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Substitute Teaching

Substitute teachers ensure the continuity of education when regularly assigned teachers are out ill or attending a professional development workshop. Qualified substitutes are always in demand and are an integral part of our school community.

Education and Certification Requirements

Applicants must have at least 30 college credits and possess a NJ State Teaching Certificate. Applicants who do not possess a NJ Teaching Certificate must obtain a County Substitute Credential. 

How to Apply for a Substitute Credential or Career and Technical Education Substitute Credential

Employment Eligibility Verification

All new employees must complete an I-9 which is a federal form establishing eligibility to work. Applicants should bring proof of identity: A passport or 2 of the following - a driver’s license, social security card or birth certificate.

Availability of Work

The Randolph Township School District uses an automated substitute scheduling service called AESOP. Substitutes can search and accept job opportunities online or by phone through this automated service. AESOP will also call qualified substitutes if positions are still vacant the morning of job availability. More information about this service will be explained during the interview process.


  • County Certified Substitute Certificate and/or NJ Teacher Certification - $130.00 per diem for paraprofessionals and $135.00 for teachers
  • Substitute Nurses with NJ State Nursing Certification and County Substitute Certification or School Nurse Certificate - $205.00 per diem

Equal Opportunity Employer

Randolph Township Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Randolph Township Schools ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or disability. Randolph Township Schools has a policy of active recruitment of qualified minority teachers and non-certified employees.

Substitute Teacher Handbook

A Substitute Teacher Handbook was developed for substitute teaching staff employed with Randolph Township Schools.  Please review the information provided in the handbook prior to accepting an assignment within the district.

Absence Management

Frontline Education's website is used to gain access to Absence Management. In order to be able to log in starting the last week in August and throughout the year, you must have turned in all employment paperwork and completed all SafeSchools training.