Substitute Teachers

Substitute Teacher Workshop 

Date: 
Time: 
Location: Central Administrative Offices -- 301 N. Clark, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Room(s): 113 - First Floor 


Please contact:
Deb Tracy/Sub-Caller at (573) 332-1858 or subcaller@capetigers.com
or Willetta Brookins at (573) 335-1867 or brookinsw@capetigers.com if you plan to attend.


If you desire to be a substitute teacher and have not completed the necessary paperwork you are still welcome to attend the workshop.

Substitute Applications 

Cape Girardeau Public School District encourages you to apply with our
Online Application System for the position listed as "Substitute Application Pool". If you are unable to do this, please call Willetta Brookins (contact information below). After completing an application online a packet will be mailed to your address for you to complete and submit back to us with additional required information. 


Computers and a scanner are available at the Central Office of Administration (301 N. Clark) for your use in applying online if needed.

We will accept online applications for Substitute Teachers at any time.  To be eligible, Substitute applicants must hold at least 60 college hours.  Please note that vocational and/or theological coursework hours are no longer acceptable unless approved by DESE.

Substitute Compensation

Substitutes who have 60 college hours and a Missouri Substitute Certificate will receive $75.00 per full day and $37.50 per half day.

Substitutes who have a Bachelor's degree or Master's degree will receive $85.00 per full day and $42.50 per half day.

The compensation of substitute teachers is approved annually by the Board. Substitutes will be paid only for the days they teach.

When substitutes have completed all requirements and begin to work in the District they will receive a $50.00  remuneration, in their first paycheck, to help cover eligibility fees. 

Contact Information

For more information concerning Substitute Teaching, contact
Willetta Brookins at the Central Administration Office, 573-335-1867.