• Substitutes Needed!

    Are you a caring, enthusiastic and flexible individual who enjoys interacting with children and youth? Do you want to help make a difference in your community? 

    If so, we want to hear from you! The Essex Westford School District is currently hiring for substitute positions throughout our schools. Our short-term substitute teaching and paraeducator pay rate is $140/day. Our school nurse substitute rate is $280/day.

    Apply Now


    ♦ “I missed being a classroom teacher and wanted to make connections with students and teachers again! I love getting to know all of the students in the building and also love that they know me as a trusted adult in the absence of their teacher.” - Lindsey W

    ♦ “I started subbing because the flexibility of the schedule fit my busy life ... I truly feel rewarded by helping young people learn and achieve their goals.” - Cindy P

    ♦ “Nothing is more rewarding than watching a child learn something new.” - Tim A

    Learn More About Becoming a Substitute at EWSD!

    If you would like to learn more about the application process, training resources and how you can find and accept substitute assignments, please visit the Learn More page.

    Resources for our existing subs can be found under Employment > Employee Resources in the folder for EWSD Substitutes under the Seasonal/Temp/Substitute Additional Resources section.

    For more job opportunities with our district, visit


Substitute Documents & Forms