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Substitute Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in substituting with the ESC of the Western Reserve! We maintain a licensed Substitute list for five districts in Geauga County and four districts in Lake County. We partner with Renhill Group to provide substitutes to our special education programs. Per state law to be a substitute teacher you must hold at least a bachelor's (4 year) degree, to be a substitute educational aide you must hold a high school diploma. 


School Districts That We Serve:  

  • Berkshire Local Schools: Burton 
  • Cardinal Local Schools- Middlefield 
  • Chardon Local Schools- Chardon 
  • Fairport Exempted Village- Fairport Harbor
  • Kenston Local Schools- Chagrin Falls 
  • Madison Local Schools- Madison 
  • Painesville City Local Schools -Painesville
  • Perry Local Schools- Perry     
  • West Geauga Local Schools -Chesterland

If you are a New Prospective Substitute Applicant, apply here.

If you are a Returning Substitute, complete the Returning Substitute Application here

The ESC of the Western Reserve is proud to partner with the Renhill Group to provide Substitute Classified Aides and Certified Teachers for our  ESC of the Western Reserve Programs.

Substitute Opportunities for ESC of the Western Reserve Special Education Programs:                         

  • Geauga ACHIEVE- Classroom locations within multiple districts; Cardinal, Kenston, & West Geauga 
  • Building Resiliency in Children (BRC)- Classroom locations within multiple districts; Cardinal & West Geauga
  • Broadmoor- Mentor
  • Geauga CORE- Classroom located at Auburn Career Center
  • Gaitway High School- High School located at Fieldstone Farms, Chagrin Falls
  • Job Training- Locations within multiple districts; Berkshire, Cardinal, Chardon, Kenston & West Geauga
  • Preschool/Early Childhood- Classroom locations within multiple districts; Berkshire, Cardinal, Fairport, Perry, and West Geauga
  • SAIL/STARS- Classroom locations within multiple districts; Cardinal, Painesville Township & West Geauga

For additional information about our programs click here. 

Please Note:  Once you have completed the process with the Educational Service Centers  you will be contacted by the school districts that you have chosen and/or the Renhill Group to begin work. You will not be able to start subbing until all of the requirements have been met with the Educational Service Center of the Western Reserve. 



Contact Information

Should you have any questions, please contact the receptionist at 440-350-2563 ext. 788 or [email protected]