•  Substitute Information

    Substitutes are hired and managed through the Substitute Office, a division of Human Resources. Frontline's Absence Management, receives requests for substitutes, calls, and and places them in schools.


    Certified Substitute Teacher

    1. Apply here.

    You will need to scan and upload the following documents:

    • Arizona teaching or substitute certificate (that has been recorded with the Pima County Superintendent's Office)
    • Fingerprint clearance card
    • Resume

    Your application will be reviewed and retained on file for consideration for nine (6) months. As the need arises to fill substitute positions, you will be contacted by our Human Resources Substitute Coordinator. You will be scheduled to attend substitute orientation, which you must attend before substituting. 


    If you do not hold an Arizona substitute or teaching certificate, but you are a college graduate with a least a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university, please complete the following steps:

    Certified Substitute Teacher Compensation:

    Salary for the First 20 Assignments of Substituting (per school year):

    • Full Day - $100.00/day
    • Half Day - $50.00/day 

     Salary after Completing 20 Assignments of Substituting (per school year):

    • Full Day - $125.00/day
    • Half Day - $62.50/day

    Being a certified substitute with Amphitheater Public Schools in no way constitutes an assurance of a minimum number of assignments. Employment is strictly on an on-call, as-needed basis.


    Support Staff (Classified) Substitute

    Positions such as office staff, special education aides, custodians, food services staff, school nurses and health assistants comprise a portion of our support staff. If you are interested in substituting in such positions, please apply here.

    Your application will be reviewed and retained for consideration for six (6) months. As the need arises to fill substitute positions, you will be notified by our Human Resources Substitute Coordinator. You will be required to obtain fingerprint clearance prior to start of work. Fingerprint processing can be completed by the Human Resources Office. The cost for fingerprint processing is $30.00 and must be paid at the time of processing. Upon clearance, you will be asked to attend substitute orientation.

    School Nurse Substitutes must also submit a current Arizona Registered Nursing License as well as proof of CPR child and adult certification.

    School Health Assistant Substitutes must also submit proof of current CPR child and adult certification, as well as current First Aid certification.

    Support Staff (Classified) Substitute Compensation(as of 1/1/2020):

    Position Rate
    Behavior Monitor   $12.00/hour
    Campus Monitor   $12.00/hour
    Clerical   $12.00/hour
    Computer Aide   $12.00/hour
    Crossing Guard   $12.00/hour
    Custodian   $12.00/hour
    Food Service   $12.00/hour
    Groundskeeper   $12.00/hour
    Health Assistant   $12.00/hour
    Instructional Aide   $12.00/hour
    Security   $12.00/hour
    Special Education Aide   $12.00/hour

    Being a support staff (classified) substitute with Amphitheater Public Schools in no way constitutes an assurance of a minimum number of assignments. Employment is strictly on an on-call, as-needed basis. Support staff (classified) substitutes are paid an hourly rate, based on the job performed.


    If you have any questions, please contact our Substitute Coordinator: (520) 696-5244.