Substitute Teachers and Licensing Information

  • Substitute Teaching and Licensure Information

    Old Bridge Township requires verification of 60 college credits to be considered for employment as a substitute.  Per diem substitute jobs will be posted in July, November and March. You will need to apply online once the posting becomes available. 

    The following items will be required as part of the online application process:

    • Resume

    • Transcript

    • References
    • NJ Instructional Certificate (if available)

    *If you hold a certification in a specialty area such as Industrial Arts, Family Consumer Science, Business, Science, Mathematics, ELA or World language please submit a copy of your certification and a letter of interest via email directly to Dr. Kathleen Hoeker, for immediate consideration.

    Once interviewed and recommended for hire, you will be given a checklist for completion and date of return for all required documentation. This documentation includes the following:

    • Date of fingerprinting and approval letter
    • New hire form

    • Mantoux test results

    • I-9 form

    • W-4 form

    • Direct deposit form
    • Verification of employment (if previously employed by another district)

    • Applicants not holding a NJ instructional certificate must apply for a County Substitute Certificate. Questions regarding County Substitute licensure may be answered by the school district after recommendation for hire


    Questions regarding all other licensing may be answered by visiting the New Jersey Department of Education website or calling the NJDOE at (609) 292-2070 between the hours of 1:00 PM-3:00 PM, Monday-Friday. Additional information may be acquired through contact in Old Bridge at (732) 290-3966.

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