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Certificated Substituting


Substitute teachers must contact KCSOS Credentialing Department at (661) 636-4750 to begin the process of being placed on the county-wide substitute list.  This is a prerequisite to applying with P-BVUSD as a substitute teacher.  Once on the County list, prospective substitutes will apply online by clicking the link below. See our flyer for Information:

Rate of Pay

The District offers a competitive substitute teacher daily rate of pay:
Note: Long term rate applies, beginning on the 21st day in the SAME Assignment. 

Rates effective October 26, 2015.
Position Short Term Daily Rate Long Term (2) Daily Rate Half Day Rate (Any Job Under 3.5 hrs/day)
Elementary $115.00 $203.64 $57.50
Junior High Teacher $125.00 $203.64 $62.50
Special Education Teacher $125.00 $203.64 $62.50
P-BVUSD Retirees $125.00 $203.64 $62.50

Automated Substitute Calling System

Teachers and substitutes in the Panama-Buena Vista Union School District rely on an automated calling system.  The system, eSchools SmartFindExpress, utilizes the phone system as well as the internet.  Teachers can record absences and the need for a substitute via the phone or the Internet via their web browser.  Substitutes can also access the system via phone or web browser.

Contact and Questions

Thank you for your interest in serving as a substitute for the Panama-Buena Vista Union School District.  We rely heavily on our substitute teachers and greatly appreciate the support they provide to our teaching staffs at all of the schools in the Panama-Buena Vista Union School District.If you have questions about substituting, please contact Lynn Sheetz at (661) 831-8331, ext. 6106.