Becoming a Substitute Teacher/AVID Tutor/Training Instructor

So you would like to be a Substitute Teacher/AVID Tutor/Training Instructor?


There are many positions in which an individual can serve DoDEA Schools. Individuals with a high school diploma/GED or higher may apply to be a Substitute Teacher, AVID Tutor, or a Training Instructor.  The availability and requirements for these positions vary by Region; please see below for additional information.

Americas Region

  • Substitute Teacher:

    • A Substitute Teacher is a person who teaches a school class when the regular teacher is unavailable.
    • Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s Degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university.
    • Applicants must submit a copy of OFFICIAL transcripts.
    • Ft. Campbell and Puerto Rico have two levels:
      • Level 1 (Certified Teacher)
      • Leve 2 (Bachelor’s Degree)
  • Training Instructor:

    • A Training Instructor is a person who teaches a school class when the regular teacher is unavailable.  A Training Instructor paid on a different pay scale than a Substitute Teacher due to the level of education.
    • Applicants must hold a high school diploma or GED but less than a Bachelor’s Degree (e.g., AA, 60 or more semester hours).
    • Ft. Benning has two levels:
      • Level 1 (AA or 60+ college semester hours)
      • Leve 2 (HS Diploma/GED or <60 college semester hours)

Europe and Pacific Region

  • Substitute Teacher

    • A Substitute Teacher is a person who teaches a school class when the regular teacher is unavailable.
    • Applicants must hold, at a minimum, a high school diploma or GED.
  • AVID Tutor

    • An AVID Tutor assists students in the classroom where determined needs exist.
    • Applicants must hold, at a minimum, a high school diploma or GED.
    • To be an AVID Tutor you must first be hired as a Substitute Teacher.

How do I submit my application?

You will need to apply per the instructions below based on your Region. Please see below for additional information.

Americas

  • In order for your application to be reviewed and processed, you must follow the instructions in the Substitute Teacher/Training Instructor vacancy announcement for the District to which you are applying.

Europe/Pacific