Substitute Information

Applicants must be 21 years of age
Substitute Rate is $90.00 per day effective July 1, 2022

Must complete a background clearance 
prior to submitting a substitute application:

  1. Go online at:

  2. Fingerprinting fee is $48.15

  3. Make appointment at one of the Print Locations

After completing the fingerprinting requirement, follow the appropriate application process below.

Blount County Schools have three categories of substitutes.   Follow the steps for the substitute category below in which you wish to apply:

Classroom Teacher Substitute - A teacher substitute can substitute for a certified teacher or paraprofessional (aide) or as a support substitute.  Must hold a valid Alabama Substitute Teacher's License. 

Click here to complete the Teacher Substitute Application and review all necessary documentation required on Check Off List.


Support Substitute (Child Nutrition or Custodian only) - A support substitute can only work in the lunchroom or as a custodian.  

Click here to complete the Support Application.


Certified Teacher Substitute - one who holds a valid Alabama Teacher Certificate.  A certified teacher substitute can substitute for a certified teacher or classified (support) personnel.
Click here to complete the Certified Teacher Application.

Return completed forms and required documentation to the Blount County Board of Education 204 2nd Ave East, Oneonta, AL 35121 by Thursday, July 7th, 2022 @ 3:00 p.m.  Photo will be taken for school photo badge when forms are returned.

Applicants are required to complete a substitute training.  Training information will be provided when documents are returned.   

For more information you may contact Kaitlyn Pettit at (205) 775-1950.

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