Substitute Teaching

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Substitute teaching for Oakland Schools (Intermediate School District) programs

Oakland Schools currently recruits for ​substitute teachers in the four technical campuses that provide Career Focused Education programs throughout Oakland County​. The campuses are located in Clarkston, Pontiac, Royal Oak, and Walled Lake. For more information about the campuses, click here.

Contact Shelly Wolski at 248.209.2230 for information on substitute teaching at these locations.

Minimum educational requirements for substitute teaching
The State of Michigan requires any substitute teacher candidate to complete 90 credit hours in any subject area from a four-year college or university.  The permit application must be submitted to the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) by the district in which you will be working.  An official transcript is required. View MDE Teacher Permit information here.​​

Emergency / Full-Year / Expert-in-Residence Permits ​
These are for substitutes who do not have a teaching certificate but are working in an extended substitute assignment. The application requirements vary for each type of permit and must be submitted by the district in which you will be working. View MDE Teacher Permit information here.

Substitute teaching in Oakland County's local school districts
Oakland Schools does not hire substitute teachers for the 28 school districts​ in Oakland County. If you are interested in substitute teaching for a specific school district you need to contact that district. View local district contact information here.

Oakland Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, religion, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation (subject to the limits of applicable law), age, genetic information or disability in its programs, services, activities or employment opportunities. Inquiries related to employment discrimination should be directed to​ the Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources, Personnel Management and Labor Relations at 248.209.2593​, 2111 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328-2736. For all other inquiries related to discrimination, contact the Director of Legal Affairs at 248.209.2062, 2111 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328-2736.​​​