Substitute Teaching Information and Hiring Procedures


CCPS is currently recruiting and hiring daily and permanent substitute teachers for the 2021-2022 school year.  Substitute teacher applicants must have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED to work as a substitute teacher and be at least 21 years of age to work in high schools.  Substitutes are requried to work a minimum of 5 days per semester, totaling 10 days per school year.

When substituting as an Teacher:
Certified and/or Degreed (Bachelor's) Substitute: $145.29 per day, $72.65 per half day                                       
     Long-Term Substitute Assignments:
        Day 1 through Day 10 - $145.29 per day  
        Day 11 through end of assignment - $176.91 per day  

Non-degreed Substitute: $123.80 per day, $61.90 per half day (regardless of the duration of the assignment)               

When substituting as an Instructional Assistant:
$13.25 per hour 

**On scheduled early close days, substitutes will be paid for five hours.


Interested and qualified individuals must complete an online application.  Please look for "Substitute Teacher" listed under vacancies. If the Substitute Teacher application is not visible, please look again at the beginning of the next month.

Click on this link to go directly to the Substitute Application 



 Substitute Registered Nurses

Substitute Registered Nurse applicants must have the following qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited registered nursing program
  • Current Maryland Registered Nurse (R.N.) license
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification

 Candidates selected for substitute teaching positions will receive notification via U.S. mail containing further instructions.  Please do not call Human Resources regarding the status of your application.

When substituting as an RN:
As of July 1, 2021, the hourly rate will be $36.72 per hour.
Interested and qualified individuals must complete an online application.  Please look for "Substitute Nurse" listed under vacancies. If the Substitute Nurse application is not visible, please look again at the beginning of the next month.
Click on this link to go directly to the Substitute Nurse Application 
Carroll County Public Schools is going paperless and going green! This means all employees, including substitutes, will have a computer login to access their payroll information including payroll checks, as well as receive important email information.
The link below contain the instructions for accessing your CCPS email and the EAC. This can be done from your home or a CCPS computer. 

How to Access your CCPS e-mail and the Employee Access Center

Payroll Schedule

The following links are guides to help navigate Aesop (Substitute Placement and Absence Management):
For questions regarding Substitute Teaching or Substitute Nursing, please email Wendy Ruch at or call 410-751-3070.
The Board of Education of Carroll County does not engage in discrimination that is unlawful or contrary to Maryland State Department of Education guidance on the basis of age, color, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, ancestry or national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.
The Board of Education of Carroll County is firmly committed to creating equal employment and educational opportunities for all persons by providing an environment that supports optimal academic achievement and productive work and is free from any form of unlawful discrimination, including access to school facilities, educational programs, and extracurricular activities.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:  Director of Human Resources, 125 North Court Street, Westminster, Maryland 21157, (410) 751-3070.

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