Become a Substitute Teacher

The Ohio Substitute Teacher Services (OSTS), formerly known as the North Coast Shared Services Alliance (NCSSA), supports 55 school districts for substitute teacher recruitment and employment.

Our partnership is comprised of:
  • Columbiana County ESC
  • ESC of Northeast Ohio
  • ESC of Lorain County
  • ESC of Medina County
  • ESC of East Central Ohio
  • Rachel Wixey & Associates

Substitute teachers play an important role in a student's education. If you're a retired teacher looking to step back in the classroom, a new college graduate, or someone interested in becoming a substitute teacher for the first time - we are eager to meet you! We encourage all candidates to apply, regardless of experience. 

You do not need to be currently licensed, we can assist with getting you credentialed. Our associates work very closely with each applicant throughout the hiring process from screening to deployment.


Need Help?

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

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