Becoming A Substitute

Thank you for your interest in becoming a substitute for the Sitka School District! We are always looking for qualified individuals to step into the classroom when our full-time teachers and staff have to be away. If you have a passion for education and working with our youth, we encourage you to apply today.

Our substitute positions generally enjoy flexible schedules throughout the school year, and often individuals can accept daily positions that work best for their schedule based on what is available.

Substitutes with an active Alaska Teaching Certificate are compensated at $150 per day.

Non-Certified substitutes are compensated at $120 per day. Non-certified applicants must complete a background check and fingerprints upon submitting an application. Background checks can be completed at the Public Safety Academy on Sawmill Creek Rd, and fingerprints can be obtained at Center for Community (appointment recommended - call (907) 966-4250).

Click this link to apply for a substitute position in Sitka School District

The link above will take you to the Alaska Teacher Placement website. **SSD posts ALL positions: certified, classified, substitute teacher or substitute paraprofessional, on the ATP website.** Applying is easy - click "apply" and create an account to begin an application, which can be edited at any time. Once submitted, your application will be routed to the hiring staff at the SSD District Office.

If you have any questions about the application process, contact Dawn Georgia at (907) 747-8622, or email

The Sitka School District is an equal opportunity employer. Alaska Natives are encouraged to apply.