Become a Guest Teacher for RLAS-116
Are you looking for a position that offers a flexible work schedule and competitive pay? If so, consider applying for a Substitute teaching position with our District! Substitute Teaching offers these benefits, and most importantly, also provides the satisfaction of knowing that you are making a difference in the lives of students in your community. Round Lake Area Schools District 116 welcomes all eligible applicants to join our District as a Substitute!
To join our District as a Guest Teacher, start by submitting an application to the Guest Teacher opening Job ID 4083 at the following link:
If you are interested in working as a Guest Teacher/Substitute Teacher for our district, you must hold a valid Substitute, Paraprofessional (with a Bachelor’s degree on file), or a Professional Educator License registered in Lake County.
Obtaining a License
If you are new to guest teaching, visit the ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION website to apply for your Substitute License. Then follow the next steps.
- Initial License Requirements: Must hold a bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution
- Complete the application process through the ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION and pay applicable fees.
- Register your license in Lake County (Region 34/Lake ROE)
The ROE now offers short term substitute training available online at any time. There is a $25 fee to participate, paid with debit/credit card. Program List | ROE (lake.k12.il.us) A short test is required at the end of the training. You will receive a certificate after successful completion of testing. Maintain this certificate to provide to the hiring district.
Below are step-by-step guides for each of these steps, for your convenience.
Guest Teacher Pay Rates
Day-to-Day Guest Teachers and Teaching Assistants
Daily Guest Teacher: $180 per day*
Daily Guest Teaching Assistant: $130 per day
*NOTE: Round Lake Area Schools Retirees receive a special daily rate of $200 per day
Long-Term Guest Teacher and Teaching Assistant Assignments
Assignment must be 10 or more consecutive days for the same staff member.
Long-Term Guest Teacher: $255 per day
Long-Term Guest Teaching Assistant: $150 per day
Extra transition or shadowing days will be paid at the daily rate.