• Substitute Teaching Hiring Process


    1. Please order TWO sealed Official transcripts mailed to you directly or have the school send them electronically. If they are being sent electronically, please send to HunterN@roe39.k12.il.us AND ALMReynolds@dps61.org   


    1. Apply Online:
               a. Go to ISBE.net/ELIS
                         Educator access link
                               Sign up, create new account

    **(It will cost $101.75 for the application fee and the license acceptance will be $51.75. This will need to be paid ONLINE when you are registering, debit or credit card ONLY).

                  b. A physical within the last year is required for both the ROE & DPS61.
                      To expedite the process, please have these completed when you go to the ROE.  

    1. Apply online with DPS 61
             a. Go to: www.dps61.org
                →Top right corner, Employment
                       →Create an EXTERNAL account, vacancy desired:
                                     Substitute Teacher/TA

    1. Go to ROE (1690 Huston Dr, Decatur, IL 62526, 217-872-3721)
            a. Bring ONE sealed official transcript (unless sent electronically), your physical,
                and $60 to pay for the background check
              b. Nancy Hunter will then schedule your fingerprinting appointment

    1. Once ROE has received your fingerprinting results, a packet with all of your information (physical, fingerprinting results, and license) will be mailed to you.



    Once you have received that packet, call Alex Reynolds at (217) 362-3035 to schedule an interview.

    Decatur Public School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has an Affirmative Action Program.