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Substitute Information

Application Process & Details

Thank you for your interest in employment with Kingsport City Schools (KCS).


All applications for a position with KCS are submitted on-line. Applicants must create an account in FastTrack (the on-line application system).  You will automatically be connected to the FastTrack application system by accessing the links below to view positions, create an account, or apply for a position. 
Current KCS employees will need to use a personal email to create an account.  If an employee has previously applied for a position using FastTrack, you will need to use the same login information from your original profile.  Your "k12k" email cannot be used in the FastTrack system.  If you have any difficulty in accessing or creating an account, please contact HR.

Applications will be kept on file for one year from the last time updated.   


Three (3) completed references (non-family members) are required for consideration for a position with Kingsport City Schools. You can submit your application prior to references being returned for most positions other than substitute positions. At least three (3) references (non-family members) must be returned before any substitute position may be submitted.



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-Degreed Substitute Teacher:  $57.50 per day

Degreed Substitute Teacher:  $60.00 per day

Certified Substitute Teacher:  $67.50 per day

Kingsport City Schools Retired Teacher:  $100.00 per day

Special Education Instructional Assistant:  $8.00 per hour

ECLC Substitues:  $7.25 per hour


Substitute teachers will be paid a $50 incentive per month for working at least 12 but no more than 14 full (7.5 hour) days.  This is a taxable "bonus" to be paid out the following month.  


Substitute School Nutrition Services:  $9.79 per hour


Substitute Custodians:  $9.79 per hour


Substitute Transportation Drivers:  $12.16 per hour


Substitute RN's:  $19.50 per hour

Substitute LPN's:  $16.00 per hour



Future screening dates to be scheduled soon.

orientation DATES

One must first complete a screening prior to qualifying to attend an orientation.
  • Substitute Teachers must schedule a screening with Human Resources. Screenings are by appointment only.             
  • To schedule a screening appointment please contact Tabatha Graham, Human Resources Assistant at tdgraham@k12k.com.
Contact Us!
Kingsport City Schools
Human Resources Department
400 Clinchfield Street, Ste. 200
Kingsport, TN 37660
Ph: (423) 378.2100
Fax: (423) 378.2114