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    Thank you for your interest in substitute teaching for the Chester County Intermediate Unit. As of July 1, 2015, ESS (Education Solutions Services) will provide substitute teachers, substitute nurses and substitute instructional assistants for select Chester County schools and districts, as well as all CCIU schools & classrooms.
     
    Contact Information for ESS
    877-983-2244
     

    Substitute Teaching Requirements for Employment

    Certified professional applicants are welcome to apply throughout the year for consideration. This process typically takes two to ten weeks, so please plan the timing of your application accordingly. Please note, if you wish to be considered as a substitute instructional assistant, as well as a certified substitute teacher, you do not need to submit a separate substitute instructional assistant application. 

    Applicants who hold a teaching certification in a state other than Pennsylvania will be required to complete an online Emergency Permit through the Pennsylvania Department of Education (TIMS System) upon hire along with the submission of sealed college transcripts.

     
    The pay range for substitute teaching is $130-$137 per diem, $155 Building Based, based on the school district in which you work.

    You will need to provide the following upon hire:

    • Your Child Abuse Clearance (must be within the past year)
    • Your PA Criminal Clearance (must be within the past year)
    • Your FBI Clearance (must be within the past year)
    • Your TB Test (must be within the past three months)

     

    Guest Teacher Program (formerly Teacher Temp Program)

    Fast-track your career in substitute teaching by participating in the Guest Teacher Program through ESS. The program provides substitute teacher training to those who have a Bachelor’s Degree but do not hold an active Pennsylvania teaching certificate. ESS has partnered with CCIU to provide a Guest Teacher Program for those who wish to substitute teach in Chester County.

    The applicant must complete a two-day training session provided by ESS. The trainings are scheduled from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
     
    A $95 registration fee is charged to attend the training. Training sessions will be offered monthly at the CCIU Educational Service Center.
     
    To RSVP to attend a training or for more information about the Guest Teacher Program, contact LuAnn Clouser at 484-237-5000, ext 5031, or email LClouser@ess.com
     
    You will need to provide the following upon hire:
     
     
     
    Substitute School Nurse Requirements For Employment

    Substitute school nurses must possess a current RN license or a School Nurse Certification. 
     
    Applicants who do not hold a school nurse certification in Pennsylvania will be required to complete an online Emergency Permit through the Pennsylvania Department of Education (TIMS System) upon hire along with the submission of sealed college transcripts.
     
    The pay range is $113-$124 per diem, based on the school district in which you work.

    You will need to provide the following upon hire:

    • Your Child Abuse Clearance (must be within the past year)
    • Your Criminal Clearance (must be within the past year)
    • Your FBI Clearance (must be within the past year)
    • Your Valid Registered Nurse License
    • Your TB Test (must be within the past three months)

     

    Substitute Instructional Assistant Requirements For Employment

    Substitute instructional assistants are utilized in CCIU programs as well as Kennett Consolidated School District only. If you wish to be an instructional assistant for any other school district, you must contact the district for their application process. Substitute instructional assistants must have a high school diploma or GED. No further certification or education is required. Please note, if you have already submitted an application for substitute teaching, you do not need to complete the application for a substitute instructional assistant.

    The pay rate is $83 per diem, $100 Building Based.

     You will need to provide the following upon hire:

    • Your Child Abuse Clearance (must be within the past year)
    • Your Criminal Clearance (must be within the past year)
    • Your FBI Clearance (must be within the past year)
    • Your TB Test (must be within the past three months)