Substitute Teachers

Application Process for Substitute Teachers

The pay for substitute teachers is $80 per day; permanent substitute teachers $90 per day; retired Pike teachers $ 100 per day. To apply for a substitute teaching position, the following steps must be followed. 

Step 1

Apply on AppliTrack! - You must have a completed application on file before you are interviewed.  

As part of the hiring process, a background check is required if you have not paid for one with MSD of Pike Township within the past year. If you have completed a background check for volunteering in our schools, this is not sufficient for employment. Please click the link to begin the employment background check process.

**Please select Substitute Teacher in the Position drop down. 

Safe Hiring Solutions Background Check

Step 2

We will contact you if your qualifications match our needs to schedule an appointment for you to interview with Human Resources. At the time of your scheduled appointment, please bring the following:

To verify at least 60 hours of college credit:

  • Original official college transcripts,
  • Praxis Results
  • State of Indiana teacher's license

*Please note that if you do not hold any of the above items and receive an offer to work as a substitute teacher, you will be given the option to take the praxis exam at the MSD of Pike Township.

In addition, please provide:

  • One of the following:
    • Passport, or
    • Driver’s license along with either Social Security card or birth certificate
  • Copy of a current State of Indiana teacher's license or State of Indiana substitute teacher's permit

A voided check to attach to direct-deposit form


If you do not have a current Indiana teacher's license or substitute teacher's permit, you can apply online for a permit with the Indiana Department of Education AFTER YOUR INTERVIEW ONLY AND SUCCESSFUL BACKGROUND REPORT at Start by creating a profile for your application for a Sub Teaching Permit.

Step 3

Upon completion of Steps 1, 2 and 3, we will send your employment forms to you contact you regarding login and additional new hire information.