Individuals who wish to substitute teach in the Knob Noster R-VIII School District should apply at the Central Office at 401 East Wimer Street. At that time, candidates must present a copy of a transcript with a minimum of 60 college credit hours, a copy of their Missouri Teacher's Certificate (if applicable), complete the application and background check forms. All applicants must be fingerprinted and are responsible for the fingerprinting fee.
Approved candidates will be placed on the official substitute list.
Substitute teachers in Missouri must have a Substitute Teaching Certificate issued by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
Individuals with 60 semester hours of college credit may acquire a Substitute Teacher's Certificate. The application for a Substitute Teacher Certificate and a college transcript must be submitted online at the DESE website. An information packet is available at the Central Office with directions for the online process.
Individuals who have a valid teaching certificate may substitute in any Missouri school district as long as they have a valid Substitute Certificate as well. A copy of your teaching certificate and a college transcript must be turned in to the Central Office.
Retired teachers are limited to 550 hours substitute teaching annually without affecting their retirement benefits. It is the responsibility of the retired teacher to keep records on the number of hours they have worked.