To apply as a District 214 substitute teacher or support staff, please complete and submit our online substitute application.

To apply as a District 214 substitute school nurse, please complete and submit online substitute school nurse application.

Reference Materials:

Substitute Handbook
Substitute User Guide

Pay Rates for 2017 - 2018

  • Substitute Teacher: $ .40 per minute
  • Substitute Aide or Security: $ .22 per minute
  • Substitute School Nurse: $ .37 per minute

Substitute Eligibility Requirements

You MUST possess the following licensure to Substitute in District 214:

  • Substitute Teacher - Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL) or Illinois Substitute Teacher License (SUB)
  • Substitute Instructional Aide - Illinois Paraprofessional Educator Endorsement (ELS/PARA)
  • Substitute School Nurses - Current RN License or an Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL)
  • Substitute Security Personnel 
  • Homebound Tutor - Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL)

All  licensures must be registered in Region 05 - North Cook ISC

To apply as a District 214 substitute teacher, homebound tutor or instructional aide or campus security personnel, please complete and submit our online substitute application.

To apply as a District 214 substitute school nurse, please complete and submit online substitute school nurse application.

Substitute Required Training

Prospective substitute staff and homebound teachers are REQUIRED to view the district's online training tutorials as a part of the application process.

You will be sent a link and instructions for the tutorial training shortly after your online substitute application has been submitted and your downloaded paperwork has been received and reviewed.


If you should need additional information, please email jenny.herrera@d214.org or call 847-718-7851.