Substitute Teaching

    Please Apply Online TTUSD - Substitute Teacher Application 


    For Individuals interested in substitute teaching with a valid California Credential or Valid Substitute Permit please apply online and our office will contact you. If your credential or permit has expired, you will need to renew online at before your appointment.  

    For information about substitute teaching requirements in California, please visit 

    Instructions for obtaining a substitute teaching permit without a California credential
    The following documents will be required for submission with your application.  You will need to print the application and provide the following documents via U.S. mail to CTC:

    • 30-Day substitute permit application

    • Bachelor's degree or higher - official transcript MUST be in a sealed envelope

    • CBEST exam results (A copy is acceptable. For information about the CBEST or other CTC exams, please visit

    • Application fees are $100

    • Fingerprints - You will need to download the liveScan off and be fingerprinted for the Commission on Teacher Credentialing

    • Permit processing times are approximately 50 days from time of submission.  Once your permit is granted, please contact Dana Walton-Smith at (530) 582-2503 to schedule a pre-employment appointment with TTUSD.

    • Substitute Pay for a Certificated Substitute with a Valid Credential is currently $150 full teaching day = 6.50 hours per day/$75 half day=3.29 hours or less per day/Long Term $175 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 Aid Special Education is Range 11/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

    PLEASE NOTE: 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

    Contact our Substitute Scheduling Technician at for questions or concerns regarding the substitute system and/or any substitute teaching jobs you've accepted online.