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Become a Substitute

Looking for a flexible schedule? Interested in a career in education? Want to make a difference in the lives of our students? Then join our team by substituting. We offer a wide variety of teacher and classroom support opportunities throughout the district. You may create your own work schedule, work as little or as often as you choose, pick assignments that best fit you and so much more!

View substitute pay rates.

What are the qualifications to be a substitute?

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED to be eligible to substitute
  • Does NOT require a teaching certification
  • 21 years or younger are eligible only for elementary substitute assignments, excluded from secondary school sites

How do I start?

Simply complete the Broken Arrow Online Substitute Application and make sure you select “Substitute Application” type. Once you have completed the application and saved your information, please apply to the “classroom substitute” job post with the month of your choice. That’s it. That’s all you need to do! If you have any questions or issues, please contact the human resources department at 918-259-5704.

Substitute Workshops

It is mandatory that all candidates attend a 2.5 hour workshop before substituting. Workshops are held monthly.

What to bring to a workshop

  • Acceptable IDs to be copied during the workshop

  • $45 cash for fingerprint and background screening (checks/money orders are not accepted)

  • Copy of Oklahoma teaching certificate (if applicable)

  • Voided check or documentation from your bank for direct deposit

Time and Location of Workshops

  • 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 
  • Broken Arrow Public Schools
    Education Service Center – Board Room
    701 South Main Street
    Broken Arrow, OK 74012

Upcoming Substitute Workshops

  • Nov. 27
  • Dec. 18
  • Jan. 22
  • Feb. 19
  • March 26
  • April 23

Only the first 60 applicants will be accepted per class. If the workshop month is no longer listed in available jobs through your online application, the workshop is full.

Have questions or would like additional information? 

Please contact Rachel Reece at 918-259-7744 or rreece@baschools.org.