- Electronic applications are required for teaching and coaching positions advertised on SchoolsSpring, applications must be completed electronically on the SchoolSpring site for those positions.
- Electronic applications are encouraged for any substitute position advertised and can be completed electronically on SchoolSpring. Please note the MDOE CHRC requirement below.
- To submit a paper substitute application, please include a cover letter, current resume, three letters of reference and a “copy” of college transcript(s). Please note the MDOE CHRC requirement below.
Thank you for applying to be a substitute in the district. Listed below are the requirements and specific documents needed to process your application:
Maine Department of Education CHRC Requirement – This is a two-step process with online registration for fingerprints with IdentoGO and then an electronically submitted MDOE “Application for Initial Educational Approval”. You will need to create an account with MDOE before you are able to submit the initial application or renewal forms electronically.
Please reference MDOE correspondence regarding being continuously employed for five years and fingerprinting protocol:
The following documents will be completed when approved to substitute in the district.
Payroll Documents – W-4 Federal Form, W-4ME State Form, Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification (proof of proper identification in person is required for form), Direct Deposit Form and District Emergency Contact Form.
Maine Public Employees Retirement System – Optional Membership Application as a substitute and Statement Concerning Your Employment in a Job Not Covered by Social Security.
District Workers’ Compensation Health Care Providers Notice
403B – TSA Consulting Group, Inc. optional payroll deductions for retirement savings.
District Policies – “Acknowledgement of Understanding” Form
If you have any questions during the application process, please do not hesitate to contact me directly.
Therese Letellier, Human Resources
207-439-2438 or firstname.lastname@example.org