Make a Difference in Education as a Substitute Teacher

Dedicated, caring substitute teachers like you are vital to the quality education of our children. Penmac Staffing is now hiring substitute teachers for select school districts in Missouri. Qualified substitute teachers and paraprofessionals can start the application process by clicking below.

Click here to apply online now!

About Penmac Education Staffing

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education announced today that the Governor's Office is making an additional allocation from Missouri's Coronavirus Relief Fund to support Missourians would like to serve as substitute teachers. Fees paid by March 31, 2021 including application fees ($50), fingerprint background check fees ($41.75) will be reimbursed. Fees paid by Februrary 28, 2021 for the online training course ($150) will also be reimbursed. (This course is only necessary if you do not have 60 hours of college credit.) Penmac Education Staffing substitute teachers will be eligible for these refunds! More details are available here:

Our Friendly Staff

We have dedicated substitute coordinators to help you through the application process, to answer your questions, and to ensure your substitute assignments are right for you. Our experienced education experts will also provide ongoing training and coaching to help you develop your skills.

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Our Locations

We are currently hiring substitute teachers, paraprofessionals, and other positions for these districts in Missouri: Ash Grove, Cabool, Camdenton, Clever, Conway (Laclede County), Glenwood (in West Plains),  Houston, Laquey, Lebanon, Logan Rogersville, Marshfield, Neosho, Republic, Smithton, Spokane, Springfield, Waynesville, West Plains, Willard, Wright City, and Warrenton but we will be expanding to more districts! Penmac Staffing has 32 locations in 8 states. We have over 15 locations in Missouri. Visit to find the office nearest you.

Benefits for Substitutes

Full-time substitute teachers are eligible for Penmac's health and retirement benefits. Health coverage is compliant with Affordable Care Act requirements. Retirement options include a 401(k) savings plan after one year of service. 


A Missouri Substitute Certificate is required. Requirements for the certificate include background check with fingerprints, Family Care Safety Registry, and an education requirement. The Missouri Department of Secondary and Elementary Education recently announced a temporary program to provide another option to meet the education requirement!

You must either:
1. Have 60 hours of any college credit
2. Complete an online training program

Click here for more details on the certification process.

Frontline Absence Management

Penmac Education Staffing uses Frontline Absence Management (formerly known as Aesop). This online interface allows you to easily specify days you're available to work, set preferences for your assignments, and it improves communication with classroom teachers through our online portal.

Important Links

Make a difference in the lives of children. Become a substitute teacher.

Click the button below to begin the application process. We'll also email you a link to the application so you can come back to finish it later.

Substitute teach through Penmac Education Staffing. Click here to apply online now!