Guest Teacher Process & Requirements

  • When it becomes necessary to employ instructional personnel on a temporary basis, such employment is on a limited-time basis for the purpose of filling a vacancy for which a regular employee cannot be found, or to perform some task of a temporary nature. This employment shall end at the close of the school term, at the end of the fiscal year, or at the time when the temporary task is completed.

    Process & Requirements for hiring New Guest Teachers:

    Requirement

    New Guest Teacher

    Previous Collier County Guest Teacher

    Previous Collier County Teacher

    Retired Collier County Teacher

    Previous Teacher  Not Collier County

    Application updated within past year

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Associates degree or higher

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Interview

    Yes

    Yes

    N/A

    *phone interview required if separated more than 2 years

    N/A

    *phone interview required if separated more than 2 years

    Yes

    Fingerprinting/drug screening

    $99

    $99

    $99

    No fee, must complete process

    $99

    Complete New Hire/Onboarding Forms

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Complete Online Training

    Yes

    Yes

    N/A

    N/A

    Yes

    SafeSchools Training

    (within 30 days of hire)

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    1. Guest teachers are required to be twenty-one (21) years of age or older and hold an associate degree or higher.

    2. To be considered for a long term Guest Teacher position, the Guest Teacher must hold one of the following (listed in order of preference):

      • Teacher certification in subject area

      • Teacher certification

      • Bachelor degree

    3. Upload a copy of your graduate or undergraduate transcripts. Upon hire, official transcripts will be required. Please be advised, transcripts will not be accepted in PDF format

      Selected applicants will receive an email from the Guest Teacher/Assistant Program Specialist to schedule an interview

    4. References will be gathered from the current and most recent supervisors

      • It is strongly recommend that all applicants be in communication with their current and most recent supervisors to regarding the District reference process, as this will expedite onboarding. Please review supervisor name/contact information prior to submission of your online application

    5. Pre-Employment screening appointment is scheduled

      • Applicants will be informed of the documentation to bring to the appointment

      • Fingerprinting and drug screening process is completed

    6. Electronic new-hire and onboarding forms and training is completed online.

      • District badges will be issued to the employee following the completion of the new-hire and onboarding process

    7. Guest teachers are entered into online substitute management system (AESOP) and Canvas

    8. SafeSchools training must be compelted within 30 dyas of new hire

    9. Employees will be asked to completed annual requirements to be eligible to continue as a Guest Teacher for the following school year

      • Safe School Training (may vary year to year)

      • Ten (10) or more guest assignments per school year

      • Attendance at a Safety and Procedure Meetings (fall/spring sessions available)

      • Intent Letter

     

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    For more information contact the guest teacher program specialist

    Email: guestteachers@collierschools.com

    Call: (239) 377-0400 Fax (239) 377-0336