Substitute and Part-Time EmploymentThe SubFinder System is a 24 hour automated service used by the Tuscaloosa County School System for substitutes. Contact Kim Cooper at 205-342-2763 for information concerning substituting in the Tuscaloosa County Schools. Hours for the SubFinder office are 7:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. To apply online, click here for Substitute Teaching, Nurse Substitute, CNP Substitute and Custodial Substitute. Please note that only applicants that meet Tuscaloosa County Schools' requirements will be notified and scheduled for the Substitute Orientation.
PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT - Part-time employees are limited to less than 20 hours per week and are not eligible to receive benefits.
SUBSTITUTE EMPLOYMENT - Substitutes are not eligible to receive benefits.
Bus Driver Substitute
*Extended Non-Degree Substitute
4 Year Degree Substitute
CNP Substitute with Sanitation Certification **
*Extended Degree Substitute
See Note Below
1. Retired Tuscaloosa County School System Certified Teacher/Administrator.
2. Former certified employee with 25 years or more teaching experience in the Tuscaloosa County School System and left in good standing.
In-School Intervention Monitor – 4 Year Degree Substitute*
In-School Intervention Monitor – Non-Degree Substitute*
Retired Tuscaloosa County School System Classified Employee Non-Degree Substitute
Retired Tuscaloosa County School System Classified Employee 4 year Degree Substitute
$15.00 per hour
$10.00 per hour
For Certified Teacher and In-School Intervention Monitor Extended Vacancies – Upon recommendation of the principal, a substitute who holds a valid Alabama Teacher’s Certificate or has completed requirements for a teacher’s certificate or holds a teacher’s certificate from another state or has a bachelor’s degree in a related field will be paid $150.00 per day - regardless of rank, certification type, or experience – beginning with the 21st day of continuous substituting and continuing as long as the person is substituting for the same certified teacher/ISI Monitor. The higher rate will be retroactive to the 1st day of the extended vacancy. Degreed substitute teachers who substitute more than 60 school days for the same certified teacher/ISI Monitor will receive $205.00 per day beginning on the 61st school day, but this higher rate will not be retroactive.
Retroactive pay to equal $65.00 per day for Extended Non-Degree Substitutes will be given for continuous long-term employment to a substitute teacher working for an individual teacher or In-School Intervention Monitor for an extended period (at least 20 consecutive school days). It is recommended that a certified/degreed substitute be used for extended period substitution.
Subtitutes receive no benefits and do not accrue leave.
**CNP substitutes work 5 hours per day. To qualify as an experienced CNP substitute, the employee must have completed one year of employment as either a substitute or a full-time worker in the CNP program and have completed a sanitation workshop.
Certified employees reimbursing the System for a personal leave day will be charged $60.00 per day.
Classified employees reimbursing the System for a personal leave day will be charged $49.00 per day.
***Must hold a current License as a LPN.