APPLICATION & HIRING PROCESS
GUEST TEACHER
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.

Refer to our 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.
  • 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.
  • All application and hiring status is sent via email. We recommend checking email regularly for follow-up information. 
There is no guarantee of employment.

 
Is Guest Teaching the Job for You?

There are many questions that prospective guest teachers ask themselves:
  • How do I know if I want to substitute teach without going into the classroom?
  • If I do decide to be a guest teacher, will I be any good at it?
  • What does the school district expect of guest teachers?
  • Is this the job for me?
With these things in mind, prospective applicants are encouraged to participate in a FREE Introductory Course which will help you decide if you want to continue the application process. As well, knowledge of the course material will help prepare you for your possible job interview.
HINT: Interview questions are based on this training.

To take the FREE 90 minute course, please click this link: SubEssentials Introductory Course


Qualifications
  • Only U.S. citizens or aliens legally entitled to work in the United States are eligible for employment
  • Must have High School diploma or equivalent
  • Must be 21 years of age

  • Job Postings

    Beginning in July, job postings for guest teacher positions occur every odd numbered month until March of the current school year.
                  *Example: (7, 9, 11, 1, 3 - July, September, November, January, March)


    Candidates must apply before the current job posting closing date or wait for the next posting. 
    Each job posting will run the first two weeks of the month and close at the end of business day on the Friday of the second week.


    Submit Application

    Only applications received during a job posting will be considered (See Exceptions above)
    1. Complete the online application located on Job Openings page. The application can be started and stopped as needed. 
    2. Applicant must APPLY for the desired position that is posted. Even if applicant may have marked other positions they are interested in, applicant must visit the Job Openings page and APPLY  for those jobs individually when/if they are posted. Applicant will not be notified of any future openings. Therefore, visit the Job Openings page regularly.
    3. Upon completion of application, click Save and Submit.
    4. Applicants must  finish application submission in order to be considered for a pposition, and the application must be submitted prior to the closing date indicated on the job posting.
      • To verify submission:
        • After login into Applitrack account, application status is on the left.
        • After clicking Save and Submit, a confirmation will state the application was submitted.
        • If a confirmation is not visible, there may be a required field that was missed. Refer to Status for details. All required fields must be entered to fully complete submission.
    Please see job posting for additional requirements and job description.


    Post Application Submission
    Candidates are encouraged to participate in the FREE SubEssentials Introductory Course. This course training is highly recommended prior to an interview. This training helps perspective guest teachers decide if they want to continue the application process. Knowledge of this training will also help prepare applicants for the job interview questions which are based on this training.


    STEP #1 - Pre-interview Training: If an applicant wishes to be proactive, they can complete this training prior to submitting their application. Applicants will be sent an email after application submission as well. Click the following link to complete the Free 90-minute SubEssentials Introductory Course. This course is an introduction to substitute teaching and helps prepare new hires for the classroom and their interview.

    • Download and read the eBook
    • View the SubEssentials Video
    • Send SubEssentials Certificate by email or postal mail
    STEP #2 - SubEssentials Certificate: After completion of the course, applicants are to sign and date where indicated then email to the substitute office at Dcapito@tooeleschools.org. The training can be started right away.

    Submitting this certificate is recommended prior to the interview - interview questions are based on this training. As well, this training helps prepare candidates for the classroom and helps qualify placement on our district Preferred Substitute list. Being placed on this list equates to a higher visibility for assignments.
    NOTE: Any additional training completed at this point is at the expense of the applicant.

    STEP #3
    - Interview Appointment: Selected candidates 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 candidates check their inbox regularly.

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

    Hiring Process

    The Job Offer email will include information for the following:
    • Substitute Employee Paperwork Packet
      • A checklist is included in the packet to help track progress with requirements.
      • All paperwork must be filled out and signed as indicated. 
    • Instructions for Paperwork Submission
      • Wendover and Ibapah guest teachers can submit paperwork to the area school.
    • Fingerprint Instructions
      • $30 background check fee (Cash or Check only)
      • Wendover and Ibapah guest teachers can submit (2) fingerprint cards for background check.
    • Orientation Information

    Have fingerprints taken for a LiveScan background check:

    Fingerprinting is conducted for new hires on Monday, Tuesday & Thursday from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. for walk-ins. Appointments are available on Monday and Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Contact the front desk at (435) 833-1900 for scheduling.


    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 for taking the required STEDI.org 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 - instructions will be included in Job Offer email.

    Orientation Information
    All 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 online SafeSchools training. The guest teacher cannot access the training prior to receiving this email. This training can be started and stopped as needed. If training is not completed within two weeks of date indicated on the email the guest teacher will be inactivated and/or seperated from employment.


    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
    dcapito@tooeleschools.org
     
     
     
     

    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 may limit the amount of guest teachers in our substitute pool to help keep everyone working as much as possible. 

    We may have a limited amount of openings to be filled during any job posting. Not all applicants will get an interview and/or job offer.