Substitute Information

Application Process & Details for Substitutes

Classroom Substitutes including ECLC:

Kingsport City Schools has a partnership with Education Solutions Services (ESS) for classroom substitute services.  If your are interested in substituting in a position as substitute for teachers, ECLC staff or SPED Instructional Assistants, please visit https://ess.com/ to begin the process for applying to be a substitute.

 

Non-Classroom Substitutes Positions including Custodial, School Nutrition, Nursing, and Transportation:

If you are interested in substituting in a non-classroom position (custodial, school nutrition, nursing, and/or transportation), please apply through the Fast Track system for Kingsport City Schools.  This can be found under the Employment link on the KCS website or by clicking here.

 

Substitute Pay Rates/Incentive

Substitutes are paid according to which department an individual is substituting in and/or level of education.  Please find below a list of the current pay rates for substitutes:

Classroom Substitutes including ECLC:

  • Non-Certified Substitute Teacher:  $65.00 per day
  • Certified Substitute Teacher:  $74.00 per day
  • Kingsport City Schools Retired Teacher:  $100.00 per day
  • Special Education Instructional Assistant:  $8.00 per hour
  • ECLC Substitutes:  $7.25 per hour
 

Non-Classroom Substitutes Positions including Custodial, School Nutrition, Nursing, and Transportation:

  • Substitute School Nutrition Services:  $10.14 per hour
  • Substitute Custodians:  $10.14 per hour
  • Substitute Transportation Drivers:  $13.55 per hour
  • Substitute RN's:  $19.50 per hour
  • Substitute LPN's:  $16.00 per hour