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Substitute Frequently Asked Questions

Substitute Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How much does substituting pay and what's this I hear about paying bonuses?
a. Pay rates and bonuses depend on the job role that you are substituting and number of days you substitute.  View the flyers below for complete details.

Q. Do I need to have a college degree to be a substitute?
a. No, a college degree is not a requirement, but a substitute license is required.  Click the link below to view a video about how to obtain a Nevada standard substitute license or an emergency substitute license.

Q. What hours do substitutes work?
a. Again, it depends on the job role.  Substitute assignments can be for just mornings, or just afternoons, but most substitute assignments are full day assignments.

Q. How do I contact the Douglas County School District to learn more about becoming a substitute?
a. You can send us an email at or call Human Resources at 775-782-7177