• Thank you for your interest in becoming a substitute teacher at Franklin Community Schools. The minimum requirement is a high school diploma, a teaching license, or a substitute teacher permit. Previous classroom experience is helpful but not required. 
    Franklin Community Schools is currently hosting virtual substitute teacher orientations. To register for training, please complete the orientation registration form
    • Please complete the following steps before attending orientation:  
      • Please submit a completed application
      • All FCS employees must complete an expanded criminal history check. You will receive an email with the link to complete this after you have attended a substitute teacher orientation and have completed the appropriate paperwork to be offered a position. The final offer of employment will be contingent upon the background check results.   
      • Please submit a copy of your substitute teaching permit. If you do not currently hold a substitute teaching permit, you may obtain one by registering with the Indiana Department of Education online system, LVIS.tutorial is also available to guide you through this process. Licenses issued under these guidelines will permit a substitute teacher to work for three calendar years. Please note FCS will not approve substitute teacher permits until an expanded criminal history check has been received.     
    • After July 1, 2009, all applicants considered for hire must obtain a criminal history background check subject to I.C. 20-26-5-10. Applicants must complete this background check through an approved entity before receiving an offer of employment, with the cost being borne by the applicant. If selected for an interview, additional information will be provided at the time of the interview.

    Franklin Community Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on age, race, color, religion, gender, handicapping conditions, or national origin, including limited English proficiency. No person is excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or otherwise subjected to unlawful discrimination on such basis under any educational program or student activity. 

  • Substitute Teacher Pay Rate

    Guest teachers holding a substitute teacher permit - $85.00 per day
    Guest teachers holding a valid Indiana teaching license - $95.00 per day
    Essential skills guest teacher - $90.00 per day
    Retired teacher - $105.00 per day