Become a Certificated (Teacher) or Classified Substitute

Being a substitute is a great way to see if teaching is for you. Being a substitute also offers a lot of flexibility - you decide when and how often you work. We are recruiting for both certificated substitutes for teacher coverage as well as in many classified areas: Para Professionals, Food Services, Custodial and Clerical. Visit EdJoin to see all of our substitute postings and to apply. All applications must be submitted through EdJoin.

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Become a Guest Teacher! Get your 30 Day Substitute Teaching Permit!

Aromas/San Juan Unified is looking for Guest Teachers to assist in our classrooms when our educators are absent. A Guest Teacher is paid $220.00 per day, or $120.00 for a half day. ASJUSD is offering a substitute incentive! Work 30 days or more (not in the same classroom) between August - December 2023 and you qualify for a $400 Stipend! For the 2nd Semester, if you work 30 or more days (not in the same classroom), you will qualify for an additional $400.00 bonus.

How to obtain your 30 Day Substitute Permit:

Applications received between 1/1/23 - 7/31/2024 will no longer require the Basic Skills Requirement.

  • The most efficient way to obtain your substitute permit is to apply through our district office. We can upload your documents directly to the CTC for faster processing (Days over Weeks)

  • Complete the Form 41-4 (Sections 1, 6, 7 and 9). The remainder will be completed when you submit your application to Human Resources

  • Bachelor's Degree at an Accredited Institute of Higher Education (original transcripts sent to HR by email or in a sealed envelope are required)

  • Fingerprint or a Certificate of Clearance with the Commission on Teacher Credentialing. This is separate from any fingerprinting you will have done for a district or county to be a substitute. The current cost for the Live Scan for the Commission is $69.00, payable when you have your prints rolled.

  • Pay the $100 Fee online once your application is submitted.

Classified Substitute Opportunities

As a classified substitute, you can apply for the following positions on EdJoin - click link to be directed to our current listing and to apply online.

  • Para Professional/Instructional Aide - Under the supervision of the General Education or Special Day Class Teacher, provide instructional support and services to special education students. Follow lesson plans, prepare and assist students in accessing instructional materials and equipment. Assist with general supervision and needs of students in special education.

  • Custodian/Groundskeeper Support - Under the supervision of the Lead Custodian perform routine cleaning in schools, offices and other buildings in the district.  There is a prepared work schedule indicating tasks to be completed.  Duties include cleaning classrooms, offices, restrooms,, libraries, auditorium, cafeteria and hallways. 

  • Cafeteria Support - Under supervision, prepare and distribute food items for consumption by students and school personnel and maintain facilities in a sanitary condition.  

Requirements to become a classified substitute employee:

  • Complete the application on EdJoin including all the required documentation.

  • Fingerprinting - We will provide you with a form to have your prints rolled at the San Benito County Office of Education.  Please bring your social security card and drivers license for us to make copies.

  • Provide a PPD Tuberculosis Test, Chest X-Ray results or Risk Assessment Questionnaire.  If you are not currently working for another school district, the TB Assessment must be within the last 6 months.  Otherwise, it must be within 4 years.

Contact Anne Siri at for more information!