READ the BELOW STEPS to learn the requirements for application.

We appreciate your interest in working with the Tooele County School District.  We encourage you to visit all our guest teacher pages to learn the expectations for the position.

Prior to submitting an application please refer to Job Openings to confirm there is an open posting for guest teachers. You must click the orange APPLY button for your posting of interest in order for your application to be properly submitted.

Note: Applications will only be accepted during open job postings.
Exception: Applications from currently licensed teachers or those who have finished their student teaching with a college "Letter of Completion" will be accepted at any time. If this is your situation, please contact the substitute office for additional information.
There is no guarantee of employment. 
Applications and all file data become the property of Tooele County School District. Applications for candidates that do not get offered a job will be shredded for security reasons.

  • Only U.S. citizens or aliens legally entitled to work in the United States are eligible for employment.
  • Must have Diploma or Equivalent.
  • Must be 21 years of age.
  • Submit Application
    • Complete the online application located on Job Openings page. The application can be started and stopped as needed. 
    • Only applications received during a job posting will be considered.
    • Upon completion of application, please save and submit. Applicant must APPLY for the desired position that is posted. Even if applicant marked other positions they are interested in, applicant must visit the Job Openings page  and apply for those jobs when/if they are posted.
    • Applicant will not be notified of any future openings. Therefore, visit the Job Openings page regularly.
    • Please see job opening for additional requirements and job description.

    After Application Submission

    Candidates will be asked to participate in the FREE SubEssentials Course. This course training is required prior to being considered for an interview. Your knowledge of this training will help prepare you for the job interview questions.

    There are many questions that prospective guest teachers ask themselves:

    • How do l know if I want to substitute teach without going into a classroom?
    • If I do decide to substitute teach, will I be any good at it?
    • What does the school district expect of guest teachers?
    • Is this the job for me?

    STEP #1 - Pre-interview Training: With the above questions in mind, click the following link to complete a Free 90-minute SubEssentials Introductory Course. This course will introduce you to substitute teaching and not only help prepare you for the classroom, but also the job interview.

    • Download and read the eBook
    • View the SubEssentials Video
    • Send the SubEssentials Certificate (mail, or email)

    STEP #2
    SubEssentials Certificate: After completion of the course, please sign and date where indicated, then email to Dawn Alys Capito at The training can be started right away and the certificate must be completed within four (4) days of Application Submission. Please check your email regularly for follow-up information. An interview will not occur unless the SubEssentials Course has been completed.

    NOTE: Any additional training completed at this point is at the expense of the applicant.

    STEP #3
    - Interview Appointment: Candidates who completed the training will be contacted via email to self-schedule an interview appointment.
    This email may be sent immediately or not until after the job posting closes. Therefore, we recommend checking your inbox regularly.

    STEP #4
    - Job Offer:
    After interview, chosen candidates will receive an email of job offer or rejection – contingent on passing background check. This email may be sent immediately or not until after the all interviews are conducted. Therefore, we recommend checking your inbox regularly.


    Hiring Process

    As part of your employment process and before a Substitute can report to work or receive a pay check, the following must be completed: 

    If a job offer has been made after the interview, the new hire will be sent a Substitute Employee Paperwork Packet to fill out. Tooele Valley area substitutes will be sent an email inviting the new hire to self-schedule an appointment with the substitute office coordinator to submit paperwork and get fingerprinted for a background check. Refer to checklist included in the packet to help track progress with requirements.
    • Ibapah & Wendover guest teachers can submit paperwork to the area school and use (2) fingerprint cards for background check.

    Along with the completed forms, bring: 

    • Identification: Refer to List of Acceptable Documents on page (9) of the Form I-9 document in Substitute Employee Paperwork Packet-one document from list A or one document from list B and one from list C. In addition, we will need to retain a copy of your social security card for our records.
    • Voided check or an official letter from bank with routing number for direct deposit of paycheck.
    • $30 background check fee (Cash or Check only) See below for fingerprint days and times.

    NOTE: Paperwork will not be accepted unless an appointment is made or prior arrangements have been made.

    • All paperwork must be filled out and signed as indicated.
    • An appointment must be made to submit all paperwork and get fingerprinted. 
    • Please contact the Substitute Office - information below - to schedule an appointment.

    Required Training

    The substitute office will email the following as the hiring process continues:

    All Tooele, Grantsville and Stansbury area guest teachers will be emailed instructions on taking the required SubSkills training course. Other areas are not required to take this course, but must take the SubEssentials course prior to working as a guest teacher.

    Orientation Information
    Guest teachers will be sent an email with Orientation information. All Tooele, Grantsville and Stansbury area guest teachers must attend  an on-site Orientation in order to begin working.

    Welcome to Aesop
    Upon completion of required paperwork and training, the guest teacher will be activated and sent a "Welcome" email which includes the login and training links for Aesop, our absence tracking system. The guest teacher is to watch Aesop training videos, log onto site and set up parameters for seeing and accepting assignments.

    SafeSchools Training
    This is a mandatory training that must be completed annually. Once the hiring process has been completed in Human Resources, the guest teacher will be sent an email with instructions on how to access and complete the SafeSchools video training. The guest teacher cannot access the training prior to receiving this email. If training is not completed within two weeks of date indicated on the email, the guest teacher will be inactivated until completed.

    This training may be done on a personal computer, a school computer or at the district office on computers designated for employee training. Please contact the school front desk or the Substitute Office if you need to schedule a time to complete your training on one of the district computers.

    Please visit our FAQ page for additional helpful information.

    For questions, please contact:

    Dawn Alys Capito
    Substitute Office Coordinator
    (435) 833-1900 ext. 1114

    PLEASE NOTE: Guest teaching assignments are subject to availability. No one is guaranteed an assignment even after the hiring and training process is complete.

    We limit the amount of guest teachers in our substitute pool to help keep everyone working as much as possible. We will have a limited amount of openings to be filled during any job posting. Not all applicants will get an interview and/or job offer.