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Could You, Would You Become a Sub?

Our students and schools need you!
All types of positions are needed! You choose when to say, "Yes, I can Work!" 

Regular Substitute Teachers
Regular Substitute Teachers are needed to fill short-term positions as needed. Regular subs will select jobs based on their availability. West Northfield School District 31 partners with Kelly Education to manage our substitute program. To learn more or apply for substitute teacher or aide/paraprofessional positions at West Northfield School District 31, please contact Kelly Education at or click here to schedule an interview with Kelly Education. 

Permanent Substitute Teachers
Permanent substitute teachers are needed to fill long-term positions in the District. Permanent subs are guaranteed a job every day at Field Middle School or Winkelman Elementary School.

Semi-Permanent Substitute Teachers
Semi-Permanent Substitute Teachers commit to one/two days/week. Subs that are semi-permanent subs will sign up to come in weekly on a specified day of the week. They may be asked to sub for a remote class.

Monitor Positions
Supervisors asssit with student supervision. This role can be flexible (i.e. come in every Monday, lunch times, only mornings, etc.) or stable (come in all day, every day). The position is perfect for a college student learning from home. 

Important Information
 - Contact Tina Nielsen at or 847-313-4417.
 - If you do not have a Educator License then you need to apply for a Substitute License here
 - Apply online here
 - Schedule fingerprinting.
 - View Presentation on applying and being a substitute.