Substitute Guidelines

NOW ACCEPTING SUBSTITUTE APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR

We appreciate your interest in Branson Schools!


An application must be completed for both the Missouri Department of Education and Branson Schools.
                                      PLEASE NOTE!

 


Beginning July 1, 2013, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has instituted an additional $50 fee to acquire a Missouri substitute teaching certificate.  The fee will be charged to your credit card at the completion of the DESE registration process.
Due to federal regulations governing our payroll, you are required to present your social security card when applying to be a substitute employee at Branson Schools.  We will not compensate you for hours worked without presenting your card. 

RETURNING SUBSTITUTES

If you were employed as a substitute during the 2012-2013 school year and you wish to return in 2013-14, complete the Substitute Application form and Missouri Highway Patrol Child Abuse and Criminal/Record Form only. If you have any payroll changes, please contact ext. 9017. Return the forms to Branson Public Schools, Attn: Stephanie Seaman, 1756 Bee Creek Road, Branson, MO 65616.

 

NEW SUBSTITUTES

(Including those on the 2012-2013 list, but not employed)

 

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Successful completion of 60 college credit hours is required to substitute teach. College credit hours are not required to substitute as clerical staff.      

        

  • Click HERE for DESE application instructions including fingerprinting and transcripts.http://www.dese.mo.gov/divteachqual/teachcert/subcerts.htm

          Your DESE checklist will include:

                1. Online substitute certificate application

                2. Original copies of ALL transcripts to: Educator Certification; P.O. Box 480; Jefferson City, MO  65102-0480 

                 3. Fingerprint/background check  

The 4 digit registration code for fingerprinting is 2081.  Please do NOT use this 4 digit code if you are applying to be a paraprofessional, nurse or secretary ONLY substitute.  Follow the instructions listed in the appropriate section below this.

  • After completing the application process with DESE, you will need to apply with each school district in which you would like to work.  

  • Please print and complete the following substitute application forms for Branson Schools.  
    Then, submit the forms, in person, to the Central Office located at 1756 Bee Creek Road.   When presenting your forms, we will also request a copy of your driver's license and social security card.  Regular business hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., M-F. Our summer hours are    M – TH, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  

PARAPROFESSIONAL AND/OR CLERICAL STAFF

PLEASE NOTE - CHANGES TO REQUIREMENTS FOR PARAPROFESSIONAL SUBSTITUTES!

 

 

We will no longer accept paraprofessional substitutes without a certificate issued by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in Missouri.  Please refer to their website (www.dese.mo.gov) for detailed information on receiving that certificate.

In order to substitute at Branson Schools, with the exception of secretary, you must have a substitute certificate with the state of Missouri. 


Complete the substitute application forms.
Provide a copy of a Missouri fingerprint background clearance dated within 12 months of application or use the following link for fingerprint information:

www.machs.mshp.dps.mo.gov


The 4 digit registration code for a paraprofessional is 2081.

 

 

The 4 digit registration code for clerical staff is 2082.
There is a possibility the fingerprinting agency will automatically charge the school district for your prints, please reimburse the district as soon as possible after the occurrence.
NURSE

Submit a current copy of LPN or RN license.

Complete the substitute application forms.

Provide a copy of a Missouri fingerprint background clearance dated within 12 months of application or use the following link for fingerprint information:
www.machs.mshp.dps.mo.gov
The 4 digit registration code for a nurse is 2082.

Substitute Application Forms:


  Listed below are links that we hope are beneficial to you as a substitute at Branson Schools:
14 Calendar.docx
Campus Locations.docx
District map.docx
14 Time Schedule.docx -
14 Pay Dates.docx