Working as a sub is immensely rewarding. Submit your contact information, and our staff will walk you through the steps to becoming a substitute.
Why sub in Harvard?
Our kids are fantastic, inquisitive, talented, funny, and never dull. And as a sub, you can make a positive difference in students’ lives.
You get to choose your schedule.
The starting day rate is $130 for Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.
Monday and Friday's rates begin at $140.
The long-term sub rate is $228 per day.
Long-term sub pay begins on day 1.
You’ll have a teacher mentor assigned to you, so you’ll know who to turn to for answers.
You’ll have prepared seating charts and lesson plans waiting for you (yes, really).
Our building administrators are there to support you.
For parents, subbing offers working hours that align with children’s schedules.
Cubicles are boring. Classrooms are inspiring.
For substitute licenses issued after July 1, 2017, the Illinois State Board of Education will reimburse your application and registration fees after ten days of subbing.
If you’re looking for long-term employment, substitutes have the unique advantage to become better acquainted with our district and future career opportunities.
As a substitute, you must have a bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution of higher education. You do not need to be an education major.
You’ll also need a substitute teacher’s license, but don’t worry, we’ll guide you through the application process.
Individuals with a professional educator license do not need a substitute teaching license.