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Address: 505 S. Main Street, Suite 249, Las Cruces, NM 88001

 Phone: (575) 527-5800

Substitutes

Substitute Teacher or Educational Assistant

Education

Licensure

Background

Minimum Qualifications

1. High School Diploma or Equivalent

Be able to obtain a valid Substitute Teaching license ($50.00 PED application fee)

Be able to obtain a satisfactory Background check ($44.00 fee)

Preferred Qualifications

1. Enrolled in Education Department of a University and have completed at least 75 credit hours.

2. Bachelor Degree or Higher Degree/ teaching certificate, highly desired.

Possess a valid Substitute or Teaching License

Be able to obtain a satisfactory Background check ($44.00 fee)

Substitute Teacher/EA Procedures:

  1. Obtain one letter of reference and proof of High School Diploma (or equivalent) or College transcripts.

  2. Complete and submit the substitute application via Applitrack

  3.  An interview may be scheduled for you, during the interview; obtaining a background check and the Public Education Department licensing procedure will be discussed.

Substitute Custodian

Education

Background

Minimum Qualifications

1. High School Diploma or Equivalent

Be able to obtain a satisfactory Background check ($44.00 fee)

Preferred Qualifications

1. High School Diploma or Equivalent

2. Prior relevant experience

Be able to obtain a satisfactory Background check ($44.00 fee)

Substitute Custodians will be limited to working a maximum of 30 hours per week. Substitute Custodians are paid at a rate of $9.20 per hour.

Substitute Custodian Procedures:

  1. Obtain one letter of reference and proof of High School Diploma (or equivalent) or College transcripts.

  2. Complete and submit the substitute application via Applitrack

  3.  A substitute interview may be scheduled for you.

  4. You will need to schedule a time to be fingerprinted for a background clearance. Provide a money order or cashier’s check for $44.00 made out to Las Cruces Public Schools to pay for the background investigation.

  5. Upon notification of your background being cleared you will be scheduled to complete LCPS employee paperwork.

  6. Complete the required new employee training

  7. Substitute services will notify you when you have been cleared to begin substituting