Substitute Teacher Opportunities

  • Thank you for your interest in becoming a Substitute Teacher with the School District of Manatee County!

    Whether you are already a certified teacher looking for full-time employment in Manatee County, or someone who always thought you would enjoy teaching, we would love to hear from you.


  • Candidates wishing to become a Substitute Teacher must meet these minimum requirements:

    • Provide documentation of a High School Diploma or equivalent
    • All Substitute Teachers must be at least 18 years of age.
      Substitutes who are 18-21 years of age may only work at elementary schools.
      Substitutes who are 21 years of age or older may work at any school.
    • Background Criminal History Clearance
    • Complete an application online at
Substitute Teacher Salary Scale
  • * To qualify for "Long-Term Substitute" status, you are required to meet the FLDOE Certification requirements and the School District of Manatee County's Long-Term Substitute Hiring Criteria.

How do I apply for a Substitute Teacher position?

  • Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications may apply by completing an application online at