For Substitutes

Qualifications for Substitute Teaching in Morgan County, Illinois

Step 1 - Licensure

Substitute Teacher- Must have a valid Professioinal Educator License or Substitute Educator License issued by the State of Illinois and registered in Morgan County.

Substitute Paraprofessional- Must have a valid Paraprofessional License issued by the State of Illinois and registered in Morgan County.

Step 2 - Registration

Substitute Teachers will submit the following to the Regional Office of Education:

Regional Office of Education #1
110 North West Street
Jacksonville, IL 62650
217-243-1804

Evidence of physical fitness

Fingerprint results -We will accept fingerprint reports from ROE01 only. If you do not have a report from ROE01, you will need to be fingerprinted for District #117.

Step 3 - Application Process for Substitutes in JSD117- The following are required documents that need to be submitted in person at 516 Jordan Street in Jacksonville.

Substitute Employment Application

Mandated Reporter Form

Federal W-4

Illinois W-4

I-9 Employment Verification Form (If this form does not load for you, try using Inernet Explorer) (Two (2) acceptable forms of identification)

Race and Ethnicity Data Report

Direct Deposit Form

Teaching License or Paraprofessional License (Print from ISBE Website)


District Policies:

Board Policy 5:50 - Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace

Board Policy 5:220 - Substitute Teachers

Board Policy 5:120-AP2 - Employee conduct Standards

Board Policy 7:340 - Student Records

Board Policy 6:236 - Guidelines for Acceptable Use of District Technology


District Pay Dates:

Payroll Calendar

Jacksonville School District pays Substitute Teachers $90/day and Substitute Paraprofessionals $9.25/hour.

In accordance with TRS regulations when a certified person services in the capacity of a non-certified position the wages for this assignment may not be counted as TRS covered service. Consequently, effective November 1, 2010, these wages will NOT be subject to TRS withholdings (9.4%) but will be subject to social security withholdings (6.2%). The daily rate for certified substitutes serving as a paraprofessional will remain at $90.00.

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