Substitute Teacher Information

Thank you for your interest in becoming a substitute teacher with Tucson Unified School District.

Minimum Requirements:

  • A current Arizona Substitute or Teaching Certificate stamped and recorded by the Pima County School Superintendent’s office. See or contact the Arizona State Board of Education at (520) 628-6326 for information on applying for a teaching or substitute certificate.
  • A current Arizona IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Teaching experience
  • Three professional references must be provided

TUSD hires all substitute teachers through an employment contractor – Educational Services Inc. (ESI).  You are invited to apply at:

Applicants will be reviewed for minimum requirements.  Eligible applicants will be invited for a brief interview followed by a reference check process.  Successful candidates will then be invited to orientation.

Substitute daily base rate - $92.00

For more information, please contact:

TUSD Substitute Office - (520) 225-6165
ESI Office – (520) 225-6121
1010 East Tenth St., Tucson, Arizona 85719

Forms and Printable Information Sheets

SubFinder General Information

Please contact SubFinder using the following methods:

Substitutes: | Subfinder User Guide for Substitutes (in PDF)
Site Administrators: | Subfinder Instructions for Site Administrators (in PDF)
TUSD Employees: Subfinder Instructions for Employees (in PDF)
Phone number for all users: 1-866-612-1933

An Equal Opportunity Employer
Tucson Unified School District is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination based on disability, race, color, religion/religious beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or national origin. This policy will prevail in all matters concerning Governing Board, District employees, students, the public, educational programs and services, and individuals with whom the Board does business.

La igualdad de oportunidades de empleo
El Distrito Escolar unificado de Tucson está comprometido a una política no discriminatoria basada en discapacidad, raza, color, religión, sexo, orientación sexual, identidad o expresión de género, edad u origen nacional. Esta política prevalecerá en todos los asuntos relativos a la Mesa Directiva, los empleados del Distrito, estudiantes, el público, los servicios y programas educativos y las personas con las que la Mesa Directiva realiza negocios.