Substitute Teaching
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Thank you for your interest in Gilbert Public Schools!  Providing quality Substitute Teachers for our students is among our top priorities.  Gilbert Public Schools and smartschoolsplus, inc. have developed a partnership to better serve the needs of our District.  The District now contracts all substitute services through smartschoolsplus, inc.

You may submit an application for certified substitute employment through the link below.  When you have completed all application requirements, smartschoolsplus, inc. will notify GPS of your interest.


You will be required to provide the following documentation during your application onboarding:

~ Arizona IVP fingerprint clearance card

~ Valid Arizona Teacher Certificate or Substitute Certificate

~ Passport (if not available: Driver’s License, and Social Security Card or Birth Certificate)

~ Proof of MMR immunization, or proof of immunity (if born after 1957)

~ Direct deposit routing and account number

Come join our partnership and make a difference in the lives of Gilbert’s students and community!

Substitute Handbook 2016-2017 (click here)

To submit an application for Substitute Teacher, you must have a valid Arizona Teaching or Substitute Certificate. If you have a Bachelor’s degree you can apply for an Arizona Substitute Certificate. The Arizona Department of Education requires a Fingerprint Clearance Card, official transcripts (Bachelor’s degree) and an application to issue a Substitute Certificate.

Contact ADE at 602-542-4367 or visit their website (click on image below)  to download the application or for more information.

AZ Dept of Ed

Contact the Department of Public Safety at 602-223-2279 or visit their website (click on image below) to obtain information regarding a Fingerprint Clearance Card.

AZ Dept of Public Safety
If you have any questions, please contact:

Substitute Services  480-497-3418

Nondiscrimination Statement
Gilbert Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

Declaración de Non Discriminación
Gilbert Public Schools no discrimina a raza, color, nacionalidad, género, edad, o habilidad diferenciada.

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