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Substitute Teaching Information, Pay, and Application

The Moniteau County R-1 School District's (California, MO) substitute teacher qualifications include a high school diploma, 60 college credit hours and a Content Substitute certificate from DESE.


The California School District pays $75 per day for substituting, and pay can increase to $198.61 per day for long-term placement.

The Following will all need to be completed before eligible to substitute:



  • Watch "Safe School Videos". The link to the videos will be emailed to you at the email address provided in your application.
  • Apply on DESE for your Substitute Certificate - For certified substitute teaching, 60+ college credit hours)



IMPORTANT, PLEASE NOTE: The rule allowing online training for substitute teacher certification will be effective on September 2, 2020. Substitute Teacher Certificates based on the successful completion of this training will not be issued until after this date. In addition to completing the training, an applicant will be required to pass a background check and submit an application for their certificate.



On your first day subbing for the California School District, please stop by Central office located in the middle school to fill out your payroll paperwork. (W-9, W-4, Direct Deposit)