There are several key advantages and benefits of working with ESS.

  • Flexible Hours: Choose the days and locations where you want to substitute; work up to 5 days per week.
  • Expand Your Network: Work in multiple school districts, expanding your network of schools and district contacts.
  • Enhance Your Skills: Maintain a steady assignment while building your resume with the essential skills and experience to secure a full-time position.
  • Possibility of Being Hired Full-Time: ESS strongly encourages our client districts to hire within our substitute roster.
  • Make a Difference: Inspire students to reach their maximum academic potential.


Improve Your Skills
ESS wants to help you excel in your career. We offer interactive training courses instructed by seasoned professionals from the education industry to bring you up-to-date in the latest classroom management, behavior management, and instructional techniques. You will receive advice on handling difficult situations and learn how to engage and work with students across multiple grade levels.

Periodically, we also offer supplementary classes within our school districts and online training modules for your continued professional development. Our goal is for you to step into the classroom feeling well-prepared, confident and ready to provide students with the best education and service possible.


Be Appreciated
At ESS, we realize that our employees are our most valuable assets. To encourage them to take care of themselves and save for the future, we offer great benefits to all who are eligible.

We also believe in recognizing outstanding individual performance. To spotlight employees who demonstrate a positive attitude and perform above and beyond their basic job responsibilities, we have created an employee of the month program. These standout substitutes are featured in our company blog and on our social media pages. We cannot show enough appreciation for our employees' hard work.


Expand Your Possibilities
While working as an ESS substitute, you will have the opportunity to expand your professional network and form strong relationships with district personnel. By broadening your network of education professionals, you increase your chances of getting hired within a district for a full-time teaching position.

In today's job market, school administrators receive hundreds of resumes for each advertised position. Working with ESS  provides applicants with an advantage. Not only do we strongly encourage our partner districts to hire from within our substitute roster, but we also give you the hands-on experience you need to stand out as a candidate by helping you establish a strong presence within local school districts and become familiar with their policies and procedures.


Accommodate Your Schedule
As an ESS daily substitute, you will be employed by one company but can work in a number of separate school systems without going through time-consuming individual application processes. Whether you want to work one or two days per week, or every day of the school year, you can choose where and how often you want to work.

If you are interested in obtaining a long-term substitute position, our long-term department will work diligently to find you an assignment that matches your certification(s) and interests. By filling a long-term position, you will maintain a steady assignment while building your resume with the essential skills and experience to make yourself marketable for a full-time position.