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

    Collier County 

    Retired Teacher

    Previous Teacher Not Collier County

    Certified Application updated within past year

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Associates degree or higher

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Interview

    Yes

    Yes

    N/A
    *If break in service longer than 2 years phone interview required
    N/A
    *If break in service longer than 2 years phone interview required

    Yes

    SafeSchools

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    EdTrainingCenter

    $30

    *not required if teaching certificate is current (No Fee)

    $30

    *not required if teaching certificate is current (No Fee)

    $30

    *not required if teaching certificate is current (No Fee)

    $30

    *not required if teaching certificate is current (No Fee)

    $30

    *not required if teaching certificate is current (No Fee)

    Fingerprinting/drug screening

    $99

    $99

    $99

    No fee but must complete process

    $99

    New Hire Meeting
    (to complete paperwork)

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Half day training (after New Hire Meeting)

    Yes

    Yes

    N/A

    N/A

    Yes

    On-site training (full day)

    Yes

    Yes

    N/A

    N/A

    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):
                a) Teacher certification in subject area
                b) Teacher certification
                c) Bachelor degree

    3.       Upload a copy of your graduate or undergraduate transcripts. Upon hire, official transcripts will be required.

    4.       Once the application is complete, applicants will receive an email notification of their status from the Guest Teacher/Assistant Program Specialist.

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

    6.       Applicants moving forward in the process must complete EdTrainingCenter (if applicable) and SafeSchools online training.

    7.       Applicants will print out “Certificate of Completion” documents for all five (5) courses of EdTrainingCenter (20 hours) (if applicable) and three (3) Safe School course certificates and provide to the Guest Teacher/Assistant Program Specialist.

    8.       References will be gathered from the current and second most recent supervisors. It is strongly recommend that all applicants ask their current and second most recent supervisors to complete the District reference forms as it will expedite the process.

    9.       Fingerprinting and drug screening process is completed.

    10.     Applicants are scheduled for upcoming new hire meeting (new hire meetings are scheduled approximately every 2-3 weeks).

    11.     Applicants must attend two (2) full day trainings (if applicable): 

    a.    New hire meeting in the morning to complete paperwork. Applicants will be informed of the documentation to bring to the meeting. In the afternoon, applicants will attend a training session with District trainers. District badges will be issued at the training session.

    b.   Shadow a District classroom teacher for one day, unless applicant was a previous CCPS teacher.

    12.      Guest teachers are entered into online substitute management system (AESOP).

    Employment

    For more information contact the guest teacher program specialist

    Melissa Arrazola

    Call: (239) 377-0366 Fax (239) 377-0336 

    Email:  arrazm@collierschools.com