Substitute Teachers and Support Staff in the WCASD

  •  Thank you for your interest in being a substitute in the West Chester Area School District! 

    To be eligible to substitute in our District, you will need to apply via Kelly Education Services - the West Chester Area School District's exclusive provider of substitute teachers, substitute instructional aides, substitute instructional assistants, substitute secretaries, and substitute nurses.


    The pay range for substitute teaching in the West Chester Area School District for the 2021-2022 is as follows:

    • $150/day Day to Day Assignments
    • $175/day Building Sub
    • $175 after 20 consecutive days in one position
    • $200 Surge Rate  (Pre-determined dates in the school calendar
    • $200 Low Incidence Classrooms 
    • $180 WCASD Retired Teachers 

    There are no benefits associated with this position. 


    The pay range for our support staff substitutes begins at approximately $10 per hour. 

    Click here to apply to become a substitute through Kelly Education Services.

    You will need to provide originals of the following as part of the application process:

    •Your Child Abuse Clearance (must be within the past year)
    •Your Criminal Clearance (must be within the past year)
    •Your FBI Clearance (must be within the past year)
    •Your Pennsylvania Certification

    Applicants who hold a teaching certification in a state other than Pennsylvania will be required to complete a General Application for the PA Certificate Form PDE 338 G on hire along with providing your college transcripts in an unopened college-sealed envelope.

    For answers to questions regarding the substitute application process, please email Emily Cardow at Kelly Education Services.