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Substitute Applicants


1. Background Check Required ---
(Applicants must pay the fee for the background check.) Take the receipt to the location indicated to get your fingerprints completed. Bring the paperwork to us showing you have your fingerprints completed.

2. Sub Application Forms (Please complete both local and state forms)

Lauderdale County Schools Substitute Application Form

State Substitute Application Form

Click on the Substitute Application link and fill out all the blanks indicated. Print the application and sign and date it in black ink.

If you do not have access to the internet, you may obtain a copy of the Alabama State Department's substitute application at the Lauderdale County Schools' office.

Items to bring to the Central Office:

(1) Receipt showing background completed.

(2) $30.00 money order OR cashier's check

(3) Substitute applications (Local & State)

(4) Proof of graduation from high school or GED-such as diploma or paperwork showing completion of GED.

(5) Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification

(6) Copy of your driver's license or other picture ID and Social Security Card.

(Exception: If you are only applying to substitute for nurse, lunchroom, secretary, or custodian, you DO NOT have to complete numbers 2, 3, or 4.)

ALL substitute teacher applicants MUST attend a substitute teacher orientation session before being allowed to work.

Current Job Openings

It is the official policy of the Lauderdale County Board of Education that no person shall on the grounds of race, color, disability, sex, religion, national origin or age be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity or employment.

NOTICE: The Lauderdale County Board of Education is currently seeking qualified individuals to administer Assistive Technology evaluations to students on an as-needed contract basis. The individual(s) should have the necessary expertise/certification to do on-site evaluations and provide written recommendations to be considered by the student's IEP team. Contact Brooke Gilmer, Director of Special Education, to inquire.

Last date of filing application/letter of interest:  May 21, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.


Special Education teachers interested in working in summer school should contact Mrs. Brooke Gilmer.


(Tentative plans are to have summer school on each high school campus. Final plans will be made after registration ends on June 4, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.)


Ability to work as a facilitator with computer-based instruction. The number of facilitators hired will be pending summer school enrollment. Duration of employment is from 1 week to 4 weeks depending on assignment.


Must hold a valid Alabama Teacher Certificate and be Highly Qualified in field posted.


Salary taken from the Lauderdale County Board of Education Salary Schedule: 


Teacher Pay:        $26.19 per hour


Must submit letter of interest with telephone number listed on the letter along with an application and college transcript on file to:

                                                           Office of Superintendent

                                                            Lauderdale County Board of Education

                                                            Post Office Box 278

                                                            Florence, Alabama  35631


Effective July l, 1999, all newly employed personnel having unsupervised contact with students in the Lauderdale County School System will be required to submit a criminal background check mandated by the State.   Applicants are responsible for initiating their own background check process. Information and registration regarding background clearance can be obtained at the website: www/  Click on Department of Education and follow the online instruction.  All applicants must submit a copy of their social security card and one other form of identification such as a valid driver’s license with their application and letter of interest. All new employees will be hired pending E-Verification compliance.