Department of Defense Education Activity

DoDEA Pacific now accepting applications for substitute teachers

For Immediate Release — June 9, 2020 | Pacific

Substitute Teaching for DoDEA

OKINAWA — June 9, 2020 — The Department of Defense Education Activity - Pacific Region is currently accepting applications for substitute teachers for the 2020-21 school year.

“Substitute teachers play an important role in our schools,” said Leigh Johnson, DoDEA Pacific Supervisory Human Resources Specialist. “Using a lesson plan and curriculum provided by the classroom teacher, they provide instruction and have the opportunity to work closely with military-connected youth in our community.”

In order to be considered, applicants must be a U.S. citizen covered by the applicable SOFA and reside within the local commuting area; undergo background investigation; hold, at minimum, a high school diploma or graduate equivalency diploma (GED); and male applicants must meet Selective Service requirements.

To keep your substitute teaching application active throughout the calendar year, it is necessary to apply or reapply during each of the following periods: January 1 to June 30 and July 1 to December 31. 

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About DoDEA

DoDEA plans, directs, coordinates, and manages pre-kindergarten through 12th grade education programs for school-aged children of Department of Defense personnel who would otherwise not have access to high-quality public education. DoDEA schools are located in Europe, the Pacific, Western Asia, the Middle East, Cuba, the United States, Guam, and Puerto Rico. DoDEA also provides support and resources to Local Educational Activities throughout the United States that serve children of military families.