A turnkey substitute personnel and management solution for your District!

Now is the time! The ESS team is excited for the opportunity to provide your schools, students, and community the nation’s premier substitute management program. ESS has been innovating substitute management solutions for over 23 years. We provide school districts a full-service substitute partnership, working hand in hand with administrators to understand their needs and exceed their expectations. ESS proudly serves more than 5 million students with a pool of over 100,000 substitute and permanent employees across the country. Your District can be next!

We don’t believe one-size-fits-all. In order to deliver exceptional service, we work closely with districts to create programs that accommodate their specific needs with maximum efficiency. We recruit 365 days a year, using a unique blend of recruitment and screening methods to make sure we find the best and brightest substitutes for your students. We take the guesswork and challenge out of finding, placing, retaining, and managing substitutes.

Experience the benefits of the industry’s leading substitute management solution.


  • Dedicated local support team
  • Live regional call center
  • Regional and corporate support
  • Community engagement

Administrative Relief

  • Applicant screening and onboarding
  • Credentials verified, recorded, and tracked
  • Payroll management and disbursement
  • Workers’ compensation insurance and
  • General liability coverage
  • Unemployment management and costs
  • Incident resolution
  • Technology management and training


  • Year-round, non-stop recruiting
  • Customized recruitment campaign
  • Multi-media advertising
  • Community-focused strategies
  • District, community, and college job fairs


  • Daily, customized reporting
  • Monthly meetings
  • Weekly school visits
  • Principal feedback
  • Real-time reporting with QuickSight
  • Mid-year and annual reviews
  • Financial reporting and analysis

Employee Benefits & Retention

  • Health benefits for substitutes
  • Weekly pay – every Friday
  • Substitute incentives – raffles, seasonal awards, cash performance incentives, $100 Refer a Friend program, and employee discount program
  • Career guidance
  • 401(k) for substitutes
  • Initial and ongoing training – in-person and online
  • Credentialing reimbursement
  • Recognition – Employee of the Month and Year
  • Live support
  • Accept positions online or by phone
  • 24-hour access to open positions

Explore an ESS partnership today!

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