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Substitute Information

Substitute Teachers and Paraeducators needed for:
  • Alternative Education Programs
  • Special Education
  • Regular Education Classrooms K-12
Flexible shifts Monday through Friday/Days only. Interested persons may apply in person between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at the LCOE.

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If you are interested in becoming a Substitute Teacher in Lassen County, please contact Stacy Russell at (530) 257-2197 or  

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Requirements for Substitute Teaching (one of the following):
  • A valid California teaching credential.
  • A teaching credential from a state other than California. (An application must be made for a California credential.)
  • Qualify for an Emergency Substitute Permit. Requirements are:
    • B.A. or B.S. degree from an accredited university, and
    • Satisfy the Basic Skills Requirement (BSR).  Options for meeting BSR include passage of the CBEST exam, appropriate coursework, and/or qualifying SAT/ACT scores.  The LCOE can provide a coursework evaluation to determine BSR equivalency.

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Substitute Paraeducators

If you are interested in a substitute paraeducator position, you will need to complete a classified application form, which can be found at the bottom of the Job Opportunities page. Substitutes must also submit a negative TB test and be fingerprinted. Please contact Courtney Hanna at (530) 257-7214 or

Current Salary: $16.19 - $18.94/hour