Thank you for your interest in employment with Higley Unified School District!

Below are the guidelines for applying to guest teach in the district:
• Complete an online application. Apply Here
• After you complete the application, please send an email to,, informing her that your application is ready to be reviewed. If you are selected for possible employment you will receive an email detailing the next steps in the hiring process.

The following items are required for employment as a Substitute Teacher:
• Current Arizona Teacher and/or Substitute Certificate (either are acceptable, both are not necessary). You can acquire your Substitute/Teacher certificate at the Department of Education:
• Current State of Arizona Department of Public Safety Fingerprint Clearance Card. Community Wellness and Safety of Arizona provides fingerprinting services: Substitute Teachers are not fingerprinted at the District Office
• Two (2) forms of government issued identification
• Proof of vaccination for MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)
• Minimum of three (3) letters of recommendation (at least one needs to be from a professional peer)
• Background check - this is mandatory and there is a $29.00 fee for this service
• New hire paperwork - this will be provided to you when you are offered a position

Substitute Pay
Full Day (working over 4 hours) - $90/day
Half Day (working 4 hours or less) - $45/day
Long Term Position - Days 1-20 will be at $90/day. Days 21-40 will be at $110/day. Thereafter will be at $120/day
SpEd Aide - $9.50/hour
Health Aide Substitute - $10/hour