Substitute Teaching

Thank you for your interest in Gilbert Public Schools!

Providing quality Substitute Teachers for our students is among our top priorities.

You may submit an application for certified substitute employment through the link below. When you have completed all application GPS Substitute Services will be in contact with you.

You will be required to provide the following documentation during your application on-boarding:

  • Arizona IVP fingerprint clearance card
  • Valid Arizona Teacher Certificate or Substitute Certificate
  • Passport (if not available: Driver’s License, and Social Security Card or Birth Certificate)
  • Proof of MMR immunization, or proof of immunity (if born after 1957)
  • Direct deposit routing and account number
Come join GPS and make a difference in the lives of Gilbert’s students and community!

Gilbert Public Schools Substitute Teacher Handbook (pdf)


Arizona Substitute Requirements

To submit an application for Substitute Teacher, you must have a valid Arizona Teaching or Substitute Certificate. If you have a Bachelor’s degree you can apply for an Arizona Substitute Certificate.

The Arizona Department of Education requires a Fingerprint Clearance Card, official transcripts (Bachelor’s degree) and an application to issue a Substitute Certificate.

Visit the Arizona Department of Education's website to download the application or for more information or call ADE at 602-542-4367.

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Visit the Arizona Department of Public Safety's website to obtain information regarding a Fingerprint Clearance Card or call at 602-223-2279.

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If you have questions please contact GPS Substitute Services at 480-497-3418 or email
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