Substitute Teaching in Person County Schools


Substitute Teaching in Person County Schools

All prospective substitute teachers are required to complete an online application with the Person County School System through Applitrack by visiting Applitrack Online Application 

In addition to completing the online application, prospective substitutes must attend one of the orientations below. Contact Tracy Scruggs, Teacher Support Coordinator ( or (336) 599-2191 ext. 110) to obtain further information regarding paperwork to be completed before being employed as a substitute. 

Substitute Teacher Orientation Dates:

Wednesday 08/10 at 2:00 pm - PCOB Auditorium
Wednesday 08/24 at 10:00 am - PCOB Auditorium

If you are not able to attend orientation, you MUST complete the virtual training at a cost of $39.00 (see link below). Once you have completed the training, please email Tracy Scruggs ( to set-up a time to complete all of the necessary paperwork.  In addition, you will need to complete the online application (see below).

App Garden Virtual Substitute Training

The Person County School System seeks to employ well-qualified persons to staff classrooms in the absence of regular teachers. Prospective substitutes must possess a minimum of thirty (30) hours post high school (college hours). Priority consideration will be given to prospective substitute teachers who, in addition to meeting all employment criteria defined by the PCS, possess educational training beyond the high school level. Priority consideration will be based on the following:

  1. One who holds a valid teaching credential
  2. Successful experience(s) in working as a substitute teacher
  3. College graduate
  4. Minimum of 30 hours of post high school coursework

In order to be placed on the substitute teacher list, the applicant must also attend an orientation
annually which is conducted by Person County Schools’ staff. Applicant will also receive training on the AESOP System.


Prospective substitute teachers are required to submit a transcript or diploma for verification of the educational level completed. Certified substitutes must submit a copy of their state license for verification


ALL employees, including substitutes, will view their checks and end of year documents (W2s) through TimeKeeper. Checks nor check stubs will be printed or mailed. You must be set up for Direct Deposit to receive compensation for time worked. To do this, stop by Central Services with either a voided check or verification from your banking institution with routing number and account number. To view your check, first, be sure your pop up blockers are off. An active pop up blocker will prevent you from seeing your check. 

Instructions to view your check: Visit 

Time Keeper
For the first time:

  • Enter your employee id number
  • Enter your Employee ID Number again when asked your password.  
  • You will be prompted to change your password
  • Click on "Inquiries"
  • Click on "View Pay Checks"
  • Select Month to Display
  • The check number and date will appear in the "Checks Found" box
  • Double click on the check 
  • The check appears
  • Click on print