How to Apply for Substitute Positions

Complete the Online Substitute Application
Click here to complete the substitute application. For directions with screen shots please click here.

*This is for teacher substitutes only. To apply for Food Services or Custodial Substituting please fill out a classified application.
Apply for Substitute Vacancy
To be considered for a substitute position, you must express interest by "adding" the substitute vacancy to your substitute application.
Application Review
All substitute applications will be reviewed in the order they were received. Please be sure to include  all relevant experience and/or volunteer experience. A resume is not required, but is highly recommended to submit with your application.
Selected Applicants
If selected to become a Boise School District substitute, you will be contacted via email with additional instructions on the onboarding process. Selected applicants will be required to complete an FBI Criminal Background Check which includes being fingerprinted and paying a fingerprint fee of $27.00.

Selected applicants interested in substituting as a certified substitute must meet the minimum requirements of having at least a Bachelor's Degree and must attend a teacher training class.
Pay Information
  • Substitutes are paid on the 15th of the month for all work from the previous month.
  • Certified Sub Pay
    • $85 per full day (assignments over 4 hours in duration)
    • $42.50 per half day (assignments up to 4 hours in duration)
  • Classified Sub Pay
    • $75 per full day (assignments over 4 hours in duration)
    • $37.50 per half day (assignments up to 4 hours in duration)
  • Long-Term Pay - assignments for the same employee that are 10 or more consecutive days
    • Certified $115 full day or $57.50 half day
    • Classified $95 full day or $47.50 half day
*This is for teacher substitutes only. To apply for Food Services or Custodial Substituting please fill out a classified application.