Substitute Teach with BCS

Substitute Teachers Fill a Critical Need

Thank you for Considering Substitute Teaching in Berkeley County Schools!

We are actively recruiting substitute teachers to fill both day-to-day and long-term positions that may be temporarily vacant or unable to be filled by a certified teacher. Whether you're just out of college, thinking of becoming a teacher, or interested in switching careers, substitute teaching provides a meaningful opportunity and helps fill a critical need in Berkeley County Schools. 


All applicants must meet all requirements prior to completing an application. Applicants need to 

  • be 21 or older

  • be able to pass a background check

  • be able to submit 3 professional references for review

  • have completed a county approved substitute teacher training course within 1 year or have a valid state-issued teaching certificate

  • have completed 60 semester GPA credit hours or 90 quarter GPA credit hours of college course work with a 2.0 cumulative GPA or higher.

    • Coursework should provide evidence of competencies in core areas such as English, reading, writing, and mathematics. Courses may include but are not limited to communications, social sciences, humanities and fine arts, analytical and inferential reasoning, and computational skills. These hours must be reflected on an official transcript of an accredited institution.

If you have questions about process, qualifications, or pay please email Lauren Garrett

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