Substitute Teachers

We're looking for great substitutes!

Marion Community Schools has partnered with ESS to manage our substitute program. A leader in K-12 staffing, ESS is responsible for the hiring, training, and placement of all substitute teachers and substitute educational assistants.

>> If you’re interested in working as a substitute for our district, please visit to apply or call 1-877-983-2244 for more information.

Substitutes are paid per day, on a weekly basis. In addition, health benefits and 401(k) are available through ESS.

Pay rates are:

  • certified teacher, $100 per day
  • bachelor's degree, $90 per day
  • high school degree or anything less than a bachelor's degree, $80 per day 

A high school diploma and a substitute certificate issued by the state of Indiana are required. (More information is available on the ESS site about this certificate!) An expanded criminal history check is also required.


If you have questions, or if you are already signed up but need assistance, contact Kimberly Hensley, Regional Manager, or 574-336-4715.