Substitute Information

  • Hernando County Substitute Teachers & Substitute Paraprofessionals

    Hernando County Schools has partnered with Kelly Educational Staffing to recruit, train and provide qualified substitute teachers and substitute paraprofessionals for our schools. Here are some of the benefits offered to substitute teachers working for Kelly Educational Staffing:

    • Pick your own schools and schedule 
    • Flexibility and pre-planning capabilities when accepting and choosing substitute teaching assignments 
    • Weekly pay directly deposited to your bank account 
    • Bonus pay 
    • Substitute Teacher of the Year Program
    • Health benefits 
    • 401K plan

    Minimum Requirements to be Eligible for Employment

    To Apply to Become a Substitute Teacher and or a Substitute Paraprofessional for Hernando County Public Schools, please contact:

    Kelly Educational Staffing
    19332 Cortez Blvd.
    Brooksville, FL    34601
    (352) 519-1555

    For more information, visit KellyEducationalStaffing.com.

    Noninstructional Substitutes

    The school district regularly uses non-instructional substitutes in a variety of positions including custodial, clinic, clerical, bus operators and bus attendants. Please follow the steps below to complete the application process:

    1. Complete a Non-instructional Application.
    2. Contact the Human Resources Department to request a Sub Information Packet. Sub Information Packets are provided through email only.

    Human Resources Employment Specialists:

    Inna Young    young_i@hcsb.k12.fl.us                     Jennifer Barnes     barnes_j@hcsb.k12.fl.us

    *At this time you may also drop off any official, sealed transcripts you may have along with your high school diploma, social security card and driver's license. Copies of these will be put in your file along with any other information that you submit.

    1. Complete Drug Testing ($43.00).  

    *Do not go for a drug test until advised by the Human Resources Department*

    1. Complete fingerprinting ($57.30)
      *Do not go for fingerprinting until advised by the Human Resources Department*

    Employees are required to be fingerprinted, and the employee is responsible for the cost of fingerprint processing. The criminal history background report results must be received before an employee can report to work. If an employee fails to disclose all arrests or has arrests that are prohibited in the Hiring Guidelines, it will result in a Not-Eligible to Work status or termination.

    Non-instructional Substitute applicants must complete Online New Employee Orientation prior to being listed on the substitute call list.

    New Employee Orientation

    All *Substitute Bus Operators and Substitute Bus Attendants have additional requirements. Please contact the Transportation Department at (352) 797-7003 for further information, as well as you may pick up your transportation packet at Transportation.

    Non-instructional Substitute Salary Schedule

    Renewing Substitutes (current clerical, custodian, food services and clinic substitutes only)

    Please complete the Substitute Review and the Substitute Profile Sheet below. You will need to bring the completion form to the Human Resources Department when you renew your ID Badge.

    Substitute Review

    An applicant who has met all substitute requirements and who has been issued a substitute card must work at least 95 hours per school year to remain on the active substitute list.  If a substitute does not meet this minimum requirement, he/she will be terminated and must begin the process again to be reinstated as a substitute the following year.

    Click the link below for the Substitute Review.  Once you have completed the review, please return the Acknowledgement Form to the Human Resources Department.

    Kelly Services Evaluation Forms