Substitute Teacher Guidelines for Franklin County Schools

Thank you for your interest in substituting with the

Franklin County School System

The substitute rate is $60.00 per day. This rate applies to both certified and non-certified substitutes. Individuals with a valid Professional Teachers Certificate need to present this for an office file copy and will not need a Substitute License.

New substitute application packets can be picked up at the Franklin County Board of Education office, 500 Coffee Ave NE, Russellville AL 35653.  Substitute renewals for licenses that have expired/new license may be paid on-line at  for a fee of $30.00 plus a $4.00 credit card transaction fee; however, a copy of the payment confirmation and substitute license application FORM SUB 02/2016, must be mailed to the Alabama Department of Education by the Franklin County Board of Education office.  If this action is taken for license renewal, (see Substitutes-License Renewal Procedures in Documents/Forms) a valid driver's license and high school diploma/GED must be presented at the Franklin County Board of Education office for a file copy. If this action is taken for a new license, all forms listed below must be presented at the Franklin County Board of Education office.

 Requirements For Substitute Teacher License

The following items are required for obtaining a Substitute Teaching License:

Upon obtaining and completing above documentation, all records should be delivered to the main office at 500 Coffee Avenue NE, Russellville, Alabama.  Click here for information regarding Health Insurance Marketplace Coverage and Employer Offered Health Coverage.

 Individuals must be at least 21 years of age to substitute in the Franklin County School System.