All new applicants must complete the following (if you have not been a substitute for the ESC of the Western Reserve in the past 12 months you are considered a new applicant) :
After submitting the substitute application, you will be contacted via email to complete the additional documents. It is your responsiblitly to complete and provide copies of the documents to the ESC. Thank you for your interest!
All returning applicants
must complete the following:
You are required to fill out the Returning Substitute Application yearly if you are intending to remain a substitute. If any of your required documents are expired, it is your responsibility to renew them and to provide copies to the ESC of the Western Reserve.
Attention: On July 1, 2019 the Ohio Department of Education will be issuing one type of substitute license. There will no longer be Short or Long Term options, applicants will select teaching fields based on the post-secondary degree(s) that they hold. For more information click here
Please note if you are a classified applicant interested in open positions in a Lake County school district, you will need to contact the district directly.