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TN Substitute Teacher Jobs Connection

With a global pandemic that has limited traditional recruiting methods, the department launched this new initiative to support districts in finding and hiring great substitute teachers.

The TN Substitute Teacher Jobs Connection will serve as a central location for interested applicants to discover substitute teaching opportunities in the state’s schools and districts. 

Any individual who is interested in substitute teaching in Tennessee is welcome to submit their information to the department through this form. By participating, all individuals agree to have their information shared widely, as the department will provide your information to Tennessee schools and districts. Local district guidelines and policies apply when determining eligibility for substitute teaching roles.

How can a job-seeker participate?

Any individual who is interested in substitute teaching in Tennessee is welcome to submit their information to the department.

Individuals who wish to be included should submit their information by completing the form below: 

https://stateoftennessee.formstack.com/forms/tn_substitute_teacher_jobs_connection

All districts will receive submissions on a rolling basis and, if interested, will contact you directly to discuss opportunities and request more information. 

Who should participate?

The TN Substitute Teacher Jobs Connection is open to anyone interested in connecting with schools and districts about substitute teaching opportunities in Tennessee. Interested parties may include individuals who are interested in the teaching profession, as well as recent graduates, or out-of-state job seekers who are not yet licensed in Tennessee.  By participating, all individuals agree to have their information shared widely, as the department will provide your information to Tennessee schools and districts. Local district guidelines and policies apply when determining eligibility for substitute teaching roles. 

The TN Substitute Teacher Jobs Connection builds upon two existing initiatives to proactively support districts with recruitment and filling vacancies.

If you are interested in learning more about current education jobs in Tennessee's districts and school, please visit the TN Education Job Board

If you are interested in connecting directly with schools and districts about full-time teaching opportunities in Tennessee, please visit the TN Teacher Jobs Connection.

More information on acquiring a Tennessee teaching license can be found here

How will districts receive job seeker information?

The department’s Human Capital team will send out information collected from interested substitute teachers to the Tennessee Association of School Personnel Administrators (TASPA) listserv on a regular basis. TASPA members, who serve as human resource professionals for Tennessee districts, can then contact these individuals and ask them to apply to substitute teaching roles in their district. 

The goal is to connect districts and schools with substitute teaching candidates who may not know about openings or opportunities available.

For questions: Email David.Donaldson@tn.gov