Board of Education
PO Box 610
500 Coffee Avenue NE
Russellville, AL 35653
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 pay on-line at www.alabamainteractive.org/education 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 forms Supplement BUS and Form SUB with personal data entered online then printed, 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:
Valid Driver's License
Social Security Card
Proof of High School Diploma/GED. Individuals with a valid Professional Teachers Certificate need to present this for file copy and do not need a Substitute License
Supplement BUS form and Form SUB and $30 Postal money order or bank cashier's check to Alabama St. Dept. of Education. BUS Form must be printed and manually filled out, but Form SUB requires personal data entered online then printed. Both forms are online at http://www.alsde.edu/sec/ec/Pages/home.aspx. (Roll over the yellow box titled "Other Approaches" then click on Substitute). Please bring BOTH BUS and SUB forms completed to the Franklin County Board of Education office.