Substitute Teachers

Cape Girardeau Public Schools is seeking qualified candidates to become part of our dedicated substitute teaching team.  Substitute teaching is a great opportunity to be a mentor and help students become the best version of themselves.

Substitute Training

Please email for Zoom link.

Substitute Compensation

Substitutes will receive $110.00 per full day and $55.00 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 
$75.00  remuneration in their first paycheck to help cover eligibility fees. 

Substitute Incentive Plan!

Substitute 10 days a month = $100
Substitute 10 days a month for 7 months = $100
Must work a full day to qualify, two half days can be combined to qualify as a full day
Long-term substitute assignments are not eligible 

Click here to discover how to become a Tiger Substitute Teacher!

For more information concerning Substitute Teaching, contact Katie Tackett at the Career and Technology Center, 573-332-1858 or

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