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Substitute Teachers


If you wish to become a substitute with the Union School District, please pick up a substitute application packet from the District Office at 5175 Union Ave., San Jose, 95124.


To be eligible for substitute teaching, we will need the following:

  • Your completed application packet
  • Verification of having passed the CBEST* (CA Basic Education Skills Test)
  • Your valid California Credential(s) or Emergency 30-Day Sub Permit**
  • A current TB test result (within the last four years) or a TB Risk Assessment,*** signed by a Health Provider
Substitute Teacher Pay Rate:
Daily Rate: $170    ($85.000 half-day)
Long-Term Substitute Daily Rate: $201.45
USD Retired Teacher Daily Rate: $212.50 (Must have taught 12 years in the USD)
All employees, including substitutes, are encouraged to set-up their pay warrants for Direct Deposit.  Submit a Direct Deposit Authorization form to the Business Services Department with a voided check. Once Direct Deposit has been established, pay warrant and tax information is available online only at https://ess.sccoe.org (Refer to the ESS Instructions PDF above.)
Our Substitute job finder is now Absence Management (formerly Aesop).
If you are a current substitute with the Union School District and wish to check requests for substitutes, accept jobs, or change your availability: 
Call:  1-800-942-3767
  • If you need Absence Management help, sign-in click on the "?" on the top right of the page to take you to Frontline Learning Center.  There are many short tutorials to help you navigate the system. 
  • If you need help with your login and/or PIN, please call 408-377-8010 ext 44200 (Linda) or 44219 (Sherri)