For Substitutes

Qualifications for Substitute Teaching in Morgan County, Illinois

Step 1 - Licensure

Substitute Teacher- Must have a valid Professional 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.

*Please Note* 

  • If you hold a Paraprofessional License and have a Bachelor’s Degree on file, you are qualified to be a substitute teacher.

Step 2 - Registration

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

Regional Office of Education #1
409 Hardin St
Ste. 303
Jacksonville, IL 62650

 - Evidence of physical fitness

 - Fingerprint results -We will accept fingerprint reports from ROE01 only.

Step 3 - Application Process for Substitutes in JSD117- The following are required documents that need to be submitted in person at 211 West State Street in Jacksonville.

Substitute Employment Application (online only)

2 Acceptable forms of identification

Substitute Forms Packet

Pre-Employment Physical Form

Teaching License or Paraprofessional License (Print from ISBE Website)

Substitute License Fee Refund Request

Substitute Handbook (Revised 2023)

District Policies:

Board Policy 4:15 -Identity Protection

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 $125/day and Substitute Paraprofessionals $105/day.  

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 $105.00.

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