      • Leading instruction in the classroom by conducting the teacher’s existing lesson plans
      • Instructing students on a variety of classroom topics/courses
      • Building positive relationships
      • Assigning reasonable tasks and homework
    • Motivate students to learn, and encourage classroom participation
    • Create a classroom environment that’s conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students
    • Adapt to the various learning styles of students
    • For long-term assignments, it may be required to develop lesson plans, as well as create, administer, and grade tests and assignments.
    • Minimum requirement: 48 college credits


     Perks you’ll enjoy as a substitute teacher

    • Free online classroom management training to help you become a capable, confident classroom leader
    • Free ongoing professional development to keep your skills sharp
    • Paid orientation on district policies and procedures so you understand the culture and requirements of the school district
    • Weekly pay
    • Kelly-sponsored Affordable Care Act healthcare coverage for eligible employees
    • Group insurance options*
    • Ability to create a work schedule that works for you
    • Ability to select your preferred school locations


     Your next steps

      • Apply now!
      • If you meet the minimum requirements, you will receive a response to your application within 24-48 hours. This is an opportunity for you to also get questions answered and learn more about the position.
      • Share this job. Know someone who would make a great substitute teacher? We’re always looking for more role models! 
  • Apply Now

Last Modified on May 3, 2022