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Substitute Teachers

14201 School Lane
Room 124
Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20772
Fax No.
Reports To:

Contact Information

Human Resources Employee Services Center
Telephone: 301-780-2191

Apply Now to be a Substitute Teacher!

Apply Now to be a Substitute Teacher!

Applicants with a passion for education that desire flexibility to customize their work schedule, and choose their desired school location, and grade level can view Substitute vacancies.

Substitute Teacher Compensation Rates:

  • Substitute Teacher - $150.00 daily
  • PGCPS Retire Rehire - $175.50 daily
  • Substitute Paraprofessional - $13.25 hourly

Rates for Long-Term Substitute Teachers:

  • Substitute Teacher - $213.75 daily
  • PGCPS Retire Rehire - $232.50 daily

Minimum Requirements for Substitute Teacher/Substitute Paraprofessional Positions


A minimum of 60 college credits from an accredited college or university is required; 6-12 months of experience working with children.

  • Some knowledge of the teaching and learning process preferred;
  • Possess problem-solving skills, imagination, patience, reasoning, creativity, judgment, and analytical abilities;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Possess the ability to plan appropriate educational activities for students when there are no plans available or when assigned because of an emergency;
  • Ability to successfully work with diverse populations;
  • Ability to provide instruction that reflects multiple perspectives and multicultural education;
  • Ability to utilize technology for Distance Learning (personal computer, email, internet, etc.);
  • Ability to work effectively with students, parents, administrators, colleagues, community, and other school system staff;
  • Be physically able to perform the duties and responsibilities of a substitute teacher/substitute paraprofessional
  • Have adequate and reliable transportation to travel to school assignments on time;
  • Ability to accept jobs via telephone or computer; and
  • Must be able to work forty-five (45) days during the school year.