Jackson Schools: We Need Subs

We are Looking for Substitute Teachers, Paras, Drivers/Aides

Would You Like to Help Support Jackson School District Students AND Earn Great Pay for Yourself?

The Jackson School District is looking for substitute teachers, substitute paraprofessionals and substitute bus drivers and van aides to help support our students and staff.

Being a substitute is a rewarding way to earn money while helping kids! Immediate openings are available.

Substitute Teachers & Paras - HOW TO APPLY

Substitute teachers and paraprofessionals in the Jackson School District are hired directly through a substitute placement service called ESS. You will fill out an application through ESS, then select our district as a place you'd like to work.

  • YOU get to choose the days you want to work
  • YOU get to choose your preferred class assignment (e.g. elementary, middle school)

"What I like about being a sub is making a difference in students' lives one day at a time,

having a flexible schedule, and working with a great staff."

- Kathleen Shindle, Jackson Substitute Teacher


Substitute Teachers:

  • $125 per day
  • Work in one building 3-5 days per week
  • You can stay in the same building assignment
  • Our greatest need is in grades K-8
  • Requirements = Criminal background check, and 60 college credits or NJ Certification in Teaching

A Step-by-Step Guide on Substitute Teacher Certification



Substitute Paraprofessionals:

  • $74.25 per day
  • 5 days per week in one school building
  • Requirement = Criminal background check, HS diploma and district-provided training


Substitute Bus Drivers & Van Aides - How to Apply

Substitute drivers and van aides in the Jackson School District are hired by the district.

You will fill out an application through the Jackson School District's substitute job openings on Applitrack, then select our district as a place you'd like to work.

Substitute Bus Drivers

Substitute Bus Drivers

  • $18.50 per hour starting salary
  • Requirements: HS Diploma or GED, CDL w P&S Endorsement (will train if you don't have CDL), criminal background check
  • Great starting pay, flexible hours, free training
  • See School Bus Driver Job Description for other requirements and info

Visit the District's Job Posting to APPLY

Substitute Van Aides

Visit the District's Job Posting to APPLY

We're Looking to Add Some Drivers to the Family - See Our Video

Jackson School District - Looking to Hire Bus Drivers

Jackson School District Health and Safety Protocols

We realize that you might have some questions or concerns about the ways we are working to keep our students and staff safe.

We encourage you to view our District COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols.

Jackson School District Reopening Page

In addition to our Health and Safety protocols, there is a lot of great information on our Reopening Page.