Our district welcomes substitute teachers and substitutes in food, nurse, and custodial services. All of our substitutes are hired through KUDZU Education. Those interested in subbing for the 2019-2020 School year can view vacancy listings and apply when a KUDZU Education Substitute pool is posted on the district website. Substitute teachers must have a four-year college degree or have taken and passed the WorkKeys Assessment* at the Bronze level; certified teachers are preferred. Food service and custodial substitutes must have a four year college degree or have taken and passed the WorkKeys Assessment at the bronze level. Nursing substitutes must have an RN credential.

*For more information about taking WorkKeys, contact the Adult Learning Center at 864-397-3825

Check Applicant Tracking for vacancies for substitutes. To apply you must:

  1. Complete an online application with references through Applicant Tracking only when positions are vacant.

  2. Attend a substitute training class

  3. Pass a SLED background check

  4. Provide a TB evaluation within the last 12 months

Substitute Training and Invitation

Once the substitute package is complete (application, required documents, and references), he/she will receive a substitute training invitation from KUDZU Education. In the invitation, KUDZU will provide a list of additional documents to bring to the training along with the location and time of the training.

The substitute teacher training provides information about the district and schools as well as techniques and strategies for effective teaching.

The substitute food service and custodian training provides information on safety and food handling procedures.

For more information about all substitute training, contact KUDZU Education at 864-272-0183.

Teacher Substitute Compensation

  • Without a degree - $62 per day

  • With a 4-year degree and /or certification - $75 per day

  • With a 4-year degree after 10 consecutive days for the same employee - $100 per day

  • With Certification after 30 consecutive days for the same employee - $212 per day

Food Service

  • $10.00/hour

Custodian Substitute Compensation

  • $12.35 per hour

Compensation for Teacher Assts., Special Ed Assts., and Media Clerks

  • $9.00 per hour

  • After 10 consecutive days for the same employee - $14.48 per hour

  • After 10 consecutive days for the same employee (special education only) - $15.14 per hour


Compensation for Nurse Sub 

  • RN - $28.00 per hour

Tutors (ESOL and Homebound)

  • $26.00 per hour

Adult Education Instructors

  • $28.00 per hour

Current Substitutes

  • Current substitutes are required to attend a 30 minute annual update to remain on the active sub list.

  • Additional information regarding dates will be provided on the district website as well as the AESOP home page.

  • Substitutes not attending the update will be inactivated for the current year.

  • Once inactivated, substitutes must re-apply when a vacancy has been posted through School Recruiter.