How To Implement Effective Substitute Teacher Shortage Solutions
The ongoing teacher shortage is trickling down to affect the substitute teacher pool. School districts nationwide are being challenged to fill classroom vacancies with qualified professionals. The result is that many would-be substitute teachers are put in permanent positions, further depleting an already shrinking substitute supply. Meanwhile, the need for coverage during teacher absences hasRead More
Substitute Teacher Staffing Agency | West Jordan, UT
There’s a shortage of teachers throughout the state of Utah and absenteeism is on the rise. Because school districts have ever-tightening budgets, it can be hard to offer quality candidates competitive pay, especially as pension costs rise for permanent staff. We know it’s hard for West Jordan administrators to meet the needs of teachers, students,Read More
Employee Spotlight: Frank Delaney Won’t Let Anything Hold Him Back
Frank Delaney became a substitute for ESS on November 28, 2018, and is doing an excellent job at the Betty McElmon Elementary School, part of the West Long Branch School District in New Jersey. Principal Jim Erhardt can’t say enough wonderful things about Frank, and the entire district is thrilled to have him onboard.Read More
Announcing the 2019 ESS Art Contest for Students
Calling all artistic K-12 students: If you (or someone you know) is ready to show off your creativity, ESS has the perfect opportunity for you! We’re excited to announce the ESS Art Contest 2019. To enter, simply fill out the web form at ArtContest.ESS.com and submit an original drawing or painting based on the topic: WhatRead More
Substitute Teacher Services & Educational Staffing Agency | Salt Lake City, UT
School districts across Utah are experiencing budget cuts, and unfortunately, a recent ballot measure to raise funds for school districts didn’t pass. As the cost of education rises due to new technological needs and an increasing number of students, school administrators must find a way to do more with less. How can Salt Lake CityRead More
K-12 Education Staffing Agency | West Valley City, UT
A good teacher is hard to find, and a good substitute teacher even harder. So once you do find excellent substitute teachers, how can you retain them? West Valley City’s schools are experiencing a shortage of teachers, as are schools across Utah. Meanwhile, recruiting, vetting, and managing substitute teachers is a costly and time-consuming process.Read More
Congratulations to Our December Employees of the Month!
Each month, our partner school districts submit glowing reviews of our employees, from which we select two employees of the month. We’re pleased to recognize our honorees from December 2018!Read More
What is a Permanent Substitute Teacher, and How Can They Improve Your District?
With nearly every state struggling with teacher shortages, finding substitute teachers has become an increasingly important part of school administration. You must not only ensure classroom coverage, but also the preservation of meaningful instruction. Thankfully, the permanent substitute teacher is emerging as a viable solution to these day-to-day challenges. But what exactly is a permanentRead More
Why are Quality K-12 Substitute Teachers Important?
Cold and flu season is upon us, impacting schools and districts throughout the U.S. Though certainly a challenge throughout the year, the problem of adequate staffing levels is exacerbated during the long winter months when inclement weather compounds the difficulties caused by seasonal illnesses. In fact, it is arguably the most difficult time of theRead More
Work 5+ Days in January for a Chance to Win These Awesome Prizes!
Attention ESS employees: If you work 5+ days in January, you’ll automatically earn an entry into our monthly drawing. The more days you work, the more chances you gain to win one of these awesome prizes!Read More