Become a Substitute

Welcome to the Substitute Online Application Process

Click Here to see the current job openings available.  You will have the opportunity to search postings and filter for specific positions that interest you. Click on the position title for more information about that specific position. To apply for a position, click the "Apply for this Position" button.

Substitute Teacher applications are accepted on an as-needed basis.

Certification -  Kearney Public Schools Substitute Teachers must hold a valid Nebraska Teaching Certificate. The Certificate may be a Teaching certificate or a Substitute Teaching certificate.  

As of July 2015, Kearney Public Schools is accepting Local Substitute Teaching certificates. Please complete the KPS Substitute Application before applying for a Local certificate to determine if you qualify for KPS's Local certificate policy.

The steps to be considered for Substitute teaching with Kearney Public Schools are outlined below.
  1. Application – Complete the online Substitute Application through TalentEd Recruit & Hire.

  2. Certification – A Nebraska Teaching Certificate, Substitute Teaching Certificate or Local Substitute Certificate.

  3. Background check – receive clearance through the background check process.

  4. Substitute Onboarding - Once the background checks have been completed with the appropriate agencies and the candidate receives clearance for employment, a substitute onboarding will be scheduled with Human Resources. 

If you have questions regarding substitute teaching, please contact KPS Human Resources: Dellene Bosard at [email protected]