Substitute Teachers

Substitute Teaching for Oakland Schools ISD programs​​​

Oakland Schools currently recruits for ​substitute teachers in the four technical campuses that provide Career Focused Education programs throughout Oakland County​. The campuses are located in Clarkston, Pontiac, Royal Oak, and Walled Lake.

OSTC Campuses

Contact Kimberly Smith-Kulaga at 248.209.2495 for information on substitute teaching at these locations.

Minimum Educational Requirements for Substitute Teaching

The State of Michigan requires any substitute teacher candidate to complete 60 credit hours in any subject area from a four-year college or university.  The permit application must be submitted to the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) by the district in which you will be working.  An official transcript is required. View MDE Teacher Permit information here.​​

Emergency/Full Year/Expert-in-Residence Permits

These are for substitutes who do not have a teaching certificate but are working in an extended substitute assignment. The application requirements vary for each type of permit and must be submitted by the district in which you will be working. View MDE Teacher Permit information here.

Substitute Teaching in Oakland County's Local School Districts

Oakland Schools does not hire substitute teachers for the 28 school districts​ in Oakland County. If you are interested in substitute teaching for a specific school district you need to contact that district. View local district contact information here.

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