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Substitute Information

Substitute Information

School District of Oconee County

Last Updated: 10/11/2020


Substitutes who are certified or hold a four-year degree are paid $80 per day if subbing for a teaching position; those who are not certified or hold a four-year degree are paid $65 per day. Substitutes for classified positions are paid $65 per day regardless of education.


To be considered for substitute teacher employment in the School District of Oconee County, the following requirements apply:


1) Must hold a high school diploma or GED.


2) Must be 18 years old to substitute in kindergarten - grade 5.  Must be either 21 years old or a college graduate if younger than 21 to substitute in grades 6- 12.


3) Must complete an online application. (https://apply.oconee.k12.sc.us)  


4) Once 3 references are completed and returned, email sbay@sdoc.org for an appointment to complete a district-level screening interview. If you prefer to call to schedule an interview, call 864-718-5701 for an appointment. Appointments will not be scheduled without 3 completed references.


5) Must complete substitute teacher training class provided by the district. 


6) Must provide evidence of a TB test with results less than one-year old.


7) Must have a cleared and approved background check. (Completed and paid for by S.D.O.C.)


8) Must provide copies of social security card and valid driver's license.