Galion City Schools is excited to announce a new change in how we manage our substitute teacher pool. Starting July 1 we will be handling this internally, ensuring a more streamlined and direct approach for our substitute teachers. We invite all qualified educators to join our team for the 2024-2025 school year and contribute to the growth and development of our students.

At Galion City Schools, we believe in fostering a supportive and engaging environment for both our students and staff. By managing our substitute teacher pool internally, we aim to provide a more cohesive and efficient system that benefits everyone involved. Here’s what you need to know to become part of our dynamic team.

Requirements for Becoming a Substitute Teacher

To ensure the safety and quality of education for our students, all substitute teachers must meet the following requirements:

Background Checks

  • BCI and FBI Background Checks: All substitute teachers must have current BCI (Bureau of Criminal Investigation) and FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) background checks on file in our office.
  • Submission of Background Checks: We accept paper copies of your current background check. If you cannot obtain a copy of your current background checks, new ones will need to be completed.

Teaching License

  • Valid Substitute Teaching License: All substitute teachers must provide a valid substitute teaching license from the Ohio Department of Education (ODE).

Steps to Join Galion City Schools

Once you have met the above requirements, follow these steps to become a substitute teacher at Galion City Schools:

  1. Submit Documentation: Ensure that your current background checks and valid substitute teaching license are submitted to our office.
  2. Payroll Packet: After we receive your documents, you may pick up a payroll packet from our office.
  3. Frontline System Registration: You will be added to our Frontline system, which will allow you to accept open positions for the 2024-2025 school year.

Contact Information and Office Hours

If you have any questions or need further assistance, please do not hesitate to reach out to us. You can contact:

  • Danya Wilson: (419) 468-3432 ext. 11006
  • Regina Jutz: (419) 468-3432 ext. 11000

Additionally, you are welcome to visit our Administrative Office for in-person assistance. Our office hours are Monday through Thursday, from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

By joining the Galion City Schools as a substitute teacher, you are making a positive impact on our students and becoming a vital part of our educational community. We look forward to working with you and making the 2024-2025 school year a success.

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