Welcome to ESS!

About ESS
ESS was established in 2000 with the vision of enhancing the educational experience for students by staffing a variety of talented substitute personnel in school districts, including substitute teachers, school aides, and other support staff. Each day, ESS fills more than 15,000 school vacancies for over 750 clients serving more than 2.5 million students.

Who is an ESS Substitute Employee?
An ESS substitute employee is someone who is hired with the understanding that their association with our partnering school district(s) will be on a substitute basis, as needed, because of the absence of a district employee. Substitute employees are paid at an hourly or per diem rate, determined by the position and qualifications. 

Click here for state specific Substitute Employee Minimum Requirements.



District Original Substitutes

If the school district that you are currently employed with is transitioning their substitute employee program to ESS, you are considered a District Original Substitute.

View District Original Substitute Positions

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Need Help?

We're here to help! For questions regarding position qualifications or application procedures, please contact ESS Substitute directly.

For technical questions regarding the Applicant Tracking system, please contact the Applicant Tracking help desk using the Request Technical Help link below.
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