Substitute Teacher

  • For the most up-to-date information regarding health and safety, please refer to Harnett County Schools 2020-2021 Reopening Guide.

    To apply to become a substitute in Harnett County you must be 21 years old.

    Please complete the following items:

    • Complete the App Garden Effective Substitute Teacher Course (information is listed below) 
    • Complete online application using the Applitrack link
    • Please upload the following to the Applitrack application
      • Two forms of identification 
      • Completed Health Certificate
      • High School or College Transcripts
      • Certificate from App Garden Effective Teacher Training

    Once you have completed all of the required information, you must attend a brief orientation with the HR department.  You will be contacted to set up a time for this once all of your information has been turned in.  You may NOT start work without attending this session.

    Retirees wanting to Substitute:

    Please contact Kendra Wilkerson for a Retiree Application.
    910-893-8151 ext. 221


    • Uncertified Substitute Pay $80 per day          
    • Certified (Must have currently NC Teaching License) $103 per day
    • Subbing for Teacher Assistants $55 per day


    Effective Substitute Teacher Course

    • The Effective Substitute Teacher Course will be an option for potential substitutes that need to meet minimum requirements to serve as a substitute teacher.
    • The VIRTUAL training is offered by the App-Garden University. 
    • There are many benefits to you as a sub such as the ability to train anytime and anywhere you have access to the internet. 
    • The Harnett County Schools Effective Substitute Teacher Course is $49.00.
    • Once you complete this training course, you may print a certificate of completion to keep for your record and upload into your Applitrack Application.  The district office will be sent a report of your completion, and this will also be a record of your intent to sub this year.
    • You may review the course as many times as you feel necessary within your one-year enrollment in the course which begins on the date of the purchase. You will go to the following link to purchase the Harnett County Schools Substitute Teacher training. 
    • All subs are required to take the refresher once a year in order to stay active in the substitute system.


    Returning Substitutes:

    Please review the following  Powerpoint: BBP Training

    Once you have reviewed the Powerpoint, please complete this Google Form.   

    **Please note limitations on the amount of time each sub may work is 14 days a month.**


    Need to Change Your Name or Address?  Substitutes click the link below to update us:

    Harnett County Name, Address, and/or Phone Number Change Form