Thank you for your interest in being a substitute teacher for the Lawrence Public Schools. Please review the following information. If you have the appropriate license, then proceed to the Online Application by clicking the BEGIN icon at the bottom of the page.
Substitute Teacher Application Requirements
A valid Kansas Teaching License, Kansas Standard Substitute License, or a Kansas Emergency Substitute License with a degree is required.
An applicant is not guaranteed employment even if you have one of these licenses.
Contact the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) at http://www.ksde.org or call 785-291-3678 for information on licensure.
Screening Interview--Required Documents plus Completed Online Application
In order to be considered for a district screening interview, there are two sets of documents that must be submitted.
- Three reference inserts (from online application Inserts Tab)
- Copy of valid Kansas Teaching License, Kansas Standard Substitute License, or a Kansas Emergency Substitute License.
Those selected for a screening interview will be contacted by the Substitute Coordinator to make an appointment for the interview
Orientation for Applicants Successfully Completing the Screening Interview
Applicants successfully completing the substitute screening interview will be contacted by the Substitute Coordinator to
schedule the required new hire/orientation meeting. The meeting will include:
- Completing new hire paperwork
- Scheduling of required district physical and TB test (paid for by district)
- Viewing of district-wide mandatory training video
- Receiving general information regarding substituting in the district
Contact and Documentation Information
Return supporting documents to:
Substitute Teacher Application Support Documentation
Lawrence Public Schools - Human Resources
110 McDonald Drive
Lawrence, KS 66044-1063
For more information and/or questions, contact Paula Meuffel, Substitute Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or
785-832-5000 Ext. 2651.
Questions & Helpful Hints
If you have already completed the online application form, you will use the same application updating it to include specific application for a Substitute Teacher.
Every tab has a Help Screen. READ the Help Screen BEFORE completing a tab at the top of the screen. You can access the Help Screen two ways - On the top menu select the word HELP or at the bottom of the screen select the icon with the ? mark. Required fields are designated with an *.
To proceed to the Online Application, click