• Substitute Information 2020-2021


    Welcome to Branson Schools!  We appreciate your interest in our district.

    PLEASE NOTE: After reading the following information, click this link that will direct you to our new application process: https://branson.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx 


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

    After receiving your Branson application, your name will be placed on the next upcoming board agenda as a substitute employee at Branson (you do not need to attend).  After the meeting, those that have met all the certifications and requirements will be invited to a training. Attending a training is mandatory before substituting.

    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.

    Due to the Healthcare Reform Act, substitutes will be limited to substituting four days during a work-week.

    Returning Substitutes
    You are considered a returning substitute if you were on the substitute list during the 2020-2021 school year and received at least one payroll deposit. 

    New Substitutes
    (Including those on the 2019-2020 list, but not employed) 

    SUBSTITUTE TEACHER REQUIREMENTS

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

    • We will no longer accept paraprofessional substitutes without a substitute teaching certificate issued by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in Missouri. 

    SUBSTITUTE CERTIFICATE APPLICATION PROCEDURE 

    In order to apply for a Missouri Substitute Certificate, you must submit all of the following items:

    1.  ONLINE SUBSTITUTE CERTIFICATE APPLICATION

    • You will first need to create a profile in our certification system.  Please follow the instructions outlined in the Educator Certification System Help Guide.
    • After you have created a profile in our certification system, find the "applications" link in the menu on the left hand side of the screen to see a list of application types.
    • Choose “Substitute” from the list to create an online application.  Complete and submit the application.
    • A non-refundable processing fee of $50 is required.  The fee will be paid at the time the application is submitted online.  Fees may be paid by credit/debit card or by e-check.

    2.  REQUIRED SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION

    • ORIGINAL TRANSCRIPTS from ALL institutions you have attended must be mailed to: Educator Certification, PO Box 480, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0480.  Please be sure to include your Social Security number or Educator ID number on all of the transcripts. Acceptable hours must be completed through a college or university that is regionally accredited through one of the following approved associations: AdvancEd, Higher Learning Commission, Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Do not email copies of transcripts. Faxed, scanned, emailed, or photocopied transcripts will not be accepted. Electronic transcripts will be accepted directly from the National Student Clearinghouse. Transcripts become the property of the department and cannot be returned.

                                                                              OR

    • CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION FROM APPROVED SUBSTITUTE TRAINING
    • COPY OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA, GENERAL EDUCATION DIPLOMA (GED), OR HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY TEST (HiSET) must be mailed to: Educator Certification, PO Box 480, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0480. Please be sure to include your Social Security number or Educator ID number. Faxed, scanned or emailed documents will not be accepted. These documents become the property of the department and cannot be returned.

    3.  FINGERPRINT/BACKGROUND CHECK

     

    Clerical Staff

    • Provide a copy of a Missouri fingerprint background clearance dated within 12 months of application or use the following link for fingerprint information: https://www.machs.mshp.dps.mo.gov/MACHSFP/home.html
    • The 4-digit fingerprinting code for clerical substituting 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. 
    • Provide a copy of a Missouri fingerprint background clearance dated within 12 months of application or use the following link for fingerprint information: https://www.machs.mshp.dps.mo.gov/MACHSFP/home.html
    • The 4-digit fingerprinting code for nurse substituting 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.

     

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