Substitute Teacher Requirements

  • The following requirements must be met before your application will be submitted to the Surry County Board of Education for approval.

    • Must have at least a diploma from an approved high school or passing Workkeys test scores.  College credits/degrees are preferred.

    • Three (3) letters of recommendation, (reference forms)- reference forms must be completed by references listed on application. One reference must be from  a Surry County School administrator. References cannot be completed by relatives.  Click here for a copy of the reference letter form.

    • Copies of forms of identification from either List A or List B and C as described on the back of the Employment Eligibility Verification Form.

    • Criminal Background Check

    If you are a licensed teacher, please submit a copy of your teaching license so that upon approval, you will be placed on the appropriate pay level.

    All applications must be completed online.  Application and Substitute Teacher Training  information is available  on the Surry County Schools website.  Once the application  is completed and submitted to Surry County Board of Education,  please print out your application and return with the remainder of the forms included in the packet.

    Thank you for your interest in seeking employment with Surry County Schools. We sincerely appreciate the hard work and effort that substitute teachers give to students.


    • Certified  $140.00
    • Non-Certified  $112.50