Substitute Teaching

  • Substitute Teacher Applicants

    Thank you for your interest in Substitute Teaching.  California Education laws require a valid California Credential and/or a Substitute Teacher Permit.   

    Please apply online by accessing the following link: EdJoin - Substitute Teacher Online Application 

    • We are unable to approve applications with expiring credentials or permits
    • Our office will review your application and verify your credential 
    • Your application will be reviewed for approval by the Executive Director of Human Resources
    • Once approved, our technician will contact you for an in-person appointment
    • Your Credential or Permit must be valid for the current school year
    • Renew online at prior to submitting your application
    • For information about substitute teaching requirements in California, visit and CTC Emergency 30-Day Substitute Teaching Permit

    Contacts & Questions:

    • Alejandra Venegas, Credentials Technician (Substitute Teachers) (530) 582-2503

    Instructions for Obtaining a Substitute Teaching Permit Without a California Credential

    • Substitute Permit Requirements:  Substitute Permit Requirements  and  CTC Emergency 30-Day Substitute Teaching Permit
    • Substitute Permit processing times are approximately 50 days from the time of submission
    • Substitute Pay Beginning March 1, 2023
      • Daily Certificated Rate $200 per day = 6.5 hours full day/$100 half day = 3 Hours 29 minutes per day
      • Retired TTUSD Certificated Teacher Rate = $220 per day/$110 half day = 3 Hours 29 minutes per day
      • Long Term Certificated Rate $240 per day Beginning the 11th Day of Employment for the Same Teacher/Group of Students
      • Substitute Pay for a Certificated Substitute with a Valid Credential accepting an assignment for a Classified Instructional Assistant Special Education is Range 13/Step 5 of the Classified Salary Schedule

    • Substitute Bonus Incentive (Paid at Each Increment)
      • 25 days = $50; 50 days = $75; 75 days = $100; 100 days = $125; 125 days = $150; 150 days = $200; 175 days = $250 

    Special Information: If you've previously worked as a substitute teacher for our district and have experienced a break in service, or if you already have a valid California substitute credential, please email

    Registered/Active TTUSD Substitute Teachers
    Contact one of our Credentials Technicians (above) for questions or concerns regarding Frontline (Online Substitute System)