Substitute Info

Substitute Info

Certificated Substitutes


 PUSD is Hiring Certificated Substitutes

Certificated Substitutes are a vital resource to our schools, but more important, they are essential for the uninterrupted learning of our students. We will continue to accept resumes for our substitute pool and will notify you when we will be resuming interviews. Please send your resume to Anna Kennedy at

Thank you.

One of the following credentials:

• California Teaching Credential
• Emergency 30 Day Substitute Teaching Permit
• If you hold a Degree from an accredited U.S. University or College and have passed the California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST), Anna Kennedy will apply for an Emergency 30 Day Substitute Teaching Permit on your behalf. Please visit for information regarding the CBEST.

What is an Emergency 30 Day Substitute Teaching Permit?
The Emergency 30-Day Substitute Teaching Permit authorizes the holder to serve as a day-to-day substitute teacher in any classroom, including preschool, kindergarten, and grades 1-12 inclusive, or in classes organized primarily for adults. The holder may serve as a substitute for no more than 30 days for any one teacher during the school year, except in a special education classroom, where the holder may serve for no more than 20 days for any one teacher during the school year. This permit is valid for one year and is renewable.

Certificated Substitute Salary Schedule:

• $110 (1-10 days)
• $55 (half day rate)
• $125 (11-60 consecutive days in the same position)
• $155 (61 + days consecutive days in the same position)

If you have any questions, contact Anna Kennedy at 925 426-4324.

Click here for Substitute Handbook.

Classified Substitutes-Special Needs

Pleasanton has opened our substitute pool to new applicants. If you are interested in applying, please submit an online application. If you have any questions, please contact Anna Kennedy at 925.426.4324.

Documents required from Classified-Special Needs Substitute Teachers:

•Tuberculosis clearance (TB test within the last 60 days)
•AA Degree or Paraprofessional Test
•Drivers License
•Social Security Card

Classified Substitute-Special Needs Hourly Pay Rate

Classified-Special Needs are paid an hourly rate. The rate is determined at Step One of the Range of the position that they are subbing.

Any offer of employment is subject to a criminal history check. Fingerprint clearance by the Department of Justice must be received prior to employment.

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