Substitute Information

Application Process & Details 

Classroom Substitutes, Including ECLC:

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Kingsport City Schools is pleased to announce it has partnered with ESS for classroom substitute services.  Please access the link below to begin the process for applying to be a substitute with Kingsport City Schools if your are interested in substituting in a position as substitute for teachers, ECLC staff or SPED Instructional Assistants.


Non-Classroom Substitute Positions, Including:  Custodial, SNS, Transportation and Nursing


If you are interested in substituting in a non-classroom position (custodial, SNS, school nurse, or bus driver), please apply through the Fast Track system for Kingsport City Schools.  This can be found under the Employment link on the KCS website.


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:


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


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