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As your partner, ESS will recruit non-stop, year-round providing your district with highly qualified employees. Each applicant undergoes an in-person training program directed by veteran educators. A locally-based management team will be present in your district, managing all aspects of the program and working with your administration to ensure the program is meeting your every need. We apply a tremendous amount of resources behind our partner relationships and it yields results.

ESS prides itself in improving the fill rates of our partner districts. Whether your district program is self-operated or presently outsourced, ESS is the proven solution to providing higher fill rates. Our team will work with your district to determine the factors contributing to your current fill rates and formulate a plan for improvement.

For many of our clients, there are cost savings – but many of our clients will tell you that’s not the driver of their decision to partner with us. We apply the time, effort, and resources necessary to aggressively recruit and build a skilled and qualified talent pool who wants to come to work each day. By doing so, our clients experience not only improved fill rates, but a dramatic decrease in administrative burden.

We use ESS Frontline Education’s Absence Management, the same software formally known as Aesop.

Whether your district presently uses Absence Management, another management system, or no system at all, our technology implementation is simple. Our transition team is an expect at working with all systems and will streamline your web-based absence management into our system. There is no hardware installation required, and our Absence Management experts will import all necessary data, reducing strain on your administration.

Yes, ESS will track the time and attendance of the staff that we provide to your schools. Your district will always know who is working and what schools they are working in.

We currently work with more than 650 partners throughout 21 states in the U.S.

Each employee placed by ESS will be paid by ESS. Our finance department handles all payroll responsibilities. We absorb the costs and processes associated with payroll for these positions, freeing up your district resources.

Our employees are our most important asset. Regardless of how many hours they work, they are offered a range of benefits and additional employee advantages including, but not limited to:

  • Healthcare
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • 401(k)
  • Weekly pay
  • Consumer discount program
  • Incentive programs
  • Ongoing training opportunities
  • Comprehensive support

Absolutely. Each ESS employee is guaranteed to be 100% compliant using the same background checks and clearances that your district presently uses. Our credentialing standards strictly match those of your district and state.

Yes. All employees participate in ESS’ multifaceted training program based on their position. The program consists of a in-person training seminar in your community, supplementary online training courses, and regular ongoing training initiatives throughout the year. Trainings are customized to both district and state standards.

To learn more, please contact our team by clicking the “Contact” button at the top of this webpage and filling out the contact form. Our business development team will arrange a meeting so that we can begin building a program that meets your district’s specific needs.

Why should I become an ESS substitute or permanent employee?
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ESS substitute and permanent employees are a valuable resource who can make lasting impressions on students’ lives. Working as a substitute teacher, a paraprofessional, or a support staff employee,  you’re able to provide a needed service while expanding your network and gaining valuable on-the-job experience. Our employees are often first in line to obtain full-time jobs in our partner districts. At ESS, you’re able to gain these experiences while enjoying many benefits and perks.

Are there currently any open positions with ESS?
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Yes, we have immediate openings available for permanent and substitute employees.

Where can I work?
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ESS substitute employees are eligible to work within any of our client districts. Once you have been activated in our automated system, you will have the ability to create a preferred schools list. From there you will specify the schools you prefer to work in and those you do not. ESS permanent employees are hired to work at one specific school district for the entire school year.

Where are your districts?
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We currently partner with more than 650 school districts in 21 states throughout the U.S.

How do I get hired?
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Applicants are first screened through a phone interview.  Then they are invited to a group interview.  Once they are accepted, they must confirm their credentials are up-to-date. The final step is attending an in-person ESS training class.

What credentials do I need?
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Credentialing is different in every state.  We suggest speaking directly with your ESS recruiter to find out exactly what is needed.

Why do you require training?
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Training is a pre-employment requirement for all new  ESS employees. We find that our full-day training seminar prepares our employees for the classroom and it is regarded by its attendees as interactive and engaging. We always hear our teachers have learned something new, even if they have been in the classroom for years.

What is ESS?
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ESS is a leading educational staffing firm that caters to K-12 public school districts. We specialize in the provision and coordination of substitute teachers and other substitute support personnel. ESS increases districts’ internal efficiencies, reduces program costs, provides jobs for community-based substitutes, and improves classroom continuity and student support.

Where is ESS available?
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We currently partner with more than 650 school districts throughout 21 states in the U.S.

Will ESS hire our current employees?
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Yes. ESS realizes your current substitutes and paraprofessionals are treasured members of your educational team and converting them into our program is one of our top priorities. We will employ, pay, and provide fringe benefits to your transitioning staff, allowing you to retain critical personnel at a reduced rate to your district.

How do you charge for your services?
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Our programs are customized to fit the individual needs of each school district; therefore, the cost structure varies in every case. With each operation, we improve day-to-day efficiencies and provide substantial savings.

I am interested in learning more, what's next?
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Our business development team will arrange a meeting to acquire a thorough understanding of your needs in order to structure a program that fits your specific requirements. We will then build a Feasibility Study/Cost Analysis highlighting the details of our program along with projected program costs and district savings.

Why should I consider ESS to provide my district with staffing support?
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As your partner, ESS will recruit non-stop, year-round providing your district with highly qualified employees. Each applicant undergoes an in-person training program directed by veteran educators. A locally-based management team will be present in your district, managing all aspects of the program and working with your administration to ensure the program is meeting your every need. We apply a tremendous amount of resources behind our partner relationships and it yields results.

If I partner with ESS, will my fill rate improve?
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ESS prides itself in improving the fill rates of our partner districts. Whether your district program is self-operated or presently outsourced, ESS is the proven solution to providing higher fill rates. Our team will work with your district to determine the factors contributing to your current fill rates and formulate a plan for improvement.

Can ESS save my district money?
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For many of our clients, there are cost savings – but many of our clients will tell you that’s not the driver of their decision to partner with us. We apply the time, effort, and resources necessary to aggressively recruit and build a skilled and qualified talent pool who wants to come to work each day. By doing so, our clients experience not only improved fill rates, but a dramatic decrease in administrative burden.

What tools do you use to manage absences?
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We use ESS Frontline Education’s Absence Management, the same software formally known as Aesop.

What changes if I already use a web-based absence management system?
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Whether your district presently uses Absence Management, another management system, or no system at all, our technology implementation is simple. Our transition team is an expect at working with all systems and will streamline your web-based absence management into our system. There is no hardware installation required, and our Absence Management experts will import all necessary data, reducing strain on your administration.

Does your program track the time and attendance of the staff you provide to my district?
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Yes, ESS will track the time and attendance of the staff that we provide to your schools. Your district will always know who is working and what schools they are working in.

How many clients does ESS have?
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We currently work with more than 650 partners throughout 21 states in the U.S.

If my district partners with ESS, do I pay my substitutes or do you?
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Each employee placed by ESS will be paid by ESS. Our finance department handles all payroll responsibilities. We absorb the costs and processes associated with payroll for these positions, freeing up your district resources.

What benefits do you provide the employees who work for you?
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Our employees are our most important asset. Regardless of how many hours they work, they are offered a range of benefits and additional employee advantages including, but not limited to:

  • Healthcare
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • 401(k)
  • Weekly pay
  • Consumer discount program
  • Incentive programs
  • Ongoing training opportunities
  • Comprehensive support
Do your employees undergo background checks?
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Absolutely. Each ESS employee is guaranteed to be 100% compliant using the same background checks and clearances that your district presently uses. Our credentialing standards strictly match those of your district and state.

Do you train your employees?
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Yes. All employees participate in ESS’ multifaceted training program based on their position. The program consists of a in-person training seminar in your community, supplementary online training courses, and regular ongoing training initiatives throughout the year. Trainings are customized to both district and state standards.

I'm interested in learning more. What should I do next?
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To learn more, please contact our team by clicking the “Contact” button at the top of this webpage and filling out the contact form. Our business development team will arrange a meeting so that we can begin building a program that meets your district’s specific needs.