Arizona Substitute Teacher
Substitute teachers in Arizona offer essential support for full-time teachers in the public education system. Whether teachers are sick, on maternity leave, or on extended vacation, substitute teachers step in to continue the education of kids from kindergarten to grade 12. Becoming a substitute teacher in Arizona is a great way to satisfy many different goals. If you are retired, substitute teaching is a great way to earn some money, be around young people and give back to your community. As a young person deciding on a career, substitute teaching is a great way to earn some money while deciding whether a career in education is right for you.
Click on the following link if you wish to find out how to become a teacher in Arizona.
How to Become a Substitute Teacher in Arizona
The steps to becoming a substitute teacher in Arizona:
- Complete a Bachelor's Degree and send your Official Transcript to the Arizona Department of Education.
- Get a valid AZ Fingerprint Clearance Card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety: call (602) 223-2279.
- Complete the Initial Application for Certification - check "substitute."
- Include a $60 check made payable to the Arizona Department of Education.
Certification Unit P.O. Box 6490,
Phoenix, AZ 85005-6490
Arizona Substitute Teacher Salary
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