Want to work a flexible schedule with amazing perks?
You choose when and where!

Children have had a challenging two years – it’s time to make up for missed education. Our dedicated substitutes swoop in to save the day when teachers and school staff have to be absent.

Be someone’s hero. Make an impact. Join ESS as a substitute teacher or school support substitute and begin your flexible and rewarding career now. Enjoy comprehensive training, health benefits, exciting bonuses, flexible scheduling, weekly pay, and much more.

Why become a substitute teacher with ESS?

You’ll make a difference in your community and help students succeed! ESS offers a wide variety of opportunities across the US at more than 800 partnering school districts. Our team features more than 55,000 substitute teachers and support staff serving 4 million students.


Choose when and where you’d prefer to work. You’ll never have to work on nights, weekends, or holidays.


Competitive benefits including healthcare, dental, vision, life insurance, and more.


Guidance through the credentialing process, ongoing training opportunities, 24/7 access to job postings, and a dedicated employee support team.


Have fast access to your wages and start saving for retirement through our tax-advantaged 401(k) plan.


Employee performance awards, monthly raffles, flash promotions, and referral bonuses are some of the ways we say thanks!

At ESS, we value our employees and strive to help you succeed. Whether you’re a recent graduate trying to build your network and gain experience, a parent who wants to work the hours your kids are in school, or a seasoned teacher looking to get back into the classroom, ESS has an exciting place for you.

Do you have what it takes to be a hero in the classroom? Substitutes are helping to keep our schools safe and strong. Make a difference. There’s never been a better time to join the ESS team.