We can’t wait for you to join the ESS family!

Whether you’re a recent college graduate looking to work your way into a full-time teaching position, a retired teacher interested in getting back into the classroom, or anyone looking to make a positive contribution to the development of children, ESS has a place for you. With 90+ schools in the District and the need for hundreds of substitutes each day, you can work as frequently as you’d like. Many of our employees work up to 40 hours a week in the classroom!

We offer excellent employee perks, including health benefits, training, support, weekly pay, 401(k), bonus opportunities, award programs, and more. Plus, working as a substitute is extremely flexible – when, where, and how often you work is entirely up to you.

Job Requirements

To work in Alpine School District, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Pass all criminal background checks
  • Attend a group interview (Please contact your area manager, contact information below, to sign up for one of our group interviews.)
  • Provide high school/GED or college transcripts 
  • Provide current Utah Teaching Certificate, if applicable
  • Indicate if you are a retired Alpine Teacher on your application, if applicable 
  • Complete pre-employment training

Background Checks
If you do not have a current Background check with Alpine School District, please click here to schedule an appointment to complete your background check. If you have worked or volunteered in Alpine School District previously, your background check may be current. To confirm that your background and fingerprints are still current, please call the Alpine Background Check Office at 385.441.6159.

Pay Rates
*Please view the updated pay rates for the 2023-2024 school year*.

Career Kickstart Incentive
Through the Career Kickstart Incentive, ESS will compensate new substitutes and support staff for some of the costs required to get properly credentialed. Visit Kickstart.ESS.com for full program details.

Refer a friend, make $100.
If you know someone who would make an excellent substitute teacher or support staff member, we want to hear from you! Through the ESS Refer a Friend program, we’ll pay you $100 for every eligible friend you refer to help support our schools and students. If your friend applies, gets hired, and meets the eligibility requirements, you’ll receive a $100 gift card. Visit Refer.ESS.com to get started!

Strive for 55!
This school year, we set a goal to cover 55,000 classrooms in the Alpine School District. We are thrilled to announce that we surpassed our goal for the year with an astounding 57,067 placements in Alpine this year. Way To Go, Substitutes!

Substitute Appreciation Event

Rotary Park | 400 S 200E, American Fork, UT 84003

There will be opportunities to win raffle tickets at the event. We will also be giving tickets to substitutes who have, during this school year, completed long-term positions, substituted over 50 days, submitted for Substitute of the Month, and more!

Raffle Prizes

  • Visions of You Beauty Bar
  • Barratt Lawn Care
  • Fan X
  • Pallet Furniture Items
  • Stevens Dog Training
  • Restaurants
  • …and more!

Service Activities and Guest Speakers

Lunch & Games Provided

Contact Information

Call us at 801.927.0689

Alpine Admin Office
575 N 100 E, American Fork, UT 84043

Lehi Office
801.341.0766 | 3130 W Maple Loop, Suite 203, Lehi, UT, 84043

Lehi Office Hours
Monday – Friday | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm MST

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