Substitute Employment Minimum Qualifications

In order to become a Substitute Teacher with Brevard Public Schools the applicant:

  1. Must be at least 18 years of age to substitute in Elementary and Middle Schools or be at least 21 years of age to substitute in High Schools.
  2. Present a valid Social Security and FL Driver's License.
  3. Be physically able to perform the duties of a substitute teacher.
  4. Have earned the Minimum Education Requirement (HS Diploma or equivalent).
  5. Complete all required employment paperwork (See Career Pathway steps)
  6. Pass required pre-employment screenings (Drug Screening and Security Clearance).

Additionally, the following qualifications are preferred:

  1. Internet access.
  2. Adequate and reliable transportation.
  3. Availability to work Monday through Friday in all grade levels and subjects.

If you have questions or concerns regarding your acceptance as a BPS Substitute Teacher, please call 321-633-1000, ext. 11205 or email


NOTE:  If you have ever been PERMANENTLY EXCLUDED as a substitute teacher by Brevard Public Schools, you may not reapply.