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BPS Substitute Employment Requirements

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Substitute Teacher with Brevard Public Schools!
 

The following information is being provided to assist you in completing the requirements to
become a substitute teacher for Brevard Public Schools. 

 

SUBSTITUTE EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS

 

Before you consider becoming a substitute for Brevard Public Schools,
it is required
that you meet the following qualifications.  NO Exceptions will be made:


Minimum Educational Requirement - High School Diploma or equivalent

Complete required employment paperwork

Complete online training & testing - if required

Pass required pre-employment screenings (Drug Screening & Security Clearance)

It is preferred that you have the following qualifications:

  • Internet access

  • Be physically able to perform the duties of a substitute teacher

  • Adequate and reliable transportation

  • Availability to work Monday through Friday in all grade levels and subjects

Please read the employment questions below to help you determine your qualifications.
Then follow the instructions for the path that applies to you in order to complete your substitute packet.

IF YOU HAVE EVER BEEN PERMANENTLY EXCLUDED AS A SUBSTITUTE BY BREVARD PUBLIC SCHOOLS, YOU MAY NOT APPLY - NO EXCEPTIONS  - If you have concerns regarding your acceptance as a BPS Substitute, please contact 633-1000 x205 BEFORE you begin the process.

Human Resource Hours are from 8 AM to 4:30 PM

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CHOOSE YOUR PATHWAY TO BECOME A BPS SUBSTITUTE

PATHWAY 1

Information, steps, & forms for
Substitute Applicants
with a
Degree in Education or who hold
or have held a Teaching Certificate

PATHWAY 2

Information, steps, & forms for
Substitute Applicants who
DO NOT
have a degree in education
or have never taught

PATHWAY 3

BPS EMPLOYEES ONLY

Short-Term Teachers and IA's
finishing Temporary Assignments
for the 13-14 school year only

 

Important Information for FLORIDA RETIREES ONLY


Retirements include members retiring after participating in DROP.

Retirements with an effective date on or after 07/01/2010 may not be reemployed for 6 calendar months.

Reemployed retirees will have a reemployment limitation period for the following 6 calendar months (months 7 -12) where they will have to suspend their pension benefitsThere are no reemployment exceptions.
 

Please check with the retirement department for the State of Florida if you are unsure.

 

 

SUBSTITUTE EMPLOYMENT QUESTIONS - What Path Do I Follow?
 

 

 1.   If I have or have had a teaching certificate, do I need to complete the online substitute training course?

No, you do NOT need to complete the online substitute training course.  However, you will need to submit a copy of your active or expired teaching certificate.  Please follow instructions for PATH 1.

 

 2.   I have a Florida Statement of Eligibility.  Do I need to complete the online substitute training course?

The question is, 'Are you a trained teacher?' If you ARE a trained teacher, you do not need to complete the online training. Please follow instructions for PATH 1. If you ARE NOT a trained teacher, you ARE required to complete the online substitute training course. Please follow PATH 2.
 

 3.   I have a degree in education (Bachelors or higher) but I have never taught or held a teaching certificate from any state.  Do I need to complete the online substitute training course?

No, you do NOT need to complete the online substitute training course. Please follow instructions for PATH 1.

 

 4.   I have a Florida Statement of Eligibility.  Do I need to apply for a District Issued Substitute Certificate?

Yes you do.  A Statement of Eligibility is NOT a Florida State Certificate and you must apply for a District Issued Substitute Certificate.

 

 5.   I have an AA / AS degree in education but I do not have my Bachelors yet, what path do I follow?

       That depends - have you finished your education courses?  If yes, please follow instructions for PATH 1.  If no, please follow instructions for PATH 2.
 

 6.   Do I need to bring in a copy of all my transcripts, such as an Associate degree?

Yes.  Faxed or copied transcripts will not be accepted.

 

 7.   There is a form in the that needs to be notarized. Is there a notary in Human Resources?

Yes, Human Resources has a notary available.
 

 8.   When do I go for my drug screening?

The school that you choose to have your initial substitute interview conducted, your home school, will issue the paperwork and send you for drug screening. The fee for drug screening may be paid with a local check or money order for $25.00

 

 9.   Is the Substitute Teacher position a part-time or full-time position?

Neither.  A Substitute is a temporary employee who works on an on-call basis, as-needed, with no guarantee of work days or hours.
A Substitute is an hourly employee and is not paid for their lunch time unless they are monitoring students as part of their duties.
There are no benefits available for substitutes.

 

10.  What is the cost of fingerprinting?

The fingerprinting fee is $54.50.  When you register online you may pay by credit card or bring a money order to the Office of District and School Security when you go to be fingerprinted.  No checks or cash accepted.
 

Due to the increased number of Substitute Applicants,
all Packages take 15 business days to process from receipt of the package in Human Resources.
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If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process,
please notify Human Resources in advance.
Applicants who are veterans and seeking initial employment by a covered employer
will be given preference if they qualify under Florida Statute, Chapter 295.

Prepared by Human Resources Services
2700 Judge Fran Jamieson Way ~ Viera, Florida  32940
Phone:  321.633.1000    Fax:  321.633.3525
A Drug-Free Workplace - An Equal Opportunity Employer
Selected applicants are subject to drug testing

This page was last updated:  Monday, March 31, 2014 11:29 AM